Despite a court order, there’s still no decision on the fate of the FASNY/French-American School of New York’s proposal to redevelop the former Ridgeway Golf Club in White Plains into the school’s new campus. In 2012, with the BLUEPRINT for Westchester as our guide, the WCA advocated for the project due to its...
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As the healthcare, biotech, and financial industries continue to expand in Westchester, the county’s cities have seen a sharp increase in population since 2000, according to data presented by Sterling National Bank at the WCA’s 2016 Economic Outlook Breakfast in early January. The overall growth of the county’s urban sectors is up 7%, with New Rochelle and White Plains showing the fastest growth of all. In White Plains, 47% of its working population arrives via reverse commute. Even millennials are starting to put Westchester in play.
As renters look for less expensive options outside of New York City, the real estate development community is seeing new opportunity in Westchester County. Demand for apartments in the county’s urban areas is growing, fueling new investment in rental projects, especially along train lines.