What's Happening

  • In Westchester's Four Largest Cities, Gigabit-Speed Broadband Counts


  • WCA Begins Roundtable Discussions to Get Business and Community Feedback

    According to real estate developer Alex Twining, “In ten years, if we don’t have gigabit, we won’t survive.” Twining was referring to super-speed broadband, now a key component of Smart Growth, which the WCA has been championing to bring greater prosperity and a lifestyle to Westchester. On April 4th, Twining and thirty other business leaders attended the first community roundtable at Monroe College Barnes & Noble Bookstore in New Rochelle, organized by the WCA. This important meeting addressed “Gigabit Westchester”, a public-private partnership with Westchester’s four largest cities -- Yonkers, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Mt. Vernon...

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  • ACA Repeal May Be on the Front Burner Again


  • WCA's All Access Healthcare Meeting Packed as Kevin Dahill Delivers ACA Updates

    So, you thought the Affordable Care Act was safe for now? Wrong! According to Kevin Dahill, EVP of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), there are now taking place new “energized discussions between the Freedom Caucus and the White House to get a bill back on the floor of Congress this week. Dahill spoke at a WCA All Access Healthcare meeting yesterday that was packed with hospital and other healthcare executives and business leaders. “

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  • Real Estate Summit '17

    • May 18, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, New York 10591
  • Transforming Westchester: From Innovative Planning to Regulatory Steamlining


    Summit Overview:

    11:00 am
    Networking & Project Showcase
    Interested in showcasing your project? Please contact Julia Emrick

    11:45 am
    Panel One: "The Changing Landscape of Westchester:
    Creating the Right Mix of Housing and Commercial Development"

    Featured Projects: Westchester Bioscience & Technology Center (Valhalla); One Lyon Place (White Plains) and Boyce Thompson Center (Yonkers)

    12:45 pm
    Luncheon Keynote: Richard O'Toole, Related Companies
    Hear all about Related's Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States. This project creates a new model for urban revival with more than 18 million sq. feet of commercial and residential space, state-of-the-art office towers, more than one hundred retail businesses.

    1:15 pm
    Panel Two: “Smart Growth: Improving Financial Performance, Lowering Taxes, and Creating Greater Efficiencies”

    Moderator: Seth M. Mandelbaum, Esq., Partner, McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP
    • David C. Wilkes, Esq. CRE FRICS, Property Tax Management & Emerging Market Development, Huff Wilkes, LLP
    • Thomas Heaslip, Chairman, Town of Harrison Planning Board
    • Christopher Gomez, AICP, Planning Commissioner, City of White Plains
    2:00 pm
    Event Concludes

    ** To receive the special $45 municipal representative pricing, please make sure to check the "municipal" box at the time of registration. **

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  • Bill Mooney to be Honored by Family Services Westchester at STAR GALA 2017; Event to be packed with sports all-stars


  • Proceeds to help FSW carry out its mission to provide counseling and services to those in need

    Family Services STAR GALA 2017 on Thursday, April 20th at Glen Island in New Rochelle, will be packed with many of Westchester’s movers and shakers as the organization honors business leader William M. Mooney Jr., President and CEO of the Westchester County Association, and philanthropist Helen Tinch Williams, well known for her generous support for local charities and cultural organizations, and as the mother of stage and screen star Vanessa Williams.

    Also honored will be several notable celebrities from the world of sports: Hall of Fame Syracuse Basketball Coach Jim Boeheim and New York Yankee baseball legends Roy White, Ron “Boomer” Blomberg, and John Wetteland. New York Football Giants Super Bowl MVP Ottis Anderson will host the Star Gala 2017’s live auction. These Community All-Stars are sponsored by Steiner Sports, the gala’s premier sponsor. STAR GALA 2017 will be held on Thursday, April 20th, from 6 to 9:30 p.m. at the Glen Island Harbour Club in New Rochelle. Mr. Mooney will receive FSW’s 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award, and Helen Williams will be honored with this year’s True Reflection Award.

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