• An Unbelievable Week in Economic Development

  • JUNE 07, 2013 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, INT'L BUSINESS, REAL ESTATE

  • Westchester is Already Benefitting from Domestic and International Investment, a Direct Result of the BLUEPRINT

  • Fresh off last week's BLUEPRINT International Showcase, where nearly 50 Foreign Trade Commissioners learned about investment opportunities in Westchester, both the Republic of Turkey and Kingdom of Bahrain have...


    ...indicated they'd like to further collaborate with the WCA in business attraction projects in Westchester County; Chris Meyers, managing principal, Houlihan Lawrence, reports he has already held two follow up meetings with foreign investors. 

    In other international news, Faros Properties has announced that Madrid-based OHL Concesiones has taken space at 555 Theodore Fremd Ave., Rye. OHL is a global leader in infrastructure project management and a facilitator in public-private partnerships.

    In Elmsford, Ultrafabrics has taken 16,350 SF of warehouse/distribution space at 4 Warehouse Lane. Howard Properties represented the polyurethane fabrics manufacturer in the deal. 

    It was reported this week that the Westchester County Association has referred nearly $200 million of projects to the Westchester County IDA/LDC. These are nonprofit organizations seeking to expand. Since its inception, the County LDC has approved $180 million in projects. WCA's referrals would more than double that amount. 

    And in entrepreneurial news, BLUEPRINT Accelerator company PlanGuru reports that their January to January earnings have risen by 113%. 

    The BLUEPRINT is having a huge impact in Westchester!

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