Do a Google search for “Yonkers development,” and you’ll see pages and pages of results featuring phrases like “smart development,” “new construction,” and “transformation.” Articles on Yonkers’ growth are popping up everywhere—and there are plenty of reasons to believe the hype, starting with the recent ribbon cutting at the Library Lofts, a multi-million dollar mixed-use redevelopment project of the Yonkers Library. The mixed-use project includes 23 new luxury loft apartments, complete with modern touches and amenities, and 9,000 square feet of street-level retail space...
Over 250 WCA members and friends turned out for cocktails and conversation at "Connecting Westchester," the Westchester County Association's annual summer reception—the networking party of the season! Held at the Tappan Hill Mansion, the event was sponsored by Abigail Kirsch Catering Relationships, Another 9, J.D. Moschitto & Associates, Inc., NYU Stern School of Business, People's United Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank N.A.
A five-story hotel in Tuckahoe, a mixed-use shopping, housing and entertainment complex in Dobbs Ferry, and a White Plains office building are on track for development, supported by incentives approved by the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) last week. The three major economic development projects will create more than 940 new permanent positions and 725 construction jobs, according to county officials. The IDA approved over $3.3 million in tax exemptions for the projects.
Health innovation is huge news in Westchester County. In recent weeks, we’ve heard about new investigative research for advanced-stage breast cancer taking place at Northern Westchester Hospital; revolutionary work at the new Montefiore Einstein Center for the Aging Brain that’s changing our understanding of how degenerative dementia and other age-related neurological diseases begin; and, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals announced positive results for drug trials involving patients affected by rheumatoid arthritis. This is but the tip of the iceberg, according to WCA president, Marissa Brett.
In a special statement issued this week about the $511 million low-interest loan issued by New York State to the Thruway Authority for environmental remediation in conjunction with the construction of the new Tappan Zee Bridge, William M. Mooney, Jr., CEO of the Westchester County Association, said that protecting taxpayers while also protecting the environment is a win-win.