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  • Annual Breakfast with County Executive

    • Jan 10, 2018, 8:00 am - 10:00 am
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, NY 10591
  • George Latimer to make first public appearance as County Executive


    In what will be his second week in office, incoming Westchester County Executive George Latimer will address the Westchester County Association (WCA) – the region’s preeminent business membership and advocacy organization

     
    The event marks Mr. Latimer’s first appearance before Westchester’s business community as County Executive. Mr. Latimer will discuss the key initiatives of his new administration and the region’s economic opportunities and challenges.  Latimer will set forth his vision and goals for the next four years in front of a crowd of over four hundred business and community leaders.
     
    The WCA has asked him to address his plans to: enhance the county’s economic development initiatives and establish public private partnerships; work with the business, education and medical communities to help fight the Opioid Crisis; and how he will utilize new technology to streamline and consolidate government services.  
     
    “We look forward to hearing more about George Latimer’s vision for Westchester and to creating a dialogue with him around the issues critical to the region’s business community,” said William M. Mooney, Jr., president and chief executive officer of the WCA. “This breakfast will be the first step in a much larger effort to forge a strong partnership between the Mr. Latimer and the county’s business community that creates economic opportunity and elevates Westchester as the region’s best place to live, work and play.” 
     

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  • Bloomberg News Takes Note of Westchester's Transformation

  • JUL 25, 2017 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, REAL ESTATE, TRANSPORTATION, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS | 0 COMMENTS

  • Westchester County Association Makes News Once Again

    As Transit Oriented Development and Westchester’s healthcare, life sciences and biotech industries proliferate, people are taking notice.

    According to a report in this week’s Bloomberg News, since 2011, developers have built or proposed over four dozen residential and commercial projects in Westchester, which now is focused on smart city sustainable growth and high-speed broadband. A little over 11,200 apartments within a half-mile of a Metro-North station are planned or have been built, and commercial projects are on the rise. "Westchester [is trying] to attract a new type of office tenant and resident," wrote David Levitt.

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

  • APR 07, 2017 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, REAL ESTATE | 0 COMMENTS

  • 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 live.work.play. 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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