Economic Development

  • 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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  • Why Westchester Cities Now See Rapid Growth

  • JAN 29, 2016 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, REAL ESTATE, TRANSPORTATION, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS | 0 COMMENTS

  • Westchester's Work.Live.Play Lifestyle Factors In

    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.

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