Economic Development

  • WCA: "We've Never Before Seen a Project of this Magnitude in Westchester"

  • OCT 08, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • Special Statement on the City of New Rochelle’s Selection of a Master Developer

    “This is a tremendously exciting proposal not only for New Rochelle, but for Westchester County, where we have never before seen a project of this magnitude. RDRXR has put forth a visionary proposal that incorporates housing, retail, commercial, office and hotel space, and is centered around pedestrian-friendly areas and access to great transportation—the kind of development long-supported by the BLUEPRINT for Westchester, the WCA’s aggressive campaign to spur economic vitality in the county.

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  • Marketing Westchester: WCAs BLUEPRINT Hosts International Showcase for Foreign Trade Commissioners

  • SEP 26, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • Event Highlights Global Investment Opportunities in Westchester

    Close to forty foreign trade commissioners will get a first hand look at all that Westchester County has to offer to the global business community on Tuesday, September 30, at the Westchester County Association’s second annual International Showcase. Spearheaded by the BLUEPRINT for Westchester, the WCA’S aggressive marketing campaign to spur economic vitality in Westchester, this special event will focus on the county’s unparalleled location, diverse and talented workforce, culture and quality of life—in short, all of the reasons Westchester County is an excellent location for foreign investment and partnership...

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  • New Data Show Slowing of Young Professionals’ Exodus

  • AUG 25, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • We’re seeing progress in finding ways to retain young, educated workers, but more can be done!

    What a difference a few months make! The news about young people leaving Westchester County’s wealthiest towns in droves, released in a report by Community Housing Innovations last February, has improved. According to a recent analysis of the latest U.S. Census Data, several Westchester towns saw a reduction in the numbers of 25- to 34-year-olds exiting their communities, and some revealed gains. The latest data were presented at recent event at Purchase College, SUNY, by Alexander Roberts, the executive director of the affordable housing advocacy group, who said communities with less expensive housing have shown better results.

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  • Big Buzz: Yonkers Attracting New Construction, Housing, Hotels, and More

  • AUG 04, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • Westchester County’s Largest City Woos Young Professionals

    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... 

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