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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  • Lawmakers to Westchester Business: Make Your Voices Heard

  • MAR 11, 2017 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Congressional Reps Urge Leaders to Speak Out on Healthcare, Immigration, Infrastructure

    At a packed WCA “Report from Washington” event held on March 6, Westchester’s Congressional delegation collectively conveyed trepidation about potential fallout from President Trump’s political agenda, but expressed hope for both parties to move ahead together to solve pressing issues. Among those issues that impact the business community: healthcare, immigration, and infrastructure. Moderated by WCBS News 880 reporter Alex Silverman, the panel discussion featured US Representatives Nita Lowey, Eliot Engel, and Sean Patrick Maloney...

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  • WCA to Honor Leaders in Smart Growth, Innovation, and Talent on November 17

  • NOV 01, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS

  • IBM’s Riz Khaliq, M&T’s Paula Mandell, Uncubed’s Tarek Pertew, and Westchester Mayors Noam Bramson, Thomas Roach, Mike Spano, and Richard Thomas to be Recognized

    The Westchester County Association will honor several outstanding members of the Westchester business and civic community at its Fall Leadership Dinner on November 17. The dinner, “Celebrating Leaders in Smart Growth, Innovation, and Talent,” will spotlight the following individuals for their contributions to the community, passionate leadership, creativity, and impact:

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  • Former White House Official Joins WCA's Gigabit Westchester Initiative

  • OCT 24, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig. U, Takes Volunteer Advisory Role

    Bill Mooney, President and CEO of the Westchester County Association (WCA), announced today that Blair Levin, Executive Director of Gig.U: The Next Generation Network Innovation Project and a non-resident Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, has joined the WCA’s Blueprint for Smart Growth team as a volunteer advisor to the WCA’s Gigabit Broadband initiative, which was announced on October 6th at a press conference. Levin served in the Obama administration where, from 2009-2010, he oversaw the development of the FCC’s National Broadband Plan. Levin also served in the Clinton administration as Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the FCC. 

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