Of Interest

  • At a Joint Press Conference, the WCA Gives Wholehearted Support to Yonkers Campaign to Rebuild Its Schools

  • JUN 10, 2016 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, NYS GOV'T | 0 COMMENTS

  • At a joint press conference in Yonkers today, Bill Mooney, President and CEO of the Westchester County Association announced the WCA’s support of Mayor Mike Spano's bold $2 billion redevelopment plan to rebuild and renovate all 39 schools in the City of Yonkers in order to create a modern, healthy learning environment for the city’s students. Mike Spano, Mayor of the City of Yonkers, embarked on the “Rebuild Yonkers Schools” campaign in response to the school’s aging and crumbling infrastructure and overcrowded classrooms, some of which have been carved out of unused closet and basement space. Nine of the district’s schools are over 100 years old, and many others are over 75.

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  • WCA Issues Call to Action to Private and Public Sectors for Smart Growth

  • MAY 03, 2016 | COUNTY GOV'T, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, ENERGY, INFRASTRUCTURE, INT'L BUSINESS, NYS GOV'T, REAL ESTATE, TRANSPORTATION, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS | 0 COMMENTS

  • Big Takeaway from Westchester: County of Tomorrow Conference Is That Region Must Collaborate to Build Communities, Workplaces, and Broadband Connectivity That Attract Startups and Millennials

    The future of Smart Growth in Westchester County began on April 29 in earnest as leaders from various business, government, nonprofit, and financial sectors convened at the Westchester County Association’s (WCA) sold-out conference, “Westchester: County of Tomorrow.”  Provocative speakers from New York City, Austin, Chattanooga, and Raleigh explained...

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  • Is Westchester Ready for NYC's Spillover Effect?

  • MAR 17, 2016 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, REAL ESTATE, TRANSPORTATION, YOUNG PROFESSIONALS | 0 COMMENTS

  • Seth Pinsky, RXR Realty, says Region Is at a Critical Crossroads; “We can’t let this moment pass.”

    New York City may be enjoying record success, but that very success – record population, record employment, record tourism – may do it in. “The greatest threat is the inability of the city to accommodate all of the growth that’s happening in a cost-effective way,” said Seth Pinsky, executive vice president of RXR Realty, at a BOMA luncheon on March 10.

    New York City may be experiencing affordability issues, but that’s creating an incredible opportunity for the suburbs, he believes. “What’s happening is there are too many people trying to live in desirable locations with an urban feel that are proximate to all the advantages that NYC has to offer. We've seen this...

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