The BLUEPRINT for Westchester:

About our Economic Development Initiative

The Westchester County Association proactively fosters economic growth in Westchester and the region by developing programs, policies, and initiatives to help business thrive and create jobs.  Spearheaded by our Economic Development Task Force, The BLUEPRINT for Westchester is our new aggressive campaign to revitalize Westchester's economy. 

Learn more about The BLUEPRINT on our dedicated microsite.

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Economic Development

  • Recruit Westchester Attracts over 1,500 Job Seekers

  • OCT 17, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • For businesses looking to start or grow in Westchester, access to a highly educated workforce with diverse skill sets is critical. Providing that access is exactly what the Westchester County Association had in mind three years ago when the organization signed a historic agreement with the county’s 15 colleges and universities that launched Recruit Westchester, the WCA’s annual collaborative job and internship fair. Since its inception in 2012, almost 5,000 job seekers have connected with nearly 200 local employers at the fair, designed to streamline the job application process and retain talent in Westchester... 

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  • Foreign Trade Commissioners Discover Global Investment Opportunities in Westchester

  • OCT 09, 2014 | 0 COMMENTS

  • All eyes are on Westchester County as a place for international companies to start and grow business, which is why 40 foreign trade commissioners gathered at the WCA’s International Showcase, held at Morgan Stanley, to find out about the county’s excellent opportunities for foreign investment and partnership. The showcase was organized by the WCA’s BLUEPRINT for Westchester, an aggressive campaign driven by the private sector to spur economic vitality in Westchester. 

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

  • OCT 08, 2014 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT | 0 COMMENTS

  • “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

  • 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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