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. 

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Economic Development

  • WCA Extends Warm Welcome to North Shore-LIJ Healthcare System

  • MAR 18, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • The Westchester County Association officially welcomed North Shore-LIJ and its President and CEO Michael Dowling to Westchester County at a special reception held last week at the Westchester Country Club and attended by key political leaders and healthcare and business executives. WCA Chairman William Mooney, Jr., praised North Shore-LIJ’s commitment to providing high-quality healthcare to the region, and said the WCA looks forward to collaborating with the organization, which is the largest private employer in New York State, and the 14th largest healthcare system in the nation.

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  • BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network Graduates First Company

  • FEB 10, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Graduation Ceremony Held at 2015 Kickoff Meeting of Accelerate Westchester, WCA’s Entrepreneurial Networking Group
    At a special celebration Thursday evening, the Westchester County Association (WCA) feted PlanGuru, the first graduate of its BLUEPRINT Accelerator Network, and the business leaders who partner with the WCA to provide benefits to Accelerator network member companies. The Accelerator is a key component of the WCA’s BLUEPRINT for Westchester initiative to spark an Innovation Economy in Westchester. The Accelerator now includes over a dozen early stage companies and offers members access to private office space—rent-free for the first year—complimentary professional services, and access to financing and mentoring. Accelerator companies commit to remaining in Westchester for at least five years after their “graduation.”

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  • Toot, Toot! Transit-Oriented Development Takes Off in White Plains

  • FEB 02, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • The Millennials like to walk. They also like to be close to the action. So, a new mixed-use complex in White Plains, offering market rate rental apartments, shopping, and parking—all within walking distance of the White Plains train station—may be just what Millennials are looking for. Construction on the project will begin in March 2015, heralding the revitalization of the city’s downtown district. 

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