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Peter Katz is a reporter, writer, and copy and video editor for Westfair Communications. His career includes reporting, anchoring, editing, producing and management positions with ABC News and TV and radio stations in Boston, Los Angeles and other cities.

Assisted living facility proposed at former swim club site in Hartsdale

A plan to build a 115-unit assisted living facility on an 8.87-acre site at 202 W. Hartsdale Ave. is being reviewed by Greenburgh Planning...

Mayor Spano touts Yonkers Industrial Development Agency, sees development moving inland

“I don’t know how a city can even operate without one,” Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano told the Business Journal about the Yonkers Industrial Development...

New Rochelle takes transit-oriented development spotlight in Congress

New Rochelle’s Commissioner of Development Luiz Aragon went to Washington on Jan. 16 to speak before a congressional subcommittee about bipartisan legislation known as the...

Worker health care essential at White Plains Hospital

Work-related health problems result in an economic loss for most countries of 4% to 6% of their gross domestic product, according to the World...

$1.5B international consulting firm opens Westchester/Southern Connecticut office

An international consulting firm with sales of about $1.5 billion a year, more than 7,500 employees and offices in more than 30 cities around...

Marx takes over Cross County leasing, working on filling former Sears...

Marx Realty, which jointly owns the Cross County Shopping Center in Yonkers with Benenson Capital Management, is taking over leasing and management responsibilities for...

Office leasing rises in Westchester, dips in Fairfield, Cushman & Wakefield...

Office leasing activity during 2019 in Westchester County rose about 8.4% over the level seen in 2018, while dropping about 15% in Fairfield County,...

Cortlandt adjourns hearing on Route 202 development until April

“The proposal for the full build-out is too large in my opinion,” Cortlandt Town Supervisor Linda D. Puglisi told a packed public hearing as...

Mixed-use development proposed across from Port Chester train station

A proposal for a nine-story mixed-use development at 30 Broad St. and 136 Irving Ave., just across from the Metro-North train station in Port...

Mount Kisco gives Kirby Commons developer go-ahead for site work

The Mount Kisco Board of Trustees has approved a site access license agreement with the developer of Kirby Commons, a two-building, mixed-use project proposed...

New HGAR President Gail Fattizzi says 2019 was strong for real...

The Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors (HGAR) has issued a report on real estate activity in the lower Hudson Valley during 2019, which concludes...

CBRE arranges new leases at RiverView at Purchase

Commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE has announced three new leases at RiverView at Purchase at 287 Bowman Ave. The leases cover...

Ed Domingo named to lead Empire City Casino

MGM’s Empire City Casino in Yonkers has named a veteran of the gaming and hospitality industry as its new president and COO, taking over...

Report: White Plains home sales, prices decline

The overall inventory of single-family houses, 2- to 4-family houses, condos and co-ops listed for sale in Westchester was sharply down from the third...

New York Medical College helping businesses prepare for disasters

Many businesses aren't properly prepared for dealing with a disaster, Dr. David S. Markenson, the director of the Center for Disaster Medicine at New York Medical College in Valhalla, told the Business Journal.