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Building & Realty Institute gets upbeat report on the real estate...

"Real estate development is strong,” said Kevin Plunkett, director of strategic initiatives for Simone Development.

Urgent care centers open with greater urgency

Urgent care centers have won acceptance in several Westchester and Fairfield communities and more will be on the way if the plans of operators such as the Westmed Medical Group come to fruition.

Land lease signed for $1.2B North 60 biotech project in Valhalla

In addition to the 60 acres of county-owned land, Fareri Associates will use the 20 acres of adjacent land it owns for the project.  The county expects to receive about $7 million in rent each year.

Businesses should not lose sight of seniors, Latimer says

Latimer pointed out that his administration has programs in place aimed at seniors.

SUNY Purchase students learn to swim with the business sharks

In Westchester, at SUNY Purchase, the department of economics brought the real world of business startups to students in its entrepreneurship courses through a competition based on the popular TV program “Shark Tank.”

Solid holiday sales in stores and online

Although the numbers may be subject to some changes in the coming weeks, there’s evidence that the 2018 holiday season produced solid sales for both...

Federal shutdown starting to impact Westchester County Airport air traffic controllers

As the federal government shutdown entered its 13th day today, impacts were starting to be felt within the Federal Aviation Administration's air traffic control tower at Westchester County Airport, the Business Journal learned.

Westchester County Airport open despite federal shutdown

The TSA workers have been coming in to perform their duties as volunteers. There is an expectation they will receive back pay when the federal government reopens.

For sale in Peekskill: firehouses

There had been five firehouses operating in the city. All operations have now been moved to the new 36,583-square-foot Central Fire Station at Main and South Broad streets.

‘Gridlock Sam’ says driverless cars could impact urban sprawl

Schwartz addressed about 250 developers, consultants, local leaders, attorneys and other professionals Dec. 6 when Pace University’s Land Use Center presented its 17th Annual Alfred B. DelBello Land Use and Sustainable Development Conference.

Former White Plains Mayor Alfred Del Vecchio dies at age 95

The transformation of downtown White Plains into the business and retail center it is today started when Del Vecchio and his city planners attracted the Galleria shopping mall to downtown during urban renewal.

Gov. Cuomo sees light at end of Gateway Tunnel

The Gateway Tunnel project had been moving forward under the Obama Administration, but was put on hold when Trump took office.

County Executive George Latimer questions Playland deal; examines other county assets

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=alsZ8ogMnuY “We don’t believe it’s the best deal for the taxpayers of Westchester County,” County Executive George Latimer told members of The Business Council of...

Hudson Barter Exchange marks 10 years

Hudson Barter Exchange marks its 10th anniversary networking party on Nov. 8 at the Belvedere Estate in Tarrytown.

Financial pros suggest uncertainty is a certainty

“Navigating the Financial Markets in the Current Administration” explored the effects Trump administration policies have been having on areas such as real estate, banking, securities, taxes and private equity deals.