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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.

Yonkers Planning Board considers 8-story self-storage building

The proposed facility will include approximately 3,600 square feet of retail space fronting on Riverdale Avenue.

Reports show Westchester office market trending up

Two newly released reports on the Westchester office market put activity in a positive light.

Realtors react to lawsuit: ‘Commissions are negotiable’

The lawsuit charges that rules established by the National Association of Realtors regarding MLS operations are anticompetitive.

Douglas Elliman sees signs of improving housing market

“We’ve seen a very good quarter and we’re seeing some very optimistic numbers,” Scott Elwell said.

NY-Presbyterian opens Sports Performance Institute

"The reality is that real estate is pretty expensive in Manhattan, so why not come to Westchester County where we’re already at Lawrence Hospital," said William Levine, chief of orthopedics at New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Irving Medical Center.

David W. Lewing says KeyBank is very bullish on lending

The bank is lending across all segments and tends to be very active in chemicals, food, health care and business service companies, Lewing said.

Women’s event focuses on finance, fashion and more

The underlying theme for the event was that being a woman who has achieved success in business does not automatically insulate that person from the everyday issues of women's health, wealth and well-being.

Valiotis’ Peekskill project part of a billion-dollar empire

The 181-unit, nine-floor, mixed-use building starting to go up in Peekskill on a plot of land bordered by Broad, Brown, St. James and Park...

Physicians push back as WalletHub ranks New York the worst state...

WalletHub is an online financial service based in Washington, D.C., which is owned by Evolution Finance, Inc. In addition to offering consumers financial tools...

Yonkers City Council holds hearing on rezoning for a CVS

Questions about the future of a small, locally owned pharmacy in Yonkers were raised by neighborhood residents during a hearing on a rezoning application that would permit a CVS Pharmacy to be developed a short distance away.

Con Ed gas moratorium impacts Huguenot Partners’ New Rochelle project

The affected project is to be built at 327-339 Huguenot Street and 33 Centre Avenue by Huguenot Partners LLC.

New life for The Time Nyack hotel in Rockland County

The hotel was acquired by an affiliate of Juniper Capital Partners and an affiliate of IMH Financial Corp.

Lime riding high as power-assist bikes roll into White Plains

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ6QK16X6KY There was no fooling as April 1 neared, the date when bike-share company Lime would begin replacing some of its fleet of 300 pedal...

Westchester IDA moves to give $32.87M in tax breaks to three...

WP Mall Realty LLC is to receive $17.5 million in tax breaks; Lennar Multifamily Co. would receive $12.15 million; and Waterstone would get $3.22 million.

Business Council of Westchester bets full gaming license for MGM in...

The idea of a full-scale gaming license for Empire City continues to be a key part of BCW’s legislative agenda, said John Ravitz, executive vice president and COO of the BCW.