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Ryan Deffenbaugh covers energy, education, commercial real estate and the Sound Shore for the Westchester County Business Journal.

Struggling College of New Rochelle considering deal for educational partner

The private college disclosed to bondholders in December that it is has reached a memorandum of understanding for “a potential strategic transaction” with an unnamed educational institution.

Westchester officials eye impacts of Con Ed’s natural gas moratorium on...

The proposed moratorium has flipped perception in Westchester’s largest cities, where elected officials say the loss of natural gas could turn boom to doom.

Simone Development Cos. plan for Montefiore pediatric center gets county tax...

The Westchester IDA has approved a tax break totaling $1.75 million for the proposal, which will turn a vacant Harrison office building to an ambulatory care facility.

Profile: David Richman takes the lead at Rakow Group

“We’ll be working together for the next years,” Richman said of Rakow. “Rick is not going anywhere. We’re together making Rakow Commercial Realty Group as great as it can be.”

Tarrytown’s Carrier Logistics helps trucking companies keep up with demands of...

For more than 40 years, the company has provided software and logistics consulting to help trucking companies run more efficiently.

JLL snags experienced broker team to expand Westchester, Fairfield offices

The international real estate services firm has hired Al Gutierrez as managing director, Ian Ceppos as executive vice president and Stephanie Coleman as vice president in its Stamford office.

Officials air fears of Con Edison’s natural gas moratorium at hearing

Con Edison and the state's top utility regulator took a verbal beating at the first public hearing on the utility's planned natural gas moratorium.

Construction nears for Purchase College senior community

The estimated $320 million Broadview at Purchase College will be a 40-acre senior living neighborhood featuring 220 homes.

Watchdog questions transparency for $10B NY economic development spending

The report from Citizen Budget Commission argues state and local municipalities have spent more on economic development initiatives without enacting meaningful transparency reforms around the grants and tax breaks.

PSC approves Con Edison’s plan to slow demand for natural gas

The state's approval comes weeks after the utility called for a moratorium on new natural gas hookups for most of its Westchester territory starting March 15.

Toll Brothers uses virtual reality to sell Edge-on-Hudson condos

Envisioning your future million-dollar home within a former industrial site is no easy task. Toll Brothers is trying to make it easier through the...

Westchester County office update: Analysts forecast 2019 rent growth despite slow...

About 1.2 million square feet of vacant space could be removed from the market if a proposal to turn the former IBM campus in Somers into a STEM-focused private high school is finalized.

Phelps CEO Daniel Blum named board chair for regional hospital group

Blum began his career in health care as a paramedic and paramedic instructor.

New GHP Office Realty energy storage system among largest in New...

The company expects the 375 kilowatt battery storage system to save money and reduce its reliance on the grid during days of peak demand.

Update: Joseph Nyre discusses his move from Iona College to Seton...

Nyre told the Business Journal that his focus remains at Iona through June and "we're going to keep moving forward."