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Ryan Deffenbaugh

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

Suite Talk: Leslie Gordon on rebranding Feeding Westchester from its food...

Leslie Gordon, the president and CEO of Feeding Westchester, met with the Business Journal for an hour-long talk at the nonprofit’s Elmsford office to discuss its new name and future plans.

Manhattanville College to launch Center for Design Thinking

By fall 2019, Manhattanville officials said the new center will launch on campus and design- thinking principles will be integrated into its undergraduate and graduate courses.

Thompson’s Cider Mill launches artisanal hard cider line

The mill will craft ciders that infuse the dry and semi-dry styles of England and northern France with "Hudson Valley flare."

Purchase College to launch academic partnership with Upstate Medical University

The new program will allow students to attend the Purchase school for their undergraduate studies then be guaranteed admission to the Syracuse school for a medical degree. 

Developer celebrates topping off of 160-bed skilled nursing facility in White...

The Congress Cos. celebrated a milestone in the construction of its $60 million, 160-bed skilled nursing facility in downtown White Plains.

Lowey announces $211,000 for campus-based childcare at Westchester Community College

When announcing the federal funding, U.S. Rep. Nita Lowey said student-parents with access to affordable childcare are much more likely to graduate and pursue further education.

Caramoor composes plan for its future

Ahead of its 73rd annual summer music festival, Caramoor has launched the final phase of a $40 million fundraising effort to bolster its endowment and update its grounds.

Historic cupola building at Chappaqua Crossing opens apartments to residents

A $21 million project from Wilder Balter Partners brings 64 mixed-income apartments to the iconic building that once served as the Reader's Digest global headquarters.

White Plains Mall redevelopment proposal adds coworking space

The Hamilton Green proposal that would demolish the White Plains Mall and replace it with apartments, a food hall and an open public area will also have some space for freelancers, small businesses and anyone else in need of a place to work.

Hudson Valley Airport receives $7.3 million federal grant

The money, announced by Sens. Schumer and Gillibrand, will be used to replace an out-of-date building on the Dutchess County airport's grounds

State marketplace health insurers blame individual mandate repeal for 24 percent...

The 14 insurers operating in the state’s individual health insurance marketplace requested, on average, a 24 percent rate hike, up significantly from last year’s average requests of 17 percent.

Boscobel House and Gardens names new executive director

The board for the Putnam historic house announced that Jennifer Carlquist, formerly Boscobel's curator, will take over as leader of the organization.

Parts of demolished Tappan Zee sunk for artificial reef off Long...

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo recently watched from a fishing boat as parts of the demolished bridge were dropped into the Shinnecock Inlet off Hampton Bays to create an expanded artificial reef.

Panel: Medical marijuana and the real estate industry

As New York grows its medical marijuana program, what are the opportunities for the Westchester County real estate industry?

Following strong leasing run, new Westchester One tower owner plans renovations

With plans for a multimillion-dollar renovation, the tower's leasing team says the building will remain among the county’s premier office addresses.