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Construction giant Turner to teach in Westchester ‘how it’s done’

An icon of the construction industry that reports having a staff of 10,000 employees and completing $12 billion of construction on 1,500 projects each...

Contributed Article: Skills training for Westchester’s workforce

A pre-apprenticeship program to create construction careers is coming.

Launch1000 launches 218; more to come

Westchester County is moving ahead with its Launch1000 program after helping 218 businesses and nonprofits get launched during 2021. The second season begins in earnest in March when the County Office of Economic Development starts accepting new applications from county residents who want help in getting their new businesses or nonprofit organizations off the ground.

WCC and Westchester County collaborate for advanced manufacturing training program

WCC and Westchester County are launching the new training program in 2022, and students will be able to attain the Manufacturing Skill Standards Council (MSSC) CPT 4.0 Certification through it.

Westchester County hosting tourism and hospitality job fair Oct. 14

Westchester County will host a job fair this Thursday, Oct. 14 in Tarrytown to showcase career opportunities in the tourism and hospitality sectors and help connect job seekers to open positions with Westchester employers. 

Bridget Gibbons joins NY State Economic Development Council Board

Bridget Gibbons, director of economic development in the office of Westchester County Executive George Latimer, was elected to the NYSEDC Board of Directors at its annual meeting last week.

Westchester’s economy on the rebound, top officials say

Bridget Gibbons, Westchester's Director of Economic Development, said that businesses are optimistic about the future and about starting new projects, and noted that a primary challenge the County is addressing is hiring new workers.

Marijuana, health care, distribution seen as growth areas for Westchester

The legalization of marijuana use in New York, proliferation of health care services and increased demand for warehousing and distribution facilities were among those...

How would you spend $188M?

It's not every day that businesspeople in Westchester are asked how they'd like to spend $188 million, but that's just what's been happening recently. The...

Westchester County launches Advanced Manufacturing Industry Desk, task force

Task force members include Deborah Novick, director of entrepreneurship and innovation for Westchester Office of Economic Development, as co-chair.

Optimism dominates Westchester real estate forum

Participants in a virtual forum on real estate this morning that was co-sponsored by the Fordham Real Estate Institute and the Business Council of...

Westchester County launches $10M grant program for businesses

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G79tw1iRmTs&feature=youtu.be Westchester County Executive George Latimer, along with the director of the county's Office of Economic Development, Bridget Gibbons, and Marsha Gordon, president and CEO...

Westchester IDA approves small business assistance; incentives for big projects

The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA) is launching a program that offers grants and loans to help small businesses and not-for-profit corporations that...

Offices, restaurants, retailers ramp up as region reopens

The Hudson Valley’s entry into phase two of the four-phase COVID-19 economic reopening and recovery plan on June 9 was marked by a modest...

Westchester County forms task force to help businesses deal with reopening

Westchester County Executive George Latimer has announced the formation of the Westchester County Reopening Task Force.