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County IDA chief traces business roots to a pig farm

Westchester County Industrial Development Executive Director Jim Coleman first saw the impact of business investment on his family’s Kentucky farm.

New Rochelle offers incentives to Bronx bakery

Few comments on the deal, but official gears are turning.

Bronx linen service is bound for Yonkers

A Bronx-based linen service will move north and expand its workforce.

County IDA chief, GOP aide named to new posts

Eileen Mildenberger, who served two years as executive director of the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency (IDA), has been named the county’s director of economic development. She will be replaced at the helm of the IDA by Jim Coleman.

Luxury hotel proposed in Nyack

WY Management L.L.C. is working with NYLO Hotels on transforming an abandoned plastics manufacturing warehouse into a luxury hotel in Nyack.

PepsiCo to invest $243M in Purchase headquarters

PepsiCo Inc. officials announced a $243 million capital project to modernize its Purchase headquarters, where 1,100 workers are employed.

Report: Public authority system employment down 10 percent

Employment in the state’s public authority system fell 10 percent from its peak in 2009 to 2011, according to a report from the Albany Times-Union.

Westchester IDA approves 2 businesses

Two businesses received tax incentives to do business in Westchester last week.

LDC funding approved for Northern Westchester Hospital

County Executive Rob Astorino has been able to go around the Democratic-controlled Board of Legislators when it comes to his proposal for a local development corporation.

Rise of local agencies sparks development and state concerns

Local development corporations fill a financing gap even as they raise concerns at a state oversight agency.

Yonkers eyes $220m build boom

Residential and commercial developers get Yonkers IDA backing for construction projects totaling $221 million.

IDAs get low grade from state comptroller

Economic development officials said an annual performance report contradicts the state comptroller’s claim that IDAs give too much in tax breaks to companies that create too few jobs.