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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.

Workforce development thrives in Westchester while national action lags

The Associated General Contractors of America, a trade organization representing 27,000 firms in the construction industry, warns that the industry is falling behind in...

Joseph Simone proposes two 15-story apartment towers for his hometown

Developer Joseph Simone of Simone Development Cos. and L’Judie Matt-Simmons have joined under the banner of the entity Q West Towers LLC to propose...

Latimer delivers in-person State of the County address

“I am here to tell you tonight the state of our county, Westchester County, is strong and getting stronger," the county executive declared.

$135M Amazon distribution center proposed at former IBM site

A proposal to develop a $135 million, 629,186-square-foot Amazon warehouse and distribution center is being reviewed in Dutchess County for the site in the...

Westchester County IDA anticipates another banner year in 2020

Developers expect this year to be a lot like 2019 – very active with numerous projects in the queue, according to information gathered by...

Westchester planning new program for business startups

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gOD4d1omzkM Westchester County is about to take another step designed to help expand the local economy through new business activity, the Business Journal has learned. To...

Yonkers IDA approves financial incentives for $177.3M riverfront apartment project

Rose Associates’ plan calls for a 7-story building with 440 rental apartments, 10% of which would be in the affordable category.

Six-month $164K New Rochelle shuttle pilot program begins

A free shuttle service covering routes around New Rochelle’s downtown made its debut on Aug. 22. The fleet consists of three electric vehicles covering...

White Plains collects some IDA development tax breaks for taxpayers

According to White Plains Mayor Tom Roach, since his first days on the Common Council, “I sought ways to try and shift the burden off of our local taxpayers, and this is one of the ways that we do that.”

Bridget Gibbons: Westchester County IDA’s role in helping business thrive and...

Gibbons, deputy director of the county's Office of Economic Development, writes that Westchester businesses "don’t have to go it alone."

County backed $842M in private investment in 2015

Westchester County's Industrial Development Agency and Local Development Corp. supported 14 construction projects by companies and nonprofits this year.

Economic development, jobs focus of county race

Has Westchester’s business climate improved since 2009? The county executive candidates have differing views.

IDA backs $30M for Tuckahoe housing project

The county's Industrial Development Agency will provide $30 million in tax-exempt bond financing for the renovation of an affording housing complex in Tuckahoe.

$12M tagged by IDA for Westchester affordable housing

County Executive announces tax-exempt bond financing to renovate the Madison House.