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Marriott Autograph Collection Hotel slated for Ritz-Carlton White Plains site

The site will undergo a multimillion-dollar renovation that is expected to be completed early in 2021.

Issues of reopening on the minds of Westchester businesses, nonprofits

"We need to on a macro level instill consumer confidence again and get people to start traveling. Hospitality and tourism are among the hardest...

The Business Council of Westchester sets up recovery task force

The Business Council of Westchester is moving forward with an effort to help transition from the COVID-19 economic shutdown to economic recovery. Through its...

With rehab begun at 50 Main St. in White Plains,...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZzED4OT0ftQ Developer Martin Ginsburg on Jan. 28 hosted the grand opening of the newly renovated amenity mezzanine in the office building at 50 Main St....

Businesses, municipalities shared in $65.8M state REDC funds

The New York State Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) has issued a year-end report showing that it awarded $65.8 million in state financing to...

Report: Westchester County’s affordable housing needs should tap unused office parks

“If we don’t address the miscarriage of our policies and perspectives, we fail our families and workers," said Westchester County Executive George Latimer. "The problem may be intractable, but it isn’t insurmountable.”

BCW names Maggie Peters to new economic development slot

The Business Council of Westchester has created the position of senior vice president of economic development and named a veteran of the field, Maggie...

Proposed Westchester County spending $2.1B, tax cut $1M

Westchester County Executive George Latimer today unveiled the proposed operating budget for 2020. As previously announced by Latimer during a news conference staged on...

MGM touts entertainment as key to turning Empire City into major...

“What we can do for Yonkers, for Westchester, can be achieved if we get live gaming and full-scale gaming, in terms of sports betting, in terms of live table games, providing more entertainment whether it’s in terms of theatrical or sports entertainment,” says MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren.

Westchester’s Element 46 Incubator starts growing

An estimated 100 business leaders from throughout Westchester attended the recent kickoff of the county’s new Element 46 Incubator program.

State Sen. Shelley Mayer persists in pushing for prevailing wage law

Mayer has been a leading proponent of requiring developers who receive public money in connection with their projects to pay their nonunion workers at least the same wages and benefits they’d have to pay union workers.

Yonkers, New Rochelle city officials join BCW’s board

The Business Council of Westchester announced that Luis Aragon, commissioner of development for New Rochelle and Wilson Kimball, commissioner of planning and development in Yonkers, have joined its board of directors.

Multimillion-dollar aircraft featured as thousands attend Westchester County Airport event

The National Business Aviation Association, which held the event, has about 11,000 corporate members.

Many Westchester businesses will have to offer paid ‘safe leave’

Legislation signed into law on May 3 by Westchester County Executive George Latimer requires businesses located in the county which have five or more employees to provide up to 40 hours of paid leave to employees who are victims of domestic violence or human trafficking.

Op Ed: New York must put the brakes on prevailing wage...

If passed, this legislation, that is strongly backed by the construction labor unions, would require that any development project receiving state funding assistance would be required to pay prevailing wages for all construction labor.