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New Rochelle’s virtual reality city planning initiative wins $1 million grant...

New Rochelle will receive a million dollar grant as winner of Bloomberg's U.S. Mayors Challenge. The competition offers fund for innovative urban problem solving.

New Rochelle wins $10M state Downtown Revitalization Initiative grant

The city plans to use the funding to better link a corridor surrounding Lincoln Avenue near the city's downtown to its growing Main Street.

IDEALab brings immersive media artists to downtown New Rochelle

The city is also developing a platform to use virtual reality technology to allow city planners and residents to visualize development plans for buildings and public spaces.

Iona, New Rochelle reach agreement for college expansion following legal dispute

Iona College had sued the city over a land-use dispute that held up plans for an expansion of Iona's School of Business. The agreement comes about a year-and-a-half after Iona College first announced plans for expansion of its Hagan Hall School of Business facility.

Westchester officials call on state to increase aid program

Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano called the lack of an increase in the Aid and Incentives to Municipalities fund a “slow strangulation of city governments.”

New Rochelle Bisnow conference promotes development strategy

New Rochelle is a “model of what an urban – suburban area can look like,” said Mayor Noam Bramson.

RXR Realty plans Church Street towers beside rising New Rochelle hotel

The city's downtown master developer plans a $300 million mixed-use project on the razed site of the Church-Division parking garage that will adjoin a $14.5 million boutique hotel under construction.

New Rochelle council selects MacQuesten Development for firehouse site

Company president Rella Fogliano said she was “thrilled beyond belief” to have the opportunity to change the city’s skyline.

MacQuesten Development on verge of getting New Rochelle development rights

Whoever wins the development rights may not disrupt fire department operations and must relocate the station.

Developers fund New Rochelle job center

“Economic development can shape the fabric of a community,” said Mayor Noam Bramson. "Even more importantly, it can change lives.”

New Rochelle firehouse pivotal element to two developers’ plans

What differentiated them was timing and certainty.

Lawsuit: Neighbors claim New Rochelle rezoning for Cooper’s Corner proposal is...

“I can’t see why we can’t just defer this and wait and listen to what the residents have to say,” Councilman Louis Trangucci said.

Iona College and Beechmont clash over zoning

Tensions surfaced at a public hearing over the college’s desire to protect its ability to grow and residents’ desire to preserve the neighborhood character.

RXR breaks ground on 28-story New Rochelle tower

Construction is staring just ten months after the project was announced.

Four Westchester cities announce $750 million plan for gigabit broadband

The mayors of Yonkers, Mount Vernon, White Plains and New Rochelle say gigabit broadband internet is fast enough to spur new business and innovation in education, health care, government and other industries.