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Maria Barca: SBA loan changes create new opportunities for Westchester businesses

In Westchester, we’re seeing new vitality in sectors that had pulled back during the Great Recession. Transportation and construction firms have made a strong comeback. Fitness, child care and health care (especially urgent care) businesses are also capitalizing on the recovery.

The joys and hassles of selling celebrity real estate

In many ways, celebrity-owned real estate is the proverbial double-edged sword for real estate agents. On the plus side, a celebrity attachment to a property gives it extra added attention. On occasion, however, a popular celebrity’s fanbase can get a bit carried away in keeping tabs on their favorite star’s activity.

European agency to review Regeneron-Sanofi drug applications

The European agency will also review the marketing authorization application for cemiplimab, which is used to treat patients with metastatic cutaneous squamous cell carcinoma.

Westchester and Fairfield Counties populate new list of top locations for...

Westchester and Fairfield Counties were well represented in a new ZIP Code-based study by PropertyShark that ranked the top 100 municipalities for the nation’s top earning homeowners.

Toys R Us going out of business, closing all stores

Toys R Us did not provide a timeline on when it would be shuttering its U.S. stores. Locally, the chain has retail operations in Danbury, Norwalk, White Plains, Yonkers,  Yorktown, Nanuet and Poughkeepsie.

Westchester legislators revive earned paid sick leave bill

The legislation would allow employees to accrue an hour of sick time for every thirty hours they work.

Exclusive: Moms accuse local ‘Smart Nanny’ service of bad business practices

Sixteen mothers spoke to the Business Journal about their troubles with A Smart Nanny, troubles that range from a lack of response to accusations of fraud and date from 2014 to this January.

Altice USA to sell Sprint’s mobile services

Altice will use Sprint’s network to provide voice and data services to the markets it serves, including Westchester and Fairfield counties.

Greenwich Hospital Auxiliary volunteers draw New Yorkers to their ranks

“Over 25 percent of our volunteers come from New York,” added Stacey Green, director of volunteer services at the hospital, who noted slightly more than half of Greenwich Hospital’s patients come from New York.

Mom & pop retailers endure and adapt amid industry upheaval

The National Retail Federation reported that more than 98 percent of all U.S. retailers are small business, which is defined as companies employing fewer than 50 people.

It’s a new day in Westchester commercial real estate

It is fitting that some of the oldest office stock in Westchester County is now being demolished and the sites redeveloped with higher and better uses.

The Roberts Report: Is the affordable single-family house dead?

It is poorly understood that there is no such thing as affordable new construction in Westchester and Fairfield counties without huge federal, state and...

Business travel drives Fairfield and Westchester counties’ still lagging hotel market

Many hotels in Fairfield and Westchester attract corporate guests attending conferences in the region or meetings with companies headquartered here.

Survey: Film and TV industry brought $30M to Westchester in 2016

Estimated revenue from film and television productions in the county was up from $18 million in 2014.

UberEATS to offer McDonald’s delivery service in Westchester and Fairfield

In this arrangement, customers place their McDonald’s orders on either the UberEATS app or the UberEATS.com site, and a delivery partner working with UberEATS will bring the food directly to the customer’s home or office.