Westchester NY | Westchester Economic Development Guide | Annual 2013
President and Chief Scientific Officer, Regeneron Laboratories
Profitability, sustainability, business and support, and more are just a few of the reasons these entrepreneurs remain in Westchester.
Dubbed the “restaurant capital of Westchester,” Port Chester’s downtown Restaurant Row offers critically acclaimed cuisine from celebrity chefs like Mario Batali and others.
Mount Vernon experienced economic growth that eclipsed 20 percent between 2000 and 2006, making it one of the fastest-growing cities in the metropolitan area of New York.
Home to two Fortune 500 companies and a vibrant arts community, Peekskill is a dynamic locale offering a high quality of life.
New Rochelle offers a large and educated workforce, and excellent public system, and yearlong festivities to coincide with the town’s 325th anniversary.
As the fourth most populated city in New York and the largest in Westchester County, Yonkers offers a wealth of viable industries, including health, natural resource management, and more.
As the county seat, White Plains is at the very heart of Westchester’s political, social and economic activity, and considered one of America’s wealthiest and fastest-growing cities.
These six towns in Westchester County combine sustainability, industrial development, resource management, and other initiatives to capitalize on fiscal value.
The Food Bank received a grant in June 2012 from Kraft Foods to purchase a “Mobile Food Pantry” truck with compartments for dry, cold and frozen food so that it can easily travel to underserved ...
Recent accomplishments include securing funding for The Center for Autism and the Developing Brain, slated to open in early 2013 and a National Institutes of Health grant in 2012.
With a strong, active base of businesses and an involved citizenry, Westchester County is an ideal place for not-for-profit organizations to carry out their missions.
A guide to Westchester County’s business and services resources.
Forget the trip to Manhattan. The County has more than enough options to make for a stellar night (or day) out.
Westchester County blends internationally acclaimed arts and cultural outlets with local charm for an always-entertaining experience. tt
Westchester’s major medical centers advance the region’s economic health by providing state of the art care in ever-expanding environments.
High school and graduate students alike have a wealth of resources available in Westchester’s academic institutions, like Sarah Lawrence College and Pace University, among other notable names.
Regardless of instability elsewhere, Westchester County has experienced a reliable market for sellers and buyers for all types of homes and lifestyles.
Inner City Capital Connection, 40 Under 40 Rising Stars, and other initiatives honor young professionals in Westchester County.
Westchester County enjoys one of America’s most favorable business climates, especially in regarded to the quickly growing fields of biotechnology, healthcare, and food service and hospitality.
Astorino talks business growth, sustainability, and more in Westchester County.
NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Westchester, Jacob Burns Film Center Media Arts Lab, and other local businesses have committed to decreasing their carbon footprint by leaps and bounds.
Sure, the bricks-and-mortar aspects of running a business are as crucial as anything. But so also are the professional relationships and people who fill the building.
Developing and recruiting the right talent is crucial for any business to succeed, and institutions like Berkeley College excel in career preparation.
Additionally, IBM and the International Finance Corporation have joined forces to produce the SME Toolkit, which provides independent businesses with free finance, accounting, and human resources information.
Programs in financial literacy, charitable endeavors and general community accessibility have allowed TD Bank to succeed in the Westchester community.
With a new generation of business professionals comes a new list of priorities, chief among them quality of life in and out of the office.
In key areas such as business growth and support, infrastructure, environmental initiatives and quality of life, Westchester enjoys an economic climate that is one of the best in the nation.
Age, household, income, and other information for Westchester County.
Westchester’s business environment by the numbers.
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