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Guest Blog by Allison Madison, President of Allison Madison Approach

Trends in People Operations (Formerly known as Human Resources) “Human Resources is coming, everyone hide, stop laughing, get to work checking boxes!” That is the common misconception of HR – it’s all about compliance and preventing people from doing anything that is actually productive, much less fun. However, change the name to People Operations (People [...]

By | 2019-04-17T12:59:41-04:00 April 17th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Millie Hernandez-Becker, President of Skyqueen Enterprises

Skyqueen Enterprises is a company that specializes in private jet travel. Skyqueen, which has been located at Westchester County Airport since 2007, has worked with corporations and individuals to buy and manage business jets and offer support services. From King Airs to Gulfstreams, the company provides valuable services to owners and operators regarding aircraft acquisitions, [...]

By | 2019-03-25T10:18:14-04:00 March 25th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Chris O’Callaghan, Managing Director, JLL

The Westchester County office market, which has undergone significant changes in the past several years, continues to evolve with vacant office parks being repositioned for a multitude of new and innovative uses. One of rising stars in today’s commercial market is industrial warehouse and flex space. Driven by dramatic changes in a retail market dominated [...]

By | 2019-01-24T16:44:52-04:00 January 24th, 2019|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Liz Pollack, Senior Manager, Marketing at Cross County Shopping Center

It’s December – often retail’s “most wonderful time of the year” – and Holiday 2018 is looking good so far. Retailers and retail properties here in Westchester County benefit from the vibrant spending patterns of the people who live here. According to ESRI Business Analysts in 2017, the average household spent $13,810 on food and [...]

By | 2018-12-06T12:12:56-04:00 December 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Harrison Mayor, Ron Belmont

Harrison population is younger and increasingly diverse   October 30, 2018   It is undeniable that Harrison is an exceptional place to live. It’s no surprise that we top the list of a few of the Business Council of Westchester Data Exchange Top 5 lists, including Youngest (Lowest Media Age) in Westchester County.  People establish [...]

By | 2018-10-31T13:06:20-04:00 October 31st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Belinda S. Miles, Ed.D., President, Westchester Community College

Westchester Community College Lauds New BCW Data Exchange September 20, 2018 Effective college leaders rely on timely business insights to inform decisions about programs and services that students want and businesses need. The Business Council of Westchester Data Exchange is a new trusted source for actionable information. The Exchange’s Higher Education data reveals one of [...]

By | 2018-10-16T14:05:48-04:00 October 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog by Joseph L. Ricca, Ed.D., Superintendent of Schools

Spotlight on Primary Education Westchester County boasts some of the finest opportunities for families, entrepreneurs and corporations on the East Coast. Whether in search of the excitement of city life or the desire for bucolic pastures – Westchester has it all! Just miles from the heart of Manhattan, or the beach, Westchester is truly a [...]

By | 2018-10-04T10:56:46-04:00 October 4th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

Guest Blog – Noam Bramson, Mayor, New Rochelle

New Rochelle has benefited enormously from our participation as one of the 26 Hudson Valley Pattern for Progress (Pattern’s) Urban Action Agenda (UAA) communities. Pattern’s UAA plan provides a medium to share information, news, and events with regional community partners, with a focus on data collection that is pertinent to each community. With this data, [...]

By | 2018-10-03T13:22:46-04:00 September 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

The Business Council of Westchester Data Exchange: Open For Business

By Dr. Marsha Gordon President and CEO The Business Council of Westchester The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) Data Exchange is about business, for business. Our impetus for developing it is simple: data is knowledge and knowledge is power. We believe the BCW Data Exchange is a critical resource that will allow Westchester County to [...]

By | 2018-05-04T10:22:03-04:00 April 20th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments