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BCW Member Regeneron Announces Science Talent Search Semi-Finalists

BCW member Regeneron, which runs the most prestigious high school science competition in the country, announced this week the 300 semi-finalists who will go on to the next round. Twenty-Seven high school students in the lower Hudson Valley were named semi-finalists including students from Ardsley, Briarcliff Manor, Byram Hills, Chappaqua, Croton, Edgemont, Katonah-Lewisboro, Lakeland, Nyack, [...]

By | 2019-01-10T14:24:54+00:00 January 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

$1.2 Billion Biotech Development at The North 60 Takes Exciting Step Forward

Westchester County Executive George Latimer and Developer John Fareri on Thursday signed a 99-year lease to transform “The North 60” into one of the most cutting-edge, forward-thinking biotechnology developments in the nation – a move The Business Council of Westchester has long led the charge to bring to fruition. “The North 60 is arguably the [...]

By | 2019-01-10T14:23:49+00:00 January 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Exciting News About The North 60! A Message from Marsha Gordon

The New Year is off to a great start for economic development in Westchester! As the leading advocacy and economic development organization in the county, The Business Council of Westchester has long led the charge in support of developing "The North 60" into one of the most cutting-edge, forward-thinking developments in the nation. The North [...]

By | 2019-01-10T11:28:59+00:00 January 10th, 2019|News|0 Comments

Call for Nominations! BCW Hall of Fame

The Business Council of Westchester is once again seeking nominations for this year’s Hall of Fame Awards, recognizing the top business leaders in Westchester. “This is the most prestigious awards program in the county, showcasing the accomplishments of businesses large and small,” said Marsha Gordon, president and chief executive officer of the BCW. “The caliber of [...]

By | 2019-01-03T15:26:39+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

Cuomo Vetoes Bill on 12 Weeks of Paid Bereavement Leave

Gov. Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would have guaranteed up to 12 weeks of paid bereavement leave – a move The Business Council of Westchester had urged the governor to make. The 12 weeks of leave could have been taken at any time, and benefits would have been funded from a pool created by [...]

By | 2019-01-03T15:48:58+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|News|0 Comments

$259 Million Sale of New Rochelle Apartments Doubles Previous 2018 County Record

In yet another boost to the City of New Rochelle, a 40-story apartment tower at 40 Memorial has been sold for $259 million – more than double the previous top sales price in Westchester County for 2018. Harbor Group International, based in Virginia, acquired the apartment tower near the city’s train station with partner Azure [...]

By | 2018-12-20T15:52:15+00:00 December 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

BCW Member Simone Development Clears Latest Hurdle for Montefiore Pediatric Center

Simone Development Companies has cleared the latest hurdle in its plan to renovate a Harrison office building for use as a pediatric center for Montefiore Medical Center. On December 4, Simone closed on 104 Corporate Park Drive for a purchase price of $14 million. The company plans to renovate the 118,000-square-foot office building to create [...]

By | 2018-12-20T13:53:18+00:00 December 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments

Westchester Projects Receive $16 million in State Grants from MHREDC

ArtsWestchester was awarded $49,500 for a major public art project. New York artist Amanda Browder will adorn ArtsWestchester’s building in fabric sewn at events throughout Westchester and Rockland. Above: “Spectral Locus” covered three prominent buildings in Buffalo in 2016. (Tom Loonan.)  For the third year in a row, the Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development [...]

By | 2018-12-20T22:03:15+00:00 December 20th, 2018|News|0 Comments