Skip to Content
Author: The BCW

Leave a Comment

BCW Economic Development Senior VP on tour of North County

http://thebcw.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Matt-Maggie-scaled-1.jpg

Whether it’s focusing on the history of Yorktown’s Front Street Industrial District or taking advantage of Peekskill’s beautiful vistas along the Hudson River, the BCW is working with communities in Westchester to help them position themselves to make the most their economic development opportunities.

In its efforts to promote economic development, The BCW recently hired Maggie Peters to work hand in hand with local officials to offer advice and assistance.

“In this newly created position, I am working to promote economic development on a number of fronts – from assisting our communities with new development projects to working alongside Westchester County to support small-to-mid-size businesses, as well as to attract new companies and strengthen our biotech and healthcare sectors,’’ said Peters. “I’m very encouraged by what I am hearing from local officials. We want to do all we can to help.’’

Peters was doing just that in recent weeks when she met with Yorktown’s new Town Supervisor Matt Slater. Slater has pledged to make economic development a top priority. He said he is interested in revitalizing areas across town including the Front Street Industrial Corridor, Yorktown Green, the Jefferson Valley Mall, as well as creating synergies with the county-owned Hilltop Hanover Farm.

Peters has had similar discussions with officials in Cortlandt, Peekskill and Mount Kisco. The BCW is expanding its efforts to reach other parts of the county after working closely these past few years with urban centers in New Rochelle, White Plains and Yonkers.

Similar News Items

BCW Member Greyston, the creator of the no-judgement hiring process known as Open Hiring®, celebrated its new offices with ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday joined by a host of dignitaries who praised the organization for eliminating barriers to employment for thousands. Dignitaries including New York State Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins, Yonkers Mayor Mike Spano, Westchester County […]

Read Article

Congratulations to BCW Member MacQuesten Development LLC on the groundbreaking for The St. Clair, a $60 million development featuring 78 affordable apartments and commercial space in downtown Yonkers. Located at 34 Main Street, the development is a partnership with the State of New York’s Homes and Community Renewal Program, Westchester County and the City of […]

Read Article

The BCW has joined with business groups throughout the state in the first of several state-wide information campaigns launched by the Business Council of New York State to educate New York voters on the impacts of significant legislation approved by state lawmakers. The first campaign will focus on the importance of a credible, reliable and […]

Read Article

Become A Member

Join the county’s largest and most influential business organization today.

JOIN NOW!
The Business Council of Westchester is committed to helping businesses market, learn, advocate, and grow. Over 80 events and programs are offered every year, giving our members ample opportunity to connect and meet with businesses representatives in the Westchester community and beyond.
Back to top