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  • In Westchester's Four Largest Cities, Gigabit-Speed Broadband Counts

  • APR 07, 2017 | ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, INFRASTRUCTURE, REAL ESTATE | 0 COMMENTS

  • WCA Begins Roundtable Discussions to Get Business and Community Feedback


    According to real estate developer Alex Twining, “In ten years, if we don’t have gigabit, we won’t survive.” Twining was referring to super-speed broadband, now a key component of Smart Growth, which the WCA has been championing to bring greater prosperity and a live.work.play. lifestyle to Westchester. On April 4th, Twining and thirty other business leaders attended the first community roundtable at Monroe College Barnes & Noble Bookstore in New Rochelle, organized by the WCA. This important meeting addressed “Gigabit Westchester”, a public-private partnership with Westchester’s four largest cities -- Yonkers, New Rochelle, White Plains, and Mt. Vernon...

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  • ACA Repeal May Be on the Front Burner Again

  • APR 07, 2017 | HEALTHCARE REFORM, NYS GOV'T | 0 COMMENTS

  • WCA's All Access Healthcare Meeting Packed as Kevin Dahill Delivers ACA Updates

    So, you thought the Affordable Care Act was safe for now? Wrong! According to Kevin Dahill, EVP of the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS), there are now taking place new “energized discussions between the Freedom Caucus and the White House to get a bill back on the floor of Congress this week. Dahill spoke at a WCA All Access Healthcare meeting yesterday that was packed with hospital and other healthcare executives and business leaders. “

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  • Real Estate Summit '17

    • May 18, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
    • Westchester Marriott Hotel
    • 670 White Plains Road
    • Tarrytown, New York 10591
  • Transforming Westchester: From Innovative Planning to Regulatory Steamlining

    REGISTRATION CLOSED, WALK-IN'S ACCEPTED. 


    Summit Overview:

    11:00 am
    Networking & Project Showcase
    Interested in showcasing your project? Please contact Julia Emrick

    11:45 am
    Panel One: "The Changing Landscape of Westchester:
    Creating the Right Mix of Housing and Commercial Development"


    Featured Projects: Westchester Bioscience & Technology Center (Valhalla); One Lyon Place (White Plains) and Boyce Thompson Center (Yonkers)

    12:45 pm
    Luncheon Keynote: Richard O'Toole, Related Companies
    Hear all about Related's Hudson Yards, the largest private real estate development in the history of the United States. This project creates a new model for urban revival with more than 18 million sq. feet of commercial and residential space, state-of-the-art office towers, more than one hundred retail businesses.

    1:15 pm
    Panel Two: “Smart Growth: Improving Financial Performance, Lowering Taxes, and Creating Greater Efficiencies”

    Moderator: Seth M. Mandelbaum, Esq., Partner, McCullough, Goldberger & Staudt, LLP
    • David C. Wilkes, Esq. CRE FRICS, Property Tax Management & Emerging Market Development, Huff Wilkes, LLP
    • Thomas Heaslip, Chairman, Town of Harrison Planning Board
    • Christopher Gomez, AICP, Planning Commissioner, City of White Plains
    2:00 pm
    Event Concludes

    ** To receive the special $45 municipal representative pricing, please make sure to check the "municipal" box at the time of registration. **

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