The WCA’s focus areas are a network of initiatives driving Smart Growth in Westchester County.
World-Class Healthcare and Life Sciences: $15 Billion and Growing
Our region is home to most of the highest quality hospital systems in the world- NY Presbyterian, Montefiore, Northwell, MSK, HSS, WMC Health in addition to world-class physician practices and other caregivers. WCA’s work with healthcare organizations supports the business, workforce, and technological needs to sustain the highest level of quality and growth.
Business-friendly Real Estate Policy: The WCA Playbook
WCA provides guidance for real estate and housing development to document best practices that are uniquely adaptable to Westchester’s cities, towns, and villages. This location-focused guidance helps develop innovative zoning techniques and streamline approval processes by making steps and timeframes more transparent.
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The Gigabit Promise: 15,000 Jobs
WCA is working to bring Gigabit Internet to Westchester. Each $1 million in gigabit investment creates 20 jobs, potentially creating 15,000 new jobs in Westchester.
Job Readiness and Training: The $9.8 Million Jobs Waiting Grant
WCA manages a large staff working to provide training and job readiness resources for many hundreds of Westchester participants.