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  • Financing

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  • Getting and Doing Business

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  • Economic Development

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  • MWBE

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  • News

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  • Articles

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  • LDC

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  • IDA

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  • IDA Meetings

    All IDA meetings are held at 8:30 a.m., on the fourth Thursday of each month in the County Executive's Conference Room, 9th Floor, Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains, NY. Meetings are open to the public, but we do ask that you contact our office prior to attending. In addition, identification is required to enter our office building.

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  • IDA Public Hearings Documents

    For more information on any IDA public hearing, contact our office at (914) 995-2916. All IDA Meetings are open to the public and last 30 minutes. The agency asks that, if possible, those wishing to give testimony contact the agency prior to the public hearing and provide written testimony.

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  • LDC Meetings

    LDC meetings are generally held in the County Executive's Conference Room on the 9th Floor of the Michaelian Office Building, 148 Martine Ave., White Plains.

    Meetings are open to the public, but we do ask that you contact our office prior to attending. In addition, identification is required to enter our office building.

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  • LDC Public Hearings Documents

    For more information on any LDC public hearing, contact our office at (914) 995-2913. All IDA Meetings are open to the public and last 60 minutes. The agency asks that, if possible, those wishing to give testimony contact the agency prior to the public hearing and provide written testimony.

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  • IDA Audits

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  • Media

    To access the Office of Economic Development's approved logos, go to Other County Logos and Art Files. You will be able to download the logo appropriate to you need.

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  • City

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Our Incentives

Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.

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Industrial Development Agency

Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.

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Local Development Corporation

Since its inception in 2012, we’ve assisted not-for-profit organizations in securing tax-exempt bond financing benefits totaling over $400 million—at no cost or risk to the taxpayers of Westchester County.

Our Programs

Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.

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Element 46 Incubator

The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.

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Minority and Women-Owned Business Program

Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.

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Opportunity Zones

This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.

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Service-Disabled Veteran - Owned Business Program

Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.

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Disadvantaged Business Program

This federally regulated program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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