Past, Present, and Future

Situated along the Hudson River, Cortlandt has been a hidden gem in Westchester for generations. The Town of Cortlandt contains the villages of Buchanan and Cortlandt Manor. With rolling hills, the Hudson River, and tight knit communities, Cortlandt offers something for everyone.

Population

42,821

Established

1788

Median House or Condo Value

$469,000

Parkland

10 parks

Opportunities in Cortlandt

As one of Westchester's largest communities, Cortlandt offers a world of opportunity. For generations Cortlandt has

History

Where Henry Hudson docked his famous Half Moon ship, and the home to several Revolutionary War events, Cortlandt has been the setting for many important moments in New York, and the Country's founding.

Employment

With two hospitals, a nuclear power plant, and a highly diverse workforce of all ages, Cortlandt offers opportunity for employers and employees. Where commercial space is often available with twice the space at half the cost, Cortlandt is where life works!

Parks & Recreation

Whether hiking, biking, or fishing in Blue Mountain Park, snowshoeing along the Hudson, or climbing the famous Anthony's Nose peak, you can always find an exciting outdoor activity in Cortlandt.

Education

Residents of Cortlandt attend either Hendrick Hudson Central School District or Lakeland Central School Districts. If they attend Lakeland Schools they will attend Walter Panas High School, located in Cortlandt Manor.

Call Westchester Home

Whether you’re looking for an historic home on the countryside, a modern luxury apartment in a thriving downtown, or something in between, you’ll find it in Westchester.

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450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.

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Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.

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Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.

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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