Revolutionary Dobbs Ferry

Dobbs Ferry has a vibrant small-town community with diversity and character. Its walkable downtown area leads you past great restaurants and stores, right to the historic Hudson River. It's easy to see why Dobbs Ferry is a popular place for families to settle.

Population

10,980

Established

1882

Minutes to Manhattan

32

Median House or Condo Value

$806,000

Opportunities in Dobbs Ferry

With its sloping geography and intimate community feel Dobbs Ferry packs a lot of opportunity into its small village. You can take in historical sites, a day at the river, or of course enjoy one of their many fine restaurants. With award winning schools, and NYC just minutes away, it's clear to see that Dobbs Ferry offers a world of opportunity.

Education

Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District was the first school district in Westchester County to launch an International Baccalaureate (IB) program in 1997. With Mercy College located right in Dobbs Ferry, there is plenty of educational opportunities for all ages.

Dining

Dobbs Ferry offers some of Westchester's best restaurants, featuring food from all around the world. It is even home to The Cookery, one of only 8 Westchester restaurants to receive Michelin distinction.

Culture

Proud of its rich history and diversity, Dobbs Ferry offers activities for all ages. You can shop at the locally owned stores, pop into a gallery, and more.

Getting Around

You can get to Grand Central in 35 minutes from the MetroNorth station in Dobbs Ferry. Driving is a breeze with the Saw Mill River Parkway bordering the town. Dobbs Ferry is easy to get to!

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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