Village in a Park

Modeled on an English village, Scarsdale is full of charm and history with the convenience of a modern world. Only 32 minutes from Grand Central Scarsdale is a popular destination for people working in NYC. With its award winning schools and tudor charm, it's no secret why Scarsdale is one of New York's most desirable suburbs.

Population

17,166

Established

1915

Minutes to Manhattan

30

Parkland

24

Opportunities in Scarsdale

Centered around its charming, tudor style downtown, Scarsdale has many locally owned businesses and restaurants where the community can gather. It's a place for families, and it's no surprise why people stay in Scarsdale for generations.

Education

Most of Scarsdale is served by Scarsdale Union Free School District, which are nationally renowned.

Getting Around

Scarsdale is home to its own MetroNorth station making Manhattan just 32 minutes away. Centrally located within Westchester, Scarsdale is off of the Bronx River and Hutchinson River Parkways, making most of the area a quick drive away.

Parks & Recreation

With 24 parks, a nature center, and over 20 public tennis courts, there is plenty of ways to keep busy in Scarsdale. Its the birthplace of paddle tennis and you'll still see that inventive spirit in their creative programming done at their community center.

History

Settled in late 1600's by Caleb Heathcote, Scarsdale is one of Westchester's oldest towns. It was one of the nine original royal manors of New York and maintains its English charm to this day. It's been the home of novelists, scientists, politicians, and has seen great change in its over 300 years of existence.

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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