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Local Mortgage Firm Has Grand Expansion Plans

February 2019

WHITE PLAINS—A.S.A.P. Mortgage, which is headquartered in Cortland Manor, has embarked on a significant expansion effort of late that has included the opening of new offices in New York City and White Plains and the launch of a new commercial finance division. In addition, the company reports its intent to open additional locations in the…

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Politicos, Business Leaders Detail Dramatic Economic Impact of Natural Gas Moratorium on Westchester

February 2019

WHITE PLAINS—In two separate hearings on Wednesday, county, city and business leaders bemoaned the potential economic impact of Con Edison’s moratorium on new natural gas connections for most of Westchester County scheduled to begin on March 15. Some described the current situation as “a full-blown crisis” with the potential to bring new commercial, multifamily and…

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Simone Granted Incentives for Montefiore Medical Project

February 2019

WHITE PLAINS—Simone Healthcare Development recently secured a resolution of intent from the Westchester County Industrial Development Agency to provide nearly $1.75 million in incentives for its $61-million plan to redevelop a vacant office building in Harrison, NY into a pediatric care ambulatory facility for Montefiore Medical Center. Simone Healthcare, an affiliate of Simone Development Companies,…

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LEGAL CORNER: Still No Clarity: The ADA Revisited in Light of the Ninth Circuit’s Decision in Robles v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC

February 2019

On Jan. 15, 2019, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its decision in Robles v. Domino’s Pizza, LLC (see https://bit.ly/2SDzfF7), which sheds some additional light on the requirements “places of public accommodation” (which include real estate brokerage firms, Realtor associations, and other businesses) are subject to under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) (see…

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Suzanne Reuter Appointed Executive Director of the Bristal at Armonk

February 2019

The Bristal at Armonk, an assisted living community, has announced the appointment of Suzanne Reuter as executive director. Reuter, who has 10 years of experience in the assisted living field, was previously the Director of Resident Relations at The Bristal at Armonk. Prior to that, she served as Director of Resident Services at The Bristal…

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Steckler Real Estate Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

February 2019

WALLINGFORD, CT—Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England, New York and Westchester Properties reported on Feb. 13th its merger with Steckler Real Estate of Scarsdale, a long-standing Westchester County residential real estate firm, into its Eastchester and Scarsdale offices. “Westchester County is a vibrant residential real estate market,” Candace Adams, CEO and President, said. “The brokers from…

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George Latimer

GUEST VIEWPOINT: County Executive Requests Gas Moratorium Delayed Until August

February 2019

Editor’s Note: The following is the transcript of Westchester County Executive George Latimer’s submitted testimony before the New York State Public Service Commission on Feb. 13 at the White Plains Library regarding the impending new natural gas connection moratorium to be imposed on March 15, 2019 by utility Con Edison. Good afternoon, I’m Westchester County…

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John Jordan

Local Mortgage Firm Has Grand Expansion Plans

February 2019

WHITE PLAINS—A.S.A.P. Mortgage, which is headquartered in Cortland Manor, has embarked on a significant expansion effort of late that has included the opening of new offices in New York City and White Plains and the launch of a new commercial finance division. In addition, the company reports its intent to open additional locations in the…

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