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Corcoran Legends Realty Expands into Bronxville

February 14, 2022

BRONXVILLE NY- Corcoran Legends Realty has expanded its presence further into Southern Westchester with the acquisition of the Sales Division of Barhite & Holzinger of Bronxville located at 71 Pondfield Road here. The Bronxville office will be the fourth location for the boutique real estate brokerage firm, which affiliated with The Corcoran Group in September…

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Business Council’s Gordon, Young of SUNY Orange Appointed Co-Chairs of Mid-Hudson Regional Council

February 10, 2022

NEW WINDSOR—The Mid-Hudson Regional Economic Development Council announced on Wednesday that Dr. Marsha Gordon, President & CEO of The Business Council of Westchester (BCW) and Dr. Kristine Young, President of SUNY Orange have been appointed as Co-Chairs of the Council, effective immediately. Dr. Gordon and Dr. Young succeed Dr. Donald P. Christian, President of SUNY…

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Westchester County IDA Approves Incentives For Two Multi-Family Projects in White Plains

February 9, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—The Westchester County Industrial Development Agency recently voted to grant preliminary and final approvals of financial incentives for the construction of two multi-family residential developments in Downtown White Plains that represent a total private investment of $131 million. At its Jan. 27th meeting, the IDA Board voted preliminary approval of financial incentives for 51…

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HGAR CEO Richard Haggerty Named RISMedia 2022 Real Estate Newsmaker

February 9, 2022

NEW YORK—Richard Haggerty, CEO of the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors, Inc. and President and Chief Strategic Growth Officer of OneKey MLS, has been selected as a RISMedia 2022 Real Estate Newsmaker. The annual recognition, now in its fifth year, showcases key influencers making headlines for their contributions to the real estate industry and their…

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Record-High Prices, Low Inventory Make It Increasingly Difficult for Black Americans to Achieve Home Ownership

February 7, 2022

WASHINGTON—The surging residential real estate market of the last two years led to record-high home prices and record-low inventory. This simultaneous "double trouble" has made it increasingly difficult for consumers, particularly Black Americans, to achieve homeownership, according to a new analysis released on Feb. 7 by the National Association of Realtors and Realtor.com. “The Double…

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Westchester Commercial Market Ends 2021 On Generally Positive Note in Most Sectors

February 2, 2022

RYE BROOK—The Westchester County commercial market ended 2021 on a generally positive note with robust growth in multifamily developments as well as a strong performance by the industrial/flex market while retail fundamentals continued to improve and the investment market showed modest gains. However, entering 2022, the office market struggles to gain traction, according to the…

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Two International Carriers to Fly Out of Stewart in 2022

February 2, 2022

NEW WINDSOR—The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey announced on Feb. 1 that low-cost carrier Play Airlines (PLAY) will be launching daily international flights from New York Stewart International Airport to Reykjavik, Iceland starting on June 9. The Icelandic airline becomes the third carrier to offer international or domestic flights from New York…

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William Pitt – Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s Int. Realty Names New Co-Presidents

February 2, 2022

STAMFORD, CT— William Pitt - Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty, a residential real estate firm serving Connecticut, Westchester County, and the Berkshires, MA, announced on Feb. 1 that two of the firm’s leadership team veterans—Carolyn Fugere and Vincent Socci—will assume new senior roles serving under Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and co-owner Paul Breunich. Fugere…

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Howard Hanna | Rand Realty Expands into Fairfield County, CT Market

February 1, 2022

NANUET—Howard Hanna | Rand Realty announced on Feb. 1 its expansion into the Fairfield County, CT market with the recent acquisition of the Madison and Post Real Estate Agency. The transaction will expand the footprint of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty with three new locations in Ridgefield, Stamford and Westport, CT. “Fairfield County is one…

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NYC Mayor Adams Announces Climate Leadership Team Appointments

February 1, 2022

NEW YORK—New York City Mayor Eric Adams announced on Jan. 31 the appointments of his climate leadership team that will focus on environmental protection and environmental justice across New York City. Mayor Adams appointed Rohit T. Aggarwala as chief climate officer and commissioner of the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Vincent Sapienza…

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Westhab Closes on Construction Financing For Affordable Housing Project in Yonkers

January 28, 2022

YONKERS—Westhab, a Yonkers-based provider of affordable housing and social services, wrapped up 2021 by closing on construction financing for the Hudson Hill affordable housing project in Yonkers and a shelter renovation project in the borough of Queens. Hudson Hill in Yonkers is a 113-unit ground-up affordable housing development incorporating state-of-the-art green technologies. The Briarwood Rapid…

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Robert Martin Completes Recapitalization Of its Entire Westchester Industrial Portfolio

January 27, 2022

ELMSFORD— Robert Martin Company announced on Jan. 26 the completed recapitalization of its “Westchester Industrial Portfolio,” a 45 property, infill, industrial portfolio totaling approximately 2.6 million square feet across three parks located across Westchester County. As part of the recapitalization, Robert Martin of Elmsford entered into a new joint venture with affiliates of New York…

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Former NYC Councilwoman Appointed HUD Regional Administrator for NY, NJ

January 26, 2022

WASHINGTON—President Biden announced on Jan. 25 the appointment of Alicka Ampry-Samuel to serve as HUD Regional Administrator for Region II, serving New York and New Jersey. Regional Administrator Ampry-Samuel will oversee HUD operations, including the New York City Regional Office and field offices in Buffalo, Albany, and Newark, NJ. “Regional Administrator Ampry-Samuel comes to HUD…

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Yonkers IDA Provided Incentives for Projects Valued at More Than $508M in Private Investment

January 26, 2022

YONKERS—The Yonkers Industrial Development Agency reports that it provided financial incentives in 2021 to residential and commercial projects representing a total private investment of more than $508 million. The developments are projected to create 1,009 new residential units and more than 1,739 construction jobs. Since 2019, the Yonkers IDA has provided financial incentives to development…

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Elmsford-Based Developer Selected for Mount Pleasant IDA Project

January 25, 2022

MOUNT PLEASANT—Trinity Associates of Elmsford has been selected by the Mount Pleasant Industrial Development Agency to build a transit-oriented development project on a long-vacant parcel in the hamlet of Hawthorne. The Mount Pleasant IDA announced on Jan. 24 it had approved its chair to enter negotiations to sell the property located at 408 Elwood Ave…

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Retail Component of Chappaqua Crossing Trades for Nearly $80M

January 25, 2022

CHAPPAQUA—The newly developed retail component of the former Reader’s Digest headquarters property has been sold in a deal valued at $79.5 million. The transaction, announced by commercial brokerage firm CBRE, involves the 120,986-square-foot trophy quality, grocery-anchored shopping center that is part of the mixed-use Chappaqua Crossing development. The property was sold by the joint venture…

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Annual U.S. Existing-Home Sales Hit Highest Mark Since 2006

January 20, 2022

WASHINGTON—Existing-home sales declined in December, snapping a streak of three straight months of gains, according to the National Association of Realtors. Each of the four major U.S. regions witnessed sales fall in December from both a month-over-month and a year-over-year basis. Despite the drop, overall sales for 2021 increased 8.5%. Total existing-home sales involving completed…

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Realtors Expect Continued Strong Housing Market in 2022

January 20, 2022

WHITE PLAINS—After residential sales volume in the Hudson Gateway Association of Realtors’ market area reached historically high levels in 2021, brokers expect continued strong sales activity this year, although not at the feverish pace the industry enjoyed in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. To say there are headwinds facing Realtors and consumers in 2022…

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