The Westchester County Office of Economic Development works hard to help businesses find the resources and hands-on expertise necessary to promote economic investment in Westchester.
Disadvantaged Business Enterprises
Many Westchester County projects are funded by the United States Federal government and are subject to federal rules and regulations. The Disadvantaged Business Enterprises program, or DBE, is a federally regulated program that provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.
Minority and Women Business Enterprises
MWBEs are a key component of our business community. If you are a MWBE, take advantage of our online registry designed especially for you. The MWBE program offers workshops and seminars and explains how to bid on government contracts.
Industrial Development Agency
The County of Westchester Industrial Development Agency (IDA) can be an important source of financial assistance to both existing businesses and those relocating. A variety of incentives are available to corporations and small companies.
Local Development Corporation
The Westchester County Local Development Corporation (LDC) was created as an important source of financial assistance for not-for-profit organizations located or established in Westchester County and those relocating to Westchester County.
Go green, go global
We support green initiatives. Take the Westchester Green Business Challenge to learn how your company can improve the "greenness" of its operations.
We encourage global initiatives. Learn about the county's global trade efforts, and how your firm can benefit.
For many years, Westchester has played a prominent role in the film industry, given its proximity to New York City. The county has over 20,000 acres of parkland, miles of Hudson River and Long Island Sound shoreline. It boasts mansions, castles and other historic restorations representing 300 years of American History. Learn more about filming in Westchester.