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New White Plains Plaza owners invest $30 million in upgrades, boost leasing

Westfair Online, Ryan Deffenbaugh, October 20, 2016

White Plains Plaza owner Ivy Realty plans to renovate this courtyard off Main Street as part of its $30 million investment in property improvements.

In the first 18 months that Greenwich-based Ivy Realty has controlled the 700,000-square-foot White Plains Plaza mixed-use complex, the real estate firm has committed to $30 million in upgrades to the two buildings that comprise an entire block of the city’s central business district.

Koi leverages its coworking space for special events

Westfair Online, Bob Rozycki, October 11, 2016

While Koi has competition in the shared-office sector in Westchester and Fairfield counties... because of its open floor plan, Koi can leverage the space for use for after-hours events.

One recent event was hosted by Heineken for 40 of its employees for a training session.

“By keeping the space flexible, we’re able to be fairly nimble and shape it to the needs of an event while still maintaining the core needs of the coworking space during our general 9-to-5,” Doran said.

Long Term Development Scenarios for the Transit District

The City of White Plains has launched a web application which focuses on potential long-term development scenarios for city-owned parcels in the Transit District. The web application can be accessed via the Transit District website, www.wptransitdistrict.com, and consists of a slideshow which focuses specifically on potential long-term development scenarios and an 11-minute summary video which explains the potential long-term development scenarios. 


Mamaroneck Avenue Road Resurfacing (Livingston Avenue to Waller Avenue)

The Department of Public Works (DPW) has awarded a contract to PCI Industries, Inc., for the above captioned work. Preparation work for the milling and paving, consisting curb work, casting replacement and minor sidewalk upgrades, will begin on or about October 5th. Once the preparation work is complete the road surface will be milled (removing the existing damaged road surface) and a new final top course of asphaltic concrete pavement will be placed. Work is expected to be completed in approximately four weeks, barring unforeseen circumstances.

WPETC Offering Tech Courses in Fall 2016

Here is your chance to improve your technology skills! White Plains Education & Training Center is now offering a wide range of tech courses/workshops this fall (only). Offerings include: Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Gmail, calendaring, resume writing, and much more!

Downtown White Plains: Current Trends and Future Possibilities

The League of Women Voters of White Plains and co-sponsor Rotary Club of White Plains presents their Fall 2016 program, Downtown White Plains: Current Trends and Future Possibilities, to be held on Wednesday, September 14 from 7 pm – 9 pm in the Church Street School Auditorium.

Hear from a panel of professionals about the tools available to influence development and how communities can utilize those tools and resources to impact change. They will share examples of current efforts to boost downtown White Plains and success stories from other communities.

Jazz Fest Returns to White Plains This September

Top Jazz Acts to Perform at County’s Premiere Music Festival

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (September 6, 2016) – ArtsWestchester is pleased to announce the return of White Plains Jazz Fest, celebrating its 5th season. The festival, which kicks off on September 20, is a collaboration between ArtsWestchester, The City of White Plains and the White Plains BID to spotlight top jazz musicians in Westchester County.

"This festival is growing bigger and better than ever," said Mayor Thomas Roach. "It has become a White Plains tradition."

Redevelopment eyed for aging White Plains Mall

The Journal News, Richard Liebson, August 16, 2016

The first mall built in the city will be torn down and replaced with a 20-plus story residential tower, townhouse-style apartments, stores and a parking garage topped by publicly accessible green space if developers follow through on preliminary concepts discussed at a recent Common Council meeting.

Review: At Pax Romana in White Plains, Eating as the Romans (Mostly) Do

The New York Times, Alice Gabriel, August 5, 2016

Pax Romana, an eating emporium that opened last February in White Plains, is a smart salute to the culinary traditions of Rome. In a city where Bloomingdale’s must stand in for the Coliseum, and the gushing water feature in front of Trump Tower at City Center is as close as you’ll get to anything remotely like the Trevi Fountain, the team at Pax Romana is valiantly turning out plates of cacio e pepe and spaghetti carbonara for an appreciative pubblico (public).

White Plains Jazz Fest Wins Best of Westchester

The White Plains Jazz Fest was named "Best Jazz Festival" by Westchester Magazine! You can see the "Best of Westchester" feature in their July 2016 issue.