Business & Economic Development

The Department of Development serves as the first point of contact for industrial, commercial, retail, office, and residential developers seeking to bring a project to New Rochelle. Our unique Development Management Team is composed of multi-disciplinary staff who specialize in all aspects of planning that are central to successful economic development. This allows the City to plan for and react to development trends in the City, as well as to better serve the public, private, and nonprofit sectors.

We are thoroughly prepared to assist citizens, developers, real estate brokers, and prospective residents and businesses with our one-stop shopping approach to development.

Capabilities consist of:
  • Economic development
  • Transportation planning
  • Environmental review and compliance (Federal and State)
  • Large-scale residential development supervision
  • Downtown Streetscape Improvement Program
  • Facade Improvement Program
  • Liaison with Business Improvement District (BID) and Chamber of Commerce
  • Opening a business
Learn about public and private business assistance, including loans and grants, by downloading a copy of New Rochelle's Ideal Business Guide.