It's all in the name

Pleasantville matches its name. It has a charming, walkable downtown area full of culture, and strong community. You'll find children walking to school and families joining together in this not-so-quintessential small town.





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Opportunities in Pleasantville

Pleasantville packs a lot of punch for a small village. Between its delightful collection of locally owned shops and restaurants, the Jacob Burns Film Center, and their community events, there's a world of opportunity in this pleasant place to call home.


With the Jacob Burns Film Center anchoring its downtown, Pleasantville has become a cultural and artistic hub in Westchester. Home to the Gordon Parks Foundation and the Pleasantville Music Festival each summer, you'll find that Pleasantville is a destination for fine arts and community experiences.


Pleasantville is served by the Pleasantville Union Free School District. This highly rated school district is a small and tight knit. No busing is offered so families are able to walk to school. Pleasantville is also home to Pace University.


Pleasantville has a veritable restaurant row! You'll find all types of cuisine in this small town. With many locally owned restaurants and coffee shops and one of the biggest Farmers Markets in the area, Pleasantville is a destination for Westchester foodies.


From an Iroquois settlement to being home to several safe houses on the Underground Railroad Pleasantville has a storied past. The arrival of the train transitioned the town into a modern suburb, and brought many artists to the area. Today, you'll find many historical homes in this modern village.

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Whether you’re looking for an historic home on the countryside, a modern luxury apartment in a thriving downtown, or something in between, you’ll find it in Westchester.

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450 square miles and 45 cities, towns and villages.

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Relax at beaches, hike and bike trails, and enjoy other activities across 18,000 acres of parkland.

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Get to Grand Central Station in as little as 30 minutes.

Our Incentives

Westchester County’s various incentives help support startups, assist not-for-profits, and promote economic development through creating, attracting and retaining jobs, and more.


Industrial Development Agency

Sales tax exemptions on new construction, expansion or renovation projects, or the acquisition of new equipment, and more help companies grow and prosper.

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Local Development Corporation

Since its inception in 2012, we’ve assisted not-for-profit organizations in securing tax-exempt bond financing benefits totaling over $400 million—at no cost or risk to the taxpayers of Westchester County.

Our Programs

Westchester County offers programs and services to assist and incentivize businesses.

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Element 46 Incubator

The new Element 46 Incubator program kicked off in 2019 to inspire and support entrepreneurial talent and the development of new businesses in the County. Nearly a hundred business leaders will serve as mentors to startups, offering their expertise, time, and support.

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Minority and Women-Owned Business Program

Westchester works to encourage, promote and increase participation of business enterprises owned and controlled by persons of color or women.


Opportunity Zones

This new community investment tool established by Congress in 2017 encourages long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide.

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Service-Disabled Veteran - Owned Business Program

Westchester encourages and supports eligible SDVOBs to play a greater role in the state's economy by increasing their participation in New York State's contracting opportunities.

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Disadvantaged Business Program

This federally regulated program provides a vehicle for increasing the participation by small businesses owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals.

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