It’s more than just the diverse businesses and unmatched quality of life that make Monroe County unique. It’s the proximity to major markets including Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Washington, DC. Monroe County offers the space to grow and expand businesses, supported by a highly skilled workforce and community.
Compared to other major metropolitan areas and against national averages, businesses in Monroe County benefit from a highly competitive commercial real estate market. The region’s outstanding infrastructure supports the diverse real estate available to service providers and manufacturers of all sizes.
Businesses can enjoy the urban bustle of Rochester while also benefiting from commercial real estate opportunities to buy or build.
The talented workforce available in Monroe County is another reason businesses love to grow here. With 19 colleges and universities in the Greater Monroe County region, businesses pull from a highly-skilled and talented workforce.
In 2017, the largest city in Monroe County, Rochester, ranked #1 on the U.S. Census out of 53 major U.S. metropolitan areas in home affordability – and Rochester’s neighbor, Buffalo, ranked #2.
Monroe County is a unique location where businesses have room to expand and the people and families of those businesses will enjoy an exceptional quality of life.