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7 reasons to grow your business in Monroe County, New York


Monroe County is rich with cutting-edge technology, some of the nation’s top higher education institutions, and diverse neighborhoods. Our community including the bustling City of Rochester and 19 quiet suburbs is thriving now more than ever. Imagine Monroe attracts economically sound commerce to Monroe County with the goal to improve the quality of life for the residents here. This is where we work–and where we raise our families. Find out why businesses – small and large – choose to call Monroe County home.

Training for the generation of tomorrow.

Monroe County is leading the charge to train our local workforce with the new LadderzUp program. This collaborative workforce development effort is designed to serve Monroe County residents by offering educational and training opportunities aligned with current and future job openings, while providing local employers access to employee training and a pool of newly skilled workers seeking a career.

LadderzUp will recruit, train, and quickly place workers into the most in-demand careers in the region including a skills bridge program, accelerated precision tooling certificate, mechatronics, entry-level healthcare, optics and photonics, IT medical assistant certificate as well as secondary partnership programs like dual enrollment and early college high school.



Butler/Till Media Services Inc. (B/T) is a full-service media planning and buying agency founded in 1998 by Sue Butler and Tracy Till. B/T relocated to Eagles Landing Business Park in the Town of Henrietta in 2010 and occupies over 22,000 square feet.


Home Leasing, LLC (Home Leasing) a developer, in collaboration with Episcopal Senior Life Communities (ESLC), proposes to develop a mixed-use project on 8.4 acres in the Town of Penfield. The project will provide a wide range of housing options for seniors from independent living to assisted living and memory care. Home Leasing’s participation will be the development and management of 113 affordable apartments for seniors with income at 50% to 60% Area Median Income. ESLC will provide supportive services for 40 of the units. The $30 million project will include ADA accessible units. Home Leasing expects to create 14 full-time jobs and eight part-time positions.


M/E Properties Rochester, LLC, a real estate holding company, proposes to purchase and renovate 300 Trolley Blvd. in the Town of Gates for M/E Engineering, P.C. (M/E). Founded in 1991, M/E is a mechanical/electrical consulting engineering firm. The firm has outgrown its leased space in the City of Rochester. The new 22,900 square foot location will allow the company to expand operations and create 11 full-time jobs over the next three years. Headquartered in Monroe County, M/E also operates in Buffalo, Albany and Syracuse with total employment of 200 people. The Rochester location employs approximately 85 people. The project cost is $3,100,000.

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