All you need to know about Rochester

Rochester is a city located on the banks of Lake Ontario with a population of 208,046. Rochester is the seat of Monroe County and is situated less than two hours from Buffalo and Syracuse. Furnished apartments and corporate housing in Rochester are continuing to prove popular with Rochester being a thriving business hub and centre of trade.

The area of Rochester has always been popular due to its waterfront location and proximity to the Canadian border. The development of the city followed the American Revolution after immigrants from New England sought new fertile land for agriculture. By 1821 Rochester was the seat of Monroe County and continued to grow in both population and in size. In 1830 Rochester became a city, during the 1900s the city grew as flower nurseries began to spread within the city and surrounding area, giving the city the nickname “flower city”. By the beginning of the 20th century, Rochester became the centre of the garment industry and the population and urban development were at a high.

Rochester is a thriving business destination, home to Tech Valley, the technologically recognised area of the New York state. Furnished apartments in Rochester are located close to Tech Valley as well as the numerous headquarters that call the city home. These companies include Eastman Kodak, Hickey Freeman, and Vuzix making the city of Rochester high in employment rates and a steadily growing economic base.

Due to its proximity to Canada and Niagara Falls, the city of Rochester is also a plethora of attractions and tourist hotspots. Corporate housing and furnished apartments in Rochester situate guests close to these attractions, making business travel more entertaining and family friendly for relocating to the city. Guests can benefit from attractions such as Seneca Park Zoo, Seabreeze Amusement Park and High Falls, with many museums and galleries such as The Strong Museum, George Eastman Museum, and Rochester Museum and Science Center, nearby.

Furnished apartments in Rochester are also within easy reach of transport links and connections to surrounding and nearby cities. The nearest airport to the city is Greater Rochester International Airport which can be found just less than 5 miles away from the city centre. Rochester Station is served by Amtrak which runs services to and from New York and Buffalo.

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