Updated: March 01, 2020 11:32 AM
Created: February 28, 2020 05:23 PM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — President and CEO of Greater Rochester Enterprise Matt Hurlbutt sat down with Lynette Adams to share updates on their record-breaking year in 2019.
GRE is the lead economic development organization in Rochester’s nine-county region. Last year, they saw a 42% increase in new business attraction and expansion projects.
They estimate that in 2019, Rochester saw 1,164 new jobs created, 3,265 jobs retained, and $171 million in new capital investments.
Hurlbutt cites the amount of professional talent in our area as a major selling point for the region.
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