Downtown Rochester is home to a wide variety of activities for residents and visitors to see and do year-round. Here are three resources to help you navigate downtown Rochester.
Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency (DMC EDA) hosted four webinars during October and November 2020 related to the five-year update of its 20-year Development Plan. The webinars addressed different components of the update, including tax values in the DMC district, benefits of the DMC initiative to the community, and potential impacts of COVID-19 to the local economy. Find video summaries and full recordings of the webinars here.
LEED Fellows represent the top of their fields in green building design, engineering and development
Kevin Bright, energy and sustainability director for Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency (DMC EDA) and City of Rochester, has been named a 2020 LEED Fellow by Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI). Bright is among 25 professionals who represent exceptional practitioners and leaders within the green building community and have demonstrated mastery of the technical application of LEED, the world’s most widely used green building rating system.
Interested in how Destination Medical Center measured up to the goals that were set for the first five years of the Development Plan? Curious about what projects are planned for the next five years and what considerations are guiding decisions on future investments? In this webinar recorded on Friday, October 9, 2020, Destination Medical Center Economic Development Agency staff talk about the journey, what’s ahead and how the community benefits.
How can Rochester imagine new ways to think about and visualize land use, urban design and economics? Urban3, an urban planning consulting firm, analyzed the public return on investment in the DMC District during Phase 1 (2015-2019) as part of the Five-Year update to the Destination Medical Center (DMC) Development Plan.
In this webinar on October 7, 2020, Joe Minicozzi, founder of Urban3, provides an overview of the results, how they compare to other locations nationwide, and how Rochester can visualize market dynamics created by tax and land use policies.