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Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN) announced today that its aerospace composites subsidiary, Albany Engineered Composites, Inc. (AEC), will be further expanding its operations in Rochester, New Hampshire. AEC expects to break ground on a new plant adjacent to its current Rochester operations in 2012, and to begin initial production in 2014.  read more >
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Small Business Incubator Study appointment made
John Nolan  |  30-Sep-2010

Rochester Economic Development Manager, Karen Pollard announced the appointment of Vermont-based Community Investments (CI) to carry out the Feasibility Study for a Small Business Incubator in downtown Rochester. read more >
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Job opening - Economic Development Specialist
City of Rochester  |  15-Jul-2010

The Economic Development Department and City of Rochester is currently accepting applications for the part-time (24 hrs/wk) position of Economic Development Specialist. read more >
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Construction Advisory: North Main Street Bridge Project - Construction to begin June 1
Kathryn Buxton  |  26-May-2010

The North Main Street Bridge will close to all vehicle and pedestrian traffic on Tuesday, June 1, as bridge construction crews begin work to preserve the 127-year-old structure. read more >

Rochester ED Reports and Presentations

Granite Ridge TIF - presentation to City Council 5/13/2014

The Rochester Advantage 2013 State of the City.pdf

2013 Startup Rochester Application

EDA Grant application

Arts & Economic Prosperity Study IV 


Developers Handbook - Jan 2012

Incubator Feasibility Study - prepared Dec. 2010 by Community Investments, South Strafford, VT

FY 2011 Economic Development Department Budget presentation - presentation to Council 05/18/2010

Presentation by Matt Walsh on TIF [pdf]

State of the City 2010 Presentation [pdf] - Granite Ridge District - March 16, 2010

North Main Street Bridge business assistance - presentation to City Council 02/16/2010

Downtown Business Retention and Expansion Program [pdf] - presentation to City Council 11/17/2009

Final Report - Downtown Business Retention and Expansion Program [pdf]

ED Strategic Plan [pdf] - Created by RKG Associates - a detailed Economic Development Strategic Master Plan

Retail Site Recommendations [pdf] - Created by the Buxton Co. - a detailed report of retail matches to the community

Thriving in Challenging Times [pdf] - 2008 State of the City presentation

Magazine Articles about Rochester