Rochester, Minnesota, is a growing urban area of more than 100,000 people with cultural and lifestyle amenities to rival its larger counterparts. About 90 minutes from the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, Rochester offers the best healthcare in the nation as well as an affordable cost of living and excellent quality of life.
When you locate at One and Two Discovery Square, you can tap into Rochester’s highly educated talent base with a strong work ethic. Rochester, because of Mayo Clinic’s presence, naturally draws some of the best, most ambitious talent from leading universities in the country for careers, medical residency and post-graduate work. The University of Minnesota Rochester, which has lab facilities in One Discovery Square, attracts undergraduates pursuing careers in health sciences.
Picture yourself in a thriving community. One in which your commute is a matter of a few minutes, whether by car, bus rapid transit or on foot. You have a choice of housing – rental apartments and owned lofts and condos downtown as well as affordable single-family homes in the suburbs. The downtown and residential areas are safe, as are the schools that ensure kids are well prepared for college and careers. This is Rochester.
Travel outside the city is just as easy here. Several major airlines have daily direct flights into and out of Rochester International Airport, where flying doesn’t consume half a day prior to leaving the ground.
This approachable lifestyle may provide you more free time to explore the region’s abundant trout streams and rugged bluffs. Craft breweries and distilleries, restaurants from fast casual to high-end dining and varied cultural influences provide an array of options for a night out. Looking to feed your creativity instead? The acclaimed Rochester Arts Center has filled that need for 75 years.
These are just a few of the reasons why Rochester has been ranked in the top 5 of the Best Places to Live by Livability.com