New York State selects the Village of Webster for the 2nd round of the NY Forward Community Revitalization Program, and commits to investing $4.5 million into the Village's Downtown Business District.
(Webster, New York, February 20, 2024) The Webster Economic Development Alliance (Alliance) announced today that Governor Kathy Hochul has selected the Village of Webster, New York as one of two winners in the Finger Lakes Region for the competitive NY Forward Community Revitalization Program. The Village of Webster's downtown revitalization project seeks to create a thriving Main Street which seamlessly blends modern sustainability with the historic character of our community. We are honored to receive the NY Forward funding, which will greatly support our efforts to enhance accessibility and walkability for residents and visitors, provide flexible event space for cultural events, and rejuvenate economic development along Main Street. Thank you to Governor Hochul and our community partners for supporting this transformative project and investing in the future vitality of our Village.
FAIRLIFE®, A COCA-COLA SUBSIDIARY, SELECTS WEBSTER, NY TO BUILD $650 MILLION PRODUCTION FACILITY
The 745,000 square-foot facility is expected to create approximately 250 new jobs in the Town of Webster
(Webster, New York, May 9, 2023) The Webster Economic Development Alliance (Alliance) announced today that fairlife® has selected Webster, New York as its preferred location for a new production facility. The 745,000 square-foot facility is expected to create up to 250 new, high-paying jobs and will be built on 100 acres off Tebor Road in the eastern suburb of Rochester in Monroe County. The company, which is a subsidiary of The Coca-Cola Company, expects to break ground in the fall of 2023, subject to appropriate approvals and final diligence. The facility is slated to be operational by the end of 2025, with a total estimated project investment of $650 million.
Comfortable, neighborhood living; a vibrant village; a terrific town; a high-performing school district; plus access to an amazing array of amenities have helped to make Webster one of the fastest growing, most sought after communities in Monroe County. You are encouraged to visit us, explore our community and discover why Webster is truly Where Life is Worth Living!
Webster, New York is just 13 miles northeast of the City of Rochester along a 100-mile stretch of unspoiled Lake Ontario shoreline. Webster has a rare combination of industry, commerce, recreational assets, and rich community life all amid rolling hills, significant open space, and agricultural lands. The Town of Webster continues to be a destination community in New York’s Finger Lakes Region, with key community assets that support a high quality of life for Webster’s residents, business owners, and visitors.
- Population: 45,327 (2020 Census Town & Village)
- Housing Units: 20,076
- Average Household Income: $100,707
- Median Home Value: $203,400
- 23 miles of trails and 2,750 acres of parks & open space
- 16 min to Downtown
- 22 min to Airport
- 23 min to NYS Thruway
- North East Area for Technology: 7.0 MSF Industrial Hub
- Largest employer: Xerox Corporation ~2,700 employees
Quality of Life.
Where Life is Worth...Living!
Residents in Webster enjoy a high quality of life in an affordable community, with access to a wide variety of recreational opportunities, shopping destinations, festivals, concerts, parades and 22-miles of waterfront. Webster’s abundant system of parks, open space and preserved lands includes over 2,750 protected acres covering diverse habitats and ecosystems. Residents benefit from access to the Town’s extensive 23-mile network of trails traversing the community and connecting neighborhoods with services and employment centers.
One Voice for Economic Development in Webster, NY
The Webster Economic Development Alliance was created to bring together a number of disparate public and private organizations along with interested individuals that all have stakes in promoting economic growth and revitalization in the community.
In creating The Alliance, it was recognized that if the community is to effectively compete for new investment and jobs in an increasingly global economy, it would need to present a united front. Our mission is to speak with one voice for economic development in Webster.