Hedley Waterfront Redevelopment Plan is prominently located along a quarter mile of spectacular Hudson River frontage of the gateway to Historic Downtown Troy. Immediately off the Route 7/Hoosick Street Bridge, Hedley District provides convenient access to I-787 and other area highways (i.e. I-87and I-90).
TROY, NEW YORK
Home to over 25,000 college students in the City of Troy including the prestigious Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy is a vibrant city of historic architecture, well-known restaurants, quaint boutique shops, and much more. Stretching along the majestic Hudson River the City has beautiful views of the surrounding Capital Region like no other.
HOME TO WORLD RENOWNED EDUCATION & STRONG WORK FORCE
- Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Emma Willard School for Girls, Russell Sage College, Hudson
Valley Community College, LaSalle Institute all located within the City
- 87.5% of residents have high school diplomas or beyond (source: 2010 ESRI Reports)
- 63.8% are in white collar jobs (source: 2010 ESRI Reports)
- One of the highest per capital Ph.D. percentages in the nation
- Excellent productivity-to-wage ratio – 19% above the national average
- RPI is at the forefront of start-up companies at its Incubator Center.
- RPI opened one of the world’s most advanced research facilities in biotechnology with a
new $80 million facility as part of New York State’s GYN*NY*SIS Centers;
OTHER BENEFITS OF THE CITY OF TROY
HISTORIC CHARM AND CHARACTER
- Antique District promotes events and venues to maintain the history of the City:
- Annual Victorian Stroll attracts over 15,000 visitors from the Northeast
- Home to the historic Troy Music Hall and NYS Theatre Institute
- Many historical buildings have been renovated to maintain architectural structure/
design paired with modern building systems – keeping that “historic charm”
- The American Classic, “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” was penned in 1823 by
Clement Clarke Moore and published in the Troy Sentinel.
- Home to “Uncle Sam”
- The Troy Turkey Trot: the oldest race in the Capital District, began in 1916 is now one of
the largest road races in upstate NY
- Troy Night Out, a monthly event in downtown Troy promotes businesses located within
- River Street Festival, an annual arts/crafts and music festival held every June.
- Minutes from Major Highways (I-787, I-90, I-87, Route 7)
- Walking distance to area venues, downtown shopping & dining
- Easy commute to all areas within the Capital Region
- High traffic counts on roads entering the City
- Green Island Bridge: 17,000 cars daily (source: 2010 ESRI Reports)
- Collar City Bridge (Alt Rte 7): 57,110 cars daily (source: 2010 ESRI Reports)
- Rensselaer County is an excellent place to live, work, shop, raise a family, and
especially to start or expand a business.
- Well known restaurants such as Browns Brewing Pub, Dinosaur BBQ, Bella Napoli,
Delicious Cafe, Ryan’s Wake, and more
- The only “true” City located on the Hudson River other than Manhattan creating
beautiful views of the River and Albany Skyline N*NY*SIS Centers;