Property Overview/Description

Now open in Rochester, NY, College Town is an exciting new mixed-use, close-knit district providing the broader Rochester community, University of Rochester and University of Rochester Medical Center students, faculty and staff a one-of-a-kind, vibrant 24/7 environment to live, learn, dine, shop, work and play. Strategically located at the intersection of Mount Hope and Elmwood Avenue, College Town features 125,000 SF of street level retail, including a 20,000 SF Constantino’s Market and a two-level Barnes and Noble university/community bookstore; a 136-room Hilton Garden Inn Hotel; 50,000 SF of new class A office space; and, 150 new high end apartment units known as Mount Hope Lofts. Developed by Gilbane Development Company and Fairmount Properties, College Town is perfectly positioned to bring Rochester’s booming higher education and medical community together with a 5-county population of over 1 million people to enjoy new-to-market retail and restaurant options to meet every taste and style, as well as family-oriented and other programming for gathering and recreating. Stay updated on the latest openings, events, and deals on our Facebook and Twitter pages.


About The Developer

Location Information


Rochester is the third largest city in New York, with a population of 1.2 million people within the metropolitan area.

College Town is strategically located at the front door to the U of R and is flanked by the University’s main campus and the University of Rochester Medical Center.

College Town is adjacent to and within walking distance to U of R Medical Center.

Founded in 1850, the University of Rochester is one of the country’s top tier research universities and with over 20,000 employees, is the largest employer in the nine-county metropolitan Rochester area.

Mt. Hope and Elmwood Avenues, both provide access to downtown and the eastern suburbs, respectively, with Mt. Hope Avenue providing direct access to the New York Thruway via I-390.