Downtown Syracuse is the center of our region in more ways than one. It’s the physical center, the cultural center, the psychological center- where people live, work and play. Downtown has been the heart of economic development for Syracuse since the days of the Erie Canal and that continues into the present. 37.4% of all jobs in the Metropolitan Statistical Area are within three miles of downtown. Downtown provides an opportunity for collaboration that drives innovation and makes Downtown Syracuse timely and timeless. Businesses are flocking to Downtown Syracuse to be a part of the momentum – JOIN THEM!