A great place to live and do business
Southwest Michigan is not only a great place to live; it’s a great place to do business.
With a strong and diverse economy, talented workforce, and one of the lowest cost origins in the Midwest, the competitive advantages our region offers is impressive.
Located halfway between Chicago and Detroit and close to major markets, it’s easy to see why more than 20 Fortune 1000 companies like Stryker, Pfizer, Whirlpool, American Axle, and Kellogg Company have chosen Southwest Michigan to build for the future. With a pro-business environment, affordable wage rates, and strong infrastructure, Southwest Michigan has much to offer that other regions don’t.
Plus, with the nation’s second lowest cost of living and lots of arts, entertainment, and recreation options to choose from, Southwest Michigan is a place where talented people want to live, work, play — and stay.
Let our team help make your project as competitive as possible. We will work with local partners and municipalities, leverage incentive dollars and tax abatements, and optimize your workforce to set your business up for success.