We’ve Got That Magnetic Attraction

When looking for that next geographical location for your company, our hope is that you pick a location that feels like home and where someone takes the time to get to know you. We believe we have that spot waiting for you right here! Our Southwest Michigan location is strategically located between Chicago and Detroit, with easy access to anywhere by land, air or lake. Our team stands ready to unveil the benefits of our place, community partners, incentives, workforce, suppliers, infrastructure and more.

From project ideation to cutting the ribbon, let Southwest Michigan First serve as your one-stop-shop for all site selection services, including demographic and workforce comparative analysis, site review and comparison, incentives, workforce assistance and municipal support. Our goal is to make your project in the region as competitive as possible, which often means leveraging incentive dollars, tax abatements, working with local partners and optimizing your workforce to strengthen your project in the region.

Look what’s waiting for you in Southwest Michigan and more!

We’re ready to become part of a collaborative team that brings your company to Southwest Michigan. Contact Jill Bland at 269.553.9588 to start the process today.
People
787,233
Population in
Southwest Michigan
Metro Recovery
#6
U.S. Metro Area for
Job Creation as of May 2020
Employers
20
Fortune 1000 Companies
Headquartered or Physically Present
Industrial Design
#1
State for Highest Concentration
of Industrial Designers
Innovation
Top 10
U.S. Metro Area for
Job Creation as of May 2020
Workforce
380,000+
People in
the Labor Force
Quality of Life
21
Minute Average Commute
to Work
Cost of Living
#2
Lowest Cost of Living
in the U.S.
Talent
38.4%
Of Population Age 25+ With an
Associate's Degree or Higher