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.
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Population in
Southwest Michigan
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Nationally Ranked Places to Live
Top 75
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Fortune 1000 Companies
Headquartered or Physically Present
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Industrial Design
State for Highest Concentration
of Industrial Designers
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Colleges & Universities
Throughout Our
Seven-County Region
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People in
the Labor Force
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Average Commute Time
20 Min
2nd fastest among MSAs with 250k+ people
and pay an average wage of $55k+
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Cost of Living
Lowest Cost of Living
in the U.S.
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Of Population Age 25+ With an
Associate's Degree or Higher