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County offices closed June 19th

Macomb County offices will be closed on Wednesday, June 19th in observance of Juneteenth. Online services are available 24/7.

Cooling Centers

Looking for a place to escape the extreme heat? Cooling centers are available across Macomb County.

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Grow your business

Let our economic development team help you facilitate the growth and expansion of your business.

If you want to grow your business, our economic development team wants to help make that happen with services and programs that fit your business needs.

How can we help?

  • Financing
  • Incentives and programs
  • Project management assistance with any level of government to access appropriate programs
  • Economic and demographic research
  • Workforce recruiting and training incentives
  • Help look for your future location
  • Industry 4.0 and automation
  • Retention visits with our Economic Development team, to ensure your business is on the right path to growth and connected to the right partners and programs 

Are you looking to grow your business? Our team is connected to a vast network of service providers that can help your business achieve its goals for growth. We provide access to startup counseling, financing programs, employee recruiting and training programs and more. We can help you with your request for proposal (RFP) or help obtain information. 

Are you or your company in need of coworking space? Check out our list of coworking spaces in Macomb County.

Ask our economic development team to sign you up for one of our newsletters: Macomb Business Insider, Focus Macomb, or Talking Talent. Or use this link to sign up on your own. 

One of the best ways to grow your business is through diversification. Taking advantage of programs through the Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center (MMTC), Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC) opportunities such as business-to-business events and summits is a good way to start. Investing in employees and training them through Macomb Community College or on-the-job training utilizing a number of workforce incentives, which makes your talent more valuable.

Other partners

Industry 4.0

Our Macomb Next project is helping move businesses into the Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR or Industry 4.0). I4.0 is the ongoing automation of traditional manufacturing and industrial practices, using modern smart technology. Our department’s goal is to create awareness centered around the pillars of I4.0 and the programs available to businesses.

Macomb Community College

Macomb Community College plays host to the Michigan New Jobs Training Program, which awards flexible funding to cover the cost of training new employees through the company's income taxes being redirected back to the business to train new staff. MCC also operates the Michigan Technical Education Center, referred to as the M-TEC building,  which provides non-credit training and education.

Velocity

If you’re bringing your business to Macomb County from out-of-state or overseas, or an out-of-state business trying to gain a foothold, Velocity in Sterling Heights provides entrepreneurship assistance, business training, sales training, access to funding, talent development and attraction, workspace needs and mental calibration.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation

Small to medium-sized businesses in Michigan can utilize the MEDC’s multiple capital access programs to maintain and grow their companies when private sector lenders need assistance in providing a loan.

Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! programs

The Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! on-the-job-training program offers an incentive to employers for hiring eligible job seekers and providing them new skills training. OJT provides reimbursement to the employer; up to 50% of the new employee’s wages for a designated period. This reimbursement assists in covering some of the extraordinary costs of providing the training.

Additional resources

Contact us

To learn more about our free and confidential services: 

Call: 586-469-5285

Email: planning@macombgov.org

Reach out to one of our Economic Development representatives