©2017 Michigan Economic Development Corporation
Michigan’s business climate is stronger than ever. Nearly
two-thirds of Michigan businesses surveyed describe the state as having a
positive business climate and would promote Michigan as a place to start a business.1 The state is ranked as a Top 10
Pro-Business State2 and as a Top 10 state for major new and expanded
Michigan’s competitiveness is due in part to the simple,
fair and efficient 6 percent corporate tax, and the elimination of industrial
personal property taxes that will cut $372 million for small businesses by
Michigan provides millions of dollars in support each year
for business expansions and growth through its resources, incentives and loans.
Entrepreneurs and startups also have access to business services and financial
support through MEDC’s SmartZones and business incubators, each anchored by an academic institution.
MEDC’s Newsroom is your best resource for current data and compelling articles that tell
Michigan’s robust business story:
This statewide procurement database connects businesses to billions of dollars of opportunity to help them expand their supply chains, identify new opportunities and provides free or significantly reduced legal, accounting and web services.
Loans to small and midsize businesses are available for projects that need extra help closing the deal or need second-stage gap financing. There is also help for projects aimed at revitalizing urban areas, reusing buildings and promoting mixed-use and sustainable development.
Michigan's state-wide jobs website connects job creators with job seekers.
To contact a business development specialist,
click here or call
300 N. Washington Sq., Lansing, MI 48913