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How Michigan Compares...
The state of Michigan continues to be a prime state for entrepreneurs, growing businesses, and families young and old. See how the great lakes state competes with neighboring states and beyond.
From our strengths in technology and innovation to a business-friendly environment and the Pure Michigan quality of life, Michigan has what it takes to build a championship economy.
Michigan Earns Recognition at the IEDC Annual Conference
MEDC was ranked No. 4 for best-in-class state economic development organizations, announced DCI, a marketing leader in economic development and tourism.Read More
Michigan #1 for Automotive Industry, EV Investment, Top 10 for Tech Talent Pipeline
Business Facilities’ 19th Annual Rankings Report placed Michigan #1 for Automotive Industry and EV Investment, and top 10 for categories such as FDI Investment, Customized Workforce Training and Life Sciences, building on the state’s national leadership in key industries and talent development.Read More
In addition, Michigan won 2021’s Golden Shovel Award for manufacturing, and the state had received Area Development’s Silver Shovel Award (8-12 million population) for five years prior.
Michigan Wins Silver Shovel Award for Transformational EV Battery Project Win
Area Development’s Annual Gold & Silver Shovel Awards recognize state economic development agencies that drive significant job creation through innovative policies, infrastructure improvements, processes, and promotions that attract new employers and investments in new and expanded facilities.Read More
Michigan Means Success
From startup to scale up, Michigan's talent and culture of innovation have created an environment where companies can grow and thrive.
Quality of Life
Ann Arbor #6 for Best Places to live in the U.S.
Traverse City Ranked in Top Places to Visit in 2022
Kalamazoo #1 Coolest City in the U.S. with the Lowest Cost of Living