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Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Helps Three Companies Create Nearly 1,000 Jobs

In Detroit, Australia-based Fortescue will establish Advanced Manufacturing Center, Germany-based EcoG plans U.S. headquarters. Plus, Fifth Wheel Freight plans new flagship headquarters in the Great Lakes State.
Nel Hydrogen Michigan

Nel Hydrogen Will Build $400M Gigafactory In Southeast Michigan

Norwegian hydrogen company Nel Hydrogen will build its automated gigafactory in Plymouth Township, Michigan, where it will create 517 jobs.
Top Logistics Hubs

Top Logistics Hubs: Links To Success

The logistics industry is a multi-billion dollar sector that connects producers and consumers to deliver the right products at the right time.

Nel Hydrogen Gigafactory To Bring 500+ Jobs To Michigan

Financial incentives, a skilled workforce, cooperation with universities and research institutions, and strategic partnerships helped bring the Norwegian company’s $400M automated gigawatt electrolyzer manufacturing facility to Michigan.
Michigan Strategic Fund

MSF Supports Job Creation, Economic Growth Across Michigan

The Michigan Strategic Fund (MSF) recently approved projects including business expansions in Zeeland, Detroit, and Sterling Heights; community revitalization projects in Lansing.
Startup Ecosystems

Startup Ecosystems Are Everywhere

A tidal wave of venture capital is fueling a boom in startups around the world. Locations are racing to establish thriving startup ecosystems that make them magnets for unicorns.
GM Detroit-Hamtramck Unveils Factory ZERO

GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck Plant Named Flagship Facility For EV Production

General Motors will invest $2.2 billion to transform its Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center into an all-electric vehicle assembly plant, dubbed Factory ZERO.
Amazon Tech Hubs

Amazon Creating 3,500 Jobs In Tech Hubs Across The U.S.

The jobs will be created as Amazon invests more than $1.4 billion in expansions of its Dallas, Detroit, Denver, New York, Phoenix, and San Diego Tech Hubs.
Michigan Strategic Fund

Michigan Strategic Fund Projects Will Create More Than 740 Jobs

Business expansions, community revitalization projects will spur economic growth and extend Michigan’s leadership in automotive manufacturing and future mobility solutions.
FCA Michigan

Michigan Incentives Will Help FCA Create 6,433 New Jobs

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' historic project will generate $4.5 billion in investment as it builds a new state-of-the-art assembly plant in Detroit and expands production at five existing Michigan facilities.
STEM skills

STEM Leaders: Moving To The Head Of The Class

The battle for America’s future as a global technology leader is being waged in locations that have initiated innovative programs to increase the number of graduates with STEM skills.
FCA

FCA To Create Nearly 6,500 Jobs With Michigan Expansion

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will invest $4.5 billion to build a new assembly plant in Detroit and add production at five existing Michigan facilities
Michigan Central Station Ford Detroit Redevelopment

2018 Economic Development Deal of the Year: Bronze Award

Detroit’s iconic Michigan Central Station will be restored to greatness as the centerpiece of Ford’s new 1.2 million-square-foot Corktown campus and mobility hub.
Michigan

Michigan: Strong Partnerships, Stronger Growth

Michigan’s economic development team is working with more than 100 inter-local and corporate partners to develop growth strategies.
Mahindra MANA Southeast Michigan

MANA Opens New Southeast Michigan HQ, Manufacturing Facility

Southeast Michigan's first new OEM operation in more than 25 years is part of a $230 million investment in the region. By 2020, additional projects will result in 400 more jobs and another $600 million in investment
Detroit

Transportation Grants Help Create 880 Jobs In Metro Detroit

The TEDF grants, totaling more than $2.7 million, will help several companies expand in the region, resulting in private investments of nearly $279 million.
Michigan

Michigan: Flex-N-Gate Corp. Puts Plant in Detroit

The auto supplier will invest $95 million in a 500,000-square-foot production facility in the motor city, creating 650 new jobs.
Michigan University Research Corridor

Michigan’s URC Contributes $958M, 11,600 Jobs In Detroit

The University Research Corridor accounts for one in 20 Motor City jobs amidst continued recovery, according to a new report.
Detroit Flex-N-Gate

Flex-N-Gate To Create Up To 650 Jobs In Detroit

The Michigan Strategic Fund has approved a $3.5 million performance-based grant to help automotive supplier Flex-N-Gate open a $95 million plant in Detroit’s eastside I-94 Industrial Park.
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Daimler Trucks To Invest $375M to Bring New Engine Line to Detroit

Daimler Trucks will invest $375 million to enable production of its new DD5 and DD8 medium duty engines at Detroit™ brand headquarters and manufacturing facility in Redford, MI.
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Listen Now: Living And Learning In Lubbock, Texas, With John Osborne, CEO, Lubbock EDA

Lubbock EDA CEO John Osborne discusses business climate and downtown revitalization in the Business Facilities Podcast.
Economic Development Awards

Business Facilities 2024 EDO Awards. Enter By March 14!

For the second year, Business Facilities recognizes economic development organizations for effective, innovative initiatives. Enter by March 14.
2023 Deals Of The Year

2023 Deals Of The Year

Entries for Deal of the Year awards spanned industries, investment types, and winning strategies. Here are the stories of this year’s picks.

[VIDEO] Camp Hall – A Next Generation Commerce Park in South Carolina

Camp Hall is a first-of-its-kind, master-planned industrial work space located in Charleston, S.C. As a convergence of people, place and programming, Camp Hall delivers thoughtful infrastructure and logistical features that empower people — and business — to thrive.

Location Spotlight: Charging into the EV Market in Northwest Ohio

With close proximity to Detroit, an extensive transportation network and a trained, educated workforce, the Toledo/Northwest Ohio region has a long successful track record within the automotive industry. Those inherent assets are the same resources which make this region an attractive location for the evolving electric vehicle market.