Oakland County has earned its reputation as the economic engine that drives Michigan’s economy. Our business-friendly climate and innovative programming significantly impacts Oakland County and Michigan every day. In simpler terms, more than $1.7 million a day – on average – was invested in Oakland County in 2014.
Our Emerging Sectors® business diversification strategy is on the cusp of attracting $3 billion of total investment while creating or retaining more than 51,000 jobs. More than 50 percent of the Fortune 500 companies have at least one business location here. Our Tech248 initiative is connecting our 2,000 IT/tech companies, helping them attract, develop and retain talent. Take a look at our story. We create opportunities to thrive and prosper. Every day.