Oakland County has launched the Diversification Through Federal Contracting (DTFC) program to provide businesses with the resources to win federal contracts. The goal is to increase the value of federal contracts won by Oakland County businesses from approximately $300 million to $1 billion by 2025, thereby creating thousands of new jobs in Defense, Aerospace, and other related industries.
This is a consortium of almost 1,000 leading-edge high tech companies serving the region and leading the implementation of Industry 4.0.
Air commerce is easily accessible from Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County (DTW), Oakland County International Airport, and Bishop International (FNT). Direct flights to Japan, China and Europe are offered daily.
Detroit MSA’s cost of living is 4% below the national average and ranks as the fourth most affordable state in the country
Five major international trade crossings to Canada service the region.
Access to five international trade crossings with Canada within about an hour (61 miles); a sixth (Gordie Howe International Bridge) planned for completion in 2024
Oakland County is only hours away from “The Great Lakes”—five of the world’s largest bodies of fresh water—and has more than 1,450 lakes within its boundaries.