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Metro Detroit Relocation Guide 2021

​​​Why locate in Oakland County? 

We are Michigan’s international business address. Bosch, Continental, Magna, Fiat Chrysler, BorgWarner, Brose, Meritor, Denso and Valeo all have their North American headquarters here. In fact, more than 1,000 firms from 39 countries have business locations in Oakland County, giving us an international diversity few states can match.

Fast Facts

  • Nearly $14.5 billion in Exports a year, which ranks 13th among counties nationally. In the Detroit region, we’re top five in the country in exports, at $50 billion. And we're first in exports to Canada and third in exports to Mexico. 
  • 2,000 research facilities and one of the leading high tech workforces anywhere
  • More than 1,000 firms from 39 countries have business locations in Oakland County 

​​​Our Services

When you locate in Oakland County, we can connect you with many services and resources

  • International
    • Free or low cost office space at international business centers
    • Referrals to international banks, accounting and legal services
    • Expat services
    • Visa assistance
    • Relocation services
    • Cultural connections
    • Educational resources
    • Market research and industry trends

  • Incentive Coordination
  • Access to Capital
  • Site Location
  • Workforce Development
  • Procurement and Government Contracting Services
  • B to B Connections

  • Exporting
    • International mission and trade show opportunities
    • Access to export support services
    • Financial assistance for export development activities

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