Grow Your Business

​​​Why locate in Oakland County? 

We are Michigan’s international business address. Fiat ​Chrysler, BorgWarner, SAIC USA, Brose, Meritor, Denso and Valeo all have their North American headquarters here.  ​You have unparalleled opportunities to sell in the North American market: Not only the U.S. but also Canada and Mexico.

Fast Facts

  • Nearly $14 billion in Exports a year, which ranks 13th among counties nationally. Add in the Detroit region, we’re top five in the country in exports at $50 billion and first in exports to Canada and Mexico. 
  • 2,000 research facilities and one of the leading high tech workforces anywhere
  • 1,040 firms from 40 countries have business locations in Oakland County 

​​​Our Services

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

  • Incentive Coordination
  • ​Access to Capital
  • Site Location​
  • Workforce Development 
  • Procurement
  • Small Business Resources


  • 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


  • International trade fair invitations
  • Increase awareness of export opportunities and resources
  • Arrange financial assistance export development activities​