Oakland County administers loan programs tailored to the needs of expanding companies, organizations and entrepreneurs. The BFC administers the SBA 504 Loan Program which provides long-term, low-rate, fixed-asset financing for health, expanding companies in Michigan.
Oakland County administers loan programs tailored to the needs of expanding companies, organizations and entrepreneurs. The EDC issues tax-exempt bonds for fixed assets for qualified manufacturing businesses and non-profit 501 (c)(3) organizations.
Emerging Sectors (Industry Clusters) Through our Emerging Sectors initiative, nearly $3 billion in private investment has created or retained 51,000 jobs.
Main Street Oakland County (MSOC) is our unique economic development program with a historic preservation philosophy and an emphasis on "sense of place." We help local governments develop their downtowns as vibrant, successful districts that serve as the heart of their communities.
Manufacturing Day in Oakland County is a celebration of modern manufacturing, where companies across the country open their doors to students, teachers and counselors to highlight the technologies and careers in the new world of advanced manufacturing.
Maximizing the growth potential of the health care and life science sectors in Southeast Michigan. Medical Main Street, powered by Oakland County, is a collaboration of world renowned hospitals, universities and health care and life science companies in Southeast Michigan. Medical Main Street continues to brand the county as a global center of innovation in medical research and development, education and commercialization.
An innovative, hands-on career exploration experience for high school students, teachers and counselors to learn about today's hottest jobs from working professionals.
An online job portal that lists job opportunities in the skilled trades and the type of training needed to obtain the job.
The North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste Consortium (NoHaz) provides residents with a safe, reliable and environmentally responsible way to dispose of household hazardous waste.
An online competition that seeks the top young professionals and thought leaders who live or work in Oakland County. The 40 honorees have achieved excellence in their field and contribute to the quality of life in their communities.
The One Stop Ready Program encourages communities to capitalize on their strengths and refine their economic development processes for the purpose of implementing their community vision. It encourages them to think of themselves in the context of a developer, a business or a resident making a decision to locate or invest in a community.
An initiative launched in 2014 by the county executive to promote the county's 2,000 tech/IT firms, brand and market the county as a global technology hub while attracting and retaining high-tech jobs and talent. Tech248.com
The Oakland Entrepreneurial Alliance (OEA) is composed of 5 of the largest organizations dedicated to serving small business owners in Oakland County.