A Quality of Life That's Built to Last
In Michigan, job growth, lifestyle and affordability fire on all cylinders. We’re not only leading the charge in future-forward tech industries like EV battery manufacturing and clean energy, but our state is also home to immediate job opportunities across several innovative industries that are changing the world as we know it.
When it comes to living, and living as your truest self, Michigan has something for everyone. From the sand dunes of Traverse City to the northern lights of Marquette — the Frederik Meijer Gardens in Grand Rapids to the Eastern Market in Detroit — Michigan’s stunning natural landscapes, welcoming communities and vibrant urban environments inspire the quintessential work-life balance.
You Can in Michigan
You can have it all in Michigan: a rewarding career, a fulfilling life, economic opportunity and fundamental freedoms — all with proximity to 3,000 miles of freshwater coastline. Ready to live your best life? You can in Michigan.
Savor Michigan's Splendor
The Great Lakes state is a trove of environmental beauty and cultural riches. Michigan’s outdoors are unmatched, and with world-class cultural establishments, our urban centers are unlike any other.
Careers with Global Impact
In Michigan, you can work for companies that are shaping the future. Home to 17 Fortune 500 companies and specialized organizations to help you upskill and score apprenticeships — career growth is made in Michigan.
The Deal of a Lifetime
A move to Michigan is a move to one of the most affordable states in the country. Here our high-value, low-cost of living fits hand-in-glove with your great potential for advancement.
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New Michigan Housing Data Tool Launched
ANN ARBOR, Mich. – A new, free, community-wide housing data portal for all counties, cities and villages in the State of Michigan has launched. The State of Michigan Housing Data Portal is a partner project led by the Michigan Municipal League, and generously funded by the Michigan State Housing Development Association and the Michigan Economic […]Read More
Governor Whitmer Signs Historic Clean Energy and Climate Action Package
Legislation makes Michigan a national leader with 100% clean energy standard, strong labor provisions to build clean energy, streamlining construction of energy projects, and lowering utility costs DETROIT, Mich. – Today, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed historic clean energy legislation making Michigan a national leader in the fight against climate change. The bills will lower household utility costs, create tens of thousands of good-paying jobs, and protect […]Read More
The Arts Take Center Stage in Traverse City
By Rebecca Treon for Livability.com | Though it has a population just under 16,000, Traverse City, Michigan, is home to some pretty remarkable amenities. Take its arts scene, for example. Encompassing visual, performing, literary and everything in between, this city’s artistic repertoire consists of things you’d expect to find in much larger cities – and it […]Read More