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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Charting New Waters: Northern Michigan’s Blue Tech Revolution
Michigan is leading the latest wave of freshwater research. With its abundance of natural resources and the brightest minds in tech, the Grand Traverse region is emerging as a leader in “blue tech” – a term encompassing a wide range of marine technology, including vessel autonomy, underwater drones, environmental sensors, and vessel electrification. With […]Read More
Driving Innovation: Michigan’s Research and Development Landscape
With a rich history of innovation and commitment to fostering growth, Michigan serves as a thriving hub for cutting-edge research and technological advancements. The state’s research and development (R&D) sector continues to propel advancements across industries in part through strategic investments by the state. Historically, Michigan businesses spent $22.4 billion on R&D investments, making […]Read More
Community revitalization project in Merrill wins national recognition
MAEDC award highlights impact of MEDC’s community revitalization initiatives in Michigan. The Merrill High School Redevelopment Project in the village of Merrill has been recognized with a Project of the Year (Small Division) award by the Mid-America Economic Development Council (MAEDC) at the 2023 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference in Indianapolis. “The Merrill High School Redevelopment Project is a […]Read More