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You Can In Michigan

Take your career and lifestyle to the next level in Michigan. Our innovative industries, adventurous landscape and welcoming, affordable communities are waiting for you.

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.

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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.

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In Michigan, your paycheck goes farther. Learn how living here means living life to the fullest.

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Major Industries

Innovation flows through Michigan’s tech industries. from EV & mobility to advanced manufacturing, clean energy and biosciences.

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Your Place in Michigan Quiz

Michigan is welcoming to all. From peaceful, small towns to vibrant, urban metropolitans, finding your perfect place in Michigan just got a lot easier.

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Stay up to date with the latest news from Michigan.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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