Grow Your Business
in Flint & Genesee

Your Company’s Economic Support Directly Impacts Your Ability to Retain and Create Jobs–and Grow

Why Work with Us to Expand in Flint & Genesee

The success of Flint & Genesee businesses is key to the success of our region–which is why Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance is committed to building professional relationships and helping your company grow and succeed. Each year, we help hundreds of businesses maximize their potential by being their biggest business advocate. And we’d like to do the same for you.

The best part? Our services are offered at no cost to area businesses.

How We Can Help

WHERE TO START: Schedule a quick business visit that can take place in-person, virtually, or via phone.

WHAT TO EXPECT: An open conversation about your business’ fiscal health, client base, employment levels, and long- and short-term growth plans.

WHAT WE WILL DO: Identify your growth opportunities and challenges and help you access and connect to resources that put you on a path to success. This might include:

  • Grants, financial packaging, or securing access to money that supports expansions, employee trainings, machinery, etc.
  • Talent connections, with a focus on hiring needs and talent development
  • New markets (e.g., government contracting, exporting opportunities)

HOW WE WILL DO IT: We have key relationships with local and state government. Whether you’re pursuing a fire permit or seeking incentives to support a major expansion, our team can make sure the parties that need to be involved are. We also have access to tools and resources (e.g., Lightcast) that can provide your business with the data it needs to make informed decisions.

Hear directly from local companies about the opportunities they found by working with Flint & Genesee Economic Alliance.

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Collaborating with state and local workforce and higher educational partners, Flint & Genesee offers world-class workforce training programs that ensure your workforce is job ready. What’s more, our Talent Connection program can facilitate workforce recruitment and training services to connect employers with the resources needed to train, recruit, and retain a skilled labor force. 

Learn more about Workforce Resources available to your business.

The highly competitive land and buildings within Flint & Genesee County make this area an ideal location for businesses that are looking to expand. Our unique combination of transportation infrastructure via highway, rail and air along with our short distance from several metropolitan areas and two international crossings make Flint & Genesee the place to be. Let our team help you decide which affordable site best fits your needs.

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Companies expanding and relocating to Flint & Genesee County have access to a wide variety of financing options. In addition, Michigan’s tax plan reduces, and in some instances eliminates, business taxes for most businesses with corporations paying a flat 6% tax. This alone makes it easier to do business in Genesee County, but when you also consider the wealth of available property, low cost of living, easy highway accessibility, and close proximity to major markets, you’ll see there’s rare opportunity in Flint & Genesee. 

Learn more about incentives available to your business.

The State of Michigan has a population of more than 9 million. Genesee County is home to more than 4.3 percent of the state’s population with more than 400,000 residents. Browse through our Data Center to see why Flint & Genesee is the home for your business.

The East Michigan APEX Accelerator provides procurement advice and counseling to Michigan companies interested in doing business with local, state, and federal governments. APEX Accelerator (formerly Procurement Technical Assistance Center or PTAC) has a track record of successfully preparing local businesses to win government contracts with all levels of government. Our team can help you navigate the government contracting maze. East Michigan APEX Accelerator serves seven counties, including: Shiawassee, Genesee, Lapeer, St. Clair, Sanilac, Tuscola, and Huron; and is funded in part through a cooperative agreement with the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC).

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Interested in utilizing our services? It all starts with a quick business visit that can take place in-person, virtually, or via phone. Then our dedicated team will work with you every step of the way to reach your goals!

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