It’s time to take a fresh look at Flint-Genesee County. We’re on the verge of something great, and we invite you to join us during this exciting time of growth. This is where possibility meets practicality. Our community is rich with committed leaders who are laser focused on creating value and opportunity for the region. As a result, we are seeing increased investment in economic development and more business participation in regional planning and partnerships.
Conveniently located right in the heart of the I-69 International Trade Corridor, Flint-Genesee County is a region where strategic businesses thrive. With ease of access to key destinations like Detroit, Ann Arbor, Chicago, and the Canadian border, the corridor offers a wide range of distribution options.
Our workforce is highly skilled and well served by several leading academic institutions. Kettering University is included in Genesee’s impressive roster of schools and is ranked number one in the country by U.S. News and World Report for Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering. The University of Michigan-Flint has brought Flint-Genesee County pride in academic excellence and tradition that U of M is known for. Baker College, Michigan’s largest independent college, and Mott Community College, a leading research institution, are also located in Flint-Genesee County. We are proud to be home to such impressive institutions of higher learning.
Born with an entrepreneurial spirit that jump started the automobile industry, the region is home to several major brands such as General Motors, Delphi Automotive Systems, Magna, Coffee Beanery, King Par, Webasto, Habwha, and Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy.
Michigan’s new tax plan reduces and in some instances eliminates business taxes for most businesses with corporations paying a flat 6% tax. That alone makes it easier to do business in Genesee County but when you combine it with tons of available property, low cost of living, easy highway accessibility, and close proximity too major markets, it makes it hard not to consider. Contact one of our Economic Development staff members to see what’s possible.