Site Selection Services

Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region are a top place to do business and consistently rates high for workforce, innovation and development. With a population of just over a half million, the Region is home to a growing labor force that is capable of adding value to any organization. From generations of residents with manufacturing expertise to a large number of PhDs - Saginaw County is a premier destination for top talent. In addition, Saginaw County is strategically located near major manufacturing hubs and the majority of the U.S. population. With affordable land and available incentives, it’s easy to make the business case for choosing Saginaw County. 

Here are some of the many reasons to consider Saginaw County

  • Interstate 75 allows for easy transportation throughout the US and into Canada and Mexico
  • Saginaw County is one of the most affordable communities in the nation
  • Financial incentives and free land are available to qualifying businesses
  • Shovel-ready sites capable of supporting large business expansions 
  • Robust infrastructure is already in place
  • Home to five universities and two community colleges
  • $14 million recently invested in STEM education initiatives at the college level
  • One of the nation’s highest concentrations of PhDs and registered patents per capita
  • 900 small to medium sized manufacturing operations
  • Nationally-recognized workforce sourcing and technical training programs available at no cost to employers
  • Access to Lake Huron, Saginaw Bay and the Saginaw River and the second largest seaport in Michigan
  • High quality of life with 541 acres of park land, 26 public & private golf courses, and an 82-acre trail system         

Saginaw Future works directly with individual companies and their consultants to provide a wide range of services including:

  • Site searches and selection assistance
  • Incentive and business tax information
  • Access to workforce training and recruitment resources
  • Key contacts in business and local government
  • Demographic, wage and economic data
  • Navigation through local and state government requirements

We welcome the opportunity to provide assistance, and to make a compelling case for locating and expanding in Saginaw County, Michigan.

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