Michigan’s jump of 19 spots, to No. 13, was one of the biggest single-year moves in the Best & Worst States for Business ranking history and reflected a broad surge of confidence by CEOs even as the auto industry has leveled off. “We’re seeing a diversification in the economy including more tech firms,” says Alan Barr, CEO of Creative Change, a consulting firm in Manistique, Michigan.
According to Chief Executive Magazine, CEO’s who weighed in on a recent survey cited a number of factors that helped drive Michigan’s jump to include:
- Talent (Top 10 Skilled Trades Workforce and Highest Concentration of Engineers in the Nation)
- Overall Favorable Business Climate / Conditions
- Continued Growth in Manfuacturing Sector (Automotive, Advanced Manufacturing, Medical Device, etc.)
- Low Cost of Living
- Regulatory Environment
St. Clair County, Michigan is ready to welcome you to our region!
Are you reshoring and de-risking your supply chain?
Are you looking for a great business climate, matched by an excellent quality of life for your workforce?
Are you looking for shovel-ready land to build your new facility and a community that can support speedy timelines?
If you answered yes, please consider St. Clair County, Michigan for your next business location, expansion project or as a place to live while working remotely.