Detroit’s location and history have given the city strong
strategic assets that give it real competitive advantages for entrepreneurs and
forward-looking companies in key industries. In spite of the spread of
automotive manufacturing around the globe, Detroit is still in the center of
industry’s most advanced research and development. That gives companies that
locate here access to a diverse workforce skilled in science, engineering,
design, and information technology.
Detroit is the home of a major research university, strong
hospital systems with national reputations, and world class cultural
attractions. It hosts major league sports, great entertainment, and
recreational opportunities that blend vibrant urban experiences with the
natural attraction of an international waterway that is part of the Great
Detroit has faced more than its share of economic
challenges, but as we have learned from the large corporate restructurings we
have experienced here, the City of Detroit will come out of the current
financial reorganization stronger and better able to grow.
At DEGC we have established significant momentum with our
successes, and the successes of our private, philanthropic and public partners.
Encouraged by that track record, we are continuing our work with developers and
companies who see the opportunities here for tremendous growth.
Read about the key industries
that are using Detroit’s
assets and creating industry clusters that can give them additional competitive
See where DEGC is focusing on a number of Development
where it controls property and has made infrastructure improvements
to support growth.