• Locate Your Business

    Locate Your Business

    The Monroe County Business Development Corp. has been helping industries and business capitalize on the opportunities to locate in this dynamic area of Southeast Michigan.

  • Pure Monroe

    Pure Monroe

    When you want a community that offers a small town feel with big city advantages, then Monroe County is your one stop shop.

  • Grow Your Business

    Grow Your Business

    It is the mission of the Monroe County Business Development Corporation (BDC) to create job growth and capital investment in our community.

  • Local Resources

    Local Resources

    his business membership organization focuses on providing value for its members, enhancing the business climate in the Monroe County area.

News & Events

Skilled Trades Training Fund Informational Session for Employers

Skilled Trades Training Fund Informational Session for Employers

Grant funding is available for Monroe County manufacturing companies to help train their employees for in-demand technical skills under Michigan’s Skilled Trades Training Fund.

The Skilled Trades Training Fund provides competitive awards for employer-responsive training that enhances talent, productivity and employment retention while increasing the quality and competitiveness of Michigan’s businesses. It ensures that employers have the talent they need …

Michigan Receives National Silver Award

Michigan Receives National Silver Award

Congratulations to the State as Michigan has received a Silver Shovel Award for excellence in economic development and job creation projects by “Area Development” magazine, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation ( MEDC) announced recently.

Each year, the Shovel Awards recognize state development agencies that drive job creation through innovative policies, new employers, infrastructure improvements and investments in new and expanded …



■ Cafaro Co., the owner of the Mall of Monroe, is looking to unload its only Michigan property, which, excluding Target, has about a 90 percent occupancy rate.



The Mall of Monroe is up for sale. Cafaro Co., the mall’s Youngstown, Ohio- based owner, confirmed it has listed the 502,579- square- …

Memorial Day

Memorial Day


We give thanks, pay tribute and remember those who gave their lives to protect our country.

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed on Monday, May 30. We will reopen for business on Tuesday, May 31, at 9:00 am.

From the staff at Monroe County BDC
Tim Lake   |   Charlene Page   |   LuAnn Hogberg…

Dana Expands in Toledo

Dana Expands in Toledo


The BDC congratulates our partners at the Regional Growth Partnership and our neighbors in Toledo on the announcement of the addition of Dana Corporation’s plans to manufacture axles to support the Jeep Wrangler facility in Toledo.

If you have not yet read about this announcement,  please see below a brief article from written by Amuyla Raguveer.