Locate Your Business

Monroe County long has been viewed as a crossroads for commerce and, for over three decades, the Monroe County BDC has been helping industries and business capitalize on the opportunities to locate in this dynamic area of Southeast Michigan.

Monroe County offers a strategic location with its close proximity (35 Miles) to the Nation’s largest border crossing the Ambassador Bridge and upcoming Gordie Howe International Crossing in Detroit and 25 miles to Interstate 80/90 a major East West Corridor.

In addition, Monroe County is served by three major freight rail lines and two short haul lines, three interstate highways (I-75 I-275 & US23), the Port of Monroe and near two International airports.

Monroe County offers a skilled labor force, an unparalleled work ethic, a superb quality of life, excellent schools, quality housing, a public-private team approach to problem-solving, and a range of incentives to enhance the competitiveness of business and industry.

The BDC stands ready to help meet your siting, expansion, or business development needs, and has a track record of success in fostering economic development. Since 1982, the BDC has worked with hundreds of companies to generate over 3 Billion Dollars in capital investment and the creation of over 13,000 jobs.

Our goal is to be a one-stop shop for economic development assistance and information, including demographics, work force statistics, availability of sites, incentives, development, training, and practical advice that will help turn your development, expansion or entrepreneurial dreams into realities.

Monroe County’s Top Employers

Four Star Greenhouse Agricultural
Dundee Engine Plant Auto Manufacturing Supply Chain
Midway Products
Milan Metal System
Yangfeng #1
Yangfeng #2
MTS Seating Chair Maufacturing for Hospitality Industry
Meijer Warehouse Distribution
DTE Energy – Fermi Energy
DTE Energy – Monroe Power Plant
Monroe Bank & Trust Company Financial Services
SYGMA Food Distribution
Guardian Industries Glass Serving Construction & Electronics
Monroe County Government
Promedica Monroe Regional Hospital Health Care
La-Z-Boy Headquarters HQ – Lifestyle Furniture Industry
Tenneco, Inc. HQ/R&D – Auto Supply Chain
TWB HQ – Manufacturing, Welded Blanks
Automatic Handing International Machine Builder
Pioneer Metal Finishing Metal Finishing
Bedford Public Schools Public Education
Monroe County ISD
Monroe Public Schools
Airrport Public Schools
Dundee Public Schools
Ida Public Schools
Jefferson Public Schools
Mason Public Schools
Monroe County Community College
Walmart Retail
Cabela’s Retail – Hunting & Fishing
Gerdau Specialty Steel Steel Processing Serving Transportation
ORT Tool & Die Tool Maker/Machine Builder
Backyard Products Wood Products Manufacturing

Connect with Us


102 E. Front St.
Monroe, Michigan 48161
Phone: 734-241-8081
Email: bdc@monroecountybdc.org