Bringing investment and economic growth to Detroit starts with highlighting our unique advantages. One of those advantages is Detroit’s immediate access to the Windsor-Essex region of Ontario, Canada.
We are Detroit’s economic catalyst.
For 40 years, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation has been Detroit’s economic revitalization engine. We are the city’s connective tissue, dedicated to creating opportunity and prosperity for everyone. We are innovation, collaboration, and integrity, and we can help you find your place in Detroit’s growing economy.
DEGC is Detroit's business advantage.
DEGC is a one stop shop for a variety of development and retention resources. If you’re a corporation looking to invest, relocate a facility or make Detroit your home, DEGC can help you find success. For homegrown startups and long-time business owners, DEGC offers support services from business planning and grant assistance to façade improvements.
The Detroit Economic Growth Corporation (DEGC) is launching a pilot internship program in partnership with Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) to expose Detroit’s youth to entrepreneurship opportunities.
Working with DEGC
DEGC's Business Development Team is eager to help your organization do business in Detroit. Whether it's opening up a new facility, relocating an existing operation or expanding your current business, DEGC is your first stop to finding success.
Welcome Kevin Johnson, DEGC President and CEO
“There is no U.S. city more favorably positioned for economic growth than Detroit,” said Johnson. “The private and public sectors are completely focused on driving a new economy, and it’s attracting the attention of companies around the world. Leveraging its historic brand, Detroit is recreating itself as a place to live, work and play. I am thankful for the opportunity to be a part of Detroit’s limitless success.”
Detroit has hi-tech, healthcare and everything in between. We’re well positioned to help businesses in key sectors find success.
Modern, historic, iconic, industrial, residential—real estate options and opportunities abound in Detroit. The city is studded with affordable property perfect for living and working, and DEGC provides the most current information on available real estate in Detroit.
Small businesses are the backbone of every great city, providing jobs, goods and services, and a sense of community. DEGC focuses several specific programs to connect both new and seasoned business owners with emerging opportunities.