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.

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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.

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Why Detroit

We hustle harder. We work smarter. And we do it all in an inclusive community of newfound prosperity, economic diversity and unbendable spirit. Maybe that’s why the country is calling Detroit the All-American Comeback City. Detroit is certainly on the move. And not just on our iconic automotive wheels, either. Detroit is a destination, a neighborhood, a big city and an urban playground. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re sure to find it in the D.

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FRONT & CENTER

Little Caesars Arena

Nearly five years and countless DEGC staff hours culminated in the ribbon-cutting at Little Caesars Arena on Detroit Sept. 5, 2017. Ilitch Holdings President & CEO Chris Ilitch gave special kudos to DEGC for our help bringing the project to life.

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Motor City Re-Store

Motor City Re-Store gives Detroit’s neighborhood businesses a boost in curb appeal through matching grants that fnd storefront improvements. See how this DEGC program is helps Detroit's longtime small businesses get a makeover.

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Detroit's East Riverfront

The Stone Soap building redevelopment project cannot be overstated -- it’s the launchpad for transformation of Detroit's East Riverfront over the next decade. DEGC, the City of Detroit and Riverfront Conservancy have collaborated over the years to build the infrastructure and amenities that are attracting development.

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Sector Strategy

Detroit has hi-tech, healthcare and everything in between. We’re well positioned to help businesses in key sectors find success.

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Real Estate

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.

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Small Business

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.

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