Areas throughout Detroit -- with the potential for immediate and tangible projects -- have been been designated Opportunity Zones and can tip the scales to attract developers for new projects in the city.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Johnson currently serves as Senior Vice President, Economic Development, Invest Atlanta. Slated to join DEGC staff in Detroit in mid-June 2018.