Business Development Services

Did You Know?

Did You Know
  • More than 175,000 area residents work in Southfield, the geographic and population center of Southeastern Michigan.

  • Southfield has 25 percent of Oakland County’s office space, 25 percent of Oakland County’s foreign firm and half of its Japanese firms.

  • Southfield’s central location and numerous highways make it easily accessible and 20 minutes away from most metro-area destinations.

Expansion and Business Incentives
Explore various incentives and resources available to help your company grow in the City of Southfield and in the State of Michigan. Also learn about local and state business taxes.

State Incentives
Michigan Business Development Program
Pure Michigan Business Connect
Oakland County Business Departmernt

Local Incentives
Tax Abatements
PA 198
PA 328
PA 210
Downtown Development Authority
Local Development Finance Authority
Brownfield Redevelopment Authority

Oakland County SBA Financing Programs
State and Local Tax Information
Site Plan Development and Building Department
Location Assistance




Business Registration

Please contact Rochelle Freeman, Business Development Team for assistance at (248) 796-4161 or