Macomb County is home to several key industries. The largest and most widely recognized is manufacturing. In 2011 alone, the MCPED’s clients invested nearly $105 million in new and expanded facilities, machinery and equipment, and created or retained more than 3,000 jobs.
Macomb’s economy continues to diversify and expand. Many cutting-edge design and engineering firms are located here, and in recent years, service related industries have grown substantially.
Manufacturers, large and small, automotive and non-automotive have all found the ideal business setting is right here in Macomb County.
The transportation industry is well represented within Macomb County’s business community.
Northern Macomb County is largely agricultural. Approximately 17% of our land is currently occupied by active farmland.
The Planning & Economic Development Department is committed to promoting the success of our major business sectors, which are the backbone of the economy, as well as investing in new emerging sectors that complement the county’s economic base.