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Planning and Economic Development

Press Releases

06/07/17 - Macomb County appoints Rea to Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority board of commissioners

06/01/17 - 6th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races returns to Lake St. Clair Sponsorship opportunities still available

05/31/17 - Report finds Selfridge has competitive advantage to land F-35s

05/25/17 - Macomb County nears record for most employed this millennium

05/17/17 - Lockheed Martin visits Macomb County to connect with potential suppliers

05/12/17 - Macomb Food Collaborative presents the 6 th annual All about Food: From Farm to Fork conference

04/28/17 - County Celebrates Arbor Day with Tree Planting, Sale

04/20/17 - Tree sale at Freedom Hill kicks off county’s Arbor Day celebration

03/21/17 - Sponsors sought for 6 th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races

03/15/17 - Innovate Mound drives forward public-private partnership with executive committee

03/07/17 - Spring 2017 Tree, Shrub and Plant Sale now in full bloom

02/14/17 - Macomb Business Awards winners announced

02/08/17 - MSU Extension partners with Macomb County to offer Citizen Planner program

01/24/17 - Macomb County breakfast to recognize outstanding businesses

01/10/17 - Students honored for creative Manufacturing Day video

01/06/17 - Automotive investment at all-time high in Macomb County

2016 Press Releases

12/21/16 - Warren food distributor announces $39 million investment

12/15/16 - $150 million sought to improve Mound Road in Macomb County

12/14/16 - Public input needed for city of Richmond master plan update

12/06/16 - Public support needed to match grant for new Mount Clemens canoe launch

12/05/16 - Key Safety Systems to host talent mixer to fill 50 new jobs

11/16/16 - Macomb County creates resource to help shoppers connect with county’s 1,600 independent retail businesses

11/14/16 - Green Macomb’s Urban Forest Partnership grows in Utica

11/10/16 - Macomb County to honor outstanding businesses

11/02/16 - Macomb County presents cybersecurity workshop tailored for manufacturers

10/27/16 - Macomb County continues record-setting job growth, breaking 15-year record

10/25/16 - Macomb’s Urban Forest partnership takes root in Warren

10/18/16 - Fall in love with Macomb County orchards

10/14/16 - PED deputy director takes over helm as WID president

10/06/16 - Macomb County manufacturers celebrate MFG Day to highlight industry careers for students

09/23/16 - Macomb County continues to add jobs - breaks 15 year record

09/15/16 - Inaugural Michigan Bootlegger Heritage Festival

08/25/16 - Macomb County has most employed since March 2001

08/10/16 - Executive Drive renovations spur economic development in Macomb County

07/26/16 - FCA US Announces 1.5 Billion Capital Investment in Sterling Heights Assembly Plant

07/07/16 - Job growth picking up steam in Macomb

07/06/16 - Macomb County teams up with Macomb Food Collaborative to promote local food economy

06/16/16 - Macomb County seeks hosts for Manufacturing Day 2016 

06/09/16 - Blue Economy Initiative successes highlighted at State of the Lake

05/26/16 - Macomb County sees large investments in first quarter

05/24/16 - Employers needed to inspire the next generation of our workforce: MI Bright Future provides local employers with resources

05/09/16 - Macomb County grows new program to increase tree canopy coverage

05/06/16 - Public comment sought from Utica businesses for master plan

05/05/16 - Kick off the warm weather season with the 5 th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival of Races

05/04/16 - Import/export made easy; Macomb County to host informative workshop 

03/16/16 - Macomb County hosts mini Manufacturing Day

02/09/16 - Macomb County business award winners announced

01/13/16 - Macomb County breakfast to recognize outstanding businesses

01/07/16 - Macomb County driving auto industry success

2015 Press Releases

12/18/15 - Macomb County Planning and Economic Development welcomes new executive director

11/17/15 - Macomb County solicits independent retailer participation leading up to Small Business Saturday 

11/12/15 - Respected Planning and Economic Development director retires; Assistant executive elevated to new post

10/13/15 - Macomb County continues to recognize outstanding businesses

10/02/15 - Macomb County celebrates MFG Day 2015 in a BIG way 

09/22/15 - Advance Michigan Defense Collaborative receives Department of Defense grant 

08/12/15 - Macomb County seeks hosts to celebrate Manufacturing Day

07/02/15 - Opportunity knocks!  Investment open house planned for downtown Mount Clemens

06/10/15 - State of the Lake details success of Macomb County’s Blue Economy Initiative

06/08/15 - Macomb County earns national achievement awards for innovative programs

05/07/15 - Sponsors needed for 4th Annual Sprint and Splash Festival 

05/05/15 - Macomb County embraces National Small Business Week

04/20/15 - First-ever tenants welcomed to the International Landing Zone at Velocity

04/14/15 - Macomb County reaching out to service organizations during National Volunteer Week, April 12-18

03/30/15 - KUKA Systems North America expanding in Macomb County, adding 116 new jobs

03/11/15 - Macomb County seeks input to create new non-motorized routes Mobilize Macomb is launched

02/10/15 - 2014 is big year for business investment in Macomb

02/10/15 - Macomb County’s top businesses honored

02/02/15 - State transportation economic development grants to support 519 new jobs in Macomb County

01/22/15 - Macomb County to recognize outstanding businesses

2014 Press Releases

11/13/14 - Macomb County to recognize outstanding businesses

10/07/14 - PED deputy director elected WID vice president

10/03/14 - 1,200 Macomb County students learn value of highly-skilled manufacturing jobs

09/23/14 - Clinton Township dedicates first paddle launch site at Budd Park

09/19/14 - New event to help growing businesses access resources announced

09/11/14 - NextGEN Macomb invites young professionals to attend an informal mixer, participate in survey

08/21/14 - Sterling Heights dedicates first paddle landing site

08/08/14 - Patent seminar returns to Macomb County

07/31/14 - Macomb County seeks manufacturers to host tours in October

06/17/14 - Macomb County hires PED deputy director 

05/28/14 - Sprint and Splash to bring wave of fun to Macomb County

05/23/14 - Macomb County businesses make Michigan 50 Companies to Watch list

05/22/14 - Macomb County hosts delegation of Australian defense businesses

05/01/14 - New paddle park launched on Clinton River

04/09/14 - Macomb County business development team nets results