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Macomb Chapter – Michigan Township Association November 30, 2012 Presented By: Don Morandini Macomb County Planning & Economic Development www.MacombBusiness.com.

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1 Macomb Chapter – Michigan Township Association November 30, 2012 Presented By: Don Morandini Macomb County Planning & Economic Development Macomb County Planning & Economic Development Presented to:

2 Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development Community Development Economic Development Land & Water Planning & Mapping Outreach & Communications

3 Community Development $2 Million in Community Improvement Projects 40 Units of Elderly Housing in Eastpointe 12 Homes Acquired & Repaired for Low Income Families 5 Foreclosed Homes Sold Under Neighborhood Stabilization Program 7 Properties Sold Through Neighborhood Stabilization program

4 Outreach & Communications Coordinate Outreach & Special Events Biz Clips Macomb Film Office Macomb Magazine Macomb Business Awards Maintain 3 Websites Provide Graphic Support

5 Macomb Film Office Reimbursement for Select Expenses 35 Projects Filmed in Macomb County Services to Productions: - Location Scouting- Business Referrals - Permitting- Traffic Control - Promoting Needs for Extras Changes in $25 Million Incentive Partial List of Recent Projects: - Alex Cross- Detroit Gran Torino- Red Dawn Margarine Wars in Armada, Richmond & Memphis

6 Land & Water Blue Economy Initiative 50 Projects Planned or Started Fresh Water Institute Recreational Boating & Fishing Hospitality, Dining & Entertainment Hosting Fishing Tournaments - Bass Pro Elite Series Final ($2-$4 M)

7 Blue Economy Initiative There was no communication strategy in place to promote Lake St. Clair and its surrounding assets Need to connect better with existing users and draw new visitors Diversification - Development of a tourism sector - Over 94,000 existing boaters - 8 million people live within a one-hour drive of the shoreline Blue Water Strategic Development Plan - Economic Development - Environmental Stewardship - Quality of Life

8 Planning & Mapping Parks & Recreation Plan Update - City of New Baltimore TIFA Plan Update – City of Richmond Planning Services – City of Utica Master Plan – City of Memphis Corridor Redevelopment Task Force - SEMCOG GIS Services

9 Economic Development Business Development Michigan Small Business & Technology Development Center + Macomb Community College Michigan Works Automation Alley Business Attraction Detroit Regional Economic Partnership + Michigan Economic Development Corporation + Business Retention & Expansion

10 10 Presence in 8 county Region (employment contribution to cluster) Supporting Areas Collaborate Regionally Geographic Niche Clusters Primary Differentiation for Macomb Presence in Macomb County (employment contribution to cluster) Advanced Automotive Advanced Manufacturing Life Sciences/ Biotechnology Chemicals & Materials Homeland Security Information Technology Alternative Energy Defense Collaborating and Differentiating within the Region + +

11 Macomb County’s Business Community 18,024 businesses in Macomb County Manufacturing represents major employment base - 47,892 employees, 18.6% Service sector represents the fastest growing business segment 95% of firms employ fewer than 50 people 85% of firms employ fewer than 20 people Firms with 50 employees or fewer employ 53% of the workforce Macomb County has one (1) new business registered per hour over the last seven years

12 Macomb County is… A leading North American manufacturing center with more than 1,700 companies involved in advanced manufacturing in the aerospace, medical, automotive, alternative energy, homeland security and defense industries, including: - General Motors- General Dynamics - Ford Motor Company- BAE Systems - Chrysler, LLC- Johnson Controls - AZ Automotive Corp.- AIM Plastics - TRW Automotive- US Manufacturing - MNP Corporation- DuPont - Burtek- KUKA Welding - Faurecia- Caratron Industries

13 Macomb County is… The location of choice for over 18,000 businesses including the R&D and engineering facilities for: - General Dynamics Land Systems - The U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development & Engineering Center (TARDEC) - National Automotive Center (NAC) - General Motors Technical Center - BAE Systems (UK) - KUKA Welding & Automation (Germany) - Faurecia (France) - Ogura Corporation (Japan)

14 Business Development (SBTDC) Represents Macomb, Oakland & Wayne Counties First & Second Stage Companies Finance & Strategy Specialist Partner - Eastern Michigan University Traditional Services: - Business Plans - Financial Analysis - Marketing Plans - Market Research Low or no cost training programs Macomb SBTDC Best Small Business - Achatz Pies (2008) - ASI Instruments (2009) - Steve’s Back Room (2010) - Dolce Panetteria Foods (2011)

15 SBTDC Counseling Activity & Economic Impact 2011 Businesses Counseled:364 Information Contacts5,700 Training Events: 34 Attendees: 535 Investments: $27,126,996 Loans Secured: 15 Loan Amount: $5,753,000 Jobs Retained: 323 Jobs Created:284

16 Business Retention & Expansion MEDC Focus on Second Stage Companies - 9 or More Employees, > $1 Million in Sales 25 New Contacts per Month in Targeted Industries Macomb Business Forum Asset Based vs. Incentive Based Strategy First MEDC Employee Deployed to an Economic Development Office 4M Group Michigan Defense Center

17 Home In Macomb Business Retention Program 80% of New Jobs from Existing Companies Access to Incentives & Financing Workforce Development Market Research Site Selection Business Counseling ention/index.htmlhttp://www.macombbusiness.com/business_ret ention/index.html

18 Fori Automation Multi-National Manufacturing Firm Headquartered in Shelby Township 15,000 sf Building for Non-Automotive Clients PED & Shelby Township - Permitting PED & MEDC – Tool & Die Recovery Zone MI Works – Employee Recruitment MCC – Employee Training DTE – Electrical service

19 Business Attraction Detroit Regional Economic Partnership (DREP) 10 Counties plus the City of Detroit. Hosted by the Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce. Regional Marketing – Host National & Foreign Delegations such as Austrian Economic Delegation National Trade Missions – AUSA Show Foreign Trade Missions – India, China, Brazil Host Site Consultants - October 29

20 Industrial Expansions & Attractions Companies 2,535 Jobs Retained 981 Jobs Created $105,627,000 in New Investments Including: - Global Enterprises$ 4,350,000 (Chesterfield) - Faurecia$ 24,226,000 (Fraser) - United Machining$ 4,164,000 (Macomb Twp.) - CBS Boring & Machine$ 2,590,000 (Mount Clemens) - TansNav$ 7,550,000 (New Baltimore) - Sharp Model$ 4,000,000 (Romeo) - Avon Gear$ 6,489,000 (Shelby Twp.) - Ceratizit$ 13,950,000 (Warren)

21 Industrial Expansions Mid Companies 692 Jobs Retained 466 Jobs Created $78,723,000 in New Investments Including: - Acra Grinding$ 2,156,000 (Sterling Hts.) - AGS Automotive$ 20,700,000 (Sterling Hts.) - Century Plastics$ 1,322,000 (Macomb Twp.) - ESPAS$ 3,603,000 (Clinton Twp.) - Flex-N-Gate$ 29,775,000 (Warren) - Fori Automation$ 1,050,000 (Shelby Twp.) - MFC Netform$ 7,938,000 (Shelby Twp.) - Novo Motor$ 5,778,000 (Fraser)

22 Make Macomb Your Home Initiative of Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel Raise the Visibility of Macomb County Create and Support Brand Awareness sDevelopment/why_macomb/index.htmlhttp://www.macombbusiness.com/Busines sDevelopment/why_macomb/index.html

23 Macomb-Oakland University Incubator Partnership Sterling Heights, Oakland University & Macomb County Defense, Homeland Security & Advanced Manufacturing Focus Spin-Offs & Start-Ups Ex: Brar Technologies, Coliant Corporation Housed at Velocity Building in Sterling Heights Defense & Homeland Security Brochure

24 Macomb Business Climate Survey January 2012 Partnership of Chambers of Commerce, Oakland University & Macomb County Planning Findings & Recommendations: - Businesses are Projecting an Increase in Hiring - Defense, Health Care, Advanced Manufacturing & IT remain “Target Industries”. - Focus on Second Stage Companies - Promote Buying Local - Address Financing Needs of Small Businesses - Support Blue Economy Initiative

25 Websites for Macomb County Planning & Economic Development


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