Bay County Building
515 Center Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708-5941

Organized in 1857 and blessed with an abundance of water resources, Bay County is located on the eastern shoreline of Michigan’s lower peninsula, which borders the Saginaw Bay, an inlet of Lake Huron. Multiple streams and creeks, along with two main rivers, the Kawkawlin and Saginaw. With 30 miles of shoreline, Bay County continues to have a steady stream of industry - and pleasure-seeks - ready to take advantage of all the area has to offer.

Bay County is a place where businesses believe in the strength of family, knowing your neighbors, and giving an honest day's work. You can find quality medical and educational facilities, recreation resources, and cultural attractions within Bay County. Easy accessibility to a number of major cities makes travel and commerce convenient as well.

Bay Future

Bay Future, Inc. is dedicated to facilitating economic development strategies that promote and secure opportunities for business retention, growth, and the attraction of new industries that create quality jobs for community residents.

Bay Future, Inc. brings you all the information you need to know to say yes to our wonderful region located at the south end of the Saginaw Bay on Lake Huron… at the mouth of the Saginaw River, one of the largest watersheds of the state!

Please click here to visit their website for more information

Additional Local Resources for Economic Development and Training

Bay County is fortunate to have a number of local economic development professionals and organizations that provide services for business and industrial development that can be utilized immediately whether the issues involve strategies for financial assistance, infrastructure improvements, public relations in the community, training the workforce, or introduction to the community. A few of these local organizations include:

Chambers of Commerce

Michigan Resources for Economic Development

Higher Education

There are nine higher education institutions, colleges and universities within 50 miles offering excellent undergraduate and graduate programs.

Reports, Studies and Surveys