Work in West Michigan
West Michigan is home to vibrant communities and a growing economy that combine to foster both business and personal success. Learn More »
Grow Your West Michigan Business
We provide custom solutions to support the growth of existing companies and to bring new businesses to the Lakeshore.
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Start Your Business in West Michigan
We provide financial, operational and developmental resources to build the success of new ventures on the Lakeshore. Learn More »
Locate Your Business in West Michigan
We offer advanced intellectual resources that create a competitive advantage for Lakeshore businesses. Learn More »
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Our Business Services group serves West Michigan companies with information built on solid research, and decades of business and economic development experience. We have relationships with area companies and can help you form strategic connections to grow your business. We guide companies in obtaining the incentives and financing programs that help your company thrive in Ottawa County.
West Michigan’s entrepreneurial roots run deep. To help new and emerging businesses gain traction, Lakeshore Advantage’s New Venture Group team operates the BioVenture Incubator, which serves green chemistry-based businesses with world-class facilities. In partnership with Michigan State University, we help early stage companies lay the groundwork for a successful, high-growth future with financial, operational, and developmental resources.
Innovation drives business success. Our Innovation group aims to foster creativity by supporting and delivering high value programming that has the power to transform the way people do business.