Empowering Muskegon County’s Economic Future

Greater Muskegon Economic Development (GMED) stands as the leading force behind economic growth in Muskegon County. Our mission is to leverage both public and private investment to accelerate business growth, enhance our community’s quality of life, stimulate job creation, and attract and retain top talent.

Investor Spotlight

Our Impact

Over the past two years, GMED has secured over $821 million in capital investments and more than $2 million in community grants for Muskegon County. These investments have catalyzed significant advancements in our local economy, improving infrastructure, expanding businesses, and enhancing the overall quality of life for residents.

Why Invest in GMED?

For every $1 invested in Greater Muskegon Economic Development, the community receives an astonishing return on investment of $854. This incredible multiplier effect highlights the profound impact of our initiatives on the local economy.

Here’s how we make a difference:

Business Retention and Expansion

Our team connects companies to vital resources, provides strategic guidance, and helps them navigate complex government processes, ensuring they have the tools they need to succeed.

Muskegon Heights Redevelopment

By securing and administering grants and funding opportunities, we drive redevelopment projects that rejuvenate the downtown area, creating a thriving hub for residents and businesses alike.

Muskegon Heights Redevelopment

We collaborate with educational institutions and community organizations to develop future talent and retain our existing workforce, positioning Muskegon County as a premier destination for top talent.