Western Michigan has a great business
Midlink Business Park is located in Kalamazoo County, whose broad-based
and diversified economy includes companies ranging from small businesses
to corporate headquarters of Fortune 500 companies-- Pfizer, National City
and Stryker to name a few.
The population of 240,000 includes a high percentage of skilled workers,
and with three colleges in the area, a well-educated workforce—89% are
high school graduates and 32% have bachelor’s degrees or
higher—significantly above the national average.
Living costs are moderate with affordable housing, and the area offers
numerous cultural and entertainment opportunities including nine live
theater facilities, fine arts center, symphony orchestra, several museums
and an extensive biking and trail system.
Experience the great outdoors throughout the four seasons!
Golf digest selected Michigan as the twelfth best golf destination in the
world. Over 1,000 scenic golf courses to choose from, with many played or
built by some of golf’s best. The 2004 season culminates with Michigan
taking stage in September as host to the 35th Ryder Cup.
Explore Michigan’s 11,000 inland lakes, 400 beaches and the largest body
of fresh water lakes in the world. Michigan has almost one million
registered pleasure boats and more fresh water than any other state.
Fall color tours are spectacular as you travel along the 3,200 miles of
shoreline, explore the national parks and visit Michigan’s 11 original,
preserved covered bridges. Farmer’s markets, apple orchards and over 39
wineries with 13,500 acres of vineyards are nestled along Michigan scenic
Discover Michigan’s winter wonderland at over 40 ski resorts offering
downhill skiing, cross-country skiing and snowboarding. The state is also
a premier sledding and snowmobiling Mecca with almost 6,000 miles of
The community is extremely friendly to new business. Our public partners
at the Charter Township of Comstock, Kalamazoo County and the Michigan
Economic Development Corporation all have a vested interest in seeing
Midlink and other area enterprises prosper. There is a cohesive team
working together to attract and incentivize new business and industry.
Here, we mean business.
The Kalamazoo area is a progressive and affordable mid-size city with a workforce that offers a diverse range of skills. According to a recent study of the Kalamazoo Metro area, the cost of living is 30% lower than nearby Chicago and Detroit and the area offers a number of significant business incentives for companies choosing to locate here.
It turns out you can't always count on taxes. 110 acres within Midlink is part of a tax-free Renaissance Zone, allowing businesses to abate virtually all personal, real and small business tax through 2017. There is no complicated application process for this status and no forms to complete — anyone locating within the designated area qualifies. It's completely straightforward and simple.
Community support includes zoning flexibility.
Our MPUD (Mixed Use Planned Unit Development) status enables us to pursue development that matches the needs of our tenants. That means we don't just promise flexibility – we deliver it.