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Supporting Success

Businesses that wish to start-up, expand and locate in the Great Lakes Bay Region are backed by the expertise and support from Saginaw Future – an Accredited Economic Development Organization, Saginaw County and the State of Michigan. This means prospective Tech Park occupants have access to financial incentives and a robust business support network.

Financial Incentives

The Great Lakes Tech Park has financial incentives to facilitate the ongoing success of your business venture.

  • The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) has the ability to pre-approve up to $2 million in Michigan Business Development Program (MBDP) funds to a project that will utilize up to 200 acres of the Great Lakes Tech Park. Jobs and investment will also play a role in the pre-approval of MBDP funds
  • Great Lakes Tech Park occupants are eligible for a 50%, 12 year abatement of real property taxes (under Public Act 198)
  • Recent Michigan tax reform reduced the tax burden and provided a stable, certain tax environment for corporations
  • Saginaw Future Inc. assists with the issuance of tax exempt bonds, revolving loan funds and connects companies to the MEDC capital markets programs and national SBA loan funds
  • Consumers Energy offers a special High Use Rate, flexible pricing, several Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs and customized utility packages based on your needs
  • State and locally funded training and education programs have been recognized nationally as an exceptional asset for workforce sourcing and development