PONTIAC

Pontiac is a city in its own right, with a downtown to match. Live music venues, unique restaurants, off-the-hook clubs, avant-garde galleries? Check, check, check, check. Plus, there is quality historic housing stock that is actually affordable.

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County Michigan Works! Centers Open by Appointment; COVID-19 Unemployment Benefit Claims Can Be Made Online

Unemployment claims that result from job loss or reduction related to COVID-19, commonly known as the coronavirus, can be filed online at Michigan.gov/UIA or by calling 1-866-500-0017. Affected workers were...
yessian

What’s the Attraction? Just About Everything

Since the music and sound design business Yessian Music was established in 1971, it’s opened offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Hamburg, Germany. Its clients include international...

Domestic and Foreign Business Investment in Oakland County Tops $575 Million for 2019

Oakland County attracted $575 million in domestic and foreign business investment in 2019, with 41 percent coming from companies headquartered outside the United States. Investment came from companies who moved...

Holly’s Venerable Union Depot Train Station Competes for $2 Million in National Contest

The Village of Holly and its Union Depot are vying for a share of $2 million to help rehabilitate and transform the building into a welcome center touting Holly’s...

Developing Talent: Pontiac Grads, Residents Get Construction Training

Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County has partnered with Oakland University and other local partners to launch the Talent Development Coalition (TDC). Comprised of more than 25 collaborating organizations across...

County Veterans’ Services Launches Outreach Campaign

Oakland County Veterans’ Services (OCVS) is launching a marketing campaign to encourage more military veterans to take advantage of the benefits they have earned. The state of Michigan, through the...

Educational Exchange

Oakland County residents take great pride in the region's ethnic diversity and academic excellence. The Pontiac School District has taken it one step further by leveraging the county’s resources to...

Driving Pontiac: Future Takes Shape in County Seat

When United Shore Financial Services outgrew its headquarters in Troy, the wholesale mortgage lender decided to relocate a bit farther north — to Pontiac. The move brought more than...

Open Arms: Oakland County Services Focus on Streamlining Development Process

As a Michigan leader for economic and population growth, Oakland County’s continuing success is built on the simple concept of making it easy for businesses to open, relocate and...

In and Out

From looking to beat summer heat by staying inside to enjoying the outdoor activities Oakland County has to offer, residents and visitors discover a multitude of active recreational options...

Destination Downtown

When Doug Jones decided to open a wine bar, he couldn’t have picked a better location. Wine Social, located in downtown Lake Orion, overlooks the picturesque Paint Creek and...

Creative Space in Pontiac

When current President and CEO Mat Ishbia joined United Shore, the company had about 12 employees. Today, there are 2,500 (and counting) on staff — and they’ve all moved...

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