FARMINGTON / FARMINGTON HILLS

Farmington

Farmington residents enjoy upscale amenities, quaint architecture and an ever-improving downtown. At the heart of Farmington sits the Civic Theatre, a landmark old-fashioned movie house that still operates. The city already boasts strong community with festivals, a lively farmer’s market and great parks. Plus it plans to aggressively expand its greenspaces downtown, making it even more pedestrian-friendly. Farmington is a Main Street Oakland County Community.

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Around the World in Oakland County

Some say you can travel around the world in 80 days. In Oakland County, you can experience all the planet has to offer within its 910 square miles. Whether you’re hungry for Polish food, want to try Irish dancing or need to find Asian spices and specialty items, Oakland County is a mix of international communities where the welcome mat is always out.

County Provides Businesses with Tools to Reopen

Entrepreneur Karen Gara beat COVID-19. Now she is hoping her four downtown Farmington and Farmington Hills businesses — Merle Norman Cosmetics, Rebecca’s Wigs, New Reflections Boutique at Beaumont Cancer...

County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Reboot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits that include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Six More Manufacturers Receive Oakland County ‘Saving Business, Saving Lives’ Grants

Six Oakland County manufacturers will share more than $344,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make desperately needed personal protective equipment and ventilator components used in the fight...
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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...

Got Engineers?

Steve Annear moved from Australia to Oakland County four years ago after learning about Somnio Global.The Novi-based scientific accelerator is developing technologies in water decontamination, air purification and other...

Mobility in Motion

As a central and crucial part of Michigan’s auto industry, Oakland County is taking the lead in making self-driving and connected vehicles a reality.The county is home to local...

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...

Yessian’s Magic Touch: Farmington Hills Sound Production Company Scores for Aerosmith in Las Vegas

The Farmington Hills-based international music and sound production company Yessian Music can now add “Vegas residency” to its repertoire of experiential sound design projects around the world.Having started out...

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