TROY

Troy is a place where families and businesses thrive. A community recognized for its excellent quality of life, this “safest city in Michigan” has an A+ rated school system, unsurpassed city services, and one of the lowest tax rates in Oakland County. Troy is home to 6,000 flourishing businesses that employ 125,000 people, including some of the most advanced technology companies in the world. Its strategic location also puts residents and visitors within easy reach of a wide variety of recreational and cultural opportunities.

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Building a Talent Pool

Zlphia Martin was just a kid when she realized she had a gift for computers and technology, taking on the role of IT guru for her family by fixing...

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...

Dig Into These 6 Gourmet Hot Dogs

What is Detroit without the Coney dog? Ever since Gust Keros opened American Coney Island in 1917, the beef frankfurter nestled inside a warm bun, topped with chili, mustard,...

Reality Check: VR Technology Revolutionizing Wide Range of Industries

Bluewater Technologies specializes in “experiential marketing.” That’s a high-tech approach to engaging consumers utilizing a variety of methods including virtual reality (VR) technology. “We’re fluent with capturing and distributing content to...

A Feast of Flavors

In Oakland County, the prospects for finding any kind of food you desire are luscious, endless and diverse. With so many nationalities represented, you could probably dine on a...

Growing Together: Johnstone Supply Relies on Oakland County’s Loan Experts

Johnstone Supply Eastern Michigan and Northern Ohio Group is an HVACR company that sells anything relating to commercial furnace, air conditioning and refrigeration. The Johnstone Supply Inc. cooperative has been around...

Happy holidays from Oakland County Prosper!

The holidays are here once again, if you can even believe it! (We certainly can't.) We here at Prosper would like to wish you and yours a safe, happy,...

Mobility-era automotive success builds on Detroit region’s manufacturing strengths

On Sept. 27, Ford celebrated 100 years of manufacturing at its Rouge Plant in Dearborn, and that's just one example in the long history of engineering and manufacturing automobiles...

These diverse Metro Detroit schools are also among the state’s best

The world is becoming increasingly diverse. And leaders at top local schools say they need to reflect that diversity for students to be successful. Through educational opportunities, committees, events, and...

Top five artists chosen as 2018 MI Great Artist online competition gets down to business

Five artists will vie for the top spot in the 2018 MI Great Artist online competition and a share of more than $16,000 in cash and prizes. Oakland County Executive...

Jessica Schatz of Expressions Music Academy on the power of systems in growing a business

After Jessica Schatz graduated from Rochester College in 2009, she opened the Novi Piano Academy at her dad’s house, while also teaching three days a week at a music...

Unified Business Technologies emphasizes women in traditionally male jobs

Michelle D’Souza, President and CEO of Unified Business Technologies based in Troy, started her professional career as a stockbroker working at a company with very few other women stockbrokers...

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