January Newsletter
Welcome to the NEW Watch Muskegon Report where you will get the latest in economic development happening in Muskegon County.
Live

Great Lakes Fresh Market will open their Sherman Boulevard location on Monday, February 5th bringing a local grocery store to the surrounding community.
Work

Finding and recruiting workers is the number one concern of area businesses according to a survey given by the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce.
Learn

Muskegon Community College's downtown campus had their grand opening Thursday, Jan. 11. The 75,000 square foot building is now completely renovated!
Play

The Muskegon Winter Sports Complex is already off to a great start this winter season. And with the 2018 Winter Olympics right around the corner, the complex expects to see an even greater interest in their outdoor activities including the luge which brings in customers from all over the Midwest.
THE STATS
Homes Sold
December 2016 = 176
December 2017 = 190

Average Sale Price
December 2016 = $136,260
December 2017 = $130,535
Labor Force
December 2016 = 77,700
December 2017 = 76,400

Employment
December 2016 = 74,200
December 2017 = 72,400
495 NEW Students qualified for the Muskegon Area PROMISE in 16 local high schools in 2017.
Statistics provided by: The Department of Energy, Labor, & Economic Growth; Michigan Association of Realtors, and the Muskegon Area Intermediate School District
CLICK HERE  to read the latest newsletter from Muskegon Area First.