Highlighting economic development in Novi
December 2018
Motor City Soccer makes its way to Novi
Motor City Soccer is the newest member of the Soccer Plus family, having been in business for about 25 years. They recently opened their newest location at 48975 Grand River Avenue in Novi, catering to soccer players and fans with their wide array of footwear, jerseys and more. Check them out today!

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Novi Businesses in the News
Beerhead Bar & Eatery is opening in Twelve Mile Crossing at Fountain Walk in January. The craft beer franchise will feature nearly 500 brands of beer, including several local selections. Read more here.
Sedona Taphouse plans to open its second Michigan location at Twelve Oaks Mall by the end of January. The franchise is known for its craft beer options and diverse food offerings. It will seat 160 diners inside and 80 diners on a partially covered patio. Read more here.
A set of 20 new homes along Old Novi Road took a step closer to becoming a reality following City Council's approval of a rezoning request in December. Read more here.
Welcome to Novi!
New businesses are popping up in Novi nearly every week! Please join us in welcoming the following new businesses to Novi:
Are you a new business and want to be featured? Call us at 248.735.5671 or email novibusiness@cityofnovi.org.
Business Resources
As the year draws to a close, it could be a good time to review an end of year checklist for small business to make sure you are finishing up the year strong and setting your business up for success next year. Learn more here.
The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) has made some changes to its 2019 training schedule. Courses include an Entrepreneur Series, Launching Your New Business, Putting Social Media to Work and more. Learn more here.
Download a copy of the e-book “Being a Woman Business Owner” to gain insight into the challenges and opportunities facing women small business owners today. Learn more here.
Nominate your business for a Novi Chamber Business Award
The Novi Chamber of Commerce is hosting its annual Toast of the Town Business Awards Gala on February 1 and your business could be one of the winners. Awards will be handed out to small and large businesses in the follow categories: Community Builder, Best Place to Work, Customer Service Excellence and Newcomer of the Year. Nominate your business here.
Apply for a Temporary Holiday Sign
In an effort to assist the Novi business community and promote holiday season sales, the City is providing a one-time, additional business sign allowance from Nov. 23 to Dec. 26. Certain stipulations apply. Visit cityofnovi.org for more information and to download the application.
Novi snow removal reminder
Winter is here and we want to remind business owners they are responsible for clearing snow from all sidewalks, pathways and crosswalks that are adjacent to their property within 48 hours of a snow event that produces an accumulation of two or more inches. Please maintain all sidewalks and crosswalks free of slippery conditions at all times. If you have any questions, please call 248.735.5678.
Upcoming Events
WalkIn Thursday:
Small Business Counseling
First Thursday of each month
9:30am-Noon & 1:30-4:30pm
Novi Civic Center,
45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI
2019 City of Novi Job Fair
March 19, 2019
Novi Civic Center
45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI
More information to come
Check out available jobs in Novi!
Email your job posting requests to wgraham@cityofnovi.org or call 248.735.5671.
For more information about doing business in Novi, visit cityofnovi.org.
Wenona Graham, Economic Development Coordinator - 248.347.0573