Highlighting economic development in Novi
June 2019
How Twelve Oaks Mall helped shape Novi
The City of Novi is celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year and each month we are releasing a new video highlighting a part of Novi's history. This fifth video takes you back 40+ years when Twelve Oaks Mall was looking for a place to call home. The story includes a little bit of luck, a helicopter and the perfect location.

We are still looking for businesses to be featured on Business Avenue. If you want to be featured on an upcoming episode that airs on Novi Television, YouTube and cityofnovi.org, shoot us an email at novibusiness@cityofnovi.org to set up a time that works for you. Our Studio No.VI team will do the rest!
Novi Businesses in the News
Bob's Discount Furniture opened in Novi last month in the former Toys R Us location in West Oaks II Shopping Center. The 47,000-square-foot store is the largest of four southeast Michigan stores and features an outlet center. Read more here.
Peak Sport Products Co. will be using Novi-based Cooper Standard's Fortrex technology to develop and commercialize foam midsoles for athletic shoes. Read more here.
There's a lot going on at the Adell Center site off I-96 and Novi Road. Several businesses already have approval from the City and site work is underway. Read more here.
Business Resources
Master the leadership skills you need to keep your company growing at this unique 18-hour program through Oakland County. The workshop is for managers and is titled "The Business of Leadership - Growth Stage Leadership Development." L earn more here.
Through expert care and prudent use of medical resources, Ascension Michigan at Work offers a full-service health and wellness program that succeeds in reducing work-related medical costs and lost work time. Learn more here.
Check out these 10 great tech tools to help you and your business manage multiple tasks without having to hire employees. Learn more about these tools 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:

The following businesses recently celebrated their reinvestment in Novi:

Are you a new business and want to be featured? Call us at 248.735.5671 or email novibusiness@cityofnovi.org.
Work to start in coming weeks at 12 Mile & Novi Road
A firm date has not yet been established, but work on the intersection of 12 Mile and Novi roads is slated to begin the week of June 17.

The Road Commission for Oakland County will be removing and replacing the concrete within the intersection in two stages.

During Stage 1:
  • One outside lane of 12 Mile will be open in each direction and only right turns will be allowed from southbound and northbound Novi Road.
During Stage 2:
  • One inside lane of 12 Mile will be open in each direction. Novi Road will be completely closed north and south of 12 Mile Road.

Visit cityofnovi.org/BetterRoadsAhead for additional information on this project and sign up for our weekly e-newsletters providing updates on the various projects in Novi.
Upcoming Events
Novi Young Professionals
Speaker Series
Thursday, June 20
8-9:30am
Novi Public Library,
45255 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI
Novi Friday Coffee
with the Novi Chamber
Friday, June 21, 2019
8-9am
Securian Financial
39500 High Point Blvd., Novi, MI
Novi Public Library Birthday Celebration
iCube Makerspace Launch
Friday, June 21, 2019
10:30am
Novi Public Library
45255 Ten Mile, Novi, MI
City Offices CLOSED for Fourth of July
July 4, 2019

WalkIn Thursday:
Small Business Counseling
First Thursday of each month
9:30am-noon & 1:30-4:430pm
Novi Civic Center
45175 Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI

City Offices CLOSED for Labor Day
September 2.2019

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