Highlighting Economic Development in Novi

March 2023

2023 State of the City

Mayor Bob Gatt recently gave the 2023 State of the City address, outlining how our Novi is SIMPLY THE BEST! Huge thanks to Ascension Providence Hospital and Vibe Credit Union for sponsoring the event and the number of local business vendors who highlighted how Novi's business community is truly better than all the rest.

If you couldn't attend or missed the live stream of the speech on the City's website, you can watch it here and learn about Novi's accomplishments over the past few years and plans for the future.

Novi News

HARMAN, an automotive electronics technology company and a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. focused on designing consumer experiences at automotive grade, announced a strategic collaboration with the American Center for Mobility (ACM) to test real-world use cases of road-ready technologies.

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The Shyft Group recently plans to invest in and expand the company’s facilities in Charlotte, which will enable the production of commercial electric vehicles for its Blue Arc™ EV Solutions brand. Shyft will invest approximately $16 million for expansion and improvements in facilities and new equipment related to the production of EVs.

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Novi’s The Baronette Renaissance Detroit was named to AAA and DBusiness Top Hotels in Metro Detroit 2023 list.

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Several development projects are underway in Novi. Here is a list of six developments to keep an eye out for.

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Do you want to share exciting news happening at your company? Email us at [email protected].

Business Resources

Join Oakland County Michigan Works! on March 14 for a free employer workshop highlighting how to foster a healthy work environment. 

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Today is employee appreciation day! Learn all about how to create a culture of appreciation year-round. 

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Recent Ribbon Cuttings & Grand Openings

It's been an exciting few weeks in Novi!

First, Ford’s Garage is officially open! We had the opportunity to take a sneak peek last weekend and welcome them with a ribbon cutting; trust us, you won’t be disappointed! Many thanks to long-time Novi residents Billy and Amy Downs for your investment in Novi and continued love for our community! We wish you much success!

We are also happy to announce that Tapper's Jewelry opened its first standalone store in Novi! Be sure to keep them in mind for all of your fashion and fine jewelry needs. Congratulations to the Michigan jewelers on their expansion, and we can't wait to see what's in store for their future.

Upcoming Events & Important Dates

2023 Maple Fest

MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center

March 11-12

MSU Tollgate Farm and Education Center

28115 Meadowbrook Road

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2023 March Madness

Novi Chamber of Commerce

March 17 from 3-7 pm

The HUB Stadium Novi

44325 W 12 Mile Road

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Save the date! The Novi Career Expo is back on April 19 and 20. Contact Lisa Higgins at (248) 347-0573 or [email protected] for more information on how your Novi-based company can participate virtually or in person!

For more information about doing business in Novi, visit cityofnovi.org.

Mike McCready, Economic Development Director - 248.347.0580

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