Michigan Historic Preservation Network


The Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is the state’s marketing arm and lead advocate for business and community development. The MEDC focuses on growing Michigan’s economy in alignment with the Make It in Michigan strategy, which prioritizes attracting and supporting a talented workforce and entrepreneurs, assisting community-driven placemaking and fostering generation-defining business projects.

Making Michigan the perfect crossroads for people to live and work and for companies to do business comes down to one thing: strong, vibrant communities. The MEDC’s Place unit works on this cornerstone of economic success by creating, preserving and celebrating resilient places around the state with an array of economic development services and programs. From building up rural communities to revitalizing big cities and everything in between, the Place team plays an essential role in setting the state up for success in the global competition for talent and business, all while preserving what makes us uniquely Michigan.