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Farmington Hills is a diverse community of over 80,000 residents located in Oakland County, the most prosperous county in Michigan. The City has earned the reputation of being a well-run, desirable place to live and work with award-winning police, fire, recreation programs, and public services. The Farmington Public School District has an exceptional academic record. Students in the district consistently score above state and national averages on standardized tests and the district’s International Baccalaureate (IB) program has received the highest endorsement possible—“World School.”

Farmington Hills is consistently ranked among the safest cities in Michigan and in 2014 had the lowest number of recorded crimes in its 42-year history. The quality of life enjoyed by residents and the advantages enjoyed by businesses are the reason why so many companies and families move here, stay here, and grow here.

Why Farmington Hills?

Farmington Hills has a diverse business community ranging from large multinational corporations to entrepreneurial start-ups. City government strives to proactively support businesses of all sizes with an active business retention program that has led to continued success and innovation in the business community. The Farmington Hills business development staff is ready to help your business succeed. The Greater Farmington Area Chamber of Commerce and Farmington Community Library offer a number of programs and services designed to help support your business. In addition, the many local Universities provide a well skilled workforce and affordable advanced training opportunities.

Need more reasons to consider a move to Farmington Hills?

  • 3,500 businesses
  • More than 75 Fortune 500 companies have a presence in Farmington Hills
  • 17 business parks with a total of 836 acres
  • High-tech facilities and premier office space available
  • Competitive tax rates
  • Total employment of more than 57,000, including a vast, highly-skilled technical workforce
  • More than 12 nationally-acclaimed colleges and universities nearby
  • Half of America’s disposable income, half of the country’s workforce, and nearly half of the total U.S. population are found within 500 miles of Farmington Hills

A Place to Call Home

Not only is Farmington Hills a great location for your business to grow, it’s also a great place for your employees to live. It’s a welcoming community that boasts a high satisfaction rate among residents. A proactive and highly responsive City government helps ensure that residents receive excellent services and an array of affordable recreational and cultural programs for all ages in a safe environment. The school system serves over 10,000 children and offers award-winning educational programs, as well as highly-rated music and athletic programs.

With housing options to suit every lifestyle and price range, and convenient retail entertainment and dining options, your employees are sure to be pleased at the prospect of working and living in the City of Farmington Hills.



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