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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 highly-rated Farmington Public School District has received a Gold Medal designation for ranking nationally in the top 16 percent of all school districts.

Farmington Hills is a "bright spot" in Oakland County with its thriving business community, exemplified by the lowest vacancy rate for corporate real estate in the metropolitan Detroit area. 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 international corporations to small entrepreneurial start-ups. There is a strong interdependence between business and government that is vital to a successful City. The Farmington Hills Business Development Staff is ready to help your business succeed. In addition, the Farmington/Farmington Hills Chamber of Commerce and the Farmington Community Library offer a number of programs and services designed to help support your business needs.

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
  • More than 170 foreign-owned firms
  • 17 business parks with a total of 836 acres
  • High-tech facilities and premier office space available
  • 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 Americaís disposable income, half of the countryís 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, itís also a great place for your employees to live. Itís a welcoming community that boasts a high satisfaction rate among residents. An involved City government helps ensure that residents receive excellent services, an array of recreational and cultural programs for all ages, and a feeling of comfort and safety. The school system serves families who represent more than 85 languages 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, safe neighborhoods, and exemplary schools, your employees are sure to be pleased at the prospect of working and living in the City of Farmington Hills.



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