Second Best Year Ever for Emerging Sectors® as 2013 Investment Tops $500 Million

Oakland County’s Emerging Sectors® business attraction and retention strategy had its second best year since inception, generating more than $518 million of investment in 2013 while creating or retaining 4,200 jobs. The year was second only to 2007 when $672 million was generated, due in large part to an expansion into Independence Township of McLaren Hospital. “We’re clearly charging out of the recession,” Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said. “I can’t wait for the 2014 … [Read more...]