Muskegon Market Report

Published monthly by the Muskegon Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, Muskegon Area First, & The Employers Association of W. Michigan, The Muskegon Market Report compares local employment and economic statistics as well as highlights recent economic news for Muskegon County. Click here to get added to the distribution list. 


Locally owned business landmarks renovate and expand, Muskegon gets national media attention for unemployment drop and a unique effort to attract talent is carried out during the holidays. Click here to read the 2014 November Market Report.

Economic activity on the rise, tourism partners with healthcare, new hot jobs are available, and the Port of Muskegon is chosen as the regions top priority. Click here to read the 2014 October Market Report.

Muskegon projects go regional, educational institutions plan major investments and PTAC clients are awarded $105.9 million in government contracts! Click here to read the 2014 September Market Report.

Muskegon is hiring, Sporting events and teams come to the Muskegon Lakeshore and Muskegon becomes part of the world's longest water trail.  Click here to read the 2014 August Market Report.

Dirt moves on housing developments, restaurants are on the rise and publications sell Muskegon.  Click here to read the 2014 July Market Report. 

Lakeshore Art Festival - Green & Growing, LST 393 Makes waves in GR media and expansions/jobs are on the rise in downtown, manufacturing and tourism.  Click here to read the 2014 June Market Report

Muskegon makes nationwide news in 4 publications, new Downtown Farmers Market Grand Opening, Muskegon Businesses make Michigan Top 50 Companies to Watch List and Unemployment Rates decline. Click here to read the 2014 May Market Report.

Norton Shores one of the best places in Michigan for Homeownership, new Form-Based zoning downtown and a strategic staff addition to the Convention and Visitor Bureau. Click here to read the 2014 April Market Report.

Muskegon the highlight and cover of the MML Review Magazine, Lakeshore Art Festival's second year has tremendous growth, and new businesses to the Lakeshore. Click here to read the 2014 March Market Report.

Mercy plans $220 million medical center, the new Muskegon City Manager, Frank Peterson brings energy and excitement to the area, and legislators and businesses support Muskegon Port River Barge Access.  Click here to read the 2014 February Market Report. 

Economic Forecast for Muskegon, an insight in the housing market, local contractors working on farmers market and PTAC has record year. Click here to read the 2014 January Market Report.



Muskegon ranks third for job growth in the state, a new hot jobs list shows local job demand and SCORE celebrates 50 years of helping small businesses.  Click here to read the 2013 December Market Report. 

Downtown Muskegon heats up with activity, Muskegon County sees growth in visitors, and Muskegon County investments are on the rise... Click here to read the 2013 November Market Report. 

Destination weddings come to Muskegon, Muskegon Community College asks votors to support workforce development initiatives and the Muskegon Area Wide Plan updates to show Muskegon's progress over the past decade.  Click here to read the 2013 October Market Report. 

ADAC chooses to invest in Muskegon over competing site in Mexico, a new business attraction publication showcases Muskegon's water assests, and National chains come to Muskegon.  Click here to read the 2013 September Market Report. 

New tourism desination being built in Whitehall, Cole's Quality Foods launches unique Tailgate Tour, Bassmasters showcases Muskegon on ESPN, and Muskegon area youth get real world training through 2 week entrepreneur camp.  Click here to read the 2013 August Market Report. 

ADAC Automotive joins list of top Muskegon employers, Mercy Health Muskegon continues to invest and expand and a new project takes hold on Lake Michigan.  Click here to read the July Market Report.

Relocations on the rise, young professionals step up as community leaders, leaders in sustainability are recognized and the second session of the Advanced Manufacturing Institute is getting ready to start again.  Click here to read the June Market Report. 

 Manufacturing success story, Muskegon Country tourism update, and the growth of local runs and walks.  Click here to read the 2013 May Market Report.

The community gathers to talk branding, the current state of the housing market is looking up and business invest and expand in Muskegon.  Click here to read the 2013 April Market Report. 

Institutions invest in Muskegon, Renee Webster leads efforts to develop downtown Muskegon and the first Advanced Manufacturing Institute class graduates.  Click here to read the 2013 March Market Report. 

Another National Festival Chooses Muskegon, The County ranks third in the state in GDP increases and Downtown businesses are featured on an international panel.  Click here to read the 2013 February Market Report.

Muskegon's Annual Economic Forecast, Muskegon auto manufacturing shows off nationwide, and Frontier invests in Downtown Muskegon.  Click here to read the 2013 January Market Report.



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