Economic Development


WhyWBWest Bloomfield Township is a thriving community as committed to the environment as it is to its many residents and businesses. This commitment makes West Bloomfield a highly sought-after location for families and businesses —  and a popular destination for visitors.

Why West Bloomfield?

The reasons are clear:

  • Good for Business
  • A Focus on Clean, Green Energy
  • Trouble-free Commuting
  • Desirable Neighborhoods and Schools
  • World-Class Health Care Just Around the Corner
  • Abundant Leisure Activities
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Public Safety a Top Priority

The Community Development Department is here to help you find that perfect location in West Bloomfield and to assist you through the permit process. 


West Bloomfield is home to numerous possibilities for development and redevelopment on a variety of properties in the Township.  Please visit our 'Available Space' web page for more detailed information.


Are you looking to start a business in West Bloomfield, or maybe expand on an already existing business?  There are a number of resources out there to help make your venture a successful one!

In addition to Township resources, both Oakland County and the State of Michigan have numerous programs to support entrepreneurs, assist in workforce development and most improtantly identify potential sources of funding.  The links below will take you to sites that provide more information on County and State programs.

Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) is a public-private partnership serving as the state's marketing arm and lead agency for business, talent and jobs. tourism, film and digital incentives, arts and cultural grants, and overall economic growth. MEDC offers a number of business assistance services and capital programs for business attraction and acceleration, economic gardening, entrepreneurship, strategic partnerships, talent enhancement and urban and community development. For more info go to

Oakland County Economic Development customer-focused services to meet your unique business needs and help you prosper in our dynamic market. For more info go to

SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. SCORE is a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), and has been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. For more info go to



West Bloomfield Township and Oakland County has determined the importance of encouraging more individuals in pursuing entrepreneurship in promotion of future business growth. Visit the Oakland County website to obtain access to information and support links such as Automation Alley and Medical Main Street to assist individuals seeking information to start a business or enhance their existing business. 

Top Emerging Growth Sectors

  1. Finance, Insurance & Real Estate
  2. Venture Capital
  3. Water Technologies 
West Bloomfield also promotes these ideas for future growth within our community and will assist any individual with promoting their business ventures in West Bloomfield Township.  We encourage you to visit the County’s Website and pursue your dream as an entrepreneur.

If you are interested in starting a business in West Bloomfield, please contact:

Steven Kaplan, Supervisor at (248) 451-4800