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The Right Place

The Right Place is West Michigan's leading economic development organization. Learn more about our services and offerings in this brochure.

About The Right Place

Since its beginning, The Right Place has assisted thousands of West Michigan companies, to invest more than $4 billion in capital and create more than 40,000 jobs throughout the region.

The Right Place is West Michigan’s leading economic development organization, offering confidential, comprehensive services in the region. Every day we meet with current and prospective companies, connecting them to the resources they need to grow in West Michigan.

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Advancing the West Michigan Economy

Serving West Michigan since 1985, The Right Place, Inc. is a regional economic development organization funded through investments from the private and public sectors. The Right Place drives regional Economic Development initiatives to stimulate economic growth, wealth creation, and operational excellence by focusing on productivity, innovation, and the retention, expansion and creation of quality employment and companies in the West Michigan region.

Staffed by a team of economic development and business professionals with more than 150 years of combined experience, The Right Place concentrates on the following strategic priorities:

  • Leading West Michigan business development efforts
  • Identifying and developing emerging growth opportunities
  • Strengthening the global competitiveness and innovation of our existing regional manufacturers


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