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MICHIGAN’S PREMIER ADDRESS

We believe a strong community embraces diversity, promotes innovation, and encourages collaboration.

• Troy is one of the safest cities in Michigan regardless of population and 25th overall safest city in the U.S. • Smart Asset ranked Troy the 16th most liveable small city in the U.S. • Troy was honored as a five-star community contributing to Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth and economic development in 2017 by the University of Michigan-Dearborn’s eCities program. • The Troy School District was recognized in 2017 as one of the Best Communities for Music Education in the U.S. by the National Association of Music Merchants and the Music Research Institute at the University of Kansas. • Niche Rankings named Troy as the #1 best town in Michigan to raise a family (2015). • NerdWallet named Troy the 4th best small city in the U.S. to start a business (2015). • Smart Asset ranked Troy as the 5th healthiest housing market in Michigan (2015).

Promote Innovation

With Fortune 500 corporations, global companies, and small businesses alike calling Troy home, new high-paying jobs and opportunities are emerging in Troy. Companies in fields like engineering, research & development, product testing and others find that Troy has tremendous assets including an outstanding central location, excellent schools, a talented pool of employees, and a wide array of retail, residential and restaurant options. All these benefits make Troy the perfect place for businesses to launch their success story and continue to grow. Troy keeps pace with the ever-changing times in order to remain attractive and viable to its 87,177 residents and 6,680 businesses that employ more than 129,000 people.

A Welcoming Community

Troy puts out the welcome mat for businesses of all sizes. Health Alliance Plan moved 1,000 employees to the corner of Maple and Stephenson Hwy. 24G, a creative digital agency, repurposed the former Thunderbird Lanes Bowling Alley into their new world headquarters in Troy, employing about 65 people. LG, a global electronics company, is expanding its Troy technical center employing about 155 people. The MJR Grand Cinema 16 is a significant presence at the corner of Maple and Livernois. The magnificent Somerset Collection, DMC Children’s Hospital, new hotels, restaurants and shops add to the vitality of Big Beaver Road. A shuttle service along Big Beaver circulates residents and visitors throughout the Corridor as a part of the Move Across Troy initiative.

Outstanding Location

Troy’s unique location in the heart of Oakland County, only 20 minutes from Detroit, is within easy access to I-75, I-696 and M-59. The City offers residents and businesses a tremendous competitive advantage, including attractive neighborhoods, excellent schools, prime shopping and employment opportunities.

Global Troy

The City is home to a vibrant and diverse international community with 80 different languages spoken in Troy homes and 31% of the population speaking a language other than English at home. About 27% of Troy’s residents are foreign born. The City’s spectrum of shops and restaurants is as diverse as the City’s population, with cuisine and goods representing every corner of the globe. Approximately 200 foreign-based companies have had great success here in Troy because of the extensive resources and locational advantages we offer.

Lead by Example

Troy is a place where families and businesses thrive. A community recognized for its excellent quality of life – Niche Rankings named Troy the #1 best town in Michigan to raise a family. Smart Asset ranked Troy the 16th most liveable small city in the United States based on cost of living, quality of life, and quality of economic opportunity. The Troy School District is A+ rated and recognized nationally for excellence inAcademics and Fine Arts education. Troy has unsurpassed city services, is consistently ranked as one of the safest cities in Michigan, and has one of the lowest tax rates in Oakland County. Its strategic location puts residents and visitors within easy reach of a wide variety of recreational opportunities, including its 1,000 acres of parkland, two golf courses, nature center, historic village, and a variety of lakes and streams.

The #1 best town in Michigan to raise a family! (Niche Rankings -2015)

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