in the Great Lakes Bay Region

About the Region

Midland, Bay City, Saginaw and Mount Pleasant are the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region. From the bustle of Downtown Saginaw to the quiet agricultural communities of Gratiot County, the Great Lakes Bay Region spans diverse communities throughout the heart of Michigan.

Thanks to its blue collar heritageĀ and convenient access to the rest of the world, businesses of all types are finding that the Great Lakes Bay Region is their perfect home.

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Facts about the area


The Great Lakes Bay Region is home to more than 500,000 residents.


More than 32% of adult residents have earned a college degree.


The area has large clusters of chemical, manufacturing, and agricultural businesses.