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Economic Development Programs

Act 88 Local Economic Development grant program

To foster local economy growth, Washtenaw County allocates funding for grants to eligible not- for-profit entities to assist in delivering products, services and research that promotes the growth and development of our local economy.


Brownfield Redevelopment Program

Brownfield Redevelopment

The Washtenaw County Brownfield Redevelopment Authority provides assistance to individuals, companies, and communities to identify brownfields, arrange financing of brownfield activities and incentives for redevelopment.


Washtenaw Avenue

Re-imagine Washtenaw Avenue

A multi-jurisdictional effort to transform a suburban strip corridor into a center for mixed use development, private investment, efficient transit, and placemaking that improves its function to local and regional users.  Apresentation and interactive map provide additional information on the project.Multi-j

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Eastern Leaders Group

Partnership between Eastern Michigan University, civic, and private sector leaders to meet the immediate and long-term economic and quality of life needs of Eastern Washtenaw County.

Heritage Tours

Heritage Tourism

Distinct, themed driving tours that guide visitors and locals through the County's cities, villages, and rural areas increasing economic revenues and helping preserve our historic resources.

Historic Preservation

Preservation of Historic Resources

Local, state and national resources for preserving the historic buildings, sites, objects, and landscapes of Washtenaw County, including information on local historic districts and tax credits for historic property rehabilitation.


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