Mayor's Office

Economic Development

Have a vision for your business or opening a branch of your business in Flint, Michigan? The Economic Development department works with businesses of all sizes to stimulate economic growth and provide new opportunities.

Tyler Bailey

Deputy Director of Business Services

Steve Zeidan

Small Business Specialist

Contact Us

The City of Flint Economic Development team helps entrepreneurs and existing businesses access resources for:

  • Site Selection
  • Small Business Assistance
  • Incentives
  • Business Attraction & Retention
  • Investment Opportunities

Small Business Resource Directory

This directory showcases organizations offering a variety of support and technical assistance services to small businesses in the City of Flint. It has been designed to help you easily locate names and contacts for organizations that can be helpful to you based on your business’ stage and current needs. It highlights service providers that help startups, incubators, existing businesses. It also identifies places in the city that offer financing, loan, and tax incentive programs, business education and training, and other opportunities as well. To access this directory, click the link below.

Economic Development Strategy

Thanks to a grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, the City of Flint was able to add capacity to the City of Flint Economic Development Division. This team is focused on increasing its capacity to execute transactions in the near-term to drive long-term economic growth and sustainability and ensure that all Flint residents have an opportunity to participate in the city’s economic expansion. These projects and their status are detailed in the Division’s Economic Development Strategy, linked below.