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City of Troy

500 West Big Beaver
Troy, MI 48084
Ph: 248.524.3300

Testimonials

Yard House
“We’re so happy to be opening a Yard House Restaurant in this wonderful city,” says Nathan Scheffler, general manager of the Troy location. “We learned early in our planning process that Troy is a great place with long-term growth potential.” 
Nathan Scheffler
General Manager
Yard House
December 2018


UNTUCKit
“We like to open stores where our customers are, so after seeing that so many people from the Troy and Detroit community were shopping with us online, we wanted to bring the product to them,” says Chris Riccobono, founder of UNTUCKit. “The Somerset Collection is a perfect location, and we're in some great company with other retailers, so we're excited to have picked the area for our first store in Michigan.”
Chris Riccobono
Founder
UNTUCKit
November 2018

Superior Electric Great Lakes Company

“We appreciate the assistance and the support from the City of Troy.  We believe it is a great place to run a business.”
Jeff Jamerino
President & CEO
Superior Electric Great Lakes Company
November 2018


ARi

“Troy, Michigan was strategically chosen due to its close location to many automotive OEMs and Tier 1 companies. The convenient location to these industries provides a readily accessible talent pool, in which ARi can grow our rapidly expanding Troy team. We were not only attracted to Troy due to its strategic business location, but also the culture and charm. There is no shortage of events or activities in this active, vibrant and business-friendly city. With many restaurants, malls, and businesses occupying the metropolitan area, this city feels like an extension of Detroit. Our office is only a 30-minute drive from the airport, as well nearby to many residential communities, optimal for any new employee."
Shyam Chunduri
Senior Engineering Manager
ARi
September 2018

WARBY PARKER
“We’re so pleased to be opening the doors of our second store in the Detroit area. Troy’s historic foundation and thriving entrepreneurial spirit made it a given for our newest location.”
Dave Gilboa
Co-Founder & Co-CEO
Warby Parker
September 2018

FACTON
“Troy is a vibrant business and technology center, home to Automation Alley and over 6,100 thriving businesses - everything from high tech to high finance - a perfect base for FACTONs growth plans. We believe this is the perfect location to support our growing team.

Ruediger Stern
President North America
Facton
May 2017

BYTE & MORTAR
“Byte & Mortar is an award-winning boutique workspace, offering fully-serviced private offices, virtual office services and a stunning co-working space. Troy has been a great home for Byte & Mortar and the city's eagerness to assist in the success of B&M is greatly appreciated. For our clients, not only is the location convenient and easy to access, but they also love the many available food and shopping options within a couple minutes from our front door.”

Daniel Haberman
Owner
Byte & Mortar
November 2016

TROY GYMNASTICS
"I am from Troy, and I live and work in Troy. I have researched many other cities. Troy is the place for my businesses. So much so that I just bought my fourth commercial building - all in Troy."
Toby Buechner
Owner
Troy Gymnastics
November 2016


KARMA AUTOMOTIVE
"GM, Ford, Chrysler, all the manufacturers want exactly the same people, so we're in a very big competition to try and draw that talent, so opening up a Troy office for us is going to be a big help in attracting that talent."
Jim Taylor
Chief Revenue Officer
Karma Automotive
October 2016

NEW IMAGE BUILDING SERVICES
"I am impressed with the collaboration between the City, County and the State. We hear and read of these efforts, now I see it for myself."
John S. Ezzo
CEO & Founder
New Image Building Services
August 2015


OAKLAND COUNTY
"Troy has a fundamental understanding of the importance of new investment and creative ways of helping businesses grow in their community. The fact that they can process basic building permits in sometimes less than 48 hours is so significantly important to economic sustainability. They're doing great work."

Matt Gibb
Deputy Executive
Oakland County
January 2015

ELEFANT

"We are happy to choose Troy for our Business location. I believe Troy is a great location for us. We also will be a great source for innovation for every business in the area."
Stanimir Gospodinov
Partner
Elefant
November 2014

AET INTEGRATION

"Troy was a logical location for us to move our expanding business. AET Integration is a technology firm specializing in research, development, engineering, and testing of materials, welding/joining, and forming. The location is convenient for our customers and there are many other progressive engineering businesses in this area. In addition, we see the city of Troy as a place for growth and innovation."

Cindy Jiang
Founding Owner & President
AET Integration
April 2014

NEXTEP SYSTEMS

"NEXTEP SYSTEMS was founded in 2005 and has enjoyed Troy as a setting for our headquarters ever since. All four offices (three previous and current) have been on the Big Beaver corridor, which provides easy access for our employees. There is an impressive talent pool within a 30 minute drive to Big Beaver and I-75. Rental rates are reasonable and our employees appreciate the many dining options and proximity to Somerset. Customers visiting from DTW have no problem finding us and the city provides an impressive backdrop for a technology company like NEXTEP. We plan to be a Troy-based company for many years to come."

Tommy Woycik
President
NEXTEP SYSTEMS
December 2013

AIRTIME TRAMPOLINE

"When looking for the city to launch our business, we looked at sites from Boston to Miami and decided on Troy. Troy provided a strong economy and demographics, strong schools and wonderful sense of community. Moving from Ohio to Troy to start a business was a big life change but we could not be happier to have selected Troy for the flagship location of AirTime Trampoline. Everyone at City Hall have been wonderful advocates for our business and have helped in making AirTime a success. We are launching three new locations in Michigan and have plans for international expansion as well. Thank you to the City of Troy. You have made Troy feel like home."

Pam & Will Wannemacher
Owners
AirTime Trampoline
September 2013

BLUE WHEEL MEDIA

"Think of Troy like a river or port 2,000 years ago. Every town and civilization was created around rivers and ports because of the easy access to commerce, visibility to others, and efficiency to nearby support. Troy has everything my business needs. Visibility of our building and presence, food and amazing lunch spots near by to make for efficient days for our team, and a network of business men and women stronger than anywhere else in the area."

Trevor George
Chief Executive Officer
Blue Wheel Media
June 2013

UNIFIED BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC.

“The City of Troy has a distinguished business-friendly attitude. Our company, UBT, purchased a building in Troy and completely redesigned it with “green” technology including geothermal wells, radiant heating, foam insulation, white PVC membrane roof technology, energy efficient lighting and electrical components, and recycled bamboo furniture. When we experienced obstacles with plumbing and our geothermal wells throughout the redesign, the City of Troy was fantastic in obtaining the pertinent historical data we needed to make the repairs and move our team into our new home. And to our pleasant surprise, the City of Troy followed up in person to verify that our construction was running smoothly so that we could safely operate our business once we settled in. We are extremely happy to have relocated to Troy and would highly recommend this city to any business looking for a new home!"

Michelle D'Souza
Chief Executive Officer
Unified Business technologies, Inc.
April 2013

FARBMAN GROUP

“Troy is a City that understands and proactively addresses the needs of its business community. We have always found an open mind and an open door when it comes to approaching the City"

Andy Gutman
Chief Financial Officer
Farbman Group
April 2013

SIGNARAMA

“We moved our Metro Detroit SIGNARAMA headquarters into an existing 14,000 sq. ft. building off Rochester Road, south of Big Beaver, with an award winning team of sign experts ready to make your sign project a success.  We just wrapped up the strongest January in our company’s 14 year history! Moving to Troy has been wonderful!"

Bob Chapa
President
SIGNARAMA
February 2013

AUTOLINE INDUSTRIES LTD.

“Thanks for taking the time to organize the Manager’s Business Roundtable. It was very informative and I look forward to working with the City and you in particular. The event was so good that 3 out of the 4 businesses already have connected and purchase orders will be issued within a week…”

Sri Bramadesam
President
Autoline Industries Ltd.
January 2013

ALLSTAR TRANSPORTATION INC.

"We moved ALLSTAR Transportation headquarters to Troy recently. They welcomed us and we made the move and building relocation with ease. Our location is great, no crime and a great buy in terms of property value. If you are looking to relocate, I would strongly recommend that you consider Troy."

Bob Beutel
President
ALLSTAR Transportation Inc.
November 2012

PLEX SYSTEMS

"We believe Troy is more central, so for recruiting throughout the Detroit area, this is more convenient."

Mark Symonds
Chief Executive Officer
Plex Systems
October 2012

PSD GLOBAL

"I am very grateful for the wonderful help you provided and was extremely impressed how Troy went above and beyond what any other economic development agency provided. I know that the companies were also very impressed and that they will consider Troy when they are ready to set up in Michigan. Thank you again so much."

Patrick Dine
President & CEO
PSD Global
September 2012

SANDLER TRAINING

"As the owner of my company, Sandler Training, picking the right location for our office was a critical choice. We needed a location that would not only be convenient for our clients, but one that would allow us to be close to a number of different industries. After looking at many of the cities in Southeast Michigan, it became clear to us that Troy was going to be the right partner for our business. An office in Troy means that your company is placed in the heart of growth and opportunity here in Michigan. Troy is a beautiful, vibrant business community, and we're more than pleased to call it home."

Erik Meier
Owner
Sandler Training
May 2012

MEDIA GENESIS

"Troy is a wonderful location for us. It’s the seat of many North American headquarters and it has great access to all the major markets in SE Michigan that we serve – from Detroit, Auburn Hills, Birmingham, Warren and relatively quick access to Dearborn and Ann Arbor."

Melis Mandal
Marketing Coordinator, Media Genesis
February, 2012

ALLIANCE MOBILE HEALTH

"My business has operated in the City of Troy for six years, and we couldn't have found a better place to purchase a building. We have a great relationship with the Police and Fire Departments and City Government is very responsive to your needs. I manage an emergency medical transportation business so having quick access to the major freeways is a huge plus. The City of Troy is a great place to work."

Laurie Thiel
CEO, Alliance Mobile Health
February, 2012

AEROTEK

"Aerotek, Inc. has been in Troy for over five years now and we are very satisfied with the amenities the City of Troy provides as a host for businesses in the area. We share our floor with two of our affiliating companies, Allegis Group Services and EASi Engineering who have their own suites and operate independently. Combined, the Allegis Group companies reside in over 25,000 square feet of office space in our building on 901 Tower Drive. Aerotek just renewed our lease for five years and are very happy to keep our location in Troy. With the many restaurants and easy access along the I-75 corridor, Aerotek is happy to be a part of the Troy business community."

B.J. Lennon
Director of Business Operations, Aerotek
February, 2012

H.E.R MANAGEMENT

"I work with many cities in Macomb and Oakland County and unfortunately deal with a lot of bureaucracy which causes long delays in my line of business. However, working with the City of Troy is just the opposite. I get things done quickly, efficiently and professionally. I enjoy working with the City of Troy and look forward to many more successful years together."

Jamie Blumenthal
President, H.E.R Management
Long Lake Plaza
January, 2012

TROY SPORTS CENTER

"It is exciting to see the level of cooperation and commitment coming from everyone and the willingness to work with Troy businesses. My family has operated businesses in Troy since 1966, and I see Troy evolving into one of the best places to be located in. The new zoning ordinance allows great flexibility and should help put Troy back as the most desired city to be in."
Dennis Bostick
President, Troy Sports Center
January, 2012

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