Located along the south arm of Lake Charlevoix and the Jordan River, the G&I area of East Jordan City comprises South Arm township and East Jordan City. The historic downtown district lies east of the southernmost portion of Lake Charlevoix. Additional commercial development sits along Michigan State Highway 32 (M-32) and Michigan State Highway 66 (M-66), which are primary regional transportation corridors. Historic residential neighborhoods lie to the center of the City, with newer residential development closer to the City boundaries. *Evaluating Redevelopment Ready Community status.
The Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (NLEA), established in 1984, is a public/private non-profit organization serving Antrim, Charlevoix, and Cheboygan Counties in Northern Michigan. The NLEA works directly with local units of government on infrastructure projects, facilitates local company growth and expansion, and assists many local companies on a wide range of issues that help retain existing jobs and create new jobs.
- David Emmel, President—(231) 582-6482
Recent Private Investments
Recent Public Works Projects
Economic Development Ecosystem Map
This map shows some of the many organizations in this county providing economic development related services, such as workforce training, development finance, or technical advising for businesses. Use the dropdown in the upper left hand corner to filter by People, Investment, and Place.
“People” covers organizations that focus on early childhood care, workforce training, equity and diversity, and talent recruitment and retention.
“Investment” includes organizations that focus on industry cluster support, small business investment and technical assistance, innovation and technology development, and real estate and commercial development.
“Place”-focused organizations include tourism, arts and culture, and recreation organizations, planning and development entities, infrastructure and utility providers, and housing organizations.
- Michele Eaton
Great Lakes Energy
Business Service: 1-888-485-2537
Natural Gas Provider(s):
Business Service: 1-855-383-4249
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