Why Marquette County?
Whether you’re looking to relocate a business or start one from the ground up, one thing remains the same: your desire to succeed
The Lake Superior Community Partnership, an Accredited Economic Development Organization thru the International Economic Development Council, will act as the liaison between you, and all the necessary partners to ensure a seamless process for your business project.
In Marquette County, you and your family will do more than live, you will thrive in an environment rich in natural beauty, local history, cultural diversity and economic well-being.
Marquette County serves as a regional shopping destination for the Upper Peninsula. Kohl’s, Meijer, Target, Michael’s, Lowe’s Home Improvement Store, Tractor Supply Company, Walgreens, TJ Maxx, Harbor Freight Tools, Ulta Beauty and PetSmart have all opened new stores in recent years.
Natural resourced based companies and manufacturers in the area include; Cliffs Natural Resources
, Lundin Mining
, RTI Surgical
, National Carbon Technologies
, Superior Extrusion
Sawyer International Airport, located at the former K.I. Sawyer Air Force Base, saw 105,525 passengers travel through in 2018. Sawyer International Airport provides service to more than 50% of passengers traveling to and from the Upper Peninsula.
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What Others Are Saying!
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