The Frankenmuth Downtown Development Authority and Economic Development Corporation

Welcome to the Frankenmuth Business Development Center!

Known as a serious, four-season tourism destination, Frankenmuth entertains millions of visitors annually. Anchored by world reknowned businesses including Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, Zehnder's of Frankenmuth and Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn, Frankenmuth's tourism market is healthy and ready to grow with new retail and entertainment destinations.

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Photos, left to right:  Bronner's Christmas Wonderland, Zehnders of Frankemuth and Frankenmuth Bavarian Inn.

Did you know that Frankenmuth is also home to a major agri-business, a major insurance carrier and hundreds of businesses in local retail, personal and professional service and industry?

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Photos, left to right:  the silo at Star of the West and Frankenmuth Insurance.

With our strong history of entrepreneur success, Frankenmuth understands entrepreneurs and enterprising people. Opportunities exist in traditional retail, professional or personal services,  or in manufacturing, light industry and R&D. Development properties including vacant land and existing buildings, offer a unique chance to hang your shingle – the choices are limited only by your imagination.

cheese haus tree2018 June .  The soon-to-open Frankenmuth Cheese Haus celebrates finishing the roof with a tree at the tallest point.


Do you have interest in investing? Starting a business? Not quite sure? 

Call Us! Development Assistance is provided through the Downtown Development Authority (DDA) and Economic Development Authority (EDC.)  Need help finding a site? Want information about zoning requirements, infrastructure,  or local contacts? 

Dedicated staff is interested in working with you to find the right solution.  Let's Talk! 

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Contact Sheila Stamiris,
Executive Director of the DDA & EDC

email:  sstamiris@frankenmuthcity.com
tele: 989.652.3430 ext 120.