Economic Development

Public Participation Statement for Redevelopment Ready Communities

2020 Adopted Master Plan

2013 Hotel Feasibility Study



“Team EJ” is a unique partnership comprised of key officials of the City of East Jordan, the East Jordan Economic Development Office, the East Jordan Area Chamber of Commerce, the Downtown Development Authority, the Public Schools and the Northern Lakes Economic Alliance (a regional economic development agency) which works together to take necessary action to assure that the local economy continues to grow.

“Team EJ” works to facilitate development projects and thinks “out of the box” in utilizing new techniques and combinations of resources to make things happen. The Main Street Center, completed in 2003, is a prime example of pulling together resources from the local and state governments and the private sector into an award-winning historical rejuvenation of two century old structures which otherwise would have been demolished.

“Team EJ” works with would be entrepreneurs who wish to start their own business. Retail operators, small businesses, and medical and other professions find assistance from the team, a major assist in starting and growing their business.

“Team EJ” paves the way for industries looking for expanded facilities in East Jordan’s Class A Industrial Park (State designation) which includes the local airport or in the Jordan Valley Complex, a multi-tenant business center near the center of town.

To contact Team EJ, call any of the following persons:

City Administrator, Tom Cannon at 231-536-3381
Chamber President, Mary Faculak at 231-536-7351

Or e-mail Mr. Cannon at

Our Mission

Our mission is to create an environment that promotes strong economic growth while safe guarding the public trust and building a sense of place that focuses on our future and honors our heritage.