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Real Opportunity in Dowagiac!

Business opportunities abound for both industrial and commercial projects in an environment that is innovative and entrepreneurial. Known for its responsiveness and creative approach to project development, the City of Dowagiac is leading the way to an economic renaissance in Southwest Michigan.

The City of Dowagiac is conveniently located in Southwest Michigan near the Indiana border. It is centrally located between two Interstate Highways, I-94 to the north and I-80, the Indiana Toll Road to the south.

As part of the South Bend Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Dowagiac provides easy access to several Midwest commerce centers.


  • South Bend, Indiana     35 Miles
  • Chicago, Illinois     117
  • Detroit, Michigan     180
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan     90
  • Lansing, Michigan     116
  • Indianapolis, Indiana     170
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana     138
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin     212

The regional population (5 counties) is 787,665.