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The U.P. workforce is rock-solid reliable.

Four universities grow talent and spin up innovation.

An attractive cost of living helps companies win in the U.P.

Despite abundant forests, water and minerals, the U.P.’s greatest natural resource is people.

Our vibrant, active communities brim with grit and determination and our people live strong in the natural beauty that surrounds them.

Resources & Support

YOUR SINGLE U.P. SOURCE

InvestUP is a private sector-led economic development organization keenly focused on driving economic growth across Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.

Founded by the region’s leading private sector businesses and universities, our mission is to drive business and job growth across the region.

JM Longyear

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JM LONGYEAR

Longyear is an entrepreneurial Michigan-based asset management company.  As a long-term investor and employer, Longyear has, is and will continue to support prosperity in our region with over 150 employees, hundreds of contractors and continued investment. The company’s success is driven by a 145 year track record of long term investment, ability to manage assets and opportunistic growth strategy.

More information is available at www.jmlongyear.com

Currrent Projects

GROWING NOW

Working to increase air travel in and out of the Upper Peninsula.

Developing strategies and solutions to create jobs in Gogebic & Iron Countries.

Leading infrastructure, legislative, and funding projects with local economic developers, businesses and government.

Work where you want to live!

Upper Peninsula professionals have the unique opportunity to live in the communities that have the best tech jobs, start-up resources and world-class trails. Start your journey here!

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