Farmington Hills, Michigan - Best City to Live and Work

  • Jobs in the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology, Medical Device, and Diagnostic Industries
  • Companies, Real Estate, Schools
  • The city of Farmington Hills is located in southeast Michigan (JOBS), just two miles (three kilometers) north of Farmington and 23 miles (37 kilometers) northwest of Detroit. It is part of Oakland County, and is home to 82,111 people.

    Farmington Hills is the largest community in the county, and home to major corporations such as Nissan Research and Development, the Robert Bosch Corporation, and the headquarters of the American Communication Network. Farmington Hills and the neighboring city of Farmington are often referred to as the "Fraternal Twins," and together they offer an excellent school district, recreational facilities, and cultural events for area residents. In Farmington Hills, you'll find outstanding live theater performances by the Farmington Players. Only minutes away, the historic Farmington Civic Theater offers the newest Hollywood blockbusters, screenings of classic movies, and an annual Family Film Festival. Many more events are organized by the Cultural Arts Division. On the visual arts front, the group is responsible for classes, exhibits, an artist in residence program, and a juried fine arts fair. On the performing arts front, the group presents concerts, festivals, youth theater programs, and more!

    With 39 soccer fields, 51 baseball diamonds, and 628 acres (254 hectares) of parkland, sports enthusiasts will never lack for things to do in Farmington Hills! For golfers, the 18-hole Farmington Hills Golf Club is sure to provide hours of pleasurable of challenges. Looking for more? Remember that Farmington Hills is only a short drive away from the big-city attractions of Detroit!

    Michigan’s vast life-science industry also makes Farmington Hills a place to settle. Michigan is home to a wide variety of biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, some of which include, i3, Pfizer, Aastrom Biosciences, Inc., Asterand, Inc., QuatRx Pharmaceuticals, Caraco Pharmaceutical Laboratories, Ltd., Cerenis Therapeutics, Inc., and Compendia Bioscience.

    MichBio is a non-profit organization devoted to promoting growth of the life sciences industry in Michigan. The organization brings together new and established life sciences companies, academic and research institutions, as well as service providers and related organizations throughout the state.

    For more information about opportunities in Michigan, visit The BioMidwest™ Hotbed community which highlights the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device industries in the area and keeps its audience abreast with the latest information about industry news and events throughout the region.

    Check out job opportunities by visiting the BioSpace Career Center. Here you will find the life sciences most premier career events which showcase an array of local employers. At the Career Center homepage you can even check out video to see what the career fair experience is like and hear what job seekers and employers have to say.

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    Information and Links  
    Career JOBS
    Government City of Farmington Hills
    Tourism Detroit Metro Convention and Visitors Bureau
    Real Estate  
      Western Wayne Oakland County Association of Realtors
      Detroit Metro CVB (Places to Stay)
    Local News  
      The Farmington Observer
      Detroit News Online
      Detroit Free Press
    Local Transit  
    Public Schools  
      Farmington Public Schools
    Colleges + Universities  
      Oakland Community College
      Wayne State University
      University of Detroit Mercy
      University of Michigan-Dearborn
      Madonna University (Livonia)
      Oakland University (Rochester)
      Marygrove College (Detroit)
      Henry Ford Community College (Dearborn)
      Oakland Community College (Bloomfield Hills)
      Wayne County Community College District (Detroit, Taylor, Belleville Campuses)
    More Information  
      Farmington/Farmington Hills Chamber of Commerce