Are you interested in opening a new business?  The DDA is here to help! 

For starters, check out this to-do list for potential new businesses, from the Small Business Administration. 

10 Steps to Starting a Business

When you’re ready for Step 3 (see above), call our office (248-693-9742) and schedule an appointment with our Executive Director, Molly LaLone. She will get you started to opening a business in Lake Orion. 

Resources through Oakland County Small Business Development Center

We highly recommend contacting the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center.   They offer monthly classes on starting a business, writing a business plan, microloan programs, and more.  One Stop Shop Business Center

Also available through the Oakland County One Stop Shop is property and zoning information as well as other market research.

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