World Class Location

Access to the nation - access to the world!

Living the lifestyle of beauty, arts, history, and soul-restoring recreation in southwest Michigan also gives you access to customers and commerce - this location really is right at the crossroads of business activity.

  • 90 minutes to the Chicago Loop via highway - less by train.
  • 44 million customers in a five-hour radius - translates to more than one fifth of the U.S. population.
  • 40 million customers can be reached overnight via over-the-road transport. (UPS)
  • 22 major cities within 600 miles. (See table below)
  • 4 national and/or global modes of transportation: highways, railways, airports, and shipping ports.


22 Major Cities Within 600 Miles

54 - Kalamazoo, MI 249 - Cincinnati, OH 412 - Des Moines, IA
90 - Chicago, IL 250 - Madison, WI 433 - Nashville, TN
100 - Grand Rapids, MI 263 - Louisville, KY 435 - Toronto, ON
125 - Lansing, MI 264 - Cleveland, OH 457 - Buffalo, NY
144 - Indianapolis, IN 310 - Green Bay, WI 510 - Minneapolis, MN
165 - Toledo, OH 363 - St. Louis, MO 600 - Kansas City, MO
186 - Detroit, MI 378 - Pittsburgh, PA  
196 - Milwaukee, WI 402 - Charleston, WV  

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The SMEGA area is Perfectly Position to fit your business needs!
With the I-80-90 Toll Road just south of the SMEGA area and running from Madison, Chicago, Toledo, Cleveland, and Buffalo (NY) and the I-94 (connecting to Minneapolis, Milwaukee, Chicago, and Detroit) to the North and West, transporting products to and from is done with ease. Along with the possibilities of rail access, harbors and area airports, you will have no problems with shipping products near and far.

Perfectly Positioned Map - PDF Version