Pontiac is an urban city with small town charm. The community has strong roots in the auto industry but new growth in entrepreneurship and maker spaces.
Pontiac is a vibrant and diverse city full of entrepreneurs and large corporations that come together in a close-knit community. With strong roots in the automotive industry, local maker spaces and technology-based economies are starting to grow. While the number of automotive design and manufacturing facilities has reduced over the years, the community’s affinity of cars has not: the M1 Concourse, LBI Limited, GM’s Global Propulsion Systems, Pontiac Power Week, Fiat Chrysler are all in close proximity.
Pontiac’s creative industries have also started to take off, with a number of entertainment venues and local art spaces and events. Similarly, the community is full of active residents who not only run, walk and bike together, but come together to support and improve the community. Pontiac is a big city with a small-town heart that is charming, exciting and ever-changing.