Joe Agostinelli | Founder
Email | 269.567.0669
Joe Agostinelli, founder of Michigan Growth Advisors brings a fully integrated perspective on the current state of today’s economic development landscape.
Joe's expertise has touched every aspect of economic development in Michigan, including legislative policy, partnering with state and regional economic development organizations, private real estate development and consulting on all the above within the ever-evolving market. He understands the growing pains businesses have today and knows how to equip them with the right tools at the right time to ensure long-term success.
With the longstanding recognition, proficiency and horsepower of Michigan law firm, Miller Johnson, Joe and the Michigan Growth Advisors team are here to support new and prospective clients, and cater to existing publicly incentivized Miller Johnson clients to bridge the gap between a project’s cost and financial viability.
Jared Lutz | Project Manager
Email | 269.823.3818
Jared Lutz joined Michigan Growth Advisors in January 2023 as a Project Manager working with companies on securing economic development incentive packages as they look to expand, consolidate, or relocate.
With immense experience in growth-oriented services, Lutz knows what programs apply for clients and secures the most comprehensive benefits available by identifying funding, rebates, and abatements that are often overlooked.
Prior to Michigan Growth Advisors, Lutz was the Attraction and Research Director at Kalamazoo, MI-based Southwest Michigan First.
Helping you obtain discretionary financial or nonfinancial support from federal, state, and municipal incentives. Tax Increment Financing & Abatements. Refundable Credits. Capital Investment. Public-Private Partnerships.
Providing assistance through incentive programs and resources to businesses starting, relocating or expanding commercial or industrial real estate operations. Financial Proformas. Incentive Structuring & Negotiation. Brownfield Redevelopment. Impact & Permit Fee Waivers.
Targeting locations that best meet your project requirements and applicable incentive programs. Labor Market Analysis. Community Partnerships. Workforce Training Credits & Grants. Utility Reductions.