The largest percentage of Chamber’s members are in the business and professional services categories. Close to half of our member companies are located in Birmingham, followed with about one-fourth in Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, Beverly Hills, Bingham Farms & Franklin combined.
The City of Birmingham is a vibrant, prosperous community, with a population of almost 20,000. Covering only 4.73 square miles, the community is able to maintain the feel of a small town, while experiencing the benefits of an affluent urban area. The City has a lively, pedestrian-friendly downtown offering one of the Midwest’s premiere shopping districts. A diverse assortment of fine shops, restaurants, art galleries, antique dealers, and clothiers await visitors. No matter where you park, you can walk the entire shopping district or enjoy two hours of free parking in any of the municipal parking structures. Quarton Lake is nestled in the residential heart of the city. Its quiet banks, where ducks, geese and swans feel at home are a lovely place to take a stroll. Little folk and seniors are allowed to fish from the banks; in winter there is ice skating. In a city with so many cultural and recreational amenities this indeed is a place to “live, shop, and play.” For a full report on the demographics of Birmingham please click here
The City of Bloomfield Hills is an exclusive residential area with no industrial properties in the city and only modest commercial and office establishments located at the intersection of Long Lake and Woodward. Rolling hills, small lakes and wonderfully designed houses nestle on treed acreage. Within Bloomfield Hills is Vhay Lake which provides a beautiful residential setting. It is near the Bloomfield Open Hunt Club which has hosted horse shows for more than 50 years. It has been the training site for the Michigan Olympic Equestrian Team. Over 500 horses from around the world compete in the Motor City Horse Show making it one of the largest on the circuit. The city is also home to the exclusive Bloomfield Hills Country Club, the internationally renowned Cranbrook Institute of Science, Cranbrook Academy of Art Museum, nature center and conservatory. For a full report on the demographics of Bloomfield Hills please click here
The Charter Township of Bloomfield, incorporated in 1827, was the first township to be established in Oakland County. Today, it encompasses 25 square miles and has a population of 44,000. The natural beauty of the township, with its winding roads, rolling hills and tranquil lakes, lends a uniquely attractive setting to the 17,000 fine homes and exclusive subdivisions within its boundaries. Classy and upbeat shopping are part of this prestigious residential community. Home to many Corporate America managers and business owners, success is the way of life in the Township of Bloomfield. Residential as well as retail development, has been strong since the mid 1980′s and continues at a moderate pace providing luxury housing and business opportunities. The magnificent Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church is a striking landmark. Bloomfield Township is also home to many exclusive country clubs including the nationally known Oakland Hills Country Club, site of the 1996 U.S. Open, the 2004 Ryder Cup and the 2008 PGA Championship. For a full report on the demographics of Bloomfield Twp. please click here
Village of Beverly Hills
The Village of Beverly Hills is primarily a residential community. Nice variety is found in the price and style of homes available in this community. It is a community with attractive characteristics: a mature village of gorgeous winding, tree-lined streets, a riverside park and platted-out subdivisions. Some larger homes exist with acreage,
some of which are vintage homes, relics of early farms and riding stables. There are small commercial areas on Southfield Road and at the major intersections on Thirteen Mile and Fourteen Mile Roads. For a full report on the demographics of Beverly Hills please click here.
Village of Bingham Farms
The Village of Bingham Farms is a small, secluded community without retail establishments, is less than a mile from the charming, New England-like Franklin Village with a country market, gas station, chic hair salon and not to be missed gift shop. The community was substantially developed with office projects during the 1980s as growth moved north along Telegraph Road from the I-696 interchange. The community has maintained a healthy balance between the commercial sector and the residential community, continuing to retain its quiet residential character with premium homes very close to the area’s prestigious private schools. For a full report on the demographics of Bingham Farms. please click here
Village of Franklin