Hello & Thank You for your interest in Niles!
The prospect of a new business in downtown Niles is always exciting! We’ve compiled some information you might find helpful.
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) and the State of Michigan have great business start-up web-sites with links to helpful information: http://ref.michigan.org/medc/services/startups/
The Small Business & Technology Development Center (MiSBDTC) also has lots of on-line information. Check them out at: http://www.gvsu.edu/misbtdc/
and be sure and let us know if you are interested in talking to a business counselor.
Below we’ve listed other telephone numbers you might need.
Good Luck! We look forward to meeting you soon.
Helpful Phone Numbers
————CITY OF NILES OFFICES
City Hall 333 North 2nd Street 683-4700
X204 Linda Casperson/ City Clerk
Division of Building Safety /Niles Fire Department Complex 1345 E. Main Street
683-2374 Diane Powers/Building Dept- Fire Safety Inspection
Fire Department/Non Emergency 683-0160
Niles Utilities Department 683-4700
Police Department/NonEmergency 683-1313
Berrien County Offices
County Clerk 684-5274 / x2 x 1 Register Business Name
Health Department 684-2800 / x5615 Richard Wonacutt/Health Inspector
STATE OF MICHIGAN OFFICES
Department of Agriculture, Food & Dairy Division 517-373-1060
Department of Treasury
MI Sales Tax Questions & Registration 517-373-0888
Sales use & withholding Taxes Division 517-373-3190
Secretary of State 110 East Main Street 1-888-767-6424
UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT OFFICES
IRS 866-816-2065 Employer Identification Number (EIN)
Post Office 741 Broadway 683-5520
Social Security Administration 425 S. Main S Bend IN 800-772-1213
FOUR FLAGS AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE- www.nilesmi.com
Two of the many reasons to call Ron Sather, President @ 683-3720 and check out the Four Flags Area Chamber: Blue Cross/Blue Shield health coverage available & Personal Web Page with Pictures
Lending Institutions in the Downtown District:
Chemical Bank 683-7783*
5/3rd Bank 687-4410*
1st Source Bank 684-1283*
Greater Niles Community
Federal Credit Union 684-6005
LaSalle Bank 683-6200*
United Federal Credit Union 684-1151*
*Will do SBA