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    When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events.

Living in Sterling Heights

Sterling Heights is a city of 130,000 in Macomb County, Michigan, USA. Around 20 miles north of Detroit, it is one of the Motor City’s main suburbs and the second largest in the Metro Detroit area. Expats about to start living in Sterling Heights will be happy to hear that the city has been ranked as the sixth safest city in the US with a population between 100,000 and 500,000 and is known as "The Community-Oriented City". It was also ranked by Money magazine as one of the top 20 “Best Small Cities” to live in. Expatriates in Sterling Heights will find the city’s heritage is evident in William Upton House, which was built in 1866 and is the oldest house in the city, now housing public offices. Sterling Heights is home to a host of cultural events and the Freedom Hill County Park with its outdoor amphitheater is a popular venue. Expats living in Sterling Heights can learn more about life in a new and foreign city on InterNations, the online expatriate community.

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Moving to Sterling Heights

Expatriates moving to Sterling Heights will find the city at the junction of two main state highways, the M-53 and the M-59. The nearest major airport is actually across the border in Canada at Windsor International Airport. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is 54 miles from the city center. There are Amtrak stations at Royal Oak and Birmingham, both less than 10 miles from the city center. Sterling Heights sits at the center of a number of neighboring communities, such as Warren and Fraser to the south, Troy to the west, Clinton to the east and Shelby and Macomb to the north. The discussion boards and forums of InterNations are a great place for expats moving to Sterling Heights to find out about the best neighborhoods to live in, or simply to socialize and network with like-minded people.

Working in Sterling Heights

Many an expatriate working in Sterling Heights has been drawn by the city’s strong business culture. It has been voted as one of the top ten best cities for economic development and entrepreneurial growth in Michigan. It has also been recognized for its efforts in developing an entrepreneurial climate. The manufacturing industry is the most important sector in the Sterling Heights economy, followed by retail, construction and the service industry. Expats working in Sterling Heights can use the forums of InterNations to network with one another and perhaps make new business connections. It is an excellent resource to keep up to date with economic opportunities in the area. Expat Magazine extends these online resources with lots of information on s쳮ding in the expatriate lifestyle.

  • Brian Norris

    When first moving to Washington, D.C., I didn't know many people outside of the office. InterNations has changed that with some exciting events.

  • Caroline Stiles

    In such an international city such as Washington, D.C. InterNations holds great events for everyone to network and enjoy themselves.

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