"We’ve been looking to locate in Royal Oak since 2011. Royal Oak is such a great city with a lot of life and vibrancy." Tony Grant, Jolly Pumpkin COO and CFO who opened a Royal Oak location in late 2017.
"A big part of our business model is the night traffic - the late night music and desserts - and I think Royal Oak is a great market for that." - Dessert Oasis Coffee co-owner Nathan Hamood, pointing to the ample foot traffic and density of restaurants in downtown Royal Oak as the reason Dessert Oasis Coffee chose Royal Oak for its third location.
Royal Oak has partnered with Localintel to launch a comprehensive online resource center that allows residents, business owners, and prospects the ability to conduct research about the local economy, customers, and competitors.
After a year of study, the Royal Oak Downtown Task Force, a coalition of community leaders, property owners, and entrepreneurs, released its vision for the future of economic development in the city. Download the Task Force Report (PDF).