Downtown is a thriving area composed of local businesses, a major hospital, and both city and county government centers. Serving as a primary destination for entrepreneurs, travelers, and regional residents, downtown Sault Ste. Marie is a commercial anchor for the eastern Upper Peninsula. The downtown has experienced significant growth over the past decade, and is now home to more than 130 retail, medical, finance, and other businesses and organizations. There is literally something for everyone in downtown Sault Ste. Marie!
Downtown Sault Ste. Marie is proud to be located at the heart of Michigan’s oldest city, and in one of the most historic cities in the United States. The city was established in 1668, and is replete with a rich culture and history that locals, tourists, and investors thoroughly enjoy.