Smart Spaces

MTEC SmartZone’s four customized, updated working spaces in Houghton and Hancock offer affiliated businesses more than 100,000 square feet of well-equipped single-tenant and multi-tenant office space with conference rooms, high-tech lab space and back-up generators.


  • Located on the Houghton waterfront along the Portage Canal
  • 17,000 sq. ft. of office and lab space
  • Easily removeable walls to accommodate growth
  • Dematic, Jackson, KEDA, MTEC main offices


  • Located on the Houghton waterfront next to the Portage Lake Lift Bridge
  • 15,000 sq. ft. of office and lab space on four floors
  • One floor of designated lab space
  • High-current, four-phase power
  • Compudyne, Life Cycle Solutions


  • Located in in Hancock
  • 14,000 sq. ft. in three wings
  • Houses traditional office and light lab space
  • Single-occupant space with secured entrance near the elevator available


  • Located next to Michigan Tech’s football stadium
  • 27,000 sq. ft.
  • ATDC business incubator space owned and operated by Michigan Tech
  • CAT5e & CAT6 wiring is routed to the server room
  • Four-phase power
  • VoIP and traditional phone systems
  • Fiber-optic link to Michigan Tech’s Gigabit Internet access
Aerial shot of downtown Houghton which includes shots of the Powerhouse and the Michigan Tech Lakeshore Center