Virtual Tenant Program

Virtual Tenants have access to a shared office at MAREC.Workshop in MAREC seminar room.Jason Piasecki of Revel teaches a marketing class for MISBTDC at MAREC.

  Offerings Virtual Tenant Agreement Current Virtual Tenants  


Join MAREC’s Virtual Tenant Program and let us help you bring your business concepts to life. 

MAREC offers:  virtual office space, wifi access, computers, printers, meeting facilities, industry publications, access to investment capital, business development, support services, training programs, and networking opportunities—all for $125 per month.

This program is designed for the energy or technology entrepreneur who needs business services, while not ready for dedicated space.  For details, see below. 



  • VIRTUAL MEMBER’s Company profile and logo posted on MAREC’s website
    • Link to VIRTUAL MEMBER’s website
  • Invitations to (and discount on) MAREC events and training seminars
  • Access to resources
    • Investor networks, etc.
    • Events in the region related to entrepreneurship and small business growth
    • Grant programs
  • Use of GVSU MAREC’s press release distribution program and media contacts
  • Presentation & pitch development
    • Access to coaching and mentoring
  • Coordination with regional universities and community colleges to hire qualified interns
  • Use of MAREC Facilities
    • Administrative support for clerical projects
    • Use of MAREC Conference Rooms—available on a first come/first serve basis (2 hours free per week)
    • Use of MAREC Virtual Member Office—a private office space that is shared on a first-come, first-served basis.  Featuring wifi access, a computer and printer, work desk, small conference table, and chairs for guests. 
    • Use of MAREC Virtual Member Resource Centercontains the MISBTDC Business Resource Center and other information assets. 
  • Free wireless internet access throughout MAREC

Take advantage of the growing opportunities in the Muskegon and Lakeshore region – a prime location for emerging industries including wind energy, solid state lighting, alternative energy storage systems, information technologies, and other high-technology applications. 

No matter where your business is located, you can catapult it to new heights by being part of MAREC.


Virtual Tenant Agreement Form

To become a virtual member, please review and complete the MAREC Virtual Member Agreement Form.  The form is a Word document; fill in the blanks as appropriate. 

  1. Please print and sign the document.  You may send it by:
  • faxing it to 616-331-6910
  • or scanning and emailing it to

2.  You'll receive a signed copy back, with further information from the Incubator Manager.

3.  Then please make your first month's fee payment online here to begin your Virtual Tenancy.

Questions?  Call Joe 616-331-6900


Click for Contract  |  PDF  |  Word document    (contract will be uploaded soon)

Pay Monthly Fee Online *



* Payment note: once you click through to the payment page, be sure to choose the box that corresponds to the month for which you are paying.  For online security, this page also handles secure event registration payments; please double-check that you are paying for the appropriate item.  This process will be streamlined in the near future.  Thank you. 


Current Virtual Tenants

You're in good company.  Our Virtual Tenant Program was introduced in July, 2012 and additional tenants are in the process of joining as we continue to market this new service.



Need to go beyond Virtual?  Learn More About our Onsite Incubator Tenant Program

MAREC provides lab space for onsite tenants; learn more at link. If you need dedicated onsite space, every-day access to services, networking with fellow entrepreneurs across the hall, or a steady calendar of workshops and training events a flight of stairs (or elevator ride) away, then please consider going "beyond Virtual" and learning about our Onsite Incubator Tenant ProgramLearn more >

Or maybe Virtual is just your ticket, but you have friends... Do you know any fellow entrepreneurs who may benefit from becoming an onsite Incubator Tenant based in the MAREC facility?  Our Tenant Referral Program offers cash incentives for successful tenant referrals.


Back to Business Incubator Program page





Page last modified February 17, 2015