The city of East Lansing is located in the county of Clinton. It covers a total area of 35.41 sq. km. The economic development of the city revolves around industries involved in advertising, architecture, arts and crafts, automotive, finance, construction, apparel, information technology, pharmaceuticals, freight forwarding, health, hotel, industrial and commercial machinery, auto insurance, oil and lubrication, publishing and real estate contributing to the local economy in a positive way. Commercial spaces are utilized by recreation centers, rehabilitation services, rental services for stores and yards and riding academics.