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Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority

Our Mission: Job Creation, Job Retention, Business Expansion, Improving Quality of Life

ABOUT MBCIA

MACON ADVANTAGES

INFRASTRUCTURE

COMMUNITY

OUR SUCCESS

PROPERTIES

Macon GA Map

The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority ( MBCIA ) is the lead agency for attracting new business investment, encouraging the expansion of existing industries and improving the quality of life in the Macon-Bibb County area.With the aid of partners at the regional, state and local levels, we’re able to create a competitive business environment that facilitates an industry’s ability to generate success. Whether an Industry needs help with Infrastructure assistance or local vendor programs we are able to assist new industries of all sizes through our  partnerships. 

Macon Advantages

WorkForce
(Within 45 min of Macon-Bibb County)

Population:
433,601
Projected Annual Growth Rate (2018-23):
0.43%
Number of Jobs:
185,102
Labor Force:
191,804
Unemployment Rate:
3.9%

Transportation

Macon is located 1.25 hours south of Atlanta at the crossroads of two major interstate highways, I-75 (N-S) and I-16 (E-W), making it easily accessible by car.

Distance from some
major cities:

Atlanta: 75 miles
Port of Savannah: 180 miles
Nashville: 336 miles
Orlando: 380 miles
Miami: 606 miles

Incentives

With the aid of partners at the regional, state and local level, we’re able to create a competitive business environment that facilitates an industry’s ability to generate success. Incentive packaging for every investment is done with the individual industry in mind. If an Industry needs help with Infrastructure assistance, sales tax exemption, and local vendor programs we are able to assist new industries of all sizes through our partnerships.

Water Authority

Since its opening in 2000, the MWA’s Amerson Plant has been selected as the states best –operated “Plant of the year” by the Georgia Association of Water Professionals(GAWP) on five different occasions, which is remarkable considering facilities are not eligible for this award in consecutive years.

Strategic Partners

News & Events

MCBIA’s Stephen Adams on the Recruitment of New Industry to Middle Georgia

Thursday, December 13th, 2018 Executive Director of the Macon-Bibb Industrial Authority Stephen Adams talks about...

Stephen Adams Gives an Economic Development Update for Macon-Bibb County

Thursday, September 27th, 2018 Stephen Adams, Acting Director of the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority, talks...

Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems to locate in Macon-Bibb County

 Immediate Release November 8, 2018 Media Contact Dan Hall Marketing Manager Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority...

Infrastructure grant awarded to support new industry in Macon-Bibb County

    For Immediate Release November 8, 2018 Media Contact Dan Hall Marketing Manager Macon-Bibb...

Success Stories

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Amazon

Amazon will build a fulfillment center in Macon, creating more than 500 full-time jobs, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced in 2017. “Amazon’s continued investment in our state speaks to our...
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Embraer

Embraer is the third largest aircraft manufacturer in the world and in 2018 brought more than 100 jobs to Macon.  Embraer  operates out of a 155,000-square-foot facility at the Middle...
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First Quality

Recently introduced a new product line that will require the rehab of an existing facility in the Airport Industrial Park with a $50 million investment and 115 new jobs
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Freudenberg

$25 million investment into their existing facility.