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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

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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.

Since 2017, the Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority has...

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News & Events

Authority Report July 2021

MACON, Ga. - The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA) held its July board meeting this afternoon....

Kumho Tire Job Fair

Join Kumho Tire for job fair opportunities on June 10. One will start promptly at...

Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority Report for June 2021

https://vimeo.com/560021021 The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA) held their June board meeting this afternoon. Key...

Authority Report May 2021

https://vimeo.com/544736739 MACON, Ga. - The Macon-Bibb County Industrial Authority (MBCIA) held their May board meeting...

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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Brightmark

Brightmark, the global waste solutions provider, announced June 8, 2021 that it will build the world’s largest advanced plastics recycling and renewal facility in Macon-Bibb County, Georgia. The total investment...
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Dean Baldwin

For over 54 years Dean Baldwin Painting LP. has been setting a high standard for aircraft painting and customer service by continually providing consistently the highest aircraft refinishing service in...
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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...