Experience the Macon Advantage.
Macon-Bibb County offers world-class business opportunities at a competitive cost of business.
Join Macon's Vibrant Community.
Macon is a small city with a big personality, rich in history, and ready for you to explore.
Equipped to Meet Industry Needs.
Our skilled workforce, first-rate transportation infrastructure, and favorable business environment make Macon the best place for your business to thrive.
Macon is Home to
The Macon advantage is our location in Middle Georgia and our transportation infrastructure that makes shipping, distribution, and access easy.
- Located just 1.25 hours south of Atlanta
- Two major interstate highways: I-75 (N-S), I-16 (E-W)
- Four deep water ports within five hours
- Norfolk Southern Railroad’s largest switching yard in the Southeast
- Three nearby airports: Hartsfield International Airport (within 1.5 hours), Middle Georgia Regional Airport (10 mi from downtown Macon) and Macon Downtown Airport (5 mi from downtown Macon)
The Macon Advantage includes our people, place and services. We have a lot to offer.
- Convenient location
- Competitive business costs
- Skilled and capable workforce
- Industry training programs
- Commitment to economic development
- Culturally-diverse community
- Quality K-12 schools
- Seven local universities and colleges
- Vibrant arts and culture community
Numerous businesses and industries are investing, growing, and thriving in Macon. Read stories from some of the companies below:
- Dean Baldwin Painting
- First Quality
- Graphic Packaging International
- Irving Consumer Products
- Kumho Tire
- Mr. Chips, Inc.
- Nichiha Fiber Cement
- Star Snacks
- Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems
- Tractor Supply Company
- Tyson Foods
MBCIA partners with industries from around the world to increase investment and the tax base of the Macon-Bibb County area, drive economic development, and create and retain jobs in our community. Since 2017, MBCIA worked to accomplish the following:
- 2,500 new jobs created
- 750 jobs retained
- $1.3 billion in new private investment
- 2 million sqft in new construction
”"We are excited to build our next plastics renewal facility in Macon-Bibb and revolutionize the state of recycling for the southeast quadrant of the country. We look forward to being a part of the community and establishing central Georgia as a leader in the circular economy."Bob PowellFounder & CEO, Brightmark
”"The expansion of our Macon distribution center is part of our focus on continuous improvement and commitment to customer service."Gregg UeckerSenior Vice President of Network Planning and Integration, Tyson Foods
”"After a thorough analysis of our manufacturing needs and the available local resources, it was clear that Macon-Bibb County was ideal for this capital investment."Michael DossPresident & CEO, Graphic Packaging International
”"We are excited about the opportunity Macon will offer our company to grow with existing and new customers by allowing us to provide greater services for them."Jay JanickeVice President of Sales, Mr. Chips