Economic Development Overview

Macon-Bibb County Georgia's consolidated government and local business community works together to enhance the economic climate and to attract new businesses and visitors, expand existing industry, and to recruit new residents.  An abundance of water (our most precious natural resource and voted "the nation's best-tasting water"), a central geographic location, and a collaborative economic culture position Macon, Georgia as an ideal place for business relocation.  Our cultural assets attract creative professionals who have the freedom to live where they choose.  Macon, Georgia’s historic assets and natural beauty are generating buzz from film makers, who along with lucrative tax incentives, have helped Georgia become the 4th largest producer of original films in the country.