New Business Development
Recruit a quality mix of large, mid and small companies in targeted industry clusters.
Grow jobs and capital investment in the region.
Employ Macon-Bibb residents at wages above the current average wage in our labor market..
Support an environment where entrepreneurs and creatives can grow and prosper.
Continue enhanced marketing recruitment efforts within our targeted industry clusters.
Work with our economic development partners to create a long term plan for site, building and infrastructure development that meets the evolving needs of existing and relocating businesses.
Establish cluster councils for all of our targeted industry segments.
Work with our community partners to pursue opportunities for incubators, accelerators and innovative centers.
Develop a plan with our regional economic development partners to best utilize our resources in south Bibb/northern Houston counties to create a freight, logistics and manufacturing hub.
Create a data warehouse on the MEDC website that identifies the business case factors available in Macon-Bibb for key industry clusters.
Continue to support our One Macon partners working to grow a welcoming community that attracts and retains high quality companies and individuals.
Support the implementation of entrepreneurial curriculum in primary and secondary and post-secondary education to build a pipeline of future entrepreneurs..
Work with our local government and state delegation to identify and access funds for critical transportation projects to ensure that Macon maintains its position as a leading transportation hub.