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Macon County : The New Diamond

Macon County is the new diamond of the I-85 corridor. We have molded this area's opportunities with the weight of our history and created a shining jewel in the heart of the South. Made up of the facets of history, vision, existing industry and future growth, civil rights, and education, our area is diamond-strong.

Opportunity Zones

Qualified Opportunity Zones

Our three recently certified census tracts are now Qualified Opportunity Zones, allowing for great investment opportunities for investors, businesses, and developers. Most of Macon County also qualifies for New Markets Tax Credits, which can be coupled with O-Zone Eligibility.

By promoting economic development through tax deferrals on capital gains and potentially having tax-free long-term investments our three Qualified Opportunity Zones offer unlimited growth potential.

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Demographics

Our strong communities and diverse and growing population keep Macon County on rise. With a large laborshed and high education standards, Macon’s strength is its people.

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Demographic Overview

Location, Location, Location

Location, Location, Location

Ideally located on I-85, Macon County is only fifteen minutes from Montgomery or Auburn/Opelika. Right in the middle of the Southeast Automotive Corridor and the Industrial Belt, we’re halfway between the Kia and Hyundai plants.

With industry, available land, skilled workforce, universities, historic sites, and a national forest, Macon has opportunity for everyone.

Exit 38 / Retail

The new economic center right off Exit 38 is still under development but already open for business. Come check out the new plaza, already filling with retail and dining opportunities, with more still to come.

There are still storefronts and land available for rent or development; claim your business’ future home today!

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Exit 38 / Retail

Rich History in Macon County

Rich History

Come see history up close! From the Tuskegee Airmen Museum to the Tuskegee Human and Civil Rights Multicultural Center, there’s so much to discover about the people that made a lasting impact.

Tuskegee University and the Tuskegee National Forest add to the depth and charm. Come learn something new, meet the people who changed history, and discover our heritage.

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Latest News

Macon County expects word on Air Force project within weeks

Advocates trying to land a major U.S. Air Force contract in Macon County should know in a matter of weeks whether it's coming. Moton Field, home of...

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"WHEN WE WIN" Macon Co. hoping to land multi-billion dollar U.S. Air F…

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (WRBL) - We are just weeks or days away from learning if the United States Air Force will select Leonardo DRS, a global aerospace and defense...

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Alabama Awaits Critical Decision From Air Force; T-100 Project at Stake

The U.S. Air Force is expected to announce any day now its multi-billion-dollar impact decision on which company partnership will win its contract for the next generation of fighter-trainer jets...

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Contact us

MCEDA
Joe Turnham
Director
608 Dibble Street, Suite 7
Tuskegee, AL 36083
334.444.2672
info@madeinmacon.com