The Economic Restructuring committee aims to retain and expand existing businesses while at the same time attracting new and diverse businesses to provide Downtown with a solid economic footprint.

  • FY15 – 18 businesses opened
  • FY14 – 20 businesses opened
  • Currently have 24 businesses on prospect list
  • Proactively work with prospects on site selection, business planning, grand openings and follow-up promotion
  • 150+ loft units currently under construction
  • Documented $10 million in private investment in Downtown in FY15

Main Street Macon Micro-Loan Fund

This fund was created to provide small loans to businesses that fall within Main Street Macon and the College Hill Corridor. Loans are available between $500 and $1000 and require a 50% match by the applicant. Loans are meant to enhance business offering and capacity for independent businesses. Eligible uses include:

  • New product lines
  • Inventory Control Systems
  • Physical Infrastructure
  • Equipment
  • Display Enhancements
  • Expanded Inventory

For more information about the micro-loan fund, please contact Emily Hopkins at 478-803-2436.

Grand Opening of Dysfunctional Tees N Things

Grand Opening of Dysfunctional Tees N Things

Grand Opening of Ginger
Grand Opening of Ginger