2018 Macon Georgia Industrial Real Estate Overview

The Macon Bibb warehouse/industrial market has experienced substantial absorption over the last few years, and there are no signs that available inventory will increase in the future. According to Fickling & Company’s most recent survey of over 18 million square feet of warehouse/industrial space over 10,000 square feet in Bibb County, year-end 2017 occupancy is 88% which is an increase from 81% in 2015. For a full copy of this article, click to download the PDF .

Highlights of Industrial/warehouse Activity in 2017 include:

  1. Star Snacks purchased the 2600 Weaver Rd building in 2017 to open a peanut roasting and packaging plant.
  2. Trane leased the 44,000 square foot distribution warehouse at 7649 Airport Dr.
  3. FedEx opened a 248,000 square foot distribution center in the I-75 Business Park in South Bibb County

New Projects Committed for 2018 Delivery

  1. Tyson Foods will be expanding its current facility from 182,000 to 360,000 square feet
  2. Irving Consumer Products is a welcomed addition to Macon Bibb’s manufacturing base with their new 700,000 square foot plant.
  3. Graphic Packaging International plans to invest $136 million in modernizing in its Macon plant.
  4. Amazon’s 1 million square foot fulfillment center at the Sardis Church I-75 Exit will be opening with the addition of 500 jobs.
  5. Global Parts warehouse on Avondale Mill Rd is expanding its distribution warehouse from 100,000 to 200,000 square feet.

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