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MAIN STREET MACON

2017 ANNUAL REPORT

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$19.6 MILLION private and public investment in downtown Macon

PRIVATE INVESTMENT

5

spent on rehabs

25

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building rehabs

$8.5M housing units added

18

net new businesses it: red Photo C

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118 net new jobs

PUBLIC INVESTMENT

15

public improvement projects

$171,557 spent on public improvement projects

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* DOWNTOWN EVENTS *Numbers based on Macon365.com

531

promotional events

10,534 volunteer hours

262,639 total attendance

MSM SIGNATURE EVENTS • Mardi Gras Block Party • Wintervention: Electric Dance Party • Macon Beer Fest • Trick-or-Treat in Downtown Macon

• Shop Small Saturday • Main Street Macon Christmas Parade • Christmas in Downtown • Main Street Christmas Light Show Extravaganza

MARKETING GRANT

19

grants awarded

$31,350 reinvested locally

PROJECTS • Downtown Signage Master Plan • Sign Blight Removal Program • Public Art as Economic Development • Be A Regular Campaign • Mac Party


OUR MISSION: COLLABORATE TO BRING LIFE AND BUSINESS TO DOWNTOWN MACON. #BEAREGULAR

PARTNERS • Bike Walk Macon • Bragg Jam Concert Crawl • College Hill Corridor Commission • Cotton Avenue Coalition • Downtown Macon Community Association • Greater Macon Chamber of Commerce • Historic Macon Foundation • International Cherry Blossom Festival

• Keep Macon-Bibb Beautiful Commission • Macon Arts Alliance • Macon-Bibb County • Macon-Bibb Planning and Zoning Commission • Macon Film Festival • Macon-Middle Georgia Black Pages • NewTown Macon • Rotary Club of Downtown Macon • Urban Development Authority • Visit Macon

2017 BOARD • Ashley Miller, President • Rachel Hollar, Vice President • Anissa Jones, Treasurer • Brad Belo • Heatherly Wakefield • Trish Whitley

Ex-officio Members • Wanzina Jackson • Alex Morrison • Wimberly Treadwell Staff • Emily Hopkins, Manager

STAY CONNECTED www.mainstreetmaconga.com 478-803-2436 • mainstreetmacon@maconbibb.us

2017 Main Street Macon Annual Report  
2017 Main Street Macon Annual Report  
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