Also referred to as Middle Georgia, the Macon-Warner Robins area is a well-positioned metro area known for its business-friendly location and notable employers. Home to 208 multifamily properties and 27,389 units, the region’s transportation infrastructure includes easy access to Atlanta (90 minutes), two major highways (I-75 & I-16), four deepwater ports within 5 hours, and 3 nearby airports (mbcia). According to Georgia.org, there are over 18,000 businesses in the Middle Georgia region with a labor force of roughly 227,000.
Robins Air Force Base is by far the largest employer in the area, while brands such as GEICO, Frito-Lay, Amazon, and Mercer University have a strong presence in the area. The region is also anchored by major medical centers, including Navicent Health’s The Medical Center (637 beds), Piedmont Macon (413 beds / 2 hospitals), and Houston Healthcare – Warner Robins (237 beds).