Coming Soon To Macon
Macon Bike Share Program Coming Soon
Be on the lookout for a bike share service coming to Macon. The new project will encourage visitors, employees and residents to use bikes to visit area businesses, explore the Ocmulgee Heritage Trail and enjoy the outdoors. There will be bike racks at the Tubman Museum, Washington Memorial Library, and Ocmulgee Heritage Trail at the Spring St. entrance.
TownePlace Suites by Marriott Development on Mercer's Macon Campus
Mercer University and Macon-Bibb County are building a new hotel which will feature a restaurant and 95 rooms all with full kitchens and the latest television and Internet technology. The hotel will sit in the midst of a two-block development that will be known as Mercer Landing.
The Lofts at Navicent
Located in downtown Macon, the project includes an 88,000 square-foot, five-story building at 781 Spring St. at Rose Park. It will include dining and retail facilities, medical offices, and a fitness center on the first floor and the remaining three floors will have 60 one-and-two bedroom apartments. Construction is expected to take about 15 months to complete.
Capricorn Records Renovation
The Lofts at Capricorn project will be built in the same block where the Capricorn Records building sits on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd between Plum and Poplar streets. The developers plan to build a mixed-use development with apartments, offices, retail facilities, a club house with a cyber cafe The Capricorn building will be open for public use.
Outdoor Skate Park Coming to Central City
There are two phases of the plan with the first phase including standard equipment and the second phase including more advanced units. The plan will not only attract more local skaters, but it could bring skaters from around the state for competitions.
The Exchange Block Project
The mixed-use development will include at least one hotel with about 120 rooms, apartments with 120 to 140 units, a restaurant and a multi-level parking garage with about 575 spaces. It will be built in the block bounded by Poplar, Second, Plum and First streets. The project will be a link between other businesses and lofts in the core of downtown and the city's planned square.