Positive economic outlook for Macon in 2019

Macon’s economy looks good for 2019

MACON, Georgia(41NBC/WMGT)- Planning for your business or just personal interests?  The Georgia Economic Outlook series prepares you for 2019.

It creates new industry connections over lunch with community leaders. 

The event took place at Terry College of Business Selig Center for Economic Growth. Expert speakers shared key insights. 

They provide a reliable forecast on the national and local economy. This helps in the professional development of your business.

Thoughts about the 2019 economy look positive!

Expect personal income to grow and existing home prices to rise. This year’s economic growth won’t be as strong as 2018.

Plan for Macon’s total employment to rise by .6 percent in 2019 or by 600 jobs.

Look forward to the local economy benefiting from:
  • transportation and logistics,
  • financial activities,
  • construction,
  • higher education,
  • healthcare, and
  • professional and business services

Expect Macon’s population remain the same this year.

As adults reach their prime working years, experts worry. Due to the shortage of high-tech jobs, those adult are leaving.

To purchase the complete, visit terry.uga.edu/selig.

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