Doing Business Here

The intersection of two major four-lane highways less than a mile away provides excellent access to the entire St. Louis – Kansas City region and the nation, with a population of more than 70 million within a day’s drive. Macon’s excellent business climate includes a cost of living 4% below the state average and 14% below the national average. That’s why successful firms like Con Agra and POET Biorefining have major operations here. 

Business Climate

Missouri ranks in the top ten out of all states for the following items:

  • Best State Economic Development Agency: Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • #5 – Low State Gas Taxes: Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • #5 – Lowest Business Costs: Missouri Partnership
  • #5 – Best Corporate Taxes: Tax Foundation
  • #7 – Best Unemployment Insurance: Tax Foundation
  • #8 – Low Property Tax Index: Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • #8 – Low Business Tax Burden: Missouri Department of Economic Development
  • #9 – Most Pro-Business State: Missouri Department of Economic Development

 

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Target Industries

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TARGETED INDUSTRIES

Your connector, facilitator and partner.  From businesses looking to start, expand or to those looking to relocate to the Macon County Region — including the cities of Macon, Bevier, LaPlata, New Cambria, Callao, Elmer and Ethel.