Greater Jackson Alliance
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111 Capitol Building
Greater Jackson Industrial Center
Jackson Convention Center
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Office Park
Junior Achievement
Clinton Business Park
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South Pointe
5630 I-55 Building
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Echelon Business Park
graphicMaking Central Mississippi the Premier Location for Business and Industry
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The very geography of Greater Jackson helps put businesses located in the area in an excellent logistical position. Greater Jackson is strategically located in the center of the southeast United States and within 500 miles of all or part of 15 states and 76 Metropolitan areas which comprise approximately 39 percent of the nation's population and 35 percent of the total personal income. Jackson, the state capital and central city of the Metropolitan area, is the intersection for Interstates 55 and 20, and all incorporated communities in the Greater Jackson area are within 45 miles of Jackson and are traversed by major highways.

Greater Jackson draws many businesses because of its location and its transportation network. By road, rail, air, and water, the area offers a variety of economical and expeditious ways for quick and easy access to major cities throughout the world. This ability to access both foreign and domestic markets puts the world at the doorsteps of businesses


Distance from Jackson to Select Local and Regional Destinations:

  Jackson, MS
Destination City Highway Miles Driving Time
Atlanta, GA 382 5 hrs, 28 mins
Baton Rouge, LA 174 2 hrs, 38 mins
Birmingham, AL 237 3 hrs, 24 mins
Dallas, TX 404 6 hrs, 37 mins
Gulfport, MS 157 3 hrs, 3 mins
Houston, TX 441 7 hrs, 7 mins
Little Rock, AR 344 4 hrs, 55 mins
Memphis, TN 210 3 hrs, 2 mins
Montgomery, AL 248 4 hrs, 25 mins
New Orleans, LA 186 2 hrs, 51 mins
Shreveport, LA 218 3 hrs, 30 mins
St. Louis, MO 493 7 hrs, 6 mins
Tallahassee, FL 429 7 hrs, 14 mins 


September 8, 2017
Baptist Memorial Health Care opening a 250 employee business office in downtown Jackson

Baptist Memorial Health Care announced Thursday plans to establish a regional business office in the Regions Plaza building in downtown Jackson.

Baptist will lease four floors at 210 E. Capitol St. occupying a total of 41,000 square feet of space that will house 250 employees.

July 19, 2017
Multicraft International celebrates New Division Opening - Creates 50 Jobs

Officials from Multicraft International, state and local leaders recently celebrated the grand opening of the company's new division, Multicraft Ventures, LLC, in Pelahatchie. The project is a $2 million corporate investment and creates 50 jobs.


July 17, 2017
Global Automotive Supplier Calsonic Kansei Expands in Madison

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from global automotive supplier Calsonic Kansei announced the company’s expansion in Madison. The $16.33 million corporate investment creates 98 new jobs.

“Mississippi’s outstanding reputation in the automotive industry is known worldwide,” Gov. Bryant said. “Calsonic Kansei’s addition of so many new jobs in Madison once again puts our state on the global stage. The expansion proves we have the workforce and business climate to ensure industry leaders like Calsonic enjoy years of success in Mississippi.”

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