Business Amenities
Valdosta is located minutes from the Georgia/Florida border and serves as a business hub for South Georgia and North Florida. There are eight Lowndes County exits off of Interstate 75, which runs from Florida to Indiana and directly through Georgia. The city is also less than an hour from Interstate10 which runs east to west, through Florida, and into the Gulf States. Valdosta is 240 miles from Atlanta, 120 miles from Jacksonville, and 78.2 miles from Tallahassee. Valdosta is also intersected by several state highways.

James H. Rainwater Conference Center

The Rainwater Conference Center provides uncompromising professional tools to plan, promote, and administer your next conference or event. Their highly trained staff will help you create the perfect event at the perfect venue!

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Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce

The Valdosta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce has a membership of more than 1,380 businesses.

Member Resources include:
  • Making New Business Contacts
  • Business Referrals
  • Exposure
  • Credibility
  • Professional Development
  • Stop Drug Problems in Your Workplace While Saving on Worker’s Compensation Premiums
  • Group Insurance Savings
  • And much more

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Rail Lines

Businesses looking to ship products need look no further than the city's railroad tracks. As the regional rail center, Valdosta is served by CSX, Norfolk Southern, and Valdosta Railway.

Air Service

Air Service is provided at the Valdosta Regional Airport located on Old Clyattville Rd just a few miles from Exit 13 on Interstate 75. The airport is serviced by Atlantic Southeast Airlines/Delta Connector, which makes several daily flights to Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The Valdosta Regional Airport is also the site of the state’s third longest runway at 8002 feet.


If ships are the preferred mode of transport, Valdosta is located 122 miles from Brunswick, Georgia and 121 miles from Jacksonville, Florida on the Atlantic. Our proximity to the Gulf of Mexico (approximately 200 miles) is also an asset for businesses utilizing sea ports.


Contact: Amanda Peacock-Main Street Program Manager

The Valdosta Main Street program has been in operation since 1984 and has been designated as a National Main Street Community for the past ten years. The downtown area is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The City’s center is located just minutes from Exit 16 off Interstate 75. There are 144 businesses located downtown, as well as government agencies and churches. There are various residential units and approximately 30 loft style apartments in the upper floors of the historic buildings. The commercial core is made up of restaurants, specialty shops, apparel stores, and professional financial services. The downtown district is serviced mainly by Patterson Street, Ashley Street, W. Hill Avenue, and Central Avenue.

The Valdosta Main Street coordinates numerous monthly and annual events for people of all ages throughout the year, such as:

First Friday’s
Art After Dark
Rhythm at Noon
Brown Bag Concert Series
Holiday Open House
Community Christmas Parade

Community Business Parks

With eight industrial parks, Valdosta-Lowndes County Georgia has the perfect fit for almost any industry. Each park has its own unique attributes, from rail served for plastics and manufacturing to parks situated near Interstate 75 and just north of Interstate 10 for distribution and service industries.

•Azalea City Industrial Park
•Azalea West Business Park
•Bassford Business Park​
•Hahira Business Park
•Lake Park Industrial Park
•Miller Busines Park
•Perimeter East Industrial Park
•Westside Business Park​

Valdosta Mall

Valdosta Mall is the only regional shopping center within a 90 mile radius, conveniently located off of Interstate 75 just north of the Florida State line. The center draws customers from a 15 county area with a population of over 462,973. For the third consecutive year, Valdosta/Lowndes County has one of the highest retail pull factors at 2.17, surpassing most other counties within Georgia (Georgia County Guide).

Featuring over 70 national retailers including PacSun, American Eagle Outfitters, Bath & Body Works, Aéropostale, New York & Company, Hot Topic, f.y.e., GameStop, rue21, Body Central, and Victoria’s Secret along with anchors Belk, JCPenney, and Sears. Contact 299-242-0457 for more information.

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Business Space Availability

Valdosta is home to many retail centers and office locations, as well as industrial and warehouse space for a variety of business needs. Contact a commercial Realtor today (for a list of Realtors, visit ).

Lake Park Outlet Stores

The Lake Park Outlet Stores are located in Lake Park, Georgia on Exit 5 off of Interstate 75. Conveniently located between Orlando and Atlanta, the plaza is home to over twenty outlet retail stores.

5327 Mill Store Road
Lake Park, GA