In recent years, many satellite cities have developed along the Jatibening/Cikunir — Tambun toll highway. These include Harapan Indah, Kemang Pratama, Taman Galaxy, and Grand Wisata.
There are several shopping centers in Bekasi. The largest is Mega Bekasi Hypermall (anchor tenant: Giant), Other shopping centers include: Metropolitan Mall. Grand Mall (anchor tenant: Hypermart), Blue Oasis City (anchor tenant: Carrefour), Bekasi Trade Centre, Bekasi Cyber Park (anchor tenant: Hari Hari Swalayan), Bekasi Square (anchor tenant: Carrefour), and Summarecon Mal Bekasi (anchor tenant: The Foodhall)
Hankook Tire of South Korea is building a US$353 million tire plant in Bekasi and planned to begin production in 2014.