Peachtree City Council workshop: Prepping for bubble bursting

Peachtree City Council workshop: Prepping for bubble bursting

The first of several Peachtree City Council retreats was held March 6. The initial meeting approached Peachtree City’s future from a global perspective, centering on broad economic development issues, macro-master planning and, to a lesser extent, future annexation. Above, Peachtree City Manager Jon Rorie at the March 6 retreat. Photo/Ben Nelms. At its essence, the […]

West Fayetteville may get brewery, hotel, theater, 260 homes

West Fayetteville may get brewery, hotel, theater, 260 homes

Mixed retail-residential development slated for 153 acres at junction of Hwy. 54 and Sandy Creek Road There is yet another residential and commercial development wanting to locate in Fayetteville. Folia Crossroads, a mixed-use development along Ga. Highway 54 West and South Sandy Creek Road and bordering Lake Bennett, is proposing 260 detached homes, 100,000 sq. […]

Last industrial land on Peachtree City’s northside may go for homes

Last industrial land on Peachtree City’s northside may go for homes

One of the remaining industrial-zoned properties on Peachtree City’s northwest side will soon be up for consideration to have the zoning changed to residential. Above, members of the Peachtree City Planning Commission include, from left, commissioners J.T. Rabun and Jack Bernard, Chairman Frank Destadio, and commissioners Paul Gresham and Lisa Curtis. Photo/Ben Nelms. A non-voting […]

Plans submitted for Pinewood Forest wellness center, retail, eateries, apartments and parking decks

Plans submitted for Pinewood Forest wellness center, retail, eateries, apartments and parking decks

Preliminary plats for three of the 13 Village Square parcels at Pinewood Forest were unanimously approved at Feb. 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Developments planned for the parcels include retail, restaurants, apartments and the Piedmont Wellness Center. Above, Rick Halbert, Pinewood Forest representative, at the Fayetteville Council meeting. Photo/Ben Nelms. Pinewood […]

Fayetteville planners hear plans for headquarters for refrigeration firm moving from PTC

Fayetteville planners hear plans for headquarters for refrigeration firm moving from PTC

A planned headquarters for commercial refrigeration and cold storage firm Cool Runnings International (CRI) was discussed at the Feb. 27 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. For discussion purposes only, CRI will return in March to have the project considered. The project calls for a planned 3-story corporate office and a warehouse, situated […]

Low turnout for Fayette Transportation Plan open house, second meeting coming on March 6

Low turnout for Fayette Transportation Plan open house, second meeting coming on March 6

Peachtree City residents Cassandra Leone, front, and Joshua Nobis were among the less than 50 people to attend the Fayette County Transportation Plan open house held March 1 in Fayetteville. Photo/Ben Nelms. Fayette County is updating the Fayette Transportation Plan, establishing a Master Path Plan for the county and conducting a transportation study on Ga. […]

Rezonings on agenda in Fayetteville Thursday

Rezonings on agenda in Fayetteville Thursday

Two rezonings that could change the look of northern Fayetteville will be heard by the Fayetteville City Council Thursday night. The rezonings are being considered as one item and consist of 35 acres on Ga. Highway 85 North, across from Lowe’s and Aldi. The applicant, Brent Holdings LLC., is requesting to rezone rezoning of 14.389 […]