Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Authority actively driving changes to downtown Fayetteville

Property acquisitions by the Fayetteville Downtown Development Authority in recent years brought additional businesses to the downtown area. Those efforts continued in 2017 and are expected to see results in 2018, especially in the area between Stonewall Avenue and Lanier Avenue immediately west of downtown. Above, Downtown Development Director Brian Wismer. File photo. Downtown Development […]

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Refrigeration firm moves headquarters from Peachtree City to Fayetteville

Peachtree City-based commercial refrigeration and cold storage firm Cool Runnings International (CRI) will be moving its corporate headquarters to Fayetteville. The site off Ga. Highway 85 North is expected to open in late 2018, with the potential for a mixed-use development on adjacent property coming in 2020. Above, graphic of planned headquarters building. There is […]

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Tyrone film production site grows by 15 acres

Founders Studios addition gets preliminary approval The Tyrone Planning Commission on Dec. 14 recommended approval of a request by Founders Studios to revise its development plan to include 15 additional acres. The vote on the request was unanimous. Above, members of the Tyrone Planning Commission recommended approval of a request to amend the Founders Studios […]

Planning Commission: Small lots no good in northwest Peachtree City

Planning Commission: Small lots no good in northwest Peachtree City

The Peachtree City Planning Commission on Dec. 11 agreed with city staff and recommended denial of a proposed residential rezoning on Senoia Road. Above, project representative Jerry Petersen makes presentation. Photo/Ben Nelms. Situated on 6.5 acres, the request by developer Chadwick Homes and project representative Jerry Petersen proposed 16 lots that are 60 feet in […]

Fayetteville Planning board dishes out advice to Broadway Diner

Fayetteville Planning board dishes out advice to Broadway Diner

2-story office building in the works for Hwy. 54-Burch Road in Fayetteville; Azalea Estates assisted living facility eyes adding more residential space Many people in Fayetteville and Fayette County know of the Broadway Diner on South Glynn Street. Owner Steve Theodorakis was at the Nov. 28 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission to […]

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Pinewood Studios wants to annex for 2nd media park

Fayetteville asked to annex 24.5 acres on Sandy Creek Rd. Pinewood Atlanta Studios was on the Nov. 28 agenda of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission, requesting a 24.5-acre annexation along Sandy Creek Road. The property is across the road from the studio property. Above, architect Bill Foley presents request for Pinewood annexation to the […]

Fayetteville hotel developer gets OK for 1 of 4 variance requests

Fayetteville hotel developer gets OK for 1 of 4 variance requests

Mayor: Eastward extension of Lafayette Ave. is unlikely Developer Steve Gulas (above) was back before the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission on Nov. 28, requesting three variances and responding to a development condition associated with the construction of a hotel on the east of Lafayette Avenue at Ga. Highway 85 North near downtown. For his […]

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