Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

Senior housing complex gets 20-year tax break from Fayetteville

2 council candidates, resident criticize TAD decision More residents will soon call downtown Fayetteville home after the City Council agreed Thursday night to allow the proposal to derive the tax benefits from being located in the Tax Allocation District. HearthSide Lafayette will feature 125 one- and two-bedroom rental apartments at the intersection of Meeting Place […]

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

Fayette County Development Authority wants 267-acre business park in west Fayetteville

The Fayetteville City Council will get its first look Thursday at a proposed business park that could reshape the western side of the city and the middle of Fayette County. The 267-acre site near Veterans Parkway and Ga. Highway 54 includes 21 acres owned by Jan Trammell that would require annexing into the city. The […]

Goodbye, tower at The Avenue

Goodbye, tower at The Avenue

An Aug. 14 request from The Avenue shopping center in Peachtree City to have the tower feature removed received unanimous approval from the Peachtree City Planning Commission. The removal of the tower situated near the middle of the center’s main building was requested because it partially hides the existing glass storefront door. Removal will increase […]

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Where growth is going: Fayette adds 1,700 new residents in past year

Coweta’s population rises to an estimated 145,251 New population figures released by the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) for 2010-2017 show Fayette County growing by 1,700 residents during the past year and adding more than 1,000 residents per year during the period. It was the second lowest growth rate in the 10-county metro area. Above, construction […]

Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Controversial property next to Pinewood Forrest gets green light for office building

Seldom has so much time spent deciding the fate of a less than an acre tract in Fayetteville. But after countless meetings, discussions and debates, the Fayetteville City Council agreed to rezone the parcel on Veterans Parkway to O-1. Above, Developer Jimmy Pace at a recent Fayetteville meeting. Photo/John Thompson. The property is surrounded by […]

Rinnai to build its tankless water heaters in neighboring Spalding County with up to 300 new jobs

Rinnai to build its tankless water heaters in neighboring Spalding County with up to 300 new jobs

Rinnai plans a $69 million manufacturing facility in Griffin Fayette gets Rinnai’s new headquarters expansion, as announced last week, but neighboring Spalding County will get up to 300 jobs over 10 years and a new tankless water heater manufacturing facility in the Griffin business park. “Rinnai America Corporation plans to build its first North American […]

125 senior apartments planned near downtown Fayetteville

125 senior apartments planned near downtown Fayetteville

A proposal by Atlanta-based OneStreet Development would bring the Hearthside Lafayette senior apartments to The Villages development on Ga. Highway 54 just west of downtown Fayetteville. Plans call for a 4-story building totaling 163,259 sq. ft. that would include 125 senior apartments. The building, constructed using EarthCraft standards, would be situated across from the Hampton […]

Tankless water heater maker Rinnai triples headquarters size in Peachtree City

Tankless water heater maker Rinnai triples headquarters size in Peachtree City

Japan-based Rinnai Corp. will triple the size of its North American headquarters on International Drive in Peachtree City. Groundbreaking ceremonies were held July 28 for the more than $15 million expansion, which will include a new two-story headquarters and establishment of its North American Innovation and Training Center. Upon completion of the company’s proposed 37,560-square-foot […]

Rezoning showdown comes before Fayetteville Council Thursday

Rezoning showdown comes before Fayetteville Council Thursday

Will the future of a one-acre tract on Veterans Parkway be a tangle of trailers and sheds, an office building or none of the above? That’s the decision the Fayetteville City Council is faced with Thursday night as a controversial development comes up for a final vote. Jimmy Pace wants to develop a .94 acre […]

Fayetteville rezoning pits small developer against Pinewood

Fayetteville rezoning pits small developer against Pinewood

A tract of property less than an acre has ignited a controversy between a developer seeking to build an office building and the current Goliath of all local developers, Pinewood Forrest. The controversy is setting to engulf the City Council as they head towards a final vote. On Thursday night, the City Council heard from […]