What are we getting for our money, Peachtree City asks FCDA

What are we getting for our money, Peachtree City asks FCDA

Representatives of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) on July 10 gave the Peachtree City Council an overview of revenue rationale set to begin its third year. Peachtree City’s contribution previously increased to $146,000 from $80,000, and with it came a switch from a business retention staff to a full-service development authority. Above, FCDA Chairman Darryl […]

Fayetteville’s Uptown Square site for sale

Fayetteville’s Uptown Square site for sale

The one-time Barnes & Noble retail center is on the block The Uptown Square retail center across from the Fayette Pavilion on Ga. Highway 85 North is up for sale. Above, aerial view of Uptown Square. Photo/Submitted. Canada-based Avison Young’s Capital Markets Group has been retained to market and sell Uptown Square, a 100-percent-occupied retail center […]

Court-ordered Ebenezer Road residential rezoning delayed until August

Court-ordered Ebenezer Road residential rezoning delayed until August

A residential rezoning request denied in July 2016 and back before the Fayette County Commission after Fayette County Superior Court Judge Christopher Edwards decided in favor of the developer was tabled at the July 12 commission meeting. The item will be considered at the Aug. 23 meeting. Above, Fayette County commissioners at the July 12 meeting […]

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

No longer interim, Joan Young named CEO of Fayette Development Authority

What began with Joan Young (photo above) filling an interim position as president of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) in 2015 has now transitioned into a permanent position. The FCDA board on June 28 voted to hire Young as president and CEO. “The board is delighted to make this official,” said FCDA Chairman Darryl […]

Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Movies and more coming to Tyrone in a big way

Film studios, restaurants, theater, retail, offices, 121 residential units planned for 105 acres along Hwy. 74 Update – July 12: The original story noted project plans which included apartments and townhomes. Project representative Nathan Dockery subsequently stated that, “The DRI (development of regional impact) document for our project inaccurately refers to our Loft Residences as ‘Apartments.’ […]

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

20 more acres to be added to south Fayetteville along with 52 new homes?

A non-voting work session topic at the June 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission gave commissioners an initial look at a preliminary proposal to annex 20 acres along South Jeff Davis Drive for a 52-lot single-family subdivision. Above, members of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission include, from left, commissioners Ken Collins, […]

Peachtree City planners OK with 180 homes on 66 acres in Wilksmoor

Peachtree City planners OK with 180 homes on 66 acres in Wilksmoor

The Peachtree City Planning Commission on June 25 recommended the approval of a rezoning request on 66 acres in Wilksmoor Village for 180 homes. The property totaling 66.5 acres exists as several adjacent parcels zoned GI (general industrial) and AR (agricultural residential) and is situated along the CSX rail line at Senoia Road. The property […]

240 apartments on 31.5 acres on Fayetteville’s agenda

240 apartments on 31.5 acres on Fayetteville’s agenda

A rezoning proposal to construct 240 apartments and 12,000 sq. ft. of office space on Ga. Highway 54 near Piedmont Fayette Hospital in Fayetteville was the topic of a non-voting work session at the June 26 meeting of the Fayetteville Planning and Zoning Commission. Above, rezoning attorney Doug Dillard. Photo/Ben Nelms. The property is situated […]

Peachtree City Council open to eastside annexation requests

Peachtree City Council open to eastside annexation requests

The Peachtree City Council on June 21 approved two Step One annexation requests for properties along both sides of Ga. Highway 54 on the city’s east side. If eventually approved by the council, the annexations would add more than 130 acres to the city and include the Peachtree East Shopping Center. Above, the East 54 annexation […]

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