Fayette County Development Authority Selects Niki Vanderslice President & CEO

March 1, 2023

The Board of Directors of the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) have selected Niki Vanderslice to serve as President & Chief Executive Officer effective March 1, 2023.

CLOSED - RFP #2023-0201 Financial Advisor Services

February 1, 2023

The FCDA is seeking proposals for qualified independent Financial Advisor Services. Proposals will be received until 5 p.m. Tuesday, February 28th, 2023.

CLOSED-RFP #2023-0101 Accounting/Bookkeeping

January 4, 2023

The FCDA is seeking proposals for qualified independent accounting/bookkeeping services. Proposals will be received until 3p.m. on Friday, February 10, 2023.

Fayette County Development Authority Promotes Megan Baker to President

March 1, 2021

The Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) announced that Megan Baker, FCDA’s Vice President, has been promoted to the position of President, effective March 1, 2021.

Piedmont Fayette Named One of Healthgrades America’s 50 Best Hospitals for Seventh Straight Year

February 9, 2021

Piedmont Fayette today announced that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2021 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award. Piedmont Fayette is among the top one percent of nearly 4,500 hospitals assessed nationwide for superior clinical performance year-over-year according to Healthgrades, the leading resource that connects consumers, physicians and health systems.

Fayetteville's Pinewood Atlanta Studios and Pinewood Forest have a new name - Trilith

October 7, 2020

Pinewood Atlanta Studios and the mixed-use Pinewood Forest development in Fayetteville both have a new name. The new name is Trilith, which includes the studios, situated on 700 acres, and the 235-acre mixed-use development across Veterans Parkway.

Are data center, technology firms in Fayette’s future?

June 17, 2020

This is the third in a three-part series designed to address those matters. The first was an overview of the authority and its initiatives to enhance competitiveness. The second installment, from a behind the scenes perspective, addressed how economic development is accomplished. This installment addresses FCDA’s vision for Fayette County’s unfolding future.

PART 2: Focusing On The Fayette County Development Authority

May 6, 2020

The Fayette County Development Authority works to attract and retain businesses for the community to benefit overall economic development. Learn more about the process of how FCDA accomplishes this goal.

Who’s Open? Register Your Business On New Platform

May 6, 2020

The Fayette County Development Authority, in partnership with The Citizen, has launched Who’s Open, an online to help local businesses spread the word that they’re back open. Customers can also use the platform to find restaurants, stores, and services in Fayette County at no charge.

Joint Statement On COVID-19 From The Fayette County Development Authority And The Fayette Chamber Of Commerce

March 20, 2020

The Fayette Chamber of Commerce and Fayette County Development Authority are continually monitoring the COVID-19 (cornovirus disease) outbreak and its economic impact on metro Atlanta and Fayette County

SBA Offers Disaster Assistance To Georgia Small Businesses Economically Impacted By The Coronovirus (COVID-19)

March 18, 2020

The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Georgia small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today.

Renderings: Flanked By Film Studio, Pinewood Forest Set To Debut Latest Retail, Office Piece

March 17, 2020

A budding mega-development south of Atlanta will soon debut a rooftop hangout that promises views across what’s beginning to resemble a real city, officials say. In Fayetteville, the 235-acre Pinewood Forest development by Pace Lynch is steadily coming to life, and this spring could deliver a major rooftop attraction for residents and out-of-towners.

The FCDA – What Do They Do Up There In The Old Courthouse?

March 15, 2020

Like many communities, Fayette County has a development authority to attract, retain and help grow businesses as part of the county’s overall economic development. Yet there are some, perhaps many, in the community that have only a passing awareness of or questions about what the Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) is, what it does, how the work is accomplished and where those efforts will help take Fayette in the future.

Pinewood Atlanta Studios Plans To Expand With New Creative Center

March 12, 2020

Pinewood Atlanta Studios announced plans Thursday to build a creative office center scheduled to open in spring 2022.

UGA Establishes Master Of Fine Arts Film Program

December 10, 2019

Georgia’s burgeoning film and television industry stands ready to benefit from an expanded workforce, thanks to an innovative new partnership between the University of Georgia, the Georgia Film Academy and Pinewood Forest, the new community in Fayetteville, Georgia, located adjacent to Pinewood Atlanta Studios.

Fayette Makes Best Schools In America List

August 31, 2019

The 2020 Best Schools in America rankings have been released, and Fayette County Public Schools has made the list.

Peachtree City Named One Of Best Cities To Live In Georgia 2019

June 2019

The Peach State is diverse and beautiful, home to big cities and peaceful rural towns, sandy beaches and jaw dropping mountain ranges.

Dirt Turned For Pinewood Forest’s Office-Retail Building

May 22, 2019

The most recent addition to the ever-expanding setting at Pinewood Forest in Fayetteville came May 17, with the groundbreaking for the 52,824 sq. ft. Two Ten office and retail building on J. Arthur Rank Avenue. The new addition to Pinewood Forest is expected to open in January 2020.

The Town Center At Pinewood Forest

April 29, 2019

Creative community offers a truly distinctive lifestyle experience in the heart of town.

Fayette Poised For Growth In 2018

January 25, 2018

Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) President Joan Young (photo above) believes the authority actions that began in 2015 have led to significant increases in development into 2017, with 2018 poised for opportunities in business support and recruitment.

Fayette Boosts Georgia to #1 in World of Films

June 14, 2017

When it comes to the production of feature films in 2016, Georgia led the United States and the world in the number of films produced. A big part of the effort in Georgia came in Fayetteville at Pinewood Atlanta Studios.