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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
March 12, 2020
Pinewood Atlanta Studios announced plans Thursday to build a creative office center scheduled to open in spring 2022.
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.
August 31, 2019
The 2020 Best Schools in America rankings have been released, and Fayette County Public Schools has made the list.
The Peach State is diverse and beautiful, home to big cities and peaceful rural towns, sandy beaches and jaw dropping mountain ranges.
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.
April 29, 2019
Creative community offers a truly distinctive lifestyle experience in the heart of town.
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.
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.