Economy Update – May 2017

Economy Update – May 2017

DCI Provides Fayette a New Marketing Blueprint Last summer, the Fayette Chamber of Commerce and FCDA took the first step toward implementing the Fayette Visioning plan tactic to create a countywide brand and marketing strategy, The plan was to lay out tactics for attracting jobs, industry and workforce to Fayette County. DCI was chosen and after six months of...

Economy Update – April 2017

Economy Update – April 2017

Georgia Economic Developers Association comes to Fayette County in April The April 17 Luncheon of the Georgia Economic Developers Association will be held at the Studio Cafe, Pinewood Atlanta Studios Production Center. The program will feature the film industry in Georgia, including the story of Pinewood Atlanta Studios, industry-insider perspectives, a focus...

Economy Update – January 2017

Economy Update – January 2017

2016 Year in Review: Goals, Successes and Indicators

Economy Update – November 2016

Economy Update – November 2016

Developer’s Day in Fayette County Attracting business relocations and expansions to your community is tough work. With more than 15,000 communities in the U.S. alone vying for about 1,500 to 2,000 projects a year, the competition is fierce.  The industry is also driven more and more by site selection consultants. These companies are firms that specialize...

Economy Update – October 2016

Economy Update – October 2016

Aviation took the first place prize of $20,000 in the inaugural Metro Export Challenge, which will go towards expanding their brand into new markets such as China and Ireland. The 2016 Atlanta Metro Export Challenge is a JPMorgan Chase-powered grant program created to help businesses begin or expand their exporting programs.  The grants were awarded through a...

Economy Update – August 2016

Economy Update – August 2016

The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) featured Fayette County in this month’s edition of their magazine, HUB.  TAG has been seeking opportunities to identify high-tech companies on the south side of the Metro Atlanta region as well as grow the high-tech sector.  The programs identified in the Fayette Visioning Economy plan pertaining to start-up...