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Category: Economy

Economy Update June 2016

The Fayette County Development Authority (FCDA) has rolled out its new marketing plan.  The plan follows basic Marketing 101 focusing on three of the four marketing Ps:  product, price and promotion. Product, in the world of economic development, means available buildings, usually 25,000 sq. ft. or larger, or available property that could accommodate buildings of…
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Economy Update May 2016

The Economy Committee, in partnership with Clayton State, has completed a small business survey.  They survey was targeted to small businesses not affiliated with a franchise or branch business model.  Thirty-two surveys were completed. For those businesses completing the survey, the average number of full-time employees was 9.5 with two part-time employees and one seasonal employee.  …
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Economy Update March 2016

Economy Growing a Prosperous and Dynamic Economy    The March Economy Committee meeting featured a presentation by Joan Young of the Fayette County Development Authority. She outlined key target markets: Aviation/Aerospace Advanced Manufacturing Data Processing Film/New Media Headquarters IT Young discussed incentives. She explained that FCDA currently uses incentives that are negotiated on a case-by-case…
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Fayette Visioning Summit – Economy Report

~ The comments below were delivered by Zaheer Faruqi, Economy Committee Chair, at the Annual Summit ~ Fayette Visioning Summit December 11, 2015 Economy Committee Report Good morning. The Economy Committee focuses on growing business in Fayette County as well as attracting and retaining existing industry. Our three goals are: Support small business and entrepreneurial…
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Fayette Visioning Summit to present ongoing work of Economy team

All Fayette citizens and stakeholders are invited to attend a Fayette Visioning Summit to learn about the ongoing work and future goals of the Fayette Visioning Initiative. The meeting will be held Friday, December 11, 2015 from 7:30 -9:30 a.m. at Dolce Atlanta-Peachtree, 201 Aberdeen Parkway, Peachtree City.  The program will focus on recent successes…
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Prosperity Team Sets Next Meeting Date

The Prosperity Implementation Team has set its next meeting date – Tuesday, August 18, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., The Fayette Chamber of Commerce, 600 West Lanier Avenue, Suite 205, Fayetteville  30214.  All interested citizens are invited to attend.  Please RSVP your attendance to info@FayetteVision.org. The Prosperity Implementation Team focuses on the following goals: 2.1. Supporting…
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Prosperity Team focuses on key goals

Fayette Visioning’s Prosperity Implementation Team met again on June 16th at the Tyrone Library.  The discussions centered around three goal areas: 2.1. Supporting Small business and Entrepreneurial Growth 2.2. Attract, Retain and Expand businesses that employ Fayette residents 2.3. Develop a sustainable film entertainment (and other) clusters The community volunteers who attended brainstormed specific actions which could…
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Prosperity Team holds informational meeting

The Prosperity Implementation Team held its second meeting on May 5th at the Tyrone Library.   Team co-chairs Zaheer Faruqi and Michael Harbin reported an excellent turnout again at this meeting by interested residents from across the county.