Economic Development


  • Business Attraction & Retention
  • Business Expansion
  • Site Selection
  • Development/Redevelopment Opportunities
  • Tax-Exempt Bond Financing (through our DDA/DA)

Situated to Succeed

If being in the 9th largest MSA in the country, near the world's busiest airport, having excellent access to major interstate and state highways... Read More

City of Fairburn Featured as Main Street of the Month by Georgia Main Street

City of Fairburn has been featured as Main Street of the Month by Georgia Main Street. Georgia Main Streets represent some of the strongest central business districts in the state and in the Southeast. Main Street is a signature program for community development and revitalization in Georgia’s historic downtowns. Fairburn’s Downtown Historic Commercial District is an emerging destination for development, arts, and entertainment. 


Fairburn Feature: Fairburn Aims to Enliven Downtown as City Grows!

The City of Fairburn is proud to have been featured in the Atlanta Business Chronicle for our work towards enhancing our downtown district...Read More

The Power of Location

Most of Fairburn's businesses have been in the City 10 years or more, while firms such as Google and Smuckers represent new additions to the business landscape... Read More

Education for Business & Workforce

Individuals looking to start a new business in Fairburn will also find a wealth of resources in the region designed to help them start, manage, and grow a successful enterprise... Read More

The Fairburn Advantage

Because of its strategic location, Fairburn is home to several national brand companies, including Nestle-Purina, US Foods, S.C. Johnson, Clorox, Electrolux, Aaron Rents, and Smuckers, and Google... Read More

Development Initiatives


Partners & Alliances


Learn all about the Atlanta Regional Commission's Livable Centers Initiative. 






Sylvia Abernathy

Sylvia Abernathy

Economic Development Director
Phone: 770-964-2244 ext. 127

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