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DAFC Executive Director Sole Finalist

After serving as Interim Executive Director of the Development Authority of Fulton County (“DAFC”) for the last several months, DAFC has selected Ms. Sarah-Elizabeth Langford as the sole finalist for the Executive Director position.

For more information on Ms. Langford, please click here. Ms. Langford’s resume may be obtained by contacting DAFC’s legal counsel via email at Information regarding the ages, race, and sex of applicants considered for the position of Executive Director will also be made available upon request to Ms. Zayac via the email address above.


of adults have a bachelor’s degree or higher


on deposit at bank branches in the county


the amount of revenue collected through sales tax


manufacturing firms located in Fulton County

Fulton County, Georgia is home to thousands of businesses,
from more than a dozen Fortune 500 headquarters to small entrepreneurial businesses of every type.

Public Comment:For information on how to submit a public comment to DAFC, please click here.

It's the mission of the Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC)

to stimulate quality economic development, expand and diversify the tax base, provide quality jobs, retain existing businesses and sustain quality of life for residents throughout Fulton County.

Whether you are new to Fulton County or you're an existing business, the DAFC delivers innovative services connecting your organization's qualified projects with taxable and tax-exempt bond financing and a diversity of targeted economic development services.

Top Industries/No. of Firms in Fulton County

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services 10,046
Healthcare and Social Assistance 4,630
Accommodation and Food Services3,965
Other Services 3,799
Retail Trade 3,853
Real Estate and Rental/Leasing 3,293
Administrative, Support,
Waste Management, and Remediation 3,419
Finance & Insurance 3,168
Wholesale Trade 2,774
Construction 1,924
Information 1,664
Manufacturing 1,120


of Fulton County adults have completed high school


Fulton County's population is projected to grow by more than 400,000 people by 2050

Fulton County, the largest county in Georgia, has a young, diverse, highly educated and skilled talent pool ready to work with you.

And the location of Fulton County just can’t be beat for global commerce. Our region has direct access to one of the busiest airports in the world, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, as well as three major interstate highways and major rail connections that put the county within four hours of the Port of Savannah by truck or by rail.

Fulton county's Fortune 500

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Industrial Boom Not Always a Given for Properties Along Fulton Industrial Boulevard

The rapid growth of e-commerce sales during the coronavirus pandemic has been a huge catalyst in the industrial boom happening across metro Atlanta. And while our region has ranked at the top nationally for opportunities to develop industrial real estate projects, incentives are still needed to help Fulton County better compete with neighboring counties like Douglas and Cobb, as well as other areas around Georgia. The Development Authority of Fulton County (DAFC) has played a vital role in bringing major investment to the County by supporting industrial real estate projects which typically seek to develop in the southern end of Fulton.

DAFC Records Custodian:

The DAFC has designated a records custodian. Please reach out to Doris Coleman ( regarding any open records requests.

Public Comment:

For information on how to submit a public comment to DAFC, please click here.