Community and Economic Development

Shannon Powell, Assistant City Manager, Community and Economic Development
City of Avondale Estates 
Phone: 404.294.5400


  • Responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of city's Comprehensive Development Plan, Downtown Master Plan, related programs and projects. 
  • Supports and advises on matters related to urban planning opportunities and issues to the following groups: city staff, board and commissions, external customers

Additional Related Information

Decatur Living Magazine spread with image of Olive and Pine

Decatur Living Magazine highlighted Pine Street Market, The Lost Druid Brewery and Distillery and Olive + Pine in the fall edition of the magazine. Read more about these entrepreneurs in Avondale Estates and learn what the community means to them.

  1. The Urban Land Institute Atlanta Development of Excellence in the Public Realm award (Town Green)

    Town Greens Snags Top Public Space Award

    Avondale Estates Town Green wins the Urban Land Institute of Atlanta's Development of Excellence in the Public Realm Award. Read more...
  2. Drawing of two brick buildings adjacent to the Town Green viewed from the park

    Construction to Start on Town Green Commercial Project

    Development team poised to break ground in the fourth quarter of 2023 on the commercial development fronting the Town Green. Read more...
  3. Conceptual rendering of the Town Green Mixed-Use Project fronting N. Avondale Rd.

    Town Green Mixed-Use Project Moves Closer to Reality

    The Downtown Development Authority unanimously approved the development contract for the Town Green Mixed-Use Project. Read more...
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