Downtown Development Authority

  • To improve quality of life for people living, working and visiting downtown.
  • To maintain downtown as the financial, professional, cultural and social center of the city to increase the number of jobs and overall occupancy through the development of new office and retail space.
  • To promote development and to preserve the historic downtown area.
The Authority is fully accredited through the State of Georgia and members are appointed by the City Council. There are currently no board vacancies, but if you would like to be considered for future vacancies, please complete an application and return to the Authority. The current members of the Authority are local business owners or residents:

  • Chris Adams
  • Ollie Evans -Chair
  • Andrea Johnston
  • Scott Owen
  • Guillermo Sanabia
  • Ryan Smith
  • Kyle Whitaker
As a Main Street America™ Accredited program, the City of Holly Springs is a recognized leading program among the national network of more than 1,200 neighborhoods and communities who share both a commitment to creating high-quality places and to building stronger communities through preservation-based economic development. All Main Street American™ Accredited programs meet a set of National Accreditation Standards of Performance as outlined by the National Main Street Center.

This annual designation by the National Main Street Center solidifies the City's commitment to business development, expansion of the community's employment base, historic preservation, and public-private partnerships. The City works closely with the Georgia Department of Community Affairs' Office of Downtown Development's Georgia Main Street Program to not only maintain accreditation, but to also make our community the best it can be for residents and visitors.

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Erin Honea, EDFP
Communications & External Affairs Director
3237 Holly Springs Parkway, Holly Springs, GA 30115
P.O. Box 990, Holly Springs, GA 30142
Ph: (770)345-5536   Fx: (770)345-0209
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.