When the 86-acre Avalon development opened in October 2014, it touted itself as the next hot place to be in the north metro Atlanta area. Certainly, from a retail perspective that holds true – dozens of top-tier stores have populated the streets of the property, offering the “experiential” lifestyle Avalon’s developers, North American Properties, had hoped.
Roswell resident John Copenhaver is a proud Tesla Model S P85+ owner who said he truly gets a thrill out of owning and driving his car. He appreciates the car’s performance and likes the technology “under the hood.”
After hearing multiple public comments from both sides, over 50 neighbors with signs saying “Protect Echols Road” and a petition with almost 950 signatures, the Forsyth County Board of Commissioners approved a rezoning application March 19 that could allow a car dealership to be built.