About Fort Mac LRA

For more than a century, Fort McPherson was a base of military operations for the U.S. Army Forces Command and Reserve Command. The base closed in 2011, and the 145-acre property is now being redeveloped for a variety of uses. Fort Mac LRA is overseeing this transformational process as Fort Mac enters its next phase as the centerpiece of an exciting renaissance in Southwest Atlanta.


Fort Mac LRA is a local government agency entrusted with the catalytic redevelopment of 145 acres of the former Fort McPherson.

Plans & Progress

Fort Mac LRA is poised to leverage unprecedented investment in the former Fort McPherson and surrounding communities, thanks to extensive analysis and planning since the base was closed in 2011.

Leadership & Staff

The Fort Mac LRA staff is dedicated to providing a vibrant new development within the footprint of the former Fort McPherson.


The Fort Mac LRA board is tasked with overseeing the redevelopment of the former Fort McPherson, ensuring that community interests are a priority, and that the project fulfills all of its principle objectives.