Aerial view of the Atlanta, Georgia Skyline

Metro ATL Added 76K in Past Year, Total Population Tops 4.5M. How Many New Neighbors are in Your County?

By Paul Donsky | Atlanta Regional Commission | August 22, 2018

You’ve seen the cranes dotting the skyline and the moving vans on the streets. Yep, metro Atlanta’s population boom continues. The 10-county region added 75,800 people from April 2017 to April 2018, the second-largest annual gain since the Great Recession ended. That’s according to the latest population estimates from the Atlanta Regional Commission. The Atlanta … Continue Reading →

J.D. Scott Photography Moving in the Spirit Rialto Performance May 2, 2013

How a Billionaire’s Foundation Aims to Boost Metro Atlanta Arts Groups

By Jim Jaquish | Atlanta Regional Commission | August 16, 2018

Here’s some news that has the local arts community buzzing. One of the nation’s biggest names in philanthropy is turning its attention to metro Atlanta’s thriving arts community. Bloomberg Philanthropies, the charitable arm of Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former New York City Mayor, recently announced that it will be providing funding and training to small … Continue Reading →