The good news: Metro Atlanta’s cost-of-living is slightly below the national average. Among the largest metro areas, we’re 9th most affordable in terms of rent, and 6th most affordable when it comes to home prices. The challenge: Just like everywhere else in the country, affordable housing is a challenge here. In the Atlanta region, rising … Continue Reading →
Gwinnett County is an increasingly diverse and dynamic regional powerhouse that has long been a leader in population and jobs growth. Nick Masino, Chief Economic Development Officer with Partnership Gwinnett, offered key insights about demographic trends, transportation improvements and business developments that are transforming the county and reshaping metro Atlanta. Where do you see economic … Continue Reading →
It’s been more than three years since Google Fiber frenzy took hold of the Atlanta area. You might still have the T-shirt. After three years of stalled promises, Atlanta is fed up. Will we ever get Google’s high-speed internet?
May was a good month for hiring in metro Atlanta as the region saw solid job growth and an unemployment rate falling to its lowest point since 2001.
An enormous warehouse distribution facility with a mysterious potential tenant has been proposed on the far western side of Gwinnett County.
More than 65 million Americans toil in insecure, low-paying jobs. Instead of hoping they will all find different, and better, jobs, we should upgrade the ones they already have.
The sizable, under-appreciated commercial areas wrapped around the world’s busiest airport have taken a step closer to a planned transformation. Multimodal people-movers near the airport could include autonomous systems such as personal rapid transit.
Atlanta’s airport is aiming to add staff and make upgrades so it can handle the crowds of travelers expected for big events such as the upcoming Super Bowl.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other city leaders met for the “Transform Westside Summit” to discuss plans to help revitalize the city’s west side.
Georgia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.2 percent last month, the lowest since August 2001. Jobs in Georgia are at an all-time high because of strong month-over-month and year-over-year growth that continues to outpace the nation’s economy.