Atlanta • Sandy Springs • Roswell
Median Home Price
Up 56% since 2011
Down 1.7% since 2014
Up 19.3% since 2011
Markets Are Heating Up in Hotlanta
AKA: The A, ATL, Hotlanta
Population: 5,700,000 • Average days on market: 20 • Average gross yield: 10.1%
# of Building Permits in 2015: 30,342 • Employment Growth to Building Permits Ratio in 2015: 3.2%
Drivers: Atlanta ranked #9 on the 2016 Forbes Best Places for Business and Careers List. It also came in at #61 on U.S. News and World Report’s Best Places to Live Top 100 list.
Leading industries: Georgia’s capital city, Atlanta is sometimes referred to as an “alpha” or “world city” because of its significant impact on the commerce, finance, research, technology, education, media, art and entertainment industries. Atlanta metro comes in as the 9th largest MSA in the U.S. and serves as the headquarters to 16 companies in the Fortune 500.
Notable mentions: Atlanta is cultural epicenter for art, music and food. It is home to the iconic Fox Theater, Centennial Olympic Park and the Georgia Aquarium, the largest aquarium in the world, not to mention the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport since the late 1990’s.