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"Invest Atlanta has been a major helping hand for us to scale and become successful."

  • #1 in business

    Georgia is not only home to the world's most traveled airport, Site Selection Magazine named us the best state to do business for the seventh year in a row.

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  • Lowest cost of living

    Of the ten largest U.S. metro areas, no city is more affordable for residents to live and play.

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  • A talented and educated workforce

    Of residents 25 and older, 47% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

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  • Lowest cost of business

    Of the ten largest U.S. metro areas, no city is more affordable for doing business than Atlanta.

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  • Third most Fortune Global 500 Headquarters

    As an international hub, Atlanta is home to some of the largest and most successful businesses in the world.

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#1 in business

Georgia is not only home to the world's most traveled airport, Site Selection Magazine named us the best state to do business for the seventh year in a row.

Learn More

Lowest cost of living

Of the ten largest U.S. metro areas, no city is more affordable for residents to live and play.

Learn More

A talented and educated workforce

Of residents 25 and older, 47% have earned a bachelor's degree or higher.

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Invest Atlanta in action.

Increasing Economic Mobility: We Want to Hear from You

Do you have ideas to increase economic mobility in Atlanta? Share your thoughts to help us build a comprehensive economic development and mobility strategy.

Small Business Improvement Grants

Small businesses and property owners in five City of Atlanta Tax Allocation District (TADs) can apply for grants of up to $20,000 for interior and exterior improvements.

We don’t just support Atlanta, we support you.

We offer more than your typical economic development agency and extend our focus beyond business support and site selection.

From buying a home to growing your business, Invest Atlanta can help you every step of the way.

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Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms
Invest Atlanta Board Chair

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NearShore Technology Plans Atlanta, Georgia, Innovation Hub

NearShore Technology, a software outsourcing company, will open a new software and innovation hub in midtown Atlanta, Georgia. The project is expected to create more than 30 new jobs. NearShore Technology will be moving its headquarters to the Coda building in Technology Square. The facility will be a showcase for technology and a hub for innovation where clients, Georgia Tech faculty, researchers, student interns, and NearShore leadership will work together to design and commercialize technology for immediate implementation in the real worlds of MedTech, FinTech and High-Tech.

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01/09/2020

Atlanta creates advisory council to grow small businesses

The city of Atlanta is creating a small business advisory council to help develop small businesses and create more jobs. The advisory council, which was approved at Atlanta City Council’s meeting Monday, would be comprised of business and financial professionals that will provide the City Council with policy recommendations to sustain the small businesses already in the city and address the issue of income inequality, according to the legislation.

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Is Atlanta the Next Black Business Hub?

When Keisha Lance Bottoms was elected in 2017 to lead one of America’s largest, most storied southern cities, the lawyer and longtime public servant outlined her vision of “One Atlanta.” A 49-year old wife and mother of four, Bottoms believes that the metropolis of 498,000 souls should not only be “an affordable, resilient and equitable” place but it should also be a national model for both “commerce and compassion.”

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