Atlanta’s research and development labs are attracting top talent, and keeping the city on the forefront of technology and business innovation.
Lifestyle & Sports
Home to ten professional sports franchises, Atlanta enjoys a bustling, year-round social and recreational events calendar, including large outdoor festivals, NCAA events, and the world’s largest 10K foot race.
Airport & Port
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport not only serves over 275,000 passengers daily, it also has 300 commercial venues. Just 250 miles from Atlanta is the Port of Savannah, the nation’s fastest growing and fourth largest container port.
With bus and rail services covering over 1,000 miles, Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority also connects with The Atlanta Streetcar as well as Cobb and Gwinnett County transits to give residents and guests a quicker alternative for their commute.
25 Fortune 1000 companies–over half of which are also Fortune 500–are headquartered in Atlanta, generating aggregate revenues of over $371B during the last fiscal year. These include global brands like Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, and Delta.
The City of Atlanta is home to more than 70 consular and trade offices, 40 bi-national chambers of commerce and more than 2,700 international businesses.