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.
Global Logistics Hub
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport serves over 275,000 passengers daily, connecting Atlanta to 150 U.S. destinations and 75 international destinations in 50 countries. Just 250 miles from Atlanta is the Port of Savannah, the nation’s fourth largest--and fastest growing--container port.
With bus and rail services covering over 1,000 miles, the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) offers residents and guests a quicker travel alternative.
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.