Why Come To Atlanta?

From Fortune 500 companies to innovative local startups, Atlanta is where thriving businesses choose to be.

Welcome to the Business Center of the Southeast

#1
Metro Area For Lowest cost of doing business
3rd
Most fortune 500 company headquarters
1.9 M
Forecasted jobs to be created by 2040
#1
Busiest and Most Efficient Airport Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

An Economic Engine

Digital Arts & Media
A $9.5B economic impact on the state of Georgia.
Life Sciences
Home to the CDC and over $400M in NIH funding.
Processing & Engineering
A leader in STEM degree completions.
Conventions & Tourism
A top 10 most visited city.

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It's All in Atlanta

Innovation Centers Read More

Atlanta’s research and development labs are attracting top talent, and keeping the city on the forefront of technology and business innovation.

Lifestyle & Sports Read More

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 Read More

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.

MARTA Read More

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.

Fortune 500s Read More

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.

International Hub Read More

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.

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