The Atlanta economy made significant headway towards recovery in 2014 as healthy job gains continued. As of November, metro Atlanta had added 51,600 non-farm jobs for the year according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics. The biggest job gains were reported in the Trade, Transportation & Utilities and the Professional & Business services sectors. Employment in the office-using sector increased by 2.8%, adding 19,400 jobs. As a result of significant job gains, the overall unemployment rate for metro Atlanta dropped to 6.5% in November, the lowest unemployment rate the metro area has recorded since 2008.
Source : Cushman & Wakefield