The Atlanta economy made significant headway in 2014 as healthy job gains continued. As of December, metro Atlanta added 63,900 nonfarm jobs for the year according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. As a result of significant job gains, the metro’s overall unemployment rate dropped to 6.4% in December, the lowest recorded since 2008. Atlanta’s population growth rate continues to exceed the U.S. and is expected to average 1.8% annually over the next five years compared to 0.9% projected for the U.S. over the same time period.
Source : Cushman & Wakefield