Economic Development

Metro Atlanta by the Numbers

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Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in Billions of U.S. Dollars

  • $307.7b

  • $326.5b

  • $347.6b

  • $369.8b

  • $385.5b

Making Business Boom

Atlanta is the capital of the Southeast, and it has the track record to prove it. The region continues to outgrow and outpace the nation's best-known metropolitan regions - all while ensuring a future of continued growth and innovation.

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Fortune 500/1000 Headquarters

26

Trees Aren’t the Only Things Growing Here

In fiscal year 2018, these 26 Fortune 500/1000 companies generated aggregate revenues of $415 billion.

Most-Traveled Airport in the World

#1

Bringing the World to Atlanta

Since 1998, Hartsfield-Jackson Altanta International Airport has been the busiest airport in the world and functions as headquarters for Delta Air Lines. Hartsfield-Jackson currently serves 150 U.S. destinations and more than 75 international destinations in 50 countries.

Best State for Doing Business

#1

Award Winning Business Climate

Georgia's business climate has been ranked #1 in the nation for the sixth consecutive year by Site Selection, and Area Development ranked Georgia top state for doing business for fifth year in a row.

Connect with the Metro Atlanta Chamber

Metro Atlanta is a thriving region and a top tech hub, backed by a renowned business climate and an unmatched quality of life. We are a region of visionaries who do what others never imagined. Inventing. Connecting. Inspiring. Thriving.

Atlanta is a place where you can grow and make your mark. From business assistance services, economic analysis and other regional resources, the Metro Atlanta Chamber makes expanding in Atlanta and moving here seamless.

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Internet of Things

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as IoT.

Bioscience

Metro Atlanta's bioscience industry is experience strong mometum. The region is home to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and initiatives like Global Health ATL continue to drive Atlanta’s reputation as the “center for global health."

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

Metro Atlanta’s Key Industry Segments

Internet of Things

Internet of Things

Atlanta leads the market in groundbreaking wireless technology through a core of established industry giants and an explosive startup scene, including disruptive technologies such as IoT.

Bioscience

Bioscience

Metro Atlanta's bioscience industry is experience strong mometum. The region is home to the headquarters of globally recognized health organizations, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and initiatives like Global Health ATL continue to drive Atlanta’s reputation as the “center for global health."

Technology

Technology

Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, Atlanta is leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth.

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Supply Chain & Manufacturing

Atlanta’s global access, innovation and talent create an unparalleled logistics network for companies that demand an efficient and consistent global supply chain.

ATL Brand Box

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The ATL Brand Box is a free-to-use resource that includes messaging, photos, graphics, rankings, videos and more to show the world that we have one shared ambition: to never stop rising.

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