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Economic Development


Metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology and mobility.

Powered by the strength of more than 13,000 technology companies, the region is lauded for its strengths in telecom, cybersecurity, FinTech, digital media, and a thriving mobility ecosystem. Metro Atlanta has created a robust talent pipeline unmatched in the region, leading to a dramatic increase in university and privately-funded accelerators and corporate innovation centers as companies seek to leverage top-notch students and faculty talent. As one of the fastest-growing, high-tech urban centers in the nation, leading the way in creating a national center for innovation and industry growth, metro Atlanta is a world-class hub for technology design, implementation, and innovation.

Leading the Region in Technology

STEM Employment Growth


#3 city with the highest STEM employment growth in the nation, Source: WalletHub, 2015

Engineering Jobs


#1 city for engineering jobs, Source: SpareFoot, 2015

Statewide Business


#1 state for doing business, Source: Area Development, 2015

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Key Industry Factors


Georgia has positioned itself as a cybersecurity hub as companies are developing new cybersecurity solutions to stay ahead of cyber threats and address challenges facing various industry sectors.

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As the region known as "Transaction Alley," one of Georgia's most important and fastest-growing industries is financial technology.

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Digital Media

The digital media and entertainment industry in Georgia is thriving, bolstered by the region's quality of life and unmatched talent from our colleges and universities.


Software development and engineering make up one of metro Atlanta’s strongest industry sectors with strong employment opportunities supported by the region’s growing need for IT and engineering professionals.

Recent Relocations


GE Digital

GE puts North American IT HQ in Atlanta creating more than 400 new jobs.


Keysight Technologies

Keysight Technologies is creating 200 new software developer jobs in Midtown Atlanta.



 EquiFax Inc. expands in Midtown Atlanta adding and relocating 650 jobs.

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