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Atlanta MSA - 2007

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  • 1. At.lan.ta “A genus of small glassy heteropod mollusks found swimming at the surface in mid ocean.” County Count Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta MSA -Barrow -Gwinnett 2005 Population: 4,917,717 -Bartow -Haralson 2015 Estimated Population: 5,637,600 -Butts -Heard 2006 Median Household Income: $51,186 -Carroll -Henry Median Age: 33 -Cherokee -Jasper Home to nearly 138,000 businesses -Clayton -Lamar -Cobb -Meriwether City of Atlanta -Coweta -Newton 2005 Population: 470,688 -Dawson -Paulding 2006 Median Household Income: $37,385 -DeKalb -Pickens -Douglas -Pike -Fayette -Rockdale -Forsyth -Spalding -Fulton -Walton akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
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  • 3. Major economic generators: •Diversified Business Sectors •Higher Education •Government •Arts & Entertainment •Conventions & Tourism •Medicine & Health Care •Sports and Special Events •Retail •Housing •Communications •Transportation & Cargo •International Trade akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
  • 4. The Favored Quarter • Since early 90s, 80 percent of the region’s job growth has occurred within the favored quarter, while only 54 percent of the region’s population growth occurred in this area •traffic congestion •housing closer to employment akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
  • 5. Because we all love our cars, we find ourselves sitting in them all too often !!!! Reality Check!!! Each year, metro Atlantans: • Waste 166 million gallons of gas due to traffic congestion •Spend more than 1.6 billion vehicle hours traveling, over 471 hours per person •Lose more than $1.9 billion, approximately $1,350 per person, due to congestion-related costs •Travel more than 45 billion miles, 32.5 per person each day And we are not even talking Pollution yet!!! akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
  • 6. • fourth-longest average commute nationwide - 31.1 minutes, and growing…….. • Approximately 50% of the Vehicle Miles Traveled in Georgia and 75% of the congestion in Georgia occurs in Metro Atlanta • 52% of the total delay is non-recurring (incident) delay • 48% of the congestion delay is normal recurring (volume) congestion akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
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  • 8. The city that built out wants to build up and build close….. akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics
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  • 10. The Beginning…………….. akshay gupta n 15.36.8637 atlanta-sandy springs-marietta real estate economics

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