Corporate Relocations in Metro Atlanta Drive Increased Demand for Single-Family Rentals

The rental market in Atlanta will grow stronger into next year, bolstered by an in influx of corporate relocations to the metro. One the largest relocations is the payment processing giant NCR, which will bring more than 3,500 jobs to the metro at their new Midtown campus in 2017 and 2018, with more at a secondary campus in the northern suburbs. Other major relocations include the IT headquarters for GE Digital, and a distribution center for the Variety Wholesalers subsidiary, Roses and Maxway. While Atlanta has lost jobs in the trade, transportation and utilities sector, as well as the government, and education and health services sectors, the metro is projected to gain over 74,000 new positions overall. The majority of the new jobs are white collar positions. However, blue collar jobs, including openings in construction and manufacturing, are being created this year. Builders are responding[…]


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