Central Atlanta Progress has released updated data in it’s Downtown Counts report. Categories include:
People & Places – Revised
With 9,300 people per square mile, Downtown is Atlanta’s densest urban sub-market.
Office Market – Revised
Downtown Atlanta is home to the largest inventory of office space of all urban markets.
Retail & Spending – Revised
Young people with higher incomes choose to live Downtown so they can walk to dinner, shops and attractions.
Investment & Incentives – Revised
Downtown has seen $2.9 billion in investments since 2007 plus and additional $182 million in public investments toward its infrastructure.
Conventions, Tourism & Hotels – Revised
Welcome to Downtown, where the conventions, sports scene, concerts, show and attractions are simply unmatched anywhere else in the city.
Employment & Industry – Revised
Downtown has a whopping 30,547 jobs per square mile—the highest number in the city.
Housing – Revised
Downtown is growing faster than the state and the country in population, housing and median income.
Higher Education – New
Downtown has the largest share of Atlanta’s college students at 53 percent.