2019 Market Report for Atlanta, GA Industrial Market


The Atlanta economy has been expanding along with the rest of the country during the past few years. During the fourth quarter of 2018, Atlanta gained 59,800 jobs, approximately 2.2% per year — the national average was only 1.1% during this time period. Atlanta also showed improvement regarding unemployment; Atlanta finished Q4 2018 at 3.4% compared to 4.3% the year before. The national unemployment rate was 3.7% during the fourth quarter.

The Atlanta industrial market has continued to rise and looks to surge well into 2019. Atlanta
benefits from being a national distribution hub and part of a growing metro area. Atlanta is dominated by the logistics industry which accounts for nearly 80% of all building supply. Atlanta is intersected by two major freeways, I-20 & I-85. Many of the industrial buildings are found along or near I-85.

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