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Atlanta: OTP vs ITP

Atlanta: OTP vs ITP

Do you want to live Inside the Perimeter? Or Outside the Perimeter? If you’re new to metro Atlanta, you may have no idea what either of those acronyms mean. Be in the know when it comes to navigating the metro area’s most-loved locales and choosing the perfect place to call home. read more

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    Georgia’s Diverse Talent Pool is a Top Business Asset

    The Georgia Department of Economic Development is proud to be the lead agency for attracting new business to the Atlanta regional area. They encourage the expansion & relocation of industries, align workforce education and training with in-demand jobs and locate new markets for Georgia products. read more

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    Big Business in Atlanta

    Atlanta is home to 16 Fortune 500 companies and 14 Fortune 1000 businesses. The attraction to the city makes sense, as Atlanta offers access to a booming economy, a low corporate tax structure, a highly educated and skilled workforce and one of the world’s busiest airports. read more

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    Fall Events in Metro Atlanta

    Fall is a magical season here in metro Atlanta. The changing jewel-toned leaves are gorgeous, the crisp weather is invigorating and there’s a sense of excitement all around. And there’s no better way to experience and enjoy all of this than partaking in one of the area’s highly anticipated and incredibly fun fall events. read more

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    Companies of All Sizes Choose Metro Atlanta

    It’s no secret that Georgia has been recognized for its exceptional business-friendly environment. In fact, Site Selection has named it the number one state for doing business for eight consecutive years. That kind of reputation undoubtedly attracts companies of all sizes to settle in the area every year, establishing headquarters, distribution centers, customer service operations and more. read more

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    Atlanta: The Tech Mecca of the Southeast

    Over the last several years, Atlanta has garnered a reputation as one of the country’s fastest-growing and most prolific technology hubs. Forbes Magazine named the metro area as one of the world’s elite tech towns, placing it in the number three spot of cities poised to become tech meccas in the near future. Cushman & Wakefield included Atlanta on its list of America’s 25 leading high-tech metro areas. read more

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    Economic Growth in Atlanta - Henry, Gwinnett, DeKalb & Fulton

    Economic Development in the Atlanta is exploding. Companies of all sizes have relocated to or been established in the metro area, and the population has increased with equal momentum. Local counties and cities have ramped up their economic development efforts to match the area’s impressive evolution, and the ATL has become a magnet for even more expansion. read more

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    Hot Summer Time in the ATL-Where to go for outdoor adventures

    The area boasts an array of outdoor adventures that are perfect for people of all ages. From drifting down the river on a lazy afternoon to cycling along countless beautiful trails to taking in nine innings of America’s pastime, there’s really something for everyone. read more

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    A Tale of Three Georgia Cities- Marietta, Peachtree City, Braselton

    Marietta, Peachtree City and Braselton Georgia are three metro cities that have managed to rebound from the pandemic beautifully while maintaining and promoting the qualities that make them so unique. read more

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    Graydon Buckhead

    The newest building to make its mark on that renowned cityscape aesthetic is Graydon Buckhead, a 22-story residential building that will bring 45 amenity-rich condo residences to the famed upscale district. Construction on the building, which sits at 2520 Peachtree Road, began in early 2020 and is now in full swing, with a completion date slated for early 2022 read more

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    Alpharetta: A Spectacular Staycation

    As we get ready to hit the road again, a near-cation in our own backyard is a great way to start. And one of the metro area’s most popular and esteemed cities is located just a quick jaunt up GA 400. In fact, ask its residents and they know exactly where they would go: Awesome Alpharetta. read more

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    Metro Atlanta Private Schools Make Big Difference During Middle Grades

    Middle school years get lost in that discussion. But these pivotal grades, during which tweens and early teens are trying to find their footing and adapt to new educational and individual challenges, are equally as important as the ones that come both before and after them. Fortunately, metro Atlanta’s private schools have risen to the challenge, making those middle-grade years as welcoming and meaningful as possible. read more

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    Top Financial Reasons People and Businesses Move to Atlanta

    While a variety of factors go into the decisions that drive both people and businesses to make their way to Atlanta, some of the most important and pressing ones deal with a very particular issue: finances. Here, we look at just a few of the financial reasons that make the metro area so attractive to so many. read more

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    Pet-Friendly Things to Do in Atlanta

    Atlanta is the perfect place for man and man's best friend. Between all the pet-friendly restaurants, new dog parks and events for both you and Spot to enjoy, there are plenty of p... read more

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    City Focus: Braselton

    Over the last 20 years, the population of the Town of Braselton has tripled to more than 12,000 residents. To this day, people flock to become part of this bustling North Georgia hamlet, located 43 miles northeast of Atlanta at the convergence of Barrow, Gwinnett, Hall and Jackson counties. At the same time, the town has seen an exceptional level of economic development, a flourishing job market, a rise in outstanding residential opportunities and the emergence of a distinct quality of life that’s second to none. read more

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    The MBA Advantage in Metro Atlanta

    MBA courses are designed to sharpen your skill set, no matter how long you’ve been on the job or what your rank is on the company ladder. These programs allow you a chance to interact with peers and leaders in your field whose fingers rest on the pulse of industry innovations — and real-time interaction with existing companies is key to the process. Fortunately, Atlanta boasts many colleges and universities that offer robust MBA programs geared towards busy workers seeking to redefine their goals and abilities—and kick their earning potential into high gear. Here, we’ve cultivated a list of some of the best programs in the city. read more

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    Say Yes to the City -ATLANTA/BROOKHAVEN/MIDTOWN

    KNOWAtlanta shares stories of people who SAID YES to Atlanta! Whether it is the location, the city or just the feel that where they live is home. Don't miss the part on how you can save money by moving to the Metro Atlanta area read more

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    Big City, Big Moves-Microsoft,Papa Johns,Common Living expand in Atlanta

    Here, we look at a handful of the industry giants and burgeoning organizations that, within the last several months alone, announced major moves that will see them either relocate or expand to the metro market. read more

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    One Night In the city

    What’s the best way to get to know a Metro Atlanta city? Spend one night there or have a weekend staycation. The City of Alpharetta, City of Braselton, City of Peachtree City and city of Marietta have so much to offer read more

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    The City Block: Smyrna, Braselton, Riverdale and Alpharetta.

    Atlanta is surrounded by so many wonderful cities. Here, we take a look at four of them: Smyrna, Braselton, Riverdale and Alpharetta. read more

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    Atlanta Checks All the Boxes for Moving

    From low housing costs and high quality of life, to great schools and a thriving economy, Atlanta offers a lot to new residents. read more

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    Atlanta’s Fortune 500 and 1000 Companies

    Home to nearly 6 million people and more than 150,000 businesses, metro Atlanta continues to be an attractive place for Fortune 500 and 1000 companies because of the region’s low... read more

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    Atlanta Transportation, Highways & Airports

    The Atlanta region is one of the most unique metropolitan areas in the country, thanks in large part to the fact that it is comprised of so many counties. There's a lot of ground to cover, and when you live in Atlanta, you need to know all of the tips and tricks for getting around seamlessly. Below is all of the transportation info a newcomer to the ATL could need. read more

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    One night in Braselton, Alpharetta or Peachtree City

    Looking for a stay on your way thru Ga 400, I-85 North, I-85 South then take a quick read on what these amazing cities offer. read more

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    Entertaining Alpharetta

    Looking for a great staycation north of Atlanta? The city of Alpharetta has it all! North Point Mall, Avalon and visit the restaurants in Downtown Alpharetta. read more

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    ITP vs. OTP Cities and Communities of Atlanta

    Living inside the perimeter (ITP) offers quick access to the best of everything in Atlanta. Midtown, Downtown, Buckhead, the BeltLine. read more

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    Living the Life: On the Links

    It’s not surprising that when most people think about golf in Georgia, they immediately picture the renowned Masters Tournament, held annually during the first full week in April... read more

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    The Best Ways to Enjoy Nature in Atlanta

    Also known as the “City in a Forest,” Atlanta has several locales and annual events dedicated to celebrating the city's tree canopy read more

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    Top 5 Family Activities in Atlanta That You’ve Never Considered Before

    Photo by Amy Sinclair The number of family activities in Atlanta is beyond impressive. There’s so much to do throughout the city, with a multitude of offerings for those with kid... read more

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    New Ways to Experience Atlanta's Top Attractions

    Exciting and unique adventures at Atlanta parks, museums and more read more

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    Atlanta attractions, sports & entertainment venues

    Welcome to Atlanta, a city known for its distinctive mix of urban and Southern charms. With its fast-paced lifestyle in the heart of midtown and downtown and the comforts of tradit... read more

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    The Faces of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

    As a parent, there is nothing more frightening than having a sick or injured child. Fortunately, for parents in the metro area, there’s Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. read more

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    Your Peachtree City Itinerary

    Peachtree City is home to the “boutique itinerary,” through which you can craft a personalized, local agenda that will keep you entertained for days on end. read more

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    Getting a Job in the ATL

    Top recruiters and staffing agencies offer tips for finding your place in Atlanta’s job market read more

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    How Far Will Your Money Get You In Atlanta?

    With affordable housing and a low cost of living, anyone moving to Atlanta can get more for their money when compared to other metro areas. To understand why more than 5 million ... read more

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    Navigating Atlanta Neighborhoods: ITP vs. OTP

    Find the perfect place to call home inside or outside Atlanta's perimeter read more

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    Atlanta's Family-Friendly Parks & Playgrounds

    Where to go in Atlanta to get outdoors with your kids read more

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    Smyrna Georgia

    Where to stay and things to do in Smyrna read more

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    Peachtree City

    Where to stay and things to do in Peachtree City read more

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    20 Reasons to Love Atlanta and Call it Home

    How do we love Atlanta? Let us count the ways. It’s actually a very challenging undertaking. That’s because Atlanta has so much to offer those of us who choose to call it ho... read more

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    On the Move: Who's Relocating to Atlanta

    Last week, Penske recognized metro Atlanta as the top moving destination in the country for the ninth year in a row. The number of years the city has led that list is remarkable. ... read more

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    Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

    One of metro Atlanta’s greatest assets is Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Serving more than 100 million passengers each year, the airport boasts nonstop flights to over 150 domestic destinations and 70 international destinations in more than 50 countries. read more

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    Atlanta: The Tech Mecca

    How our historic city has emerged as one of the country’s top tech industry hubs read more

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    10 Things You May Not Know About Atlanta

    Whether you need a conversation starter or just want to know some fun and interesting facts about Atlanta, KNOWAtlanta Magazine has what you need. Here are 10 things you may not kn... read more

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    Atlanta's Economy Continues to Flourish

    Corporate investment and a diverse workforce power the city's progress read more

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    Picture Perfect: Fall Photos at Metro Atlanta Locations

    Garrard Landing Park, Roswell Fall is the perfect time for a family photo session. The weather is crisp, the light is spectacular and holiday card season is right around the corner... read more

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    On the Move: Atlanta’s Top Mobile Services

    From shopping to personal care and beyond, some of the city's best on-wheel offerings read more

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    Atlanta’s Top 5 Out-of-the-Box Workouts

    Whether under the circus tent or up in the sky, these exercise classes make for a fun way to meet fitness buddies. read more

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    Atlanta's Best Suburbs to Call Home

    Niche.com ranks the metro area's best places to live read more

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    What to Know About Sports in Atlanta

    From professional baseball, football, basketball, soccer and lacrosse teams to collegiate sports, a large running community and the best tennis town this side of the Atlantic, the ... read more