Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

In the last decade, multifamily housing has driven a significant share of the population growth in core areas of our region. Multifamily activity has slowed in recent years, and even in the heyday years of Atlanta multifamily construction, building in the sector was relatively constrained compared to single-family in Atlanta and to multifamily building in other metros.

By |2021-06-21T16:36:05-04:00June 21st, 2021|Economic Development, Equity, Housing, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Multifamily Momentum: Slowed, Not Stalled

Population Growth Slowing, Part I (A Zoomed-In Preview)

Population is still growing at a healthy clip in our area, but this growth was ebbing some even prior to the pandemic. We look at some ESRI data that indicates that, while fewer small areas are losing population 2010-2020 as compared to the last decade, fewer tracts are growing as quickly as they did during the 2000-2010 period. And overall, our region's growth rate has slowed 2010-2020.

By |2021-06-14T12:46:22-04:00June 14th, 2021|Economic Development, Monday Mapday, Population, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Population Growth Slowing, Part I (A Zoomed-In Preview)

Regional Snapshot: Assessing Aging

This month's regional snapshot provides a detailed overview of senior demographics (historic trends and likely future), andl presents the latest data on pandemic-related and other public health challenges. for these age groups.

By |2021-05-13T09:33:37-04:00May 13th, 2021|Age and Generations, Economic Development, Forecasts, Population, Public Health, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Assessing Aging

Emma Willard: America’s first female cartographer

This International Women’s Day, we're honoring Emma Willard (February 23, 1787–April 15, 1870). First and foremost, Willard was an educator. Brilliant and curious from a young age, she was a self-taught polymath with a “vision that girls should be as highly educated as boys.” In 1814, at the age of 27, she founded an all-girls [...]

By |2021-04-08T10:13:14-04:00March 8th, 2021|Data Diversions, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Emma Willard: America’s first female cartographer

Black-Owned Businesses: An Atlanta Growth Engine

Black-owned businesses make up a much larger share of the Atlanta metro business base than they do at the national level, and a relatively large share of these businesses are small.

By |2021-02-19T15:29:40-04:00February 19th, 2021|Data Diversions, Economic Development, Equity, Race and Diversity, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Black-Owned Businesses: An Atlanta Growth Engine

The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020

A comparison of jobs between Q1 and Q2 of 2019 and 2020, and a look at unemployment rates in the course of 2020, reveal the depth of the pandemic's impact on our economy.

By |2021-02-08T18:52:29-04:00February 8th, 2021|COVID-19, Economic Development, Economy, Monday Mapday, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The difference a year (and/or a quarter) makes: Jobs and unemployment
2019 vs. 2020

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020

This month's regional snapshot presents summary findings for ARC's 2020 Metro Atlanta Speaks Survey. This year's survey measures impacts from and perceptions of COVID-19.

By |2020-11-18T09:30:22-04:00November 18th, 2020|COVID-19, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Regional Snapshot, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks 2020
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