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Regional Snapshot

A monthly feature taking a closer look at special topics in the Atlanta region.

Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Housing Affordability

By |March 14th, 2019|Categories: Housing, Regional Snapshot|Tags: , |

Highlights from this snapshot: Home prices continue to rise nationally. According to the National Association of Realtors, median sales price nationwide is now $257K, compared to around $190K in 2012. Fewer “starter homes” are [...]

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Regional Snapshot: 2019 Federal Opportunity Zones

By |February 14th, 2019|Categories: Economic Development, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot|Tags: , |

The Opportunity Zones Program, enacted in 2017 as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to encourage long-term investment in economically distressed rural and urban neighborhoods across the country. Opportunity Zones [...]

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Regional Snapshot: 2019 Economic Snapshot

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Economy, Regional Snapshot|Tags: , |

This month’s Regional Snapshot provides an overview of the most relevant trends in our metro economy- topics include job growth by sector, changes in wage levels, and trends in residential and commercial (by type) [...]

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Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Speaks–Perceptions of Life in Metro Atlanta

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Metro Atlanta Speaks, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot|Tags: , |

The Atlanta Regional Commission's Metro Atlanta Speaks (MAS) public opinion survey is in its sixth year. The first MAS survey—done in 2013 , asked 21 questions of 2,100 residents—and was statistically significant only at [...]

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Regional Snapshot: Metro Atlanta Workforce–Industries in Demand & Opportunity Occupations

By |October 11th, 2018|Categories: Economy, Other Demographics, Regional Snapshot|Tags: , |

Our regional and state economies are doing well, by most all measures, despite some recent dips in the stock market. This month's Regional Snapshot digs into some nuances of "doing well" by taking a [...]

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Regional Snapshot: Exploration of Key Trends in the 65+ Age Cohort

By |September 13th, 2018|Categories: Age and Generations, Regional Snapshot|

This month's Regional Snapshot explores key trends among the 65+ age cohort in the 10-county Atlanta region.  This snapshot is a compressed version of a longer product giving an overview of Aging demographics, as well [...]

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