Dive Into Downtown

What Downtown's Data Tells Us

Downtown Atlanta is experiencing remarkable change and growth. As more people and businesses discover what makes the heart of this city so great, big investments are being made to leverage the unique buildings and authentic spaces that elevate the Downtown experience for residents, businesses, and visitors.

As investment reaches new heights, and the livability, accessibility, and economic vitality of the city’s core continues to improve, people will see that the future of Atlanta is here. We’re only scratching the surface of what Downtown can become.

Downtown Snapshot

32,800 people call Downtown home...

and reside in 17,000 housing units.

201,000 are employed by Downtown businesses.

Over 30,000 students attend college in Downtown.

23 million sq. ft. of commercial space with more than 650 places to eat, shop, and play.

An estimated 56 million visits to Downtown this year, 19% more than 2021

2022 was a big year for Downtown development.

Here's what was completed...

$357 million of new private development, giving Downtown an additional...

645 residential units

Including 51 apartments at Braden Fellman’s Revival Lofts, converting the long-vacant former United Methodist Center.

200 rooms to relax at Club Wyndham and Margaritaville Vacation Club Atlanta

97,781 sq. ft. of
new office and retail space

Newport’s development of historic Hotel Row offers a bold reintroduction to South Downtown.

and a brand new 200,000 sq. ft. Georgia State University Convocation Center.

Looking ahead...

Pictured here: Rendering of Newport's planned South Downtown development on Broad St. to be delivered in 2025

What's coming in the next five years...

1,721 Hotel Rooms

6,827 Housing Units

1.8 Million sq. ft. Office and Retail

1.1 Million sq. ft. Institutional Space

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