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Freedom Farmer's Market Named "Best of Atlanta"

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Freedom Farmers Market was named as Atlanta’s Best Produce Fix by Creative Loafing. The market is located in Freedom Park on Saturday mornings and features lively vendors. Market highlights include gorgeous Woodland Gardens veggies, pastries from the Bakery at Cakes & Ale, Riverview Farms sausage, Grassroots Farm eggs, and Storico Fresco pasta. 

source: http://clatl.com/atlanta/best-local-produce-fix/BestOf?oid=12238532

Hartsfield-Jackson is the Busiest Airport in the World

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The Atlanta airport is still the busiest passenger airport in the world. Over 94.4 million passengers passed through Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in 2013. “Despite this challenging operating climate, worldwide traffic surpassed the 6 billion passenger mark in 2013,” said Gittens, the director general of the worlwide association of airports.. “This represents an enormous feat for the airport industry as we commemorate the 100th anniversary of commercial aviation in 2014.”

source/s: http://whnt.com/2014/09/17/hartsfield-jackson-atlanta-intl-airport-named-busiest-in-the-world/

President Obama Visits CDC, Announces Plans to Combat Ebola

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

President Obama visited CDC Atlanta on Tuesday and announced that to help combat Ebola virus epidemic he will deploy 3,000 troops and other military personnel. They will train as many as 500 healthcare workers a week and will set up nearly 20 100-bed facilities in the region to also fight Ebola. “This is one of the worst, if not the worst, outbreaks of the Ebola virus we’ve ever seen,” White House Spokesman Josh Earnest said.


source/s: http://michronicleonline.com/2014/09/16/pres-obama-visiting-cdc-in-atlanta-announce-plans-to-combat-ebola-virus-in-africa/

Atlanta is the 3rd Most Popular City to Move to

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

According to a survey conducted by United Van Lines, Atlanta is one of the most popular destinations for new job and corporate transfers. Atlanta is only behind Chicago and Washington DC. Click the link for the complete list.

source/s: http://michronicleonline.com/2014/09/15/atlanta-the-3rd-most-popular-destination-to-move-to/

City of Atlanta Launches Interactive Infrastructure Map

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Mayor Kasim Reed said, “The new Atlanta Infrastructure Map allows residents to take part in an important conversation about our city’s critical infrastructure needs. Our partnership with Code for America has put the City of Atlanta at the forefront of advanced civic technology.” The city launched the new digital interactive map that will allow Atlanta residents to view potential projects and programs this coming 2015. Residents can also provide feedback and leave comments for city officials. The interactive map can be accessed at http://www.infrastructuremap.org.

sources/: http://www.atlantaga.gov/index.aspx?page=672&recordid=3025

Atlanta Public School's "Day One" Campaign a Success

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

The Atlanta Public School's "Day One: Be There" campaign helped increase first day attendance by 1,647 students compared to last year. Dr. Meria Carstarphen, the district's new superintendent who pushed the Day One campaign as soon as she started early in July, said, "We have over 5,000 students who typically miss the first day of school." The campaign included everything from canvassing neighborhoods with flyers to a back-to-school immunization drive. 


source/s: http://www.11alive.com/story/news/education/2014/09/10/atlanta-attendance-day-one-hutchinson/15414537/

Atlanta Ranks 18th Among Exporting Cities

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Metro Atlanta area achieved a record high $18.8 billion in exports in 2013, making it 18th among exporting American cities. Among all 387 American metros evaluated, Atlanta was the No. 4 exporter to Singapore, likely driven by the fact that, overwhelmingly, Atlanta’s top export product was transportation equipment. 

source/s: http://www.globalatlanta.com/article/27134/new-data-atlanta-ranks-18th-among-exporting-cities/

Atlanta Named One of the Most Affordable Domestic Destinations

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

According to Hotels.com, Atlanta is ranked number 3 in most-affordable domestic destination next only to Las Vegas and Orlando. The average price of Atlanta’s hotels increased by 5 percent from $116 to $122

source/s: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/news/2014/09/03/atlanta-hotel-rates-destination-popularity-rising.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+bizj_atlanta+%28Atlanta+Business+Chronicle%29

Atlanta is Fourth in Home Price Increases

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

According to CoreLogic, a California-based company providing real estate information and analysis, Atlanta had the 4th largest increase in home price values among American metro regions. Atlanta’s single-family home prices were up 10.5 percent from July 2013 to July 2014. With the distressed properties excluded, the increase was 8.5 percent.

source/s: http://www.ajc.com/news/business/atlanta-number-four-in-home-price-increases/nhDcC/

Atlanta in Top 20 for Tech Industry Job Growth

by Zac Pasmanick - The Zac Team @ RE/MAX Metro Atlant

Real Estate firm CBRE Group Inc, has released a report ranking Atlanta as 14th among the top 20 metro areas in high-tech job growth.
“We are ... seeing tech job growth in Atlanta due to out-of-town tech companies expanding into Atlanta or growing their existing presence here,” said Christian Devlin, who leads CBRE’s technology and media practice in Atlanta.


source/s: http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/atlantech/2014/08/atlanta-in-top-20for-tech-industry-job-growth.html

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