By Alex Walker, Associate Market Director
Atlanta is projected to add 120,000 new jobs between 2018 and 2021, according to recent data from Moody’s Analytics, placing the city at No. 4 behind Houston, Dallas and Miami. Non-farm employment growth is up 2.1% year-over-year with 57,000 jobs added, ahead of U.S. growth of 1.7%. Construction added the most jobs with a 9% change so far in 2018, followed by Education & Health (4%) and Leisure & Hospitality (3.9%). Financial Activities lagged, losing -1.3% of sector jobs. For more, check out our Atlanta Employment Update below.
As Associate Market Director, Alex Walker assists with research and market analysis for the Atlanta market. Supporting the firm’s professionals, Mr. Walker gathers and helps interpret data used in the quantitative and qualitative analysis of commercial real estate trends while fulfilling on-demand requests for clients’ specific research needs. This includes continuously developing and implementing industry-leading research that delivers deep market analysis and insights that drive value in real estate decisions to support successful client strategies.