Atlanta Office Rent Prices by County

Let’s look at rent prices per square foot for office space in Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, and Dekalb counties. Below are charts depicting those regions’ rent prices for the past 20 years. Rent per square foot data from CoStar Group Office rent prices seem to be more erratic than retail rent prices in each county. Though […]

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Atlanta Retail Rent Prices by County

Let’s compare retail rent prices per square foot for Fulton, Gwinnett, Cobb, and Dekalb Counties. The chart for each county is below, followed by an analysis of what this might mean in regards to COVID-19. Rent per square foot data from CoStar Group Though there hasn’t been a drastic change for each county over the […]

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Airline Industry June 29th

TSA Checkpoint TSA Checkpoint numbers are still recovering at a steady rate as more people are beginning to travel this summer. June 22nd was the first day were traffic exceeded 600,000 in more than 3 months. At this rate of recovery, derived from a linear regression, expect to see pre-corona levels of traffic in 299 […]

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Restaurant Industry June 29th

Restaurant Reservations Another anomaly this week with reservations numbers. Starting June 18th, reservations for the state of Georgia and the US jumped up very rapidly, with Georgia approaching only a -20%yoy decrease in reservations on June 21st. After slowly climbing for the past three months, this jump 25% jump in reservations was certainly out of […]

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SBA Loans 6/22-6/26

The Small Business Administration released a PPP Report with loan approval data through 6/27. There are now 152,382 loans and $14,365,898,579 dollars approved in round 2 of PPP funding in the state of Georgia. 6,759 loans were approved in the last week since June 20th, which is a larger difference in new approvals since the […]

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Georgia Sales Tax: May

May Sales Tax Overview Georgia’s May gross sales tax and use collections declined by 13.3% compared to 2019. The hardest-hit industries are accommodation (-76.62%), auto (-22.02%), and miscellaneous services (-18.92%). The only industries to post positive growth this month were other retail (+10.86%) and construction (+5.08%). The table below shows how the 5 largest sales […]

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Unemployment 6/22-6/26

For the week ending June 20th, there were 125,725 initial unemployment claims in Georgia. This is down 6,272 claims from last week. Initial claims have gone down in seven of the last eight weeks. Jobs were up in all Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) and regions of the state.  Unemployment benefit payments totaled $146,991,356 over the […]

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Photo of an undetermined Georgia Tech home game during the 1918 college football season. That's when the sport was hit by the Spanish flu and the end of World War I.

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