Labor and Workforce:
With a population of approximately 100,000 Sandy Springs is the second largest City in the metro Atlanta area. There are approximately 93,000 jobs within the City, 93 percent of employees commute from other areas of metro Atlanta, assisted by the excellent access of Georgia Highway 400 and Interstate 285, along with access to three MARTA rail stations and bus routes.
INDUSTRY: For a more detail breakdown of employment by industry Sandy Springs, please view the subject table produced by the 2007-2011 American Community Survey. Additional labor market information is available on the Georgia Department of Labor website.
EDUCATION: The percentage of Sandy Springs residents who are college graduates is 24 points higher than the metro Atlanta region. More than 37 percent of Sandy Springs adults have earned four-year college degrees, with more than 20 percent holding graduate degrees
TOP EMPLOYERS: UPS, Newell Rubbermaid, First Data, and Cox Communications
REAL ESTATE: Sandy Springs’ expansive inventory of commercial real estate meets the needs of nearly every company. For office users, the Central Perimeter office is home to the largest Class A office market in Southeast. Firms can choose from more than 24 million square feet of office space within the City of Sandy Springs, an assortment of urban high-rises, vibrant town centers and suburban business parks.
Commercial Real Estate Statistics
Source: CoStar, 3rd quarter 2014