Why you'd want to live in Atlanta
Greater Metro Atlanta area encompasses 140 cities and 28 counties and a diverse population of over 5 million people and growing. 1996 Olympics were a turning point in the history of the area and provided an opportunity to revitalize and transform the city into a globally recognized metropolis. Atlanta Metro Area is a home to many big names such as Coca Cola, Home Depot and Delta, as well as a fertile ground for new, small businesses and entrepreneurs. Georgia State University, Georgia Institution of Technology, Emory University, Kennesaw State University, Moorehouse College, Spellman College and Savannah College of Art and Design are just a few large universities located in the area. Atlanta also hosts five major league sports franchises ~ the Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Falcons, Atlanta Braves and Atlanta United FC. Two new stadiums, the SunTrust Park and the Mercedez-Benz Stadium are new additions to the area. Fox Theatre , Cobb Energy Center, Atlanta Symphony Hall and Alliance Theater are larger performing arts venues, and you can find many local theaters with talented artists in the cities and counties within the metro area. The mild winter climate, diverse population and culture are just few of the things that attract people to the area.