Atlanta, GA- April 11, 2015- To some Atlanta is the home of southern food and southern hospitality. To others, the city of Atlanta is a good place to start for a new beginning. The City of Atlanta population is approximately 5,626,000. The household median household income is $57, 062 and median home price is $162, 200.
According to CNN Money, Atlanta is one of the top 10 cities people are moving to. The cost of living is pretty cheap and the the job market is decent. Not only is the job market decent, but the business opportunities are even better. Forbes list Atlanta at number 5 as the best city to start a business. “Every week there is a networking event” according to traveling hairstylist Samantha Kinsley, “If you’re looking to start a business and not have to worry about a high cost of living, then Atlanta, GA is the place to be.”
Some of the networking events includes, meet-ups at some the popular spots in the cities midtown, free business workshops through SCORE and business expo’s like the Women’s Business Expo in May 2016. The Ultimate Women’s Business Expo features a celebrity guest panelist and hundreds of small business booths.
Atlanta, GA is also known as the new Hollywood, it’s one of the best places to be if you are in the entertainment field. Filming isn’t as high as the bigger cities like Los Angeles and New York City. Many music videos, award shows and poplar television shows were all filmed in Atlanta. “It’s not uncommon to see a celebrity out and about like you would in LA” says upcoming filmmaker Darrell Schumake.
Atlanta is on its way to becoming the go to city for all your needs. It’s common to see mom and pops shops on every corner or streets full of small private owned fashion boutiques and hair salons.
Atlanta is the new Hollywood.
Shayla P. Harrell