Rents up in most of metro Atlanta, still competitive with other cities


ATLANTA JOURNAL CONSTITUTION (April 13, 2018) – Amazon or no Amazon, rents in the past year have risen in seven of the top 10 metro Atlanta communities, a continuation of a long, post-recession trend, according to several surveys released this week.

This demand-heavy equation comes despite the surge of building in recent years, according to RealPage, a Texas-based provider of software and analytics to the real estate industry: Average rents have soared 35.1 percent since 2010, making Atlanta one of the hottest rental markets in the nation.

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