ATLANTA—One vital demand driver for office space in large and small US markets is tech talent clustering. And Atlanta ranks among the top 50 US tech talent markets in CBRE’s latest research report, Scoring Tech Talent.

In fact, Atlanta ranks 10th on the overall tech talent list. What’s more, Atlanta has the lowest multifamily rents, cost of living, occupancy costs and overall cost of doing business, when compared with the other cities in the top 10. Those cities include Silicon Valley, Washington, D.C., San Francisco, San Francisco Peninsula, New York, Seattle, Boston, Baltimore, and Austin. Atlanta’s talent growth rate from 2010-2013 was 21.2%, making it the sixth-fastest growing market out of the top 10. 

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