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Atlanta ranks as Southeast’s No. 4 city

June 18, 2009
Leslie Ransom Founding Partner

Leslie Ransom Founding Partner

Submitted by Leslie Ransom

A new study ranks metro Atlanta fourth among nine Southeastern metro areas on a range of factors affecting economic growth.

The benchmarking index was compiled by Harrison Campbell, associate professor of geography at UNC Charlotte. He ranked the metro areas on employment and labor; income and productivity; livability and connectivity; new economy; and equity and diversity.

The Raleigh-Durham area achieved the No. 1 overall ranking, followed by Austin, Texas, Charlotte, N.C. Dallas ranked fifth, followed by Richmond, Va.; Nashville, Tenn.; Tampa, Fla.; and Jacksonville, Fla.

For entire story on the Atlanta Business Chronicle.

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