Industry Sectors

Six core business sectors drive the area's economy – technology, healthcare, finance/insurance, telecommunications, logistics and business services.



With the fiber backbone of the East Coast going directly through our footprint, North Fulton Atlanta is becoming nationally known as the Technology Capital of the Southeast. Miles of concrete-encased fiber combined with our low risk of natural disasters and inexpensive, reliable utilities make us the choice for approximately 900 technology companies and more than 40 mission-critical data centers. McKesson Technology Solutions, Fiserv and Macy's Systems and Technology are just a few of the companies that have found a place in the North Fulton tech community.


North Fulton Atlanta is home to some of the most outstanding healthcare in the country, with five world-class hospitals and more than 5,100 physicians. We boast Atlanta’s “Most preferred hospital for overall healthcare services” at Northside Hospital, and our own Level II trauma center, at WellStar North Fulton Hospital. One of only two adult heart transplant centers in the state is located in North Fulton Atlanta at Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital. And the first LEED Gold hospital building in Georgia is at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.


North Fulton Atlanta is home to more than 1.5 million square feet of financial services and insurance office space, making it a leader in the Southeast. Top employers are State Farm and ADP National Account Services’ Regional Headquarters.


With multiple regional headquarters, including AT&T and Verizon, North Fulton Atlanta is home to more than 1.5 million square feet of telecommunications office space.

Logistics and Business Services

North Fulton Atlanta’s extensive road network and direct access to Georgia Highway 400, Interstate 285, and Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport make the area the best choice for business service providers. UPS, the world’s largest shipping company, has its world headquarters in North Fulton Atlanta. Many other large corporations choose the area for our superior climate, rich housing mix and business-friendly atmosphere.