Alpharetta Sets Standard for Economic Growth in Metro Atlanta

Released October 31, 2016 07:00 AM

The City of Alpharetta has been recognized in “The Best of Economic Development in Metro Atlanta” for its strong economic growth and development, setting a regional benchmark for economic viability. The City of Alpharetta was honored in the following categories:


  • Best Places to Live in Metro Atlanta
  • Best Places for Headquarter Operations in Metro Atlanta
  • Best Places for the Life Sciences in Metro Atlanta


Members of the Southern Economic Development Roundtable were asked to rank metro Atlanta cities based on 20 economic development categories, including most admired companies, best places for innovation, best places for startups and fastest growing counties.


"It’s a tremendous honor to be recognized by the Southern Economic Development Roundtable," said Peter Tokar, Economic Development director for the City of Alpharetta. "We are proud to be recognized for our unwavering focus on innovation and economic growth. This recognition further validates the progress that our city has made over the past few years. We continue to strive for economic growth and prosperity for all."