FinTech

Banking on the Future

Banks in Georgia and throughout the nation are facing a challenging environment as the government’s central banking system, the Federal Reserve, raises interest rates and technology continues to transform the industry. Mortgage rate increases are the latest kick in the…

Perimeter Area: Strong Rebound

Creating city centers, connecting trails and green spaces and courting corporate headquarters – these are a few of the Perimeter area’s favorite things. Dunwoody, Sandy Springs and Brookhaven are all undergoing a major shift in how suburban areas like those…

2022 Industry Outlook

Georgia continues to outpace the nation in recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic due to a number of state-specific factors, and some industries in the state are experiencing dramatic growth. Our annual outlook for Georgia’s primary industries is based on research…

2021 Economic Yearbook: Metro Atlanta

On the one hand, The Battery Atlanta was getting battered by COVID-19. With no baseball fans boosting the bottom line, the Cobb County mixed-use development saw revenue plunge 40% in the second quarter of 2020. But the restaurants dotting the…

Creating Cyber Warriors

Cybersecurity is top of mind these days as breaches of credit card information and malicious software attacks occur with alarming frequency. Also looming are questions about the security of the upcoming presidential primaries and general election. And the coronavirus pandemic…

FinTech Mecca

Most of us never think about the technology – called FinTech – that enables us to conduct everyday financial transactions. We insert a credit card at the grocery store and later check our cash-back balance, buy a prepaid gift card…