With explosive growth occurring in e-commerce, the demand for industrial space in Atlanta warehouse, distribution, and fulfillment centers has continued to grow. The ports industry remains essential to the supply chain process and will continue to evolve to meet the increased demand for goods.
Atlanta is the economic center of the Southeast, serving as the primary connection for goods coming and going from Savannah and other ports to the rest of the region. With 80% of the U.S. population accessible within a two-day drive, the metro is one of the top distribution centers in the nation. The robust population growth in Atlanta and the broader Sunbelt region leads to higher demand for goods; the metro is the destination for large quantities of cargo, and a logistics hub to manage the rest. For more, click here to view and download our piece on Atlanta’s Port Relationships.