Infill Comes to Atlanta's Single-Family Neighborhoods
"More and more, though, developers are looking for new places to squeeze in homes — even in metro Atlanta neighborhoods that have been there for decades," according to an article by Arielle Kass.
"As the price of land goes up, traffic gets worse and more people want to be closer to jobs in Atlanta and the northern Perimeter, any extra space is enticing to builders, said John Hunt, principal of real estate research firms ViaSearch and MarketNsight.
The article surveys the metropolitan area, identifying some of the less-than-dense neighborhoods where infill and population growth has coalesced at this point in the region's growth cycle. Neighborhoods and cities like Roswell, Decatur, Glenridge, Sandy Springs, and Brookhaven make an appearance as examples of the infill and growth trends.