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Infill Comes to Atlanta's Single-Family Neighborhoods

The Atlanta metropolitan area is facing an estimated 2.5 million new residents by 2040. Some current residents are surprised at some of the neighborhoods accommodating that growth.
June 2, 2017, 6am PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"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. 

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Published on Friday, May 26, 2017 in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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