COLLEGE PARK IN THREE ADJECTIVES
Historical, well-established, service-related
GETTING AROUND COLLEGE LAKE
College Park, along with the neighboring suburb East Point, is located to the southwest of Atlanta. Interstate 85 passes through College Park, merging with Interstate 285 (which forms the perimeter around Atlanta) and intersecting Interstate 75 to provide easy access in every direction. College Park’s City Hall is a mere eight miles from downtown Atlanta.
When you rent office space in College Park, travelling both near and far is a breeze. You can hop aboard the Metro Atlantic Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) Station to get around town. It connects College Park to Downtown Atlanta and the Medical Center to the north, and also links to the ATL airport. The western part of the airport sits within the College Park city limits and connects to more than 150 U.S. cities and more than 60 international cities. With more than 2,500 flights per day, it’s not difficult to find an itinerary to fit your business needs.
THE SCOOP ON THE NEIGHBORS:
Airport and hospitality dominate College Park’s growth sectors, with Atlanta being a destination for business and leisure. However, College Park also features businesses related to paper manufacturing, petroleum, printing and publishing, rubbers and plastics, concrete production, and food-related services and products.
The City of College Park owns and operates the Georgia International Convention Center (GICC), one of the largest convention centers in Georgia. Companies with headquarters in College Park include ExpressJet Airlines and Chick-fil-A, with major employers in the city being the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Lockheed Martin, Woodward Academy, Sysco, AirTran Airways and The Coca-Cola Company.
Leasing office space in College Park also puts you amidst a rich American history. The area, originally known as Manchester, features more than 850 properties on the National Register of Historic Places. The avenues and streets around College Park are named after Ivy League colleges and influential residents of the city.
COLLEGE PARK BY THE NUMBERS:
- Nearly 14,000 residents
- >94 million passengers annually travelling through ATL airport
- Approximately 58,000 employed at ATL
- Approximately 1,200 employed by the FAA
- > 250 employed by The Coca-Cola Company
- >4,000 service-sector jobs created since 1991
- Nearly 2.3 million square feet of office, warehouse and distribution space in neighboring East Point
- 10 square miles
- #2 largest convention center in the state (GICC)
- #4 largest historic district in the state
- 867 properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.