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    WHERE ATLANTA RANKS NATIONALLY

      • NO. 1 FOR SINGLES TO LIVE BY FORBES MAGAZINE IN 2008.

      • 2ND IN “BEYOND THE VALLEY: 10 BLOOMING U.S. CITIES FOR TECHNOLOGY” BY EWEEK MAGAZINE

      • ONE OF THE TEN HOT CITIES FOR JOB GROWTH, AS RATED BY CNN MONEY.COM IN 2006

      • 3RD IN NUMBER OF AFRICAN-AMERICAN COLLEGE STUDENTS BY ATLANTA REGIONAL COUNCIL FOR HIGHER EDUCATION

      • 3RD MOST TAX-FRIENDLY PLACE TO DO BUSINESS WITHIN THE U.S. IN “KPMG’S 2008 COMPETITIVE ALTERNATIVES STUDY”

      • 3RD IN “AMERICA’S 50 HOTTEST CITIES FOR BUSINESS EXPANSION & RELOCATION” BY EXPANSION MANAGEMENT MAGAZINE (2007)

      • 3RD IN “TOP CITIES WITH THE MOST FORTUNE 500 HEADQUARTERS” BY FORTUNE MAGAZINE IN APRIL 2007.

      • 4TH IN FORBES.COM’S “BEST CITIES FOR JOBS 2008,” LARGELY DUE TO THE CITY’S TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS, COST OF LIVING, AND THE DISTRIBUTION AND FINANCIAL SERVICES INDUSTRIES.

      • 4TH MOST LITERATE CITY IN AN ACADEMIC STUDY BY CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY.

      • 7TH “SMARTEST CITY” IN 2006 BY CNN MONEY

      • “THE MOST WIRED CITY” IN AMERICA BY FORBES.COM

      • ONE OF “THE TOP TEN CITIES: WHERE TO BUY” BY CNN MONEY.COM

    • ONE OF THE TOP 10 CITIES KNOWN FOR DESIRABLE DESTINATIONS (WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF STORES, RESTAURANTS, AND THEATERS WITHIN WALKING DISTANCE OF THE TOWN’S CENTER), BASED ON A 2008 SURVEY BY THE AMERICAN PODIATRIC MEDICAL ASSOCIATION