Alpharetta is a North Atlanta suburb that has a population approaching sixty-thousand. It has a diverse economy—and is a highly rated city.
Almost 4,000 businesses currently call Alpharetta home. The gamut runs from corporate campuses of global leaders to small, family-owned shops, to small home based businesses. Many businesses have enjoyed strong results by choosing Alpharetta as their base of operation.
Even though Alpharetta has a population approaching 60,000 residents—the businesses in Alpharetta employ in excess of 120,000 people, more than twice the City’s total population—meaning Alpharetta is a major employer in the Atlanta region!
A large number of the jobs that have been created in Alpharetta—occurred after the opening of North Point Mall in 1993—in fact, over 80,000 jobs were created over the past ten years (2003-2013) alone.
That is quite an accomplishment for what was just 30 years ago (1983)—a small
town of less than 5,000 people. Alpharetta is also known as "The Technology City of The South" as it is home to many high tech companies and industries.
In recent years Alpharetta has been featured in the national spotlight by publications such as USA Today and Yahoo—among others!
Alpharetta Georgia is one of the leading locations for technology-focused businesses in the United States.
Alpharetta is located in the heart of the largest fiber-linked network in the United States—and is about an hours drive south (if traffic is moving) from one of the world’s busiest airports—Atlanta's Hartsfield/Jackson International Airport.
Alpharetta is a great location for companies on the forefront of the technology economy—and has much to offer those in and outside the tech industry.
Businessess of all sizes, from entrepreneur to established global corporations—can benefit from the offerings that can be found in Alpharetta.
The downtown area is in the process of being upgraded—and executive
homes and neighborhoods with luxury homes can be found in abundance in the Alpharetta area.
Alpharetta is a community that has a modern—up-to-date look—and a feel of a community that is not only moving forward—but moving forward in an impressive manner! Apharetta is over 800 feet above sea level—and features flat to rolling topography—of varying elevations.
WHETHER YOU ARE
LOOKING FOR A HOME for yourself and your family—or your business, you will find that Alpharetta may not only be a good choice—but your best choice.
Atlanta, located just south (approximately a 45 minute ride if traffic is flowing) of Alpharetta—is consistently ranked as one of the top cities in the United States for business and family life—and the Alpharetta area has consistently been one of the hottest markets in the Atlanta Metropolitan Area—for both commercial and residential real estate.
Alpharetta has excellent schools (some of the highest rated in Georgia), shopping, entertainment, retail and recreational facilities—and when you combine the access to high-tech well paying jobs—and an abundance of green space—it really becomes a city that you must consider if you plan on moving to the Atlanta area—now—or in the future.
Alpharetta is known as a prime address in the Greater Atlanta area—and it is an area worth visiting or moving to—whether it is for the benefit of your family—or your business—or both.
Lake Allatoona and Lake Lanier (two of the largest lakes in metro Atlanta) and the North Georgia Mountains (beautiful mountain homes—and get-aways with beautiful scenery) are less than an hours drive away.
The City of Alpharetta is governed by a Mayor and six Council members. The Mayor is chosen by popular vote.
Council members run for a specific post but are elected by a City-wide vote.
The City of Alpharetta elected officials serve for terms of four (4) years and until their respective successors are elected and qualified.
Terms of office begin on January 2nd immediately following the date of election to office.
No council member elected and qualified for three (3) consecutive terms shall be eligible for the succeeding term. No mayor elected and qualified for two (2) consecutive terms shall be eligible for the succeeding term.
Elections are held every two years and are conducted by Fulton County Elections Division.
No person shall be eligible to serve unless that person shall have been a resident of the City for six (6) months prior to the date of the election—shall continue to reside in the city during the member's period of service—and shall be registered and qualified to vote in municipal elections of the city.
Why Alpharetta Should Be On Your List of Communities if You Are Considering Relocating to the Atlanta Area?
The Atlanta and North Georgia region is a great place to live and work—if you have adequate income—and a real desire to succeed!
In short—Alpharetta is a city on the move—and if you are considering relocating to the Atlanta area—whether as a home owner or a business owner—or both—Alpharetta should be one of the communities on your short—or—long list—as the community has much to offer!
It is an area in Atlanta that is worth visiting if you anticipate moving to the Atlanta Metro Area—for business or personal reasons.
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