Tech labor concentration – or the percentage of total employment – is an influential factor in how “tech-centric” the market is and its growth potential.

According to CBRE’s Tech Talent Scorecard, Atlanta has a tech talent labor pool of 134,770, or 5.1% of its total employment, compared to the national average of 3.5%.

CBRE’s 2018 Tech 30 report ranked Atlanta #1 in office rent growth from 2016 to 2018 among all 30 measured tech markets.

Midtown had the second highest office rent growth among tech markets.