The Atlanta market has become one of the more desirable places to live and work over the last 5 years of better. This desire to be in Atlanta goes for individuals and families, as well as large corporations. There are several reasons as to why, but the importance of this from Outsource and the skilled trades standpoint is the abundance of new construction going on in and around Metro Atlanta and the state of Georgia as a whole. Mixed use and high-rise luxury living space, Data Centers, Large Corporation, Healthcare, and Distribution are some the biggest drivers in the commercial construction space in Atlanta.

Hot Spot for Major Construction

New Data Centers from Facebook, Microsoft, Google and QTS are being built and expanding here in Atlanta as we speak. These data centers are providing hundreds and even thousands of jobs for Electrical and Low Voltage Technicians, to include Cable Technicians, Security Technicians, Fire Alarm and BAS Controls Technicians. Companies like Home Depot, Coca-Cola, UPS, Chick Fil A, NCR, and Delta Airlines are all headquartered here in Atlanta. Being a major distribution hub, Atlanta has been a hot spot for major construction in the distribution and warehousing space. Amazon especially, amongst others have provided hundreds of Electrical, Cabling, Security, Fire Alarm and Controls career opportunities over the last 2-3 years, as they are constantly building new distribution facilities throughout the state of Georgia with no end in sight.

Jobs for Electricians and Low Voltage Technicians

Notable projects are kicking off or expanding in 2022 and will provide thousands of job opportunities for Apprentice Electricians, Journeyman Electricians, Cable Technicians and Low Voltage installers in Atlanta. In Social Circle, Facebook’s Data Center’s first phase broke in 2018 and they are adding 3 buildings totaling 1.5 million square feet beginning in 2022. The Children’s Hospital of Atlanta, a 446-bed hospital, is planned to be 19 stories tall and is scheduled to open in 2025. A $5 billion Rivian EV plant, 1 hour East of Atlanta to start breaking ground in 2022, with a plan to begin production in 2024. Another $5 billion redevelopment of Centennial Yards (The Gulch) which will include constructing residential, office, retail, dining, and entertainment space will begin in 2022.

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