Report: Georgia ranks No. 2 for stress

The folks at Movoto have released a list of the 10 Most Stressed Out States in America, naming Georgia the nation’s runner-up in overall anxiety. Although it doesn’t require a team of researchers to know that living and working in metro Atlanta is filled with stressors—just try making a left on Ivan Allen Boulevard any weekday afternoon—the dataset shows that Georgians in rural areas and smaller cities face their share of challenges, too.

Atlanta No. 4 for suburban poverty growth

Time to rethink your stereotypes. For decades the term “inner city” has been shorthand for "poor." But, as a study released by the Brookings Institution yesterday reveals, poverty is growing faster in U.S. suburbs than in cities, and Atlanta has the dubious distinction of being a trendsetter.

House Envy: A Virginia-Highland couple updated their bungalow for their growing family

After renovation, this 1920 Virginia-Highland home, which is within walking distance of Piedmont Park, grew to twice its original footprint.
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Vacation Home Community Snapshot: Bear Lake Reserve

This 2,100-acre gated community, an 18-mile drive from Cashiers, North Carolina, is built around a 500-acre reservoir that was created in the 1950s when the Tuckasegee River was dammed to generate hydroelectric power.
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Atlanta’s tallest new building since the ’90s aims for 2018 takeoff

In Midtown, No.2 Opus Place will be Atlanta’s tallest residential tower and the highest structure built in the city since 1992. About 20 percent of its 189 condos have “sold”—under contract, that is, with earnest money down.

SCADpads transform parking spaces into micro houses

Right now, SCAD Atlanta students and faculty are sleeping in the parking lot of the Atlanta campus’s main building. No, it’s not a dorm crisis or a protest, but an experiment in small living spaces.

House Envy: This classic Craftsman in Buckhead’s Peachtree Heights East overlooks the Duck Pond

With its five bedrooms and fenced backyard, this renovated 1920s beauty is the perfect family home.
Atlanta construction boom

Can residential builders keep up with Atlanta’s fast-growing population?

This year is shaping up to be a revolutionary one for Atlanta homebuilding. With real estate now in full recovery mode, condos and townhomes are becoming desirable again.
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House Envy: This Peachtree Park gem was designed by celebrated architect Stan Dixon

This stately home designed by Stan Dixon enjoys a prime location in Peachtree Park. The home, with its charming brick and stone exterior, reflects both Normandy and Tudor styles and is filled with character and attention to detail inside and out.

The world’s tiniest Walmart opens in Atlanta

Walmart made retail history today by opening its smallest store ever. While a tiny Walmart—the store near Georgia Tech's campus is around 2,500 square feet—seems like an oxymoron, don’t let the size fool you.

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