Economics

The Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge (ABBC) is improving our economy by creating or sustaining jobs every year and stimulating local and regional economic growth. The economic development metrics for the ABBC are estimated using the IMPLAN econometric modeling system with local data sets to represent Atlanta’s economy.

Jobs sustained
67.6
Annual Average Number of Jobs Sustained or Created
Since the program’s inception, ABBC has sustained or created approximately 338 total jobs
Impact on income
$5.14 Million
Annual Average Impact on Income
Since the program’s inception, ABBC has increased incomes in Atlanta by approximately $25.7 Million
Gross regional product
$6.48 Million
Annual Average Impact On Gross Regional Product
Since the program’s inception, ABBC has added approximately $32.4 Million to Atlanta’s Gross Regional Product