Atlanta restaurant sales volumes have slightly increased 1.6% over the same quarter in 2014. Positive sales gains were reported at 63% of the 79 independent Atlanta restaurants surveyed. Year-to-date 2015 Atlanta restaurant sales are up 3.0% over the six-months ended June 2014. Factors that influence this slow increase are the unemployment rate in Georgia at 6.0% and the increase in new restaurants. Atlanta’s rise in visitors has also increased the demand for restaurants.
The Sample: The 79 independently-operated, non-franchise restaurants were drawn from the metro Atlanta market. Total survey sales volume was $60 million for the quarter. The survey includes restaurants in Atlanta’s fast-casual, casual and fine-dining segments opened at least 18 months. Learn more.