Atlanta's Top Commercial Developers

The Atlanta Business Chronicle’s 2022 – 2023 Book of Lists ranks Atlanta’s Top Commercial Developers based on the number of square feet developed in 2021 – 2022.

Breaking its eight-year winning streak, Georgia dropped to  No. 2 in 2022 for Top Business Climate — as ranked by Site Selection Magazine. Back in 2020, Commissioner of Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) Pat Wilson joined the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast for an interview. The GDEcD is the state’s sales and marketing component focused on attracting new business investment, aligning workforce education and training with in-demand jobs, promoting the expansion of existing small businesses and industry, attracting tourists to the state, determining new markets for Georgia products and promoting Georgia as a destination for arts and location for film, music and digital entertainment projects, as well as preparing and mobilizing state resources for economic growth.

Making the list for Atlanta’s Commercial Developers

  1. Holder Construction
  2. Brasfield & Gorrie
  3. Turner Construction Co.
  4. The Conlan Co.
  5. Evans General Contractors LLC
  6. Carroll Daniel Construction Co.
  7. Choate Construction Co.
  8. JE Dunn Construction Co.
  9. New South Construction Co.
  10. Batson-Cook Construction

As Atlanta and most sunbelt states continue to attract new businesses and companies, commercial real estate continues to be a strong part of the market. According to IBISWorld, Georgia businesses employed a total of 4,900,656 individuals in 2022, with a 1.4% average annual employment growth rate over the past five years. By total employment, the top three job sectors within the peach state are Real Estate and Leasing, Information and Manufacturing.

According to the GDEcD, 95% of the jobs in Georgia are small businesses, and its 12 international offices help local companies with on-the-ground advice and links into new markets. Serving as the home base of 18 Fortune 500 companies, the state also supports a $68.82 billion economic impact from Tourism.

For other Atlanta real estate rankings, see more stories on Atlanta Real Estate Forum.

Last Year’s Lists:

Commercial Office Developers 2021 – 2022

  1. Selig Enterprises
  2. Granite Properties
  3. New City Properties
  4. Greenstone Properties
  5. Trammell Cros Co.
  6. RocaPoint Partners AND Portman Holdings (tie)

Industrial Commercial Developers 2021 – 2022

  1. Panattoni Development
  2. Crow Holdings Industrial
  3. Seefried Industrial Properties
  4. Core5 Industrial Properties
  5. Taylor & Mathis, Inc.
  6. Ridgeline Property Group
  7. Trammell Crow Co.

7 thoughts on “Atlanta’s Top 10 Commercial Developers”

  1. I have 6 apartment buildings for sale located in the heart of Atlanta GA that can be re zoned for mis use.

  2. I own 7.4 acres land and it is for sale. It is very flat and only 1 mile from the East-West Connector. Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have any questions. Thank you and have a great day! 

  3. My company represents a group that would like to develop 78 acres in Lithia Springs, GA. Please contact if interested.

  4. Good morning ,
    I have an 79 AC approved mix use site in South Carolina. I’m looking for a JV developer to develop 800 units 3 miles from Clemson University. Contact John Seabrook

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    Please contact Calvin Pittman 404-401-6781 or by email at!


  6. I Have 1.7 Acres property in city of powder springs would like to lease is anyone interested please let me know thanks

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