Category: Sandy Springs
Located just north of Atlanta, Sandy Springs has grown to become an urban center and home to more than 85,000 citizens from around the nation and the world. Downtown Sandy Springs is a non-traditional area that surrounds the nine-story Northside Tower. The downtown area is where the actual sandy springs that inspired the name of the city are located. The western district of Sandy Springs is Riverside, and it is an affluent area that contains mansions on beautiful rolling hills. Perimeter Center is the business district of Sandy Springs, and it surrounds Perimeter Mall. Northside Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital, and Children’s Health Care of Atlanta are all located in Perimeter Center. The Dunwoody Panhandle is another affluent area of Sandy Springs, and it is located in between the Chattahoochee River and Dunwoody. Many Fortune 500 companies have their headquarters in Sandy Springs, including First Data, Newell Rubbermaid, and the United Parcel Service. Four Fortune 1000 companies are also based in the city: Mirant Corp., Wendy’s/Arby’s Group, Spectrum Brands, and Global Payments, Inc.