Atlanta claims the nation’s third-largest concentration of Fortune 500 companies and is the global headquarters of several major corporations, including The Coca Cola Company, Delta Airlines, AT&T, Chick-fil-A and UPS. In terms of education, Rivers Edge is less than 25 minutes from three institutions of higher learning: Clayton State University, Atlanta Metropolitan State College and Georgia Perimeter College. For families with kids, there are four public schools nearby: Harper Elementary School, Tara Elementary School, Sequoyah Middle School and Charles R. Drew High School.
Rivers Edge is close to Lake Spivey and Clayton International Park; featuring a beach area, a six acre lake, a 17-court tennis center, walking trails and a pavilion for group picnics. It was also used to film scenes for, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire. Closeby are also every attraction Atlanta has to offer, from the countless bars and restaurants, to the live music scene and malls.
Shop. Drop. Repeat. Rivers Edge has two great shopping centers in close proximity: Plaza of Courtyard and Shops on Tara, with many retail options to choose from. In addition, Atlanta has the second most shopping space in the U.S. Here are just a few of the options, carrying the best stores and brands: Atlantic Station, the Mall of Georgia, Lenox Square and Perimeter Mall. And if you are in the mood for excellent produce, it can be plucked at the Atlanta State Farmers Market. An 150-acre sprawl of pure green goodness.