The Northlake business district, Decatur, and Stone Mountain make up a significant portion of the east side commercial market.
Northlake, which is centered at the juncture of I-285 and Lavista Road and is composed primarily of low- and medium-density office parks. With about 11 million square feet of office space, Northlake is among the smallest submarkets in metro Atlanta. Major organizations occupying space in Northlake include Emory Orthopaedic and Spine Hospital and Kroger's Atlanta-area headquarters. Northlake usually has among the lowest vacancy rates in metro Atlanta.
Decatur is located about 5 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta and offers small city charm in a very walkable downtown area.