Atlanta Real Estate Forum published thousands of stories in 2013, and we are pleased to recognize the most popular content as “The Best of Atlanta Real Estate Forum.” Last year was a breakthrough year for the Atlanta real estate market, and there were many newsworthy moments. Many metro Atlanta home builders announced big news during 2013, including new developments and new hires. As conditions improved, Atlanta Real Estate Forum was there to keep its readers updated with positive news. We even helped to introduce a few new homebuilders to the Atlanta market.
The 13 most popular stories on the site are honored as The Best of Atlanta Real Estate Forum in 2013. Here they are in no particular order:
Counters for a Cause by Construction Resources: Construction Resources announced its participation in the third annual Counters for a Cause event. Counters for a Cause raises money for Homes for Our Troops, a national non-profit that builds homes adapted to the needs of service members who have been severely injured in combat operations since Sept. 11, 2001.
Unfinished Mansion in Monroe from SouthEast Real Estate Investments: A stunning, unfinished mansion was listed on the market by SouthEast Real Estate Investments. Priced at $2.25 million, this home had more than 20,000 square feet of living space just waiting to be completed by its new owner.
New Mergers and Acquisitions Manager from Morris and Raper Real Estate Consultants: Morris and Raper announced that Kyle Fessler was hired as the company’s new mergers and acquisitions manager.
Bellmoore Park by The Providence Group: When The Providence Group of Georgia, LLC announced that it received approval to build its newest master-planned community, Bellmoore Park in Johns Creek, it seemed that everyone was excited about this community and for good reason. Bellmoore Park is the largest residential development that has been under construction in the northern arc for some time.
Houston-based LGI Homes Enters Atlanta Market: At the beginning of the year, LGI Homes announced that it would be expanding to Atlanta to continue providing first-time home buyers with new homes.
Montgomery Park from Traton Homes: Traton Homes announced that it received approval from the Marietta Housing Authority to purchase the Montgomery Park property near the Marietta Square. With its beautiful homes and sought-after location, this community is already popular among buyers.
Buckhead’s Canterbury Heights from Rockhaven Homes: Rockhaven Homes announced the grand opening of its newest community, Canterbury Heights, which is located off of Lenox Road in Buckhead.
Fischer Homes Entering Atlanta New Homes Market: One of the nation’s top-50 home builders, Fischer Homes, announced that it would be entering the Atlanta market.
Heron Pond Groundbreaking from Windsong Properties: Premier active adult builder Windsong Properties announced that development had begun on Heron Pond, a new community in Cherokee County.
Luxury Foreclosure Listed by SouthEast Real Estate Investments: This European-style mansion was listed on the market in May as being move-in ready and priced at just $2.1 million. With seven bedrooms, three floors and more than two acres of land, this home is truly impressive.
Manget Announcement from Brock Built: Brock Built announced that it received approval to complete the final 10 townhomes and 78 single-family homes at Manget, a unique mixed-use development located on Roswell Street near the Marietta Square.
Fortress Builders Donates to KSU’s Library Expansion: Fortress Builders, a new home builder in metro Atlanta, donated bricks to help aid in the renovation efforts at the Horace W. Sturgis Library at Kennesaw State University.
Ballantry Homes Makes Atlanta its Entry to U.S. Housing Market: Toronto-based Ballantry Homes announced that it would be entering the U.S. housing market by building in Atlanta since it was identified as one of the top five markets in the country.
With the Atlanta real estate market continuing to improve, we expect to see many more positive news stories and major announcements taking place during 2014. To stay up to date on all of the industry news, subscribe to the site by clicking here.