Spike Award

Jim Chapman Takes Home the 2022 Spike Club Award

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) recently hosted its Annual Installation and Awards Ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. During the ceremony, Jim Chapman was presented with the 2022 Spike Club Award! Membership is the heartbeat of the GAHBA, which makes recruiting new members to the local HBA crucial in growing the association. Referred to as “spikes,” Individuals who consistently[...]

2022 Presidential Award

Valerie Braverman with GAHBA Wins 2022 Presidential Award

On January 19, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Award Ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. During the ceremony, Valerie Braverman was presented with the 2022 Presidential Award! Only presented at the discretion of the HBA President, the Presidential Award is a special acknowledgment of an individual’s service and dedication to the home building industry,[...]

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Announces February Guests

Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio Unveils First-Rate February Guests

Real estate podcast reveals February interview lineup With one month in the books, Atlanta Real Estate is forging ahead in 2023 with a fantastic lineup of February guests. The award-winning podcast delivers the latest industry news and predictions weekly through bite-sized episodes, guiding listeners through the market’s ups and downs, the latest trends and breaking news. “The metro Atlanta market is buzzing[...]

Homes in the High $300,000s

Atlanta Homes in the High $300,000s

Finding affordable new homes in picturesque communities can be a challenging task! That’s why we have created a list of thoughtfully selected metro Atlanta communities that feature stunning new homes priced in or near the high $300,000s. From stylish, modern townhomes to spacious, active-adult homes, the following communities provide gorgeous homes for incredible prices! East Park Village Settled in the charming city[...]

Scott Richards

Greater Atlanta HBA Chapter President of the Year: Scott Richards

On January 19, the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) hosted its Annual Installation and Award Ceremony at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. During the ceremony, Scott Richards was named Chapter President of the Year! With seven active chapters representing the City of Atlanta across nine counties, each chapter provides networking and educational opportunities. The GAHBA recognizes one Chapter President for impressive[...]

Jim Jacobi with Tim Sullivan from Zonda

Jacobi Speaking at Zonda’s Future of Build to Rent Conference

Jim Jacobi, president of Parkland Communities and Parkland Residential, is a featured speaker at Zonda’s The Future of Build to Rent conference located in Dallas, Texas, March 27 – 28, 2023. This event provides a data-grounded exploration of what 2023 holds for Build to Rent. The conference looks at supply and demand forecasts, hot and not markets, potential headwinds, and[...]

Is Atlanta Running Out of Houses? A 10 year retrospective.

Is Atlanta Running Out of Houses?

Flashback to February 2013 when Atlanta Real Estate Forum ran this headline: Is Atlanta Running Out of Houses? Times were different, yet there were so many similarities. Home inventory in Atlanta was getting depleted quickly, and it is once again now 10 years later! In February 2013, when this article was originally published, you’ll notice the months supply of homes for[...]

Blue River Development 2022 Successes

2022 Record Year for Blue River Development

2022 was a record year for Blue River Development. While many companies slowed down due to several market conditions, Blue River pressed the gas and closed on approximately 2,000 lots through various verticals and recorded record-year profits. The company extended into several new markets: Huntsville Charlotte Nashville Central and Northwest Florida Other key stats: 6 state expansions 2,000 lots closed 3,000[...]

Cresswind Georgia active adult community, Pear model home

Cresswind Georgia Ranked Top Active Adult Community for 2022

Cresswind Georgia No. 1 Active Adult Community Kolter Homes is pleased to announce that Cresswind Georgia at Twin Lakes is once again the No. 1 selling active adult community in metro Atlanta. The community closed 161 homes in 2022, making it the best-selling active adult community in Atlanta and the state of Georgia for the second year. Cresswind Peachtree City No. 3[...]

Jubilee Christian Church receives donation from Parkland Communities.

Parkland Communities Donates $92,000 to Local Organizations

Jubilee Christian Church International & Oasis Sober Living Program benefit from outreach Parkland Communities believes in being a responsible corporate citizen. Last year was no exception, with the developer providing year-end gifts to two worthwhile organizations - Jubilee Christian Church International & Oasis Sober Living. Corporate social responsibility is a cornerstone of Parkland Communities' brand. Since its inception, the developer has donated[...]