Hermes Awards for home builder public relations

Denim Marketing Wins Nine Hermes Awards

Home builder public relations agency, Denim Marketing recently won nine 2024 Hermes Creative Awards for its public relations campaigns and projects. As a public relations agency working for home builders, developers and others in the commercial and residential real estate space, the agency is known for it's original quality content for media relations, blogging and social media. Here's a round up[...]

Smith Douglas is honored with a Guildmaster award

Smith Douglas Homes Atlanta Honored by GuildQuality

It's one thing to say you have great customer service. It is something entirely different for your customers to say you have fabulous customer service! Smith Douglas Homes Atlanta was recently honored with a GuildQuality 2024 Guildmaster Award for demonstrating exceptional customer service in the residential construction sector. Since its establishment in 2005, GuildQuality, a third-party customer satisfaction surveying company headquartered[...]

world's busiest airport

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport Named World’s Busiest Airport

Atlanta loves to be No. 1, whether it's home to the World Series champs, The Braves or being the world's busiest airport.  Some titles are just too good to let go of! The Airports Council International (ACI) World recently announced the top 10 busiest airports worldwide and once again named Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) as No. 1. In 2023,[...]

Paulding County zoning restrictions impact affordable homes.

Paulding County Votes NO to Affordable Homes

A slap in the face of home affordability, the Paulding County Commission has taken the last zoning category that allowed affordable housing and made it impossible to build affordable homes in Paulding County. This comes on the heels of the Paulding County Commission passing a moratorium on lift stations last month. According to home builders, the new zoning change adds at least[...]

Atlanta Property Tax

Metro Atlanta Property Taxes Among Highest in US

The 2023 property tax analysis by ATTOM Data Solutions on metro areas with populations of one million or more shows a seven percent average increase in property taxes for U.S. single-family homes. Metro Atlanta property taxes had the fifth largest increase in the country year-over-year, with a 15.2 percent increase. Needless to say, the Georgia capital took a big leap in[...]

outdoor lighting

7 Ways to Optimize Your Commercial Property’s Outdoor Lighting

A building’s facade and frontage sets the first impression of the place. If it’s beautifully decorated and designed, inviting and cozy it brings in paying customers as a result. Conversely, if it’s dark, dilapidated, and dreary, it can produce the opposite effect on would-be customers. Commercial spaces, including onsite sales centers, need to focus on outdoor lighting.  As such, if you’re operating[...]

World Sign Spinning Championship

AArrow Sign Spinners Atlanta Wins World Championship 

Sign Spinning, a cost-effective form of advertising, is now also an extreme sport, complete with a World Sign Spinning Championship! Thanks to AArrow Sign Spinners, the job of being a human directional now has a heated competition. Rami Putrus, Owner/Operator of AArrow Sign Spinners Atlanta and Director of Sales for the East Coast, says, “In addition to recruiting, hiring and[...]

3D house printing technology from Apis Cor

D.R. Horton Invests in 3D House Printing Technology

Apis Cor, a leading manufacturer of construction 3D-printing robotic technologies, has received a strategic investment from D.R. Horton, the largest homebuilder by volume in the United States and number one on our Top 25 Atlanta Home Builders list. This collaboration marks a significant milestone in advancing construction technology and addressing critical challenges in the housing industry. The investment from D.R. Horton[...]

Atlanta Spring Festival

Celebrate Spring by Attending One of Atlanta’s Many Festivals

With spring finally here, Atlanta’s festival season is underway! Home to some of the Southeast’s largest festivals, the metro Atlanta area offers something that appeals to nearly everyone’s tastes each weekend. From street markets and food festivals to concerts and art shows, residents around Atlanta have a variety of events to attend throughout the season. Here is our list of[...]

missing middle housing

Is Missing Middle Housing the Solution?

Creating missing middle housing is a solution to the housing shortage, yet in most places, it is illegal because zoning won’t allow it. So, in essence, missing middle housing is a great solution, yet it remains missing. According to the National Association of Home Builders, missing middle housing includes townhouses, duplexes and various multi-family properties. This medium-density sector has been decreasing[...]