Rick Porter Does More Than Build Great Homes

Rick Porter, founder and owner of Richport Properties, does a lot more than build solar homes and conservation communities. The third generation home builder also teaches two courses at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He first taught Development of Communities and Residential Design and Construction in the fall of 2006, and earned such a positive rapport with students[...]

Project Playhouse 2007

HomeAid Atlanta's 4th annual Project Playhouse will be here before we know it. Four builders have already committed to participating in this fall's event. HomeAid is still looking for additional builders and working to secure sponsors for the annual fundraiser. Flammer Relations, Inc. will once again orchestrate the Public Relations efforts for the event and we hope your company will get involved as well. To get[...]

Brayson Homes’ Transplant House Contributions Now Exceed $1.35 Million

Late last year, the Georgia Transplant Foundation (GTF) received a check for $115,000 from the sale of a Brayson Homes Transplant House at the Victoria Highlands community in Gwinnett County. Added to the $91,000 from another Brayson Transplant House sale earlier in 2006 at the Bramlett Station community in Gwinnett County, this brings Brayson Homes' total GTF contributions from Transplant Houses[...]

2007 HBA Parade of Homes

Showcasing hundreds of new homes all across the Atlanta metro area, the 2007 Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association's Parade of Homes promotes, "It's a great time to buy."  Sponsored by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta's Best New Homes, Comcast's Atlanta Homes on Demand, AtlantaNewHomesDirectory.com and Flammer Relations, Inc, the HBA scattered site Parade of Homes will be held from March 10[...]

Atlanta SMC donates $34,000 to Charity

At its 2006 Holiday luncheon, the Atlanta Sales & Marketing Council (SMC) donated $34,000 to four different charities. The funds, raised through a silent auction held in the fall, were distributed equally in $8,500 checks to Georgia Canines for Independence, CURE Childhood Cancer, Georgia National Guard Foundation and HomeAid Atlanta. Photo: Ramona Nichols with Georgia Canines for Independence receives a check[...]

Atlanta Home Builder Dan O’Dwyer Named HBA Builder of the Year

Atlanta Home Builder Dan O'Dwyer has a personal goal to leave the world a better place.  He was recently recognized for his hard working toward this goal by two nonprofit organizations.  O'Dwyer was named the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association's Builder of the Year for 2006 and HomeAid Atlanta's Builder Captain of the Year. O'Dwyer volunteered as a Builder Captain for[...]