Bradley Hall Named Council Chair of the Year

Builder of the YearJim Chapman of Jim Chapman Communities was named the 2019 Builder of the Year during the annual Installation & Awards Ceremony on Wednesday, January 15, at the Omni Hotel at the Battery. This event kicked off the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s (GAHBA) 75th anniversary and served as a celebration of 2019 accomplishments.

The Builder of the Year Award is presented each year to a member of the GAHBA who has both demonstrated a commitment to professional excellence while also making significant contributions to furthering the goals and mission of the association. Jim Chapman started his first custom home building firm in 1998, then in 2005, shifted his focus from building single-family custom homes to developing and building 55 Plus active adult resort-style communities. Now Jim Chapman Communities is recognized as one of Atlanta’s premier 55 Plus home builders. In 2019, he served as the Immediate Past President of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, Vice President/Treasurer of the Home Builders Association of Georgia, and the Vice Chairman of the NAHB Land Development Committee. He was named “2018 Builder of the Year” by HomeAid Atlanta.

Achievements and accolades are not new to Jim Chapman. He served as the Chairman of the 55+ Housing Industry Council in 2016 for the National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB), He currently serves as the Chairman of the NAHB’s Land Development Committee for 2019. Chapman is the Founding Chairman of the ALL Home Program, a voluntary statewide certification created by the Home Builders Association of Georgia to promote accessibility and universal design. He recently served as the 2018 President of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and was named 2018 “55+ Builder of the Year” by the NAHB.

Jim Chapman Communities is an Atlanta homebuilders, with numerous single-family home neighborhoods as well as active adult communities under development throughout the Atlanta area, including Buckhead, Vinings, Cobb County, Dawson County, Hall County, Forsyth County, North Fulton and Cherokee Counties. An Atlanta native and Certified Professional Home Builder, Jim Chapman is deeply committed to the success of the U.S. home building industry and devotes his time to local, regional and national industry organizations.  For more information, visit or call (770) 209-2187.

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