It’s National Remodeling Month, Hire a Contractor!

Remembering the three "Rs"--repair, rehab, and remodel--will help preserve the value of your home -- your family's most important asset. In recognition of Home Remodeling Month this May, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers will highlight the financial incentives of remodeling and offer suggestions for consumers on projects that provide the best return on investment. "Remodeling not only enriches[...]

Pottery Barn Model Complete

Bowen Family Homes is pleased to announce that the Pottery Barn inspired model home at Kensington Creek Manor in Lawrenceville is now complete. As part of a recently formed partnership between the two companies, Pottery Barn decorated the 2,452 square foot Dorchester home at Kensington Creek Manor. The single-family home community offers interested new homebuyers the choice of 12 different[...]

Who is Henry the Heron?

Minerva Properties’ Heron Bay Golf and Country Club is pleased to present “Henry the Heron,” a great blue heron caricature that will serve as the official mascot for the award-winning, master-planned community. Henry the Heron will be the voice, face and personality of Heron Bay, with a MySpace page (, a personal journal on the Heron Bay Web site ([...]

Pottery Barn Inspired Model Now Open

Bowen Family Homes is pleased to announce the grand opening of their Pottery Barn inspired model home at Kensington Creek Manor in Lawrenceville. This single-family home community offers interested homebuyers the choice of 12 different floor plans, both ranch and two-story, ranging from three to four bedrooms. The 2,452 square foot Dorchester home is fully decorated by Pottery Barn which[...]

Carol Flammer named Spirit of Oglethorpe Award Winner

Congratulations are in order for Carol Flammer, President of Flammer Relations, Inc., as she has been chosen for Oglethorpe University's 2008 Spirit of Oglethorpe Award. An alumna of the liberal arts college, Flammer will be recognized in a March ceremony for living the Oglethorpe motto - Make a life. Make a living. Make a difference. The Spirit of Oglethorpe Award[...]

AJC Interviews John Wieland on Housing Market and Sale of a Lifetime

Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter Julie B. Hairston interviewed John Wieland this week about the housing downturn. Her story "Homebuider Wieland 'upbeat' amid housing downturn" ran on Feb. 6, 2008. Wieland reflects on the tough market in 2007 and the decisions his company has made to overcome the challenges of 2008. John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods recently launched the Sale of a[...]

Carol Stone Honored as Associate of the Year

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association recently honored Carol Stone as Associate of the Year. Vice President of Residential Construction Lending at Colonial Bank, Stone has a long record of involvement with the Atlanta homebuilding industry. She is active in the Gwinnett Chapter and has served on the HBA Board of Directors during her two terms as Associates Council chair.[...]