50+ Housing Council Presents 2015 Active Adult Design Trends

Join the 50+ Housing Council, a branch of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA), to learn about the latest in Active Adult Design Trends. Featuring guest speaker Donnie McGrath, the program will take place on Wednesday, March 4 at Maggiano's Cumberland. Donnie McGrath of GMD Design Group will be the headlining speaker at this exclusive Greater Atlanta HBA event. With[...]

The Atlanta 50+ Housing Council Presents Second Annual 50+ University Day

The second annual 50+ University Day will be held on Thursday, October 18 at the Crowne Plaza Ravinia Hotel, and will be hosted by the Atlanta 50+ Housing Council. This event will feature education sessions about industry-related topics concerning the growing Atlanta active adult demographic, and will encourage networking and sharing of ideas among industry experts. This event’s registration, networking and[...]

Unprepared for Working With Active Adults? Join the 50+ Council

Just in case you hadn't heard, the first wave of Baby Boomers (those born between Jan. 1, 1946 and Dec. 31, 1964) have reached retirement age. While that may not seem significant for some, for those in active adult building, it is an important landmark. According to a website called "The American Dream", more than 10,000 Boomers will reach the[...]

50 Plus Housing Council Announces 2011 Board of Directors

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) announced the 2011 Atlanta 50+ Housing Council Board of Directors today. Below is the list of the Board of Directors who will act as the voice of the Atlanta active adult community. Jim Chapman, Chairman of  Jim Chapman Communities Debbie Purdy, Treasurer of Purdy Real Estate Betsy Sheppard, Parliamentarian of Gilbert & Sheppard Ken Baker, Rees[...]

50+ Housing Council Discusses Boomers and Homebuying

Are communities ready for an aging population that is either retired or getting ready to do so? Better yet, are baby boomers ready for retirement themselves? Despite what you may think, many communities and many boomers are ill prepared to handle this big step. Barbara Howard, gerontology director of the Met Life Mature Market Institute, discussed the above issues and numerous[...]

Atlanta 50+ Housing Council to present “Boomers and Beyond”

Are you or your company looking to market to the baby boomer generation? Have you had trouble getting in touch with what this buyer is looking for? “Boomers and Beyond: Trends and Insights on Real Estate’s Hottest Growth Market,” a comprehensive report on this demographic might be just what the doctored ordered. Information gathered from this detail report will be revealed[...]

50+ Housing Council Talks "Lifelong Communities"

On February 4th, members of the Atlanta Home Builder’s 50 + Housing Council gathered at Loudermilk Center in Atlanta to hear members from the Atlanta Regional Commission present findings from a recent charrette (workshop) concerning “Lifelong Communities” and the changing demographics in the region. This topic continues to be an important one not only for Atlanta, but for a country[...]