Hear From the Atlanta Regional Commission at the HBA’s August Meeting

Registration is now open for the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s (GAHBA) August Regional Meeting, which will take place on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The meeting will feature an exciting guest speaker from the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC), as well as a delicious lunch from Maggiano’s Little Italy. The Atlanta Regional Commission is a regional planning and intergovernmental coordination agency for[...]

Greater Atlanta HBA Sees Light at End of Tunnel

There was a presentation today at the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association Builder/Developer/Lender Council meeting. The meeting enjoyed a keynote by economist Mike Carnathan of the Atlanta Regional Commission, who shared insightful data on current and emerging trends in the Atlanta Metropolitan area. These trends spoke to a projected rise of diversity, overall population increase and the housing market getting[...]

Atlanta Regional Commission Promotes Lifelong Communities

Created by the Atlanta Regional Commission, Lifelong Communities (LLC) is described as "A Regional Approach to Aging." The project represents a desire to design places that meet the needs of residents young and old and to create communities where individuals can live for a lifetime. In order to provide a higher quality of life for all, three goals need to[...]

Forsyth County’s Population To Double By 2040

A recent Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) study has big news for Forsyth County. The study indicates that the county’s population and employment ranks will more than double by 2040. The growth projections place Forsyth in the top five metro Atlanta areas in terms of population and job growth increase. These five metro areas are predicted to grow by 3[...]

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[...]

50+ Housing Council Hosts "Creating a Lifelong Community"

Mark your calendars and go ahead and register for the first event in 2010 from the 50+ Housing Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association, "Creating a Lifelong Community." Anyone even remotely involved in the active adult market of the Atlanta real estate industry will find this seminar to be beneficial. The speakers - Cathie Berger, Director of the Area[...]

Richport Properties recognized at ARC State of the Region Breakfast

Another kudo for the Richport Team! Rick Porter recently attended the Atlanta Regional Commission's State of the Region Breakfast and received an award.  Richport was awarded the 2008 Exceptional Merit for Neighborhood Infill and Sustainable Site and Infrastructure Design for Davis Oaks, a 21 unit community located in Decatur.  Davis Oaks creates a welcoming community while preserving  as much land as possible.  Richport was able[...]