Photo of a farmhouse in the sustainable and serene community of Serenbe.

Serenbe Offers Simplicity, Sustainability

“Inspired by the past and built for the future,” Serenbe is a one-of-a-kind agrihood situated on the outskirts of Atlanta in Chattahoochee Hills. The pocket community thrives and works in tandem with the environment. Developers Steve and Marie Lupo Nygren dreamt of changing the world by creating a greener way of living. Serenbe is this vision brought to life -- a community[...]

Trilith Development

Trilith Development Promotes Sustainable New Urbanist Way of Living

Trilith is an award-winning 235-acre master-planned residential and mixed-use development located in Fayetteville, Georgia (south metro Atlanta). Adjacent to Trilith Studios and envisioned as a haven for storytellers and creatives, the new urbanist development is a contemporary walkable environment. Inspired by Europe’s walkable and picturesque villages, Trilith adds a modern twist and Hollywood luxury to classical architecture to create a harmonious[...]

Concrete Roots Group Builds Community with Shipping Container Homes

Concrete Roots Group is pioneering downtown Atlanta’s sustainable housing trend. One of the first companies to build shipping container homes in the area, co-founders Josh Booth and Courtney Booth are today’s guests on the All About Atlanta Real Estate segment of the Atlanta Real Estate Forum Radio podcast. Hosted by Carol Morgan and Todd Schick, take a listen to learn[...]

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Atlanta Architect, Builder Designs Home to Make Every Day Earth Day

As we prepare to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day (April 22, 2020) while sheltering in place from COVID-19 (coronavirus), Jones Pierce Studios Project Delivery Director Frank Wickstead has designed and is in the process of building a sustainable home for his family, believing every day should be Earth Day. Wickstead’s sustainable home, designed for his fiancé and their blended[...]

Atlanta Among Handful of Cities in New Sustainability Program

In tough economic times any reassurance is welcome, especially in the Atlanta real estate market. Therefore, people who reside or work in Atlanta should feel good knowing that the city is looking towards a brighter future. The city of Atlanta was recently selected as one of eight U.S. cities participating in the Beta phase of ICLEI USA's Star Communities Index[...]

And the ULI Atlanta Winners Are…

On Sept. 16, members of the Atlanta real estate and development community gathered as ULI Atlanta hosted its 16th Annual Development of Excellence Awards Dinner. The event recognizes exceptional real estate developments and individuals across our region. Former Mayor of Atlanta, Shirley Franklin took the Dan Sweat Community Leadership Award. The award honors a visionary from the non-profit or public sector[...]

Atlanta Organizations Join National Effort to Mark World Habitat Day

Creating a sustainable Atlanta should be at the top priority for all citizens. When you take a moment to realize that everything we do today has a future consequence, we hope that you are reducing your waste, being more energy-efficient and basically living as green as you possibly can. For those living intown, it may be a little more difficult[...]