Saturday, June 7, 2008

Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s 50+ Council Members Win Big at the 2008 Best of 50+ Housing Awards

Members of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s 50+ Council proved why Atlanta is a leader in the active adult market taking home five awards at the 2008 Best of 50+ Housing Awards. Winners were announced at the 2008 Building for Boomers and Beyond: 50+ Housing Symposium held in New Orleans in May 2008. Winners are companies that successfully focus on the latest trends in design and marketing for the 50+ housing market.

“These awards demonstrate that Atlanta is a leader in bringing the highest level of dedication and service to this emerging market,” said Betsy Sheppard, Owner of B. Sheppard Consulting, Inc. and Communications Committee Chair of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s 50+ Housing Council. “Congratulations to my fellow professionals in the active adult and service-enriched industry for their exemplary work in the fields of design, development, ownership, management, and sales and marketing for the 50+ market.”

Following are a list of the winning Council members and the awards they received:
Gold Award Winners:

Jim Chapman Communities’ Brookhaven of East Cobb – Active Adult Housing: Clubhouse – Small (up to 6,000 square feet)
Isakson Barnhart/Foley Design Associates Peachtree Hills Place – Active Adult Housing: Clubhouse Interior Design – “On the Boards” Large (over 6,000 square feet)
B. Sheppard Consulting, Inc. Peachtree Hills Place – Special Promotion: Best Overall
The Village at Deaton Creek by Pulte Homes/Del Webb – Active Adult Housing: Large Community

Silver Award Winners:

Jim Chapman Communities’ Brookhaven of East Cobb – Active Adult Housing: Attached Home Design – For-sale Attached Up to 1,700 Square Feet
B. Sheppard Consulting, Inc. Old Town Grayson – Logo: Best Overall

The Atlanta 50+ Housing Council is the voice of the seniors' housing industry. Formed in 2003 to address the emerging demands that the rapidly expanding 50+ market would press on the housing industry, it identifies specific problems and serves the special needs of HBA members involved in or interested in all aspects of building, design, development, finance, marketing and sales of seniors' housing. For more information, call 678-775-1446.

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