FrontDoor Communities Takes Home the Gold at 36th OBIE Awards

FrontDoor Communities at OBIEsFrontDoor Communities took home the gold at last weekend’s 36th OBIE Awards! Presented by the Sales and Marketing Council of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association on Nov. 12 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, the OBIEs honor the best in Atlanta real estate. FrontDoor’s awards are as follows:

Gold OBIE for Traditions in the Single-Family Builder Detached $400,000 to $499,999 category

Located in Cumming, Traditions is a master-planned community built by FrontDoor and The Providence Group. Priced from the $400,000s to $600,000s, floor plans include the Briarcliff, Brighton, Brookwood, Camden, Chastain, Glendale, Greenwood, Laurel and Royden.

Home site 86, featuring the Glendale floor plan, has 3,316 square feet, four bedrooms, three-and-a-half baths and basement. Priced at $529,900, the Glendale is perfect for family time and get-togethers with an open layout. This striking home also boasts a highly desirable main level guest suite. Upstairs, the owner’s suite provides his and hers walk-in closets and a luxurious bath with abundant natural light. In addition, two oversized upper level bedrooms offer spacious walk-in closets and a Jack and Jill bath.

Featuring a lakefront clubhouse with exercise facilities, Junior Olympic pool, lake, tennis courts, playgrounds, outdoor fireplace and parks, its amenities are unparalleled. Additionally, Traditions is convenient to the Big Creek Greenway, Fowler Park and GA 400. Children residing in the community attend desirable Forysth County schools, including Midway Elementary, DeSana Middle and West Forsyth High.

Gold OBIE for Goulding in the Single-Family Builder Detached $900,000 to $999,999 category

Goulding is a thoughtfully-designed community of 40 single-family residences and townhomes within walking distance of Canton Street and Historic Downtown Roswell.

With single-family homes priced from $1,019,900 and townhomes from the high $600,000s, highlights include wraparound porches, open living areas, two-story family rooms, finished basements, options for elevators and more per plan. Each home compliments the historical architecture found on the original Goulding House, the centerpiece and namesake of the community.

The community offers the best of both worlds: the privacy of a suburban sanctuary minutes from Roswell’s social and cultural hub. Children residing in Goulding attend Roswell North Elementary School, Crabapple Middle School and Roswell High School.

Gold OBIE for Traditions in the Best Social Media Application – Builder/Developer category

With 586 likes, residents and potential home buyers love! On the page, they can get updates about the community, learn more iAward-winning home at Gouldingnformation about incentives, click on links to check out available homes, view photos and so much more. Visitors can also message any questions and get answers about the community.

FrontDoor also won a silver OBIE for Goulding in the Best Interior Merchandising Attached Model $800,000 and Above category. The builder’s 3,900-plus square foot model townhome features an artfully crafted interior by Artisan Design Group. Goulding’s model is even up for awards at The Nationals at the 2017 International Builders’ Show in Orlando!

The OBIE Awards began in 1980 and have grown throughout the years to now feature more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories. The OBIE Awards, named after the obelisk shape of the actual award given, are the premier awards in of Atlanta’s residential building industry. For more information, click here.

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