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  1. HOME CONSTRUCTION BOOMS

    SHORTAGE OF EXISTING HOUSES IN KEY AREAS DRIVES UPTICK. BUILDERS PLANNING BIG COMMUNITIES AGAIN. With too-few resale homes available, particularly in high-demand areas of metro Atlanta, the only solution for someone who wants a new house may be to build one. While it remains hard to find existing homes for sale, even as buyer demand[…] READ MORE >

  2. FRONTDOOR COMMUNITIES’ MICHAEL PHILLIPS CHOSEN FOR ULI CENTER FOR LEADERSHIP

    FrontDoor Communities announced today that Michael Phillips, FrontDoor marketing manager, has been chosen to participate in the Urban Land Institute’s Center for Leadership. The nine-month program provides resources and skills for emerging leaders in the Atlanta real estate and land use industries. “This honor demonstrates that Michael is a rising star in our industry,” said[…] READ MORE >

  3. FRONTDOOR COMMUNITIES MAKES LARGEST RESIDENTIAL LAND ACQUISITION IN ATLANTA IN 7 YEARS

    NEW DEVELOPMENT WILL MARK FRONTDOOR’S ENTRY INTO METRO ATLANTA FrontDoor Communities has closed on 158 acres in south Forsyth County, with plans to develop its first Georgia project: a community known as Traditions with more than 400 homes. The transaction marks the largest residential community land acquisition in metro Atlanta in seven years — a[…] READ MORE >

  4. TRIBUTARY DEVELOPMENT ANNOUNCES PHASE 2

    INTERESTED BUYERS MAY RESERVE LOTS NOW FOR DESIGN-INFLUENCED HOMES PRICED IN THE HIGH 300s (MOUNT PLEASANT, SC) First-phase sales at the new Tributary community in RiverTowne Country Club have been so strong, the developer, FrontDoor Communities plans to release Phase 2 lots later this month. Reservations are currently being taken for 23 new lots, 15[…] READ MORE >

  5. PRIVATE EQUITY’S ROLE IN THE HOUSING RECOVERY

    Look around the city of Atlanta today, and you’ll probably see indicators that the housing market is on the rebound. Inside The Perimeter and out, dirt is moving and builders are building. According to data released in May by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, residential construction rose 7.0[…] READ MORE >

  6. LARGEST METRO ATLANTA BUILDERS GETTING A LARGER SHARE OF THE MARKET

    METRO ATLANTA’S BIGGEST BUILDERS ARE GETTING THE MOST NEW BUSINESS AS THE HOUSING MARKET RECOVERS Though they are still building far fewer homes than they did at the market peak, the top 10 builders in the region are constructing an ever-larger share of the region’s new houses. At the same time, smaller builders are sometimes[…] READ MORE >

  7. FRONTDOOR COMMUNITIES’ TERRY RUSSELL SPEAKS AT NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REAL ESTATE EDITORS CONFERENCE

    On June 7, Terry Russell, CEO and founder of FrontDoor Communities, a residential development and homebuilding operation in Atlanta, GA joined other notable experts on a panel discussion about the current state of the homebuilding market. The discussion took place at the 47th Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference in Atlanta, hosted by the National Association[…] READ MORE >

  8. FDC DIVISION VICE PRESIDENT, MIKE TAYLOR TO PARTICIPATE IN CBIA ANNUAL SALES & MARKETING INDUSTRY PANEL DISCUSSION

    THE COLLIER BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION (CBIA), SALES & MARKETING COUNCIL HOSTS THE ANNUAL INDUSTRY PANEL The Collier Building Industry Association hosts the annual Industry Panel from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.,   Thursday, May 16th at St. John the Evangelist Life Center, 625 111th Avenue in Naples.  The 2013 Industry Panel entitled “Raising the Roofs” brings local[…] READ MORE >

  9. FRONTDOOR COMMUNITIES DIVISION VICE PRESIDENT, MARK LIPSMEYER WINS LOCAL GOLF TOURNAMENT

    BULL BAY’S LIPSMEYER A ONE-SHOT WONDER Talk about having your golf swing dialed in. Mark Lipsmeyer certainly had things going his way in winning the recent Bulls Bay Golf Club Member-Guest golf tournament with partner Moe Dunn. During a practice round on April 25, Lipsmeyer used a 7-iron to make a hole-in-one on the 152-yard[…] READ MORE >

  10. FRONTDOOR COMMUNITIES EXPANDS CHARLESTON OFFICE WITH ADDITION OF GARRETT BARNOLA AS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER

    FrontDoor Communities announced today that it has expanded its Charleston office with the addition of Garrett Barnola as construction manager. Barnola is an industry veteran who brings extensive experience in construction and real estate to his new role. As construction manager, Barnola will oversee development, construction and homebuilding in the South Carolina markets. He brings[…] READ MORE >

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