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February 28 -- Inner Atlanta Chapter Meeting

March 8 -- Atlanta 55+ Housing Council Program Meeting

March 14 -- North Fulton Chapter Lunch Meeting

March 15 -- Sales & Marketing Council Bus Tour

March 17 -- Inner Atlanta Chapter Social

March 22 -- Young Professionals Group Meeting

April 10 -- DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 12 -- Professional Women in Builder Council Lunch Program Meeting

April 18 -- Builder/Developer/Lender Council Meeting

April 19 -- Forsyth Chapter Lunch Meeting

April 19 -- Sales & Marketing Council Networking Meeting

April 22-29 -- Parade of Homes

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This Week at the GAHBA

Date: Thursday, February 8

Time: 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Place: Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina

Cost: $45 SMC Members, $55 HBA Members, $65 Non-Members

Come hear from an expert panel about the four cornerstones of sales and marketing in the 2018 housing market. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or


Date: Wednesday, February 14

Time: 11:15 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Hyatt Regency Atlanta Perimeter at Villa Christina

Cost: $40 PWB Members, $50 HBA Members, $60 Non-Members

Melissa Proctor, who currently serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for the Atlanta Hawks, will speak about her career trajectory and passion to work for an NBA team, including the challenges and responsibilities of her position. Proctor's professional achievements have earned her recognition in the Atlanta Business Chronicle's 2016 "40 Under 40" and Inc.'s list of "17 Inspiring Women to Watch in 2017." For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or

Date: Wednesday, February 21

Time: 8:00-10:00 a.m.

Place: HBA Office (Dunwoody)

Cost: FREE for BDL Council Members, $25 HBA Members, $35 Non-Members

For more information, contact Valerie Siegel at (678) 775-1469 or

Membership News

Date: Tuesday, February 27

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Place: HBA Office (Dunwoody)

Cost: FREE

This will be the first Board of Directors meeting at our new location in Dunwoody — come check it out! All members are invited to attend. It’s a great way to get more involved and find out how the HBA works! Lunch will be served. If you are interested in sponsoring this meeting, contact Rachel Hodge at (678) 775-1420 or


Date: Tuesday, February 27

Time: 1:30-2:30 p.m.

Place: HBA Office (Dunwoody)

Cost: FREE

This is a great opportunity to meet the HBA staff and learn how to get the most out of your company's membership in the association. New members are encouraged to attend the HBA Board of Directors meeting and stay for the orientation afterwards. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or

The Membership Committee meets on the second Monday of every month from 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. If you are interested in reaching out to fellow members of the Greater Atlanta HBA, the committee would love to have you! For more information, e-mail Ruth Ann Bailey at

Time to update your company information in the Membership Portal! We encourage you to add employees to the portal, update company contact information, add social media links, etc. For more information or if you need your company portal login, email Ruth Ann Bailey at


Looking to build your company's brand with the Greater Atlanta HBA? 

Sponsorships are available for all meetings and events! For more information, contact Monica Saunders, Director of Meetings & Events, at (678) 775-1465 or

Take advantage of the Job and Resume Postings section of our website.

Looking for employees? Download the Job Board order form on the website and submit your company’s job openings.

Looking for a new position? Send your resume to to have your resume posted.

Click here to find out about discounts and benefits available to HBA members through NAHB!



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Government Affairs

The 2018 HBAG Winter Board Meeting & Rally at the Capitol will be held February 20 at the Georgia State Capitol. This is the perfect opportunity to meet with local legislators and learn the issues important to them that might affect home building. In return, legislators are able to learn from individuals in the building industry. Please call your legislator ahead of time and set an appointment to meet. You can easily find contact information via the Action Center on the HBAG website. Let them know you’ll be at the capitol to say hello and talk about legislation the home builders are working on this year.

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Date: Wednesday, January 31

Time: 5:00-7:00 p.m.

Place: Harrison Development & Construction (1954 Airport Road, Chamblee)

Cost: FREE

Note: This event was rescheduled due to hazardous weather conditions on January 17. Please join us as we kick off the DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter! For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or


Date: Thursday, February 1

Time: 12:00 p.m.

Place: Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club (Hampton)

Cost: $15 HBA Members, $25 Non-Members 

The guest speaker will be Daunte Gibbs, Director of Planning and Economic Development for Henry County. Anyone who lives, works, or does business in Clayton, Henry, and South Fulton Counties is encouraged to get involved in the Metro South Chapter. For more information, contact Rachel Hodge at (678) 775-1420 or


Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: 57th Fighter Group Restaurant 

Cost: $15 HBA Members, $20 Non-Members

This will be the first lunch meeting for the DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter. Stay tuned for more details to come on the speaker! For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or


Date: Wednesday, February 7

Time: 6:00-8:30 p.m.

Place: Hop Alley Brew Pub (Downtown Alpharetta)

Cost: $15 (Includes 2 drinks and tacos)

If you're interested in sponsoring this event, please contact Emily Raymond at


Date: Tuesday, February 13

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

Place: McCray's Tavern (Lawrenceville)

Cost: $15

The guest speaker will be Joel Rodriguez, Gwinnett County Planning and Development Inspection Manager. If you are interested in sponsoring this event, contact Valerie Siegel at


Date: Thursday, February 22

Time: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.

Place: Cinco Mexican Cantina (Cumming)

Cost: $15 HBA Members, $20 Non-Members

We look forward to having you join us for the Forsyth Chapter's first lunch meeting of 2018! Mike Overley of Metrostudy will be speaking on the housing market trends in Forsyth County. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or

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On Thursday, January 25, the Greater Atlanta HBA held its annual Installation and Awards Reception and Program at the Capital City Club in Brookhaven. Guests enjoyed a cocktail reception followed by the installation ceremony. During the ceremony, the HBA's 2018 officers and board members were sworn in, and award winners for 2017 were recognized. We congratulate all of those honored during the ceremony, and thank them for their leadership and service to the HBA. The 2017 winners include:


 Builder of the Year

 Scot Clark (Edward Andrews Homes)


 Associate of the Year

 Carl Owen (Atlanta Gas Light) 


 Spike Member of the Year

 Jim Chapman (Jim Chapman Homes)


 Council Chairman of the Year

 John Royer (O'Kelley & Sorohan Attorneys at Law) 


 Lewis Cenker Award

 Steve King (Quantum National Bank)

 Presidential Award

 George McClure (The McClure Company) 


  The Forsyth Chapter Kick-Off Social was held last Tuesday, January 23. Thank you to RE/MAX REGENCY and Sparks King Watts Reddick for sponsoring. Don't miss the next Forsyth Chapter lunch meeting on February 22!  


The Cobb/Cherokee Chapter hosted its Kick-Off Social on Wednesday, January 24, at Red Hare Brewing Company. Thank you to sponsors Advantage Security Corp and Norbord for helping make the event a success! The chapter's next lunch meeting will be coming up on April 25.

Please note our new mailing and physical address:

1 Dunwoody Park, Ste 200, Atlanta, GA 30338

This new location in Dunwoody is more centrally located and will allow us to better serve our members around the entire Atlanta Metro area. The HBA Board Meeting on February 27 will also serve as the grand opening for the new office. Come see us in Dunwoody!


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On Thursday, January 25, HomeAid Atlanta proudly announced its 2017 award winners during the HBA's Installation and Awards Program. Each award winner personifies selfless dedication to HomeAid Atlanta’s mission and gave generously of their time and resources in 2017. The winners are:

Builder of the Year – Jim Chapman of Jim Chapman Communities

Trade Partner of the Year – Ferguson Enterprises

Volunteer of the Year – Northwest Exterminating Good Deeds Team


Pictured (left to right): HomeAid Board Vice President Shane Roach, HomeAid Executive Director Mandy Crater, and HomeAid's 2017 Builder of the Year Jim Chapman.

On Friday, January 26, supporters of HomeAid Atlanta and Jesus Set the Captive Free (JSCF) gathered for a ribbon cutting and open house at HomeAid's Care Project, a renovated triplex on Dill Avenue. Volunteer Builder Captain James MacDowell (fourth from left) donated his time, resources, and expertise. Soon the triplex will provide transitional housing for formerly incarcerated homeless men, including veterans, receiving programs and services from JSCF.

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