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Last Friday, the Greater Atlanta HBA hosted a Builder Speed Dating event at the Dunwoody office. Builder Speed Dating allows builders to meet with a variety of vendors in one morning to learn more about their products and services.


Thank you to all the vendors who participated and helped to make the event a success!

• 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty

• Advantage Security – ADT

• Artisan Custom Closets

• Atlanta Design Group

• Cantsink of Atlanta

• Centricity

• Compton Sales

• Construction Resources

• Denim Marketing

• DPIS Builder Services


• Infinity Drain

• MS International

• NG Turf

• Norbord

• Northwest Exterminating

• Pestban

• Real Wood Floors

• Samsung Electronics America

• VantagePoint 3D


  The HBA hosted an informative New Member Orientation last week for companies that have recently joined the association. These meetings, which are held quarterly, allow new members to learn more about the HBA, meet the staff, and find out how to get the most out of their membership. The next New Member Orientation will be held on September 25.

Date: Wednesday, August 29

Time: 9:30 a.m., Shotgun Start at 10:00 a.m.

Place: Atlanta National Golf Club (Milton)

Cost: $550 Foursome, $150 Individual

Lunch will be provided, along with a reception following the tournament. Sponsorship opportunities are available! Click here to download the golf packet. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or

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Membership News

Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, June 20

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.

Place: HBA Office

If you are interested in reaching out to fellow members and helping the HBA grow its membership, the committee would love to have you. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or


Date: Tuesday, June 26

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

Place: HBA Office

Cost: FREE

All members are encouraged 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


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Membership Benefits

HBA members are eligible for special discounts on airfare and rental cars when traveling to applicable NAHB meetings and events! Click here to learn more. 

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


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.


August 2 – Metro South Chapter Lunch Meeting

August 7 – Gwinnett Chapter Lunch Meeting

August 22 – Inner Atlanta Chapter Lunch Meeting

Government Affairs

Next Meeting

Date: Tuesday, June 19

Time: 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

Place: HBA Office 

The Government Affairs Committee meets on the third Tuesday of every month. All HBA members are encouraged to get involved with the committee and their respective chapters. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or

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This Week at the GAHBA

Date: Wednesday, June 20

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

Place: HBA Office 

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

Dr. Roger Tutterow, Professor of Economics, Finance, and Quantitative Analysis at Kennesaw State University, will give an economic snapshot of the Georgia housing market and present the results of the current Consumer Confidence Survey. For more information, contact Valerie Siegel Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or


Date: Thursday, July 12

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

Place: The Painted Duck

Cost: $45

Come enjoy a night of food, drinks, bowling, and fun with the Professional Women in Building Council! Pre-registration is required – no walk ins. Must be 21 to attend. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or


Date: Thursday, August 23

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

Place: Pontoon Brewing (Sandy Springs)

Cost: $25 Non-Player, $30 Individual Cornhole Player, $60 Two-Person Team

Come test your skills at the Young Professionals Group Boards & Brews Cornhole Tournament! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or

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  The North Fulton Chapter hosted a Happy Hour Social at Pure Taqueria in Roswell last week. Attendees braved the rainstorm to come out and enjoy a taco bar, drinks, and networking opportunities with fellow HBA members. Thank you to sponsors Norbord, Pestban, and Pike Consulting Group for helping make this event a success!

Date: Thursday, June 21

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

Place: Smokin' Chefs @ Lanier Golf Club (Cumming)

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

The guest speaker will be Tom Brown, Director of Planning & Zoning for Forsyth County. For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or

Date: Thursday, July 26

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

Place: Tucker Brewing Company (Tucker)

Cost: $20 HBA Members, $25 Non-Members

For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or

The Gwinnett Chapter will host its next lunch meeting on August 7 with guest speaker Congressman Rob Woodall! For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or

  The HBA offered a class on OSHA jobsite safety and compliance last week led by Shane Henderson and Mitchell Smith of Pike Consulting Group. The class was held on location at a jobsite in the Ashton Woods Homes Aria neighborhood. The Sandy Springs Fire Department not only attended the class, they also presented an injury rescue demonstration for the students.


Continuing education credit requirements:

Residential Basic: 6 credit hours (3 per year, July-June)

Residential Light Commercial: 12 credit hours (6 per year, July-June)  



Click here for the list of upcoming classes offered by the GAHBA.

 Online classes are available at



The Greater Atlanta HBA is excited to announce the revision of the HBA contracts! Frank Brown of Weissman Attorneys at Law has rewritten the contracts, and the 2018 version is now available for purchase through the online bookstore. When you purchase the 2018 HBA contracts online, you will receive a link to download the contract files.

The contracts are $12 for HBA members and $22 for non-members.

We are asking that you stop using any old versions of the contracts and only use the 2018 contracts.

Click here to go to the Greater Atlanta HBA online bookstore.

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Homeaid Atlanta

HomeAid Atlanta’s renovation project at The Drake Village in Roswell received a gift of high-quality furniture and accessories valued at more than $13,000, courtesy of The Interior Partners. HomeAid is in the final phases of the project at The Drake Village with volunteer Builder Captain Dan O’Dwyer of O’Dwyer Properties.

Pictured above, Dianne Berry of The Drake House, left, and Builder Captain Dan O’Dwyer of O'Dwyer Properties, right, receive the furniture donation from The Interior Partners’ delivery company.


HomeAid Atlanta's renovation project at Making A Way Housing with volunteer Builder Captain Steve Brock of Brock Built is in the final stages. When complete, the renovated apartment building will add 16 beds to serve homeless adults who face complex challenges associated with chronic homelessness, substance abuse, mental illness, and HIV and AIDS.

Pictured are, from the left, Steve Brock of Brock Built, Liz Thompson of Making A Way Housing and Mandy Crater of HomeAid.

Last week, HomeAid Atlanta staff members and HBA Vice President Vince Longo of Vincent Longo Custom Builders attended a ribbon cutting and open house at SafeHouse Outreach. In 2017, HomeAid and volunteer Builder Captain Vince Longo helped to complete a total renovation of the restroom facilities at SafeHouse Outreach’s downtown service center and headquarters. SafeHouse has since completed additional renovations on other areas of the building.

Pictured at the SafeHouse dedication are, from the left, Josh Bray of SafeHouse Outreach, Mandy Crater of HomeAid, Vince Longo of Vincent Longo Custom Builders, and Jean Hilyard of HomeAid.


Get your foursome or sponsorship now for the 2018 Housing the Homeless Golf Tournament on Tuesday, November 6, at Capital City Club Crabapple. 

Click here for more information and to register online.

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