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Next Meeting

Date: Wednesday, July 18

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 rabailey@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Tuesday, August 28

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

Place: HBA Office

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 rhodge@atlantahba.com.

  

The Home Builders Association of Georgia will be hosting the 2018 HBAG Fall Membership Conference September 25-26 at the Mills House Wyndham Grand in Charleston, SC. 

Click here for more details and to register.

 

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Membership Benefits

NAHB/HBA members are eligible for a 25% discount on more than 200,000 vacation rentals worldwide through TripBeat!

Click here or call (844) 367-6433 and mention NAHB when making reservations.

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 bookstore@atlantahomebuilders.com to have your resume posted.

SAVE THE DATE!

August 30 – Forsyth Chapter Social

September 5 – Gwinnett Chapter Lunch Meeting

September 13 – Sales & Marketing Council Elections Program

September 20 – 55+ Housing Council Program Meeting & Site Tour

September 25 – New Member Orientation

October 1-18 – HBA Membership Drive

October 18 – Membership Appreciation Event

October 30 – Gwinnett Chapter "Gwinnettoberfest" Social

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  The Professional Women in Building Council had a great time bowling and networking at their event last week at The Painted Duck. This was another sold out event for PWB -- thank you to all who attended!
  

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 eraymond@atlantahba.com.

Show how your company demonstrates excellence in work-place safety and win $1,000!

Builders Insurance Group and the Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG) would like to recognize a top-tier organization that has demonstrated leadership in the area of work-place safety. Every year, accidents on the job cause devastating injuries, even deaths. The monetary and emotional costs are great. However, most accidents are preventable, and there are companies that take active measures to embrace a culture of safety. Are you one of these leaders? If so, the goal of this award is to highlight your company and your outstanding achievements in work-place safety.

The “Safety Leadership Award” is open to all current HBA members. Simply complete the two-page nomination form and submit it to Builders Insurance Group at lkwon@bldrs.com. Entries are due by August 31. The award and $1,000 cash prize will be presented at the ​HBAG fall membership conference in September. For more information, contact Lisa Kwon at (678) 309-4166.

Click here to access the nomination form. 

 
Government Affairs

Atlanta: The City of Atlanta is working on Phase Two of its Zoning Ordinance update. Click here to view a presentation showing what will likely be proposed.

Click here for additional information.

 

Sandy Springs: Sandy Springs is hosting a visioning session for the redevelopment of the “North End” on Wednesday, July 25, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Sherwood Event Hall (8610 Roswell Road, Atlanta) There will be a short presentation followed by the visioning session.

Click here for additional information.

 

Cherokee: Cherokee County is nearing the end of the process to update their Comprehensive Plan. The county will host two “casual walk-throughs” for stakeholders to provide input:

• July 17, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Cherokee County Administration Building (1130 Bluffs Parkway, Canton)

• July 19, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cherokee County Recreation Center (7545 Main Street, Woodstock)

Click here to view the Draft Plan for Cherokee County. There is also an open forum on the website where the county is collecting comments on the Draft Plan.

Click here for additional information.

 

Brookhaven: Brookhaven is seeking input on its new zoning code and will host two public meetings:

• July 19, 9:00-11:00 a.m., Brookhaven City Hall (4362 Peachtree Road, Brookhaven)

• July 19, 6:00-8:00 p.m., Briarwood Park Community Center (2235 Briarwood Way, Atlanta)

For more information or to provide input, visit the following links:

duncan.civicomment.org/brookhaven-zoning-ordinance

brookhavenzoning.com

 

Remember, if you see something, say something. If you have any questions or concerns, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

Next Meeting

Date: Tuesday, July 17

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 sdavis@atlantahba.com

   
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Date: Wednesday, August 15

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

Place: HBA Office 

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

Eugene James of Metrostudy will present an exclusive update on the Atlanta housing market. The report will include the latest data on job growth, consumer confidence, new permits, and housing/lot inventory. For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, August 16

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

Place: Tin Lizzy's Cantina - Perimeter

Cost: $25

Join SMC for a night of drinks, music, food, fun, and networking! For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

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! Board sponsorships are sold out, but player slots are still available. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

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Date: Thursday, July 26

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

Place: Tucker Brewing Company (Tucker)

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

Come meet and greet local government officials and candidates at the DeKalb/Rockdale Chapter Social! For more information, contact Ruth Ann Bailey at (678) 775-1448 or rabailey@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Thursday, August 2

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

Place: Crystal Lake Golf & Country Club (Hampton)

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

The Metro South Chapter includes Clayton, Henry, and South Fulton Counties – all members who live, work, or do business in these areas are encouraged to attend! The presentation will include Henry County Commissioner candidates Renae Crutches and Vivian Thomas, and a housing market update by Metrostudy. For more information, contact Stephen Davis at (678) 775-1428 or sdavis@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Tuesday, August 7

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

Place: The River Club (Suwanee)

Cost: $20 HBA Members, $30 Non-Members

You won't want to miss the next Gwinnett Chapter lunch meeting with guest speaker Congressman Rob Woodall! For more information, contact Valerie Braverman at (678) 775-1469 or vbraverman@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Wednesday, August 15

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

Place: Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar (Alpharetta)

Cost: $25

Attendees will enjoy food and drinks at Barleygarden Kitchen & Craft Bar followed by an optional tour of the Hotel at Avalon Conference Center. For more information or to sign up to sponsor, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Wednesday, August 22

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

Place: Southface Energy Institute 

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

Guest speaker Brad Hutchins of Weissman PC will give a presentation on title challenges. For more information, contact Monica Saunders at (678) 775-1465 or msaunders@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Friday, August 24

Time: 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Place: HomeStretch (Roswell)

HomeAid Atlanta, Brand Vaughan Lumber, and the North Fulton Chapter are teaming up to help with landscaping and a few small projects as needed at HomeStretch, an organization that guides homeless families toward permanent housing and lasting stability. HomeAid will provide breakfast bars, coffee, water, lunch, sunscreen, bug spray, gardening tools, gardening gloves, and liability insurance. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

  

Date: Friday, September 7

Time: 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Place: Sheltering Grace Ministries (Marietta)

Calling all volunteers! The Cobb/Cherokee Chapter is partnering with HomeAid Atlanta for a Care Day at Sheltering Grace Ministries, a shelter that provides housing and support for homeless pregnant women. The home is in need of interior and exterior painting, landscaping clean-up, interior cleaning, and a small remodeling project. All tools, equipment, and lunch for volunteers will be provided. For more information, contact Emily Raymond at (678) 775-1446 or eraymond@atlantahba.com.

Education

 

Click here to view and register for upcoming classes offered by the Greater Atlanta HBA...

 
 Online classes are available at www.homebuildersuniversity.com.

 

 

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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Reserve 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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