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Jim Chapman Communities Starts Nestledown Farm in Cumming

Posted on: October 7th, 2016

New 55+ Neighborhood Now Pre-selling Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities and current Chair of NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, has just started development of the gorgeous new property where he will be building his next active living community, Nestledown Farm, located on Sawnee Drive in Cumming (Forsyth County). Nestledown Farm, when completed, will […]

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New Cottages at Horseshoe Bend Perfect for Active Living

Posted on: August 26th, 2016

Jim Chapman, president and owner of Jim Chapman Communities, has announced that he will soon start construction on the Cottages at Horseshoe Bend. This brand-new enclave will consist of 19 single family, age-targeted homes in Horseshoe Bend, the gated, premier country club community nestled along the Chattahoochee River in North Fulton. The Cottages will be […]

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Jim Chapman Communities Presents Boxwood at Vinings

Posted on: August 18th, 2016

Exclusive 16-home Enclave in Prime Vinings Location In September, Jim Chapman Communities will start construction on 16 gorgeous new homes, including 3 on a full basement, in a premier new neighborhood, Boxwood at Vinings.  The coveted Vinings location of this beautiful new age-targeted community on Cooper Lake Drive will be a major draw for (international) […]

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52% of Phase I Already Sold in The Overlook at Old Atlanta

Posted on: August 9th, 2016

South Forsyth’s Stunning 55+ Neighborhood Is Big Hit with Boomers Jim Chapman Communities newest 55+ community, The Overlook at Old Atlanta, already sold 34 out of 65 homes in Phase I. According to Jim Chapman, the successful Atlanta-based developer and homebuilder who also serves as the 2016 Chair of the NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council, […]

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The Overlook at Old Atlanta – South Forsyth’s Newest 55+ Neighborhood

Posted on: June 24th, 2016

Active adults who are looking for a beautiful new home community in popular South Forsyth County, conveniently close to Atlanta as well as Lake Lanier and the north Georgia mountains, appreciate the well-designed options that renowned homebuilder Jim Chapman offers in his newest 55+ community, The Overlook at Old Atlanta. The successful Atlanta-based developer and […]

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Jim Chapman in the News: State- and Nationwide

Posted on: June 22nd, 2016

As 2016 Chair of NAHB’s 55+ Housing Industry Council, Jim Chapman was recently profiled in the Association’s online magazine, 55+ Housing: Meet the Chair. In the article, he remarks about the 55+ market that “Homebuilding is still the tortoise in this race, but we’ll be seeing smarter builders and less volatility, for slow, steady growth […]

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Sweet Success at Sweet Briar Farms

Posted on: June 10th, 2016

Since Sweet Briar Farms, Jim Chapman’s new 55+ neighborhood in Woodstock, opened for pre-sale in February 2016, 16 contracts have already been signed in the first four months. “We have not yet started construction, but people absolutely love the rolling landscape and the open vistas of our property here,” says Jim Chapman, president and recognized […]

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Active Adult Communities Attracting Younger Buyers

Posted on: April 8th, 2016

For years, builder Jim Chapman’s name has been associated with the active adult market — that slice of the real estate sector that caters to buyers 55 and older. His best-selling products have been courtyard-style homes with shared driveways, one-level floor plans and no exterior maintenance, all factors that appealed to the empty-nester and retiring […]

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Jim Chapman Elected 2016 Chairman of NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council

Posted on: April 8th, 2016

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has elected Atlanta’s Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities and Jim Chapman Fine Homes as 2016 chairman of the NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council. “I am truly honored to be leading the NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council. It is the most exciting and vibrant new-home market going […]

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Posted on: March 2nd, 2016

Atlanta, GA – A humble Jim Chapman describes himself as a home builder. If you press him, you might get him to say he is a home builder with a passion for what he does. In Jim’s world, it is not about him. It is about the products he builds, the lives he affects and […]

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