The Gilbert & Sheppard Blog

Atlanta 50+ Housing Council Luncheon at Founders Kitchen & Bath

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is a proud supporter of the 50+ Housing Council, which had a great meeting today! Held at Founders Kitchen and Bath, Inc. in Alpharetta, the meeting included a delicious lunch in a gorgeous setting. The Founders showroom created an amazing backdrop for the luncheon. Featuring stunning full kitchen layouts, closet designs, […]

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NAHB Does 700th Local Impact of Home Building Study

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is pleased to announce the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 700th local impact of home building study released earlier this year. These studies “estimate the jobs, income, and taxes generated by home building in various metropolitan areas, non-metropolitan counties, and states across the country,” according to a blog on the […]

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Boomers Prefer Active Adult Communities

According to a new article in Senior Housing News, “a majority of baby boomers ‘prefer to improve their dynamic lifestyle’ in retirement by moving to an active adult community.” This is great news for many of Gilbert & Sheppard Group’s clients such as Jim Chapman Communities, Park Springs, The Landings at Night Harbor and Olde […]

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The 2012 Best Places to Retire

Gilbert & Sheppard Group is excited that TopRetirements.com recently released their annual List of 100 Best Places to Retire. This year, the Sunbelt remains in the top of boomers’ favorite regions to retire to. Florida dominates the list with 26 spots, followed by North Carolina with 11 spots and South Carolina and Arizona with 7 […]

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We’re Proud of our Client’s Success!

Saluda River Club, the South Carolina Midlands most successful new home community, was recognized with nine Regal Awards for 2011. The annual recognition program sponsored by the Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builder Association of Greater Columbia was held February 18, 2012. For the second time since its grand opening in October 2008, […]

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Active Adults Looking Further Out of City Center

A recent article in the Atlanta Business Chronicle reported that the top-selling communities in the Atlanta are located away from the heart of the city.  In the outskirts of the metro area, older buyers are enjoying the Georgia countryside with the conveniences of proximity to the city. Now that active adult communities are offering more […]

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Betsy Sheppard with Gilbert & Sheppard Group Interviewed for National Association of Homebuilders 50+ Housing Magazine

The NAHB and Atlanta 50+ Housing Council has a great supporter and advocate in Betsy Sheppard. A dedicated and experienced marketing professional, she is president of Gilbert & Sheppard Group, a creative marketing and business consulting firm. As a past Chairman of the Board for the Atlanta 50+ Housing Council, Sheppard was interviewed by 50+ […]

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Gilbert & Sheppard Group Wins 4 HBA Marketing Awards

Gilbert & Sheppard Group brought home 4 OBIE Awards at the Greater Atlanta HBA Awards held November 12, 2011. Gilbert & Sheppard Group was acknowledged for successful results and creativity in both traditional and non-traditional advertising: Best Website (Gold), Best Direct Mail (Gold), Best Print Ad (Silver), and Best Advertising Campaign (Silver). “We are proud of the […]

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And the 2011 Pinnacle Award Goes to…

Gilbert & Sheppard Group’s clients honored again! The Home Builders Association of South Carolina held the annual Pinnacle Awards last week to recognize outstanding craftsmanship in the construction of quality homes and outstanding marketing of homes and communities throughout South Carolina. The Pinnacle Awards are the most prestigious awards given by the HBA. Gilbert & […]

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Betsy Sheppard Selected as a Judge for the 2011 National Mature Media Awards

Betsy is proud to serve as an Editorial Judge for the 2011 National Mature Media Awards. The awards are organized by the Mature Market Resource Center headquartered in Libertyville, IL. The National Mature Media Awards is the nation’s largest awards program that annually recognizes the best marketing, communications, educational materials and programs for adults age […]

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