As business consultants and creative marketers for 55+ active lifestyle communities, we help property developers devise the strategies that will ensure success from initial viability study to the closing of the final new home contract. Our blog is great place to dig deeper into the “weeds” of our marketing success and discover the thoughts behind our leadership.
Collaboration Works: Part 2 of 2 Does It Take a Village? You Bet! We approach each unique property development opportunity with the same strategic insights. We help you, who may be an outsider to the local market where you’re building, make strategic connections with essential insiders. With insiders embracing your vision, you’ll have authentic fans […]
Collaboration Works, Part 1 of 2: Because What You’re Really Developing is Relationships. Many developers count on us not only to fine-tune land use plans and develop marketing strategies, but also to help cultivate essential relationships. During a recent site visit, the developer of a master-planned active adult community welcomed us warmly, hosted us at […]
2019 marks the 75th Anniversary of the International Builders’ Show (IBS), an annual conference and expo presented by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). The Show is the largest in the world of its kind. Thousands of home building industry professionals from around the globe will gather for the expo and for several days […]
NEWS FLASH: Two great teams merge talents to serve clients with unparalleled excellence in marketing strategy and consumer-focused creative. Culminating with the firm’s 20th anniversary, Gilbert & Sheppard Group’s co-owners Kerrie Gilbert and Betsy Sheppard announced that their award-winning team has joined forces with
With the growing emphasis on social networking sites, it can be confusing which ones to point your marketing dollars to. In today’s fast-paced world, some of these sites can go in and out quickly, but Pinterest seems to be here to stay. If used correctly, Gilbert & Sheppard Group recommends using the site to target a market where photos pinned to your website can quickly go viral.
We all know the saying “there’s strength in numbers.” This is especially true for women business owners working in traditionally male-dominated industries like residential construction. Kerrie Gilbert and Betsy Sheppard knew they were pioneers when they launched Gilbert & Sheppard Group to focus on marketing home builders and new home communities, with a special emphasis […]
Betsy Sheppard and two Gilbert & Sheppard Group clients were featured in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Special Section on Aging in Atlanta. In a recent Atlanta Journal-Constitution article on the increasing demand for senior housing, Betsy provided professional insight on the pent-up demand for housing that offers active adult lifestyle amenities as well as aging-in-place features […]