Atlanta Builder Jim Chapman Receives 2017 HBAG BEAM Award


Every year, the Home Builders Association of Georgia (HBAG) bestows the BEAM (Builders Engaging Associ ate Members) Award on one builder or local entity that best exemplifies the motto, "It's good business to do business with a member."

At the recent HBAG Fall Board meetings, Jim Chapman, president of Jim Chapman Communities, the Atlanta homebuilder who specializes in luxury and 55+ communities throughout the metro area, was honored for his support of other HBAG members.

“This award serves to encourage builder members to use the goods and services offered by member companies. HBAG is proud to recognize this vitally important teamwork,” says Heather Bounds, Associate VP of HBAG. State winners will compete for the national BEAM Award that is presented at the NAHB’s International Builders’ Show in January 2018.

“Whenever I can, I am eager to do business with another HBAG member. It is important to support and elevate other Georgia companies,” says Chapman. “I applaud the HBAG’s mission and its objective to grow the homebuilding industry throughout metro Atlanta and Georgia.”

At the same event, Chapman was elected HBAG’s 2017/2018 Vice President/Secretary; he is slated to serve as the HBAG’s president in 2020/2021.

About HBAG:

HBAG is the voice of the residential construction industry in the state representing 143,000 jobs and creating $10.4 billion for the local economy. Dedicated to creating, promoting, and protecting an ongoing successful environment for affordable housing in order to benefit HBAG members and the citizens of Georgia.

About Jim Chapman:

“Building Trust. Building Futures.”

Jim Chapman, an Atlanta native, started his own custom home building firm, Jim Chapman Fine Homes, in 1998 after earning an MBA from the Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. In 2005, he began to also build and develop an active adult portfolio under the brand of Jim Chapman Communities. Currently, he is building under both brands throughout Buckhead, Vinings, Cobb, Forsyth, Fulton, and Cherokee counties. His design partner, mentor and father, Jim Chapman Sr., is a well-known Atlanta architect.

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