55+ Housing Expert Justin Olear to Speak to Local Homebuilders

By Julie Herron Carson, Patch Contributor

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The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is pleased to announce that Justin Olear, vice president of Delaware’s Noble’s Pond, will be the featured speaker at the Atlanta 55+ Housing Council meeting Oct. 2. Olear and his team have spearheaded the continued growth and popularity of Noble’s Pond by creating new programs and home designs targeted for today’s active adult buyer. He will share strategies for long-term success in the highly competitive active adult market, and offer insights on what to expect in the future. His presentation is entitled “Revive, Relaunch and Reinvigorate Sales”. www.noblespondhomes.com

“I think our membership will be very interested in Justin’s insights and experience in the 55+ market,” said Betsy Sheppard, director of strategy for Gilbert & Sheppard/ Immersion Active, and former Board Chair of the Atlanta 55+ Council. “My company has worked with Justin and his team for several years, and we have been extremely impressed with what they have accomplished at Noble’s Pond. Adults age 55 and over are the fastest-growing population segment of this century. The Atlanta 55+ Housing Industry Council offers educational resources, networking opportunities and more for HBA members involved in the building, design, development, finance, marketing and sales of active adult housing. Our Board of Directors works to develop a higher level of professionalism in our general membership through continuing education and the exchange of ideas about 55+ housing.”

Justin Olear will speak at the Oct. 2 meeting of the Atlanta 55+ Housing Council, scheduled for 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at EVOQ Town Flats at Johns Creek. The program is free for 55+ Council members, $20 for HBA members who are not Council members and $40 for guests. Pre-registration is required. www.atlantahomebuilders.com