Windsong Properties Brings Gold to Home

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Leading Atlanta-area 55+ developer awarded six gold 2021 OBIE Awards

Stone fireplace and natural light warm an open plan living room / dining room of a 55+ model home.

Windsong Properties' Bailey model delivers gracious 55+ living in Acworth's Westbrook Community.

On Saturday, October 23, premier North Atlanta active adult homebuilder, Windsong Properties was honored with six gold awards at the 41st Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) OBIE Awards.

The OBIE Awards, considered one of the highest honors in the Atlanta homebuilding industry, recognizes outstanding achievement in more than 100 categories of the homebuilding process including, planned master communities, new home construction, remodeling as well as marketing and personal achievement.

“It is a testament to our team’s dedication and innovation to be recognized in six categories by the GAHBA,” says Windsong Properties CEO Mark Carruth. “I am so proud of our team and thankful to our trade partners for their commitment to develop functional, beautiful and most importantly livable homes for active adults in the Atlanta area.”

Windsong has long established an industry-leading reputation for building award-winning, easy living homes for the 55+ active adult community in the North Atlanta area. The builder took home gold awards for floorplans found in its Westbrook community in Acworth. As with all the builder’s floorplans, the Kelly and Bailey offer homebuyers Windsong’s hallmark low-maintenance, high quality homes featuring accessible main level living, open floorplans, an abundance of natural light and luxury finishes.

Windsong was also recognized with gold in four marketing categories at its latest community Echols Farm, located in Hiram. The gated community still in development is situated on historic Echols Farm and features ranch style homes with scenic pathways and a sizable clubhouse where homebuyers can gather, meet, workout and relax. The community’s unique welcome center offers homebuyers a museum-like glimpse of the Echols Farm history and displays antique farm equipment from the property and artwork of the original farmhouse created by the Echols family.

  • Best Model Home/Sales Office – Echols Farm Welcome Center
  • Best Logo - Community – Echols Farm
  • Best On-Site Signage – Echols Farm
  • Best Marketing Campaign - Builder Budget Under $10,000 – Echols Farms

“There’s something really special Echols Farm and we wanted to honor the 100-year history of the property by maintaining the peaceful beauty, while offering all the modern amenities and luxuries active adults are looking for” says Todd Welch, Windsong Properties Marketing Manager. “It's an honor to be recognized for our efforts to blend the original farmhouse’s charming history with the signature Windsong touch we are renown for.”

About Windsong Properties
Since 2003, Windsong Properties has set the standard of excellence for active adult living in North Atlanta. Founders Mark Carruth and Steve Romeyn share more than four decades of building experience and personal insight on the needs and desires of the active adult home buyer. Operating every day on the idea that the transition from family home to empty nest should be an enjoyable and exciting experience, Windsong is improving quality of life for its homeowners.

Windsong’s commitment to exceptional service has earned nine Excellence in Customer Satisfaction Awards, Builder Partnerships Lee Evans Award for Management Excellence and the 2018 Builder of Choice Award, as well as multiple OBIE Awards for superior design and construction from the Greater Atlanta Homebuilders’ Association and NAHB Best of 55+ Housing Awards. Windsong owns and operates several communities in Cherokee, Cobb and Paulding counties. For more information, visit or or call 770-516-3409.

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