SUMMECH wins big at Earthcraft Awards
Via Atlanta Voice - SUMMECH Community Development Corporation was recognized by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and Southface at the EarthCraft Celebration of Excellence program, hosted Oct. 19 at the Southface headquarters in Midtown. SUMMECH received EarthCraft’s 2017 Developer of the Year and 2017 Project of the Year awards during the ceremony for its collaboration with Columbia Residential on the Mechanicsville Cityside development project.Each year, EarthCraft recognizes “excellent projects, as well as builders, developers and project team members who exhibit a steadfast commitment to sustainable building practices,” according to the program’s website. EarthCraft Award winners span the Southeast and a variety of building markets, including single family, multifamily, commercial, historic preservation and community developments.“Columbia Residential and SUMMECH Community Development Corporation of the Mechanicsville Cityside project have warranted their recognition as the 2017 Developer of the Year,” said Robert Reed, senior director for Regenerative Places and Spaces at Southface, in prepared remarks delivered during the ceremony. “Not only did the organizations seek to effectively and intentionally revitalize one of Atlanta’s oldest neighborhoods, but they were committed to bringing affordability and healthy homes to the members of that community.