November 19, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Atlanta, GA November 19, 2011 The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association has awarded Big Canoe its top prize, Community of the Year, in its 31st Annual OBIE Awards. The program "honors excellence in building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement in the homebuilding industry."

The OBIE Awards, presented every November, have expanded over the years to include more than 100 categories, with Community of the Year sitting at the top of that list.

"Big Canoe Company is honored to be recognized by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association as the Community of the Year for 2011," said Big Canoe Company Managing Partner Bill Byrne. "This award is a tribute to Big Canoe Company, LLC; the Property Owners Association Board of Directors; and the community at large."

In addition to Community of the Year, Big Canoe won two more OBIEs: Gold for Best Print Ad (Full Page and Over) and Silver for Single Family Builder-Detached (Choctaw Village, $425,000 to $499,999).

Big Canoe is an 8,000+acre gated mountain community located about an hour north of Atlanta. Its homes are speckled throughout the mountainsides. Big Canoe is made up of 30 percent usable green space and features top-notch amenities, including a championship golf course, state-of-the-art fitness center, swim clubs, tennis center, 22 miles of walking trails and more. Available homes in Big Canoe range from the low $300's to $3Million+.