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Release Date: 11.16.2011 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: mRELEVANCE

Soleil Laurel Canyon Named 50+ Housing Community of the Year

Canton Active Adult Community Receives Accolades from the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association

Soleil Laurel Canyon was named 50+ Housing Community of the Year during the 31st Annual OBIE Awards Ceremony held Nov. 12 at the Cobb Galleria. Soleil was also honored with Best Amenity Package for a community with over 500 homes during the awards ceremony.

"Residents love their homes in Soleil, but they really enjoy the lifestyle," says Evan Cramer, development manager for Active Lifestyle Communities. "The community offers so many amenities, activities and clubs. From golf, to gardening to model trains, there is something here that each person can connect with."

Recently selected as one of the top 50 Master-Planned Communities by Where to Retire Magazine, Soleil offers an unsurpassed lifestyle. Residents can choose from more than 55 social clubs, as well as enjoy a phenomenal amenity package that includes complete access to the 28,000 square foot clubhouse, two pools which includes an indoor saline pool, full fitness center, a teaching kitchen, billiard room, theatre and performing arts center, card rooms, arts and crafts with a kiln and the outdoor amphitheatre overlooking a private lake and miles of walking trails.

Residents at Soleil fully embrace the lifestyle and because they are so happy, they are one of Soleil’s #1 sources for sales referrals. Offered at the community are two "Sneak-a-Peek" homes that give prospective buyers a first-hand look at what it is like to live at Soleil. The residents are ambassadors to the community and often invite prospects to progressive dinner parties, an outdoor concert or simply the weekly celebration of the sunset on the back porch of the expansive clubhouse. The outdoor amenities, which include bocce ball, tennis courts and a neighboring golf course, coupled with the location and exceptional home offerings are what make Soleil an outstanding success.

While Soleil is a retirement community restricted to those 55+ in age, residents live independently in homes that range from 1,500 to almost 3,000 square feet and are priced between $200,000 and the high $400,000s. Yard maintenance, a 24-hour staffed security gatehouse, and home security monitoring are included in the association fees. For more information, visit or call 678-880-3071.

The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association’s OBIE Awards celebrates its 31th anniversary in 2011. The awards began in 1980 and have grown throughout the years to now feature more than 100 building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement categories. The OBIE Awards, named after the obelisk shape of the actual award given, are the premier awards in of Atlanta’s residential building industry. To see more OBIE award winners, visit

About Soleil and ALC:
Soleil Laurel Canyon was named one of the 50 best master-planned communities in the United States by "Where to Retire" magazine. Residents of the neighborhood’s 248 homes enjoy exceptional recreational amenities including a 28,000 sq. ft. clubhouse with a heated indoor saline pool, billiards parlor, gourmet teaching kitchen, fitness center and aerobics studio, library, card rooms and an arts and crafts studio. A performing arts center, outdoor amphitheatre, outdoor lagoon-style pool, tennis courts, walking trails, greenhouse and neighboring golf course complete the resort-style environment. To learn more visit:

Community developer Active Lifestyle Communities (ALC) is a partnership between Southeast Capital Companies (formerly Southeast Capital Partners) and Patrick Malloy Communities. The company purchased Soleil Laurel Canyon in an all-cash transaction. The Soleil joint venture partners will be capitalizing the project's $140 million budget with a minimal conservative use of third party debt only for construction purposes.

For more information on Atlanta Real Estate, visit Atlanta Real Estate Forum.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Carol Flammer


Phone: 770 383-3360