Watershed Development

321 W Hill St
Decatur GA 30030

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Watershed Development, LLC Watershed Development, LLC opened its doors in 2000 as a speculative real estate company specializing in developing, designing and constructing homes. Watershed Development Team believes that Atlanta's new construction should reflect the styles that have historically been used in the intown neighborhoods. To this end, our projects incorporate period detailing, while they are also designed to meet the needs and lifestyles of today's market. This integrated approach and attention to detail, from design through construction, have resulted in a superior product and critical acclaim. Watershed Development Team continues with that mission today, creating projects that foster an improved quality of life and community for all Atlantans. We believe, that as cities such as Atlanta continue to experience explosive growth, we must not only structure suburban sprawl, but also increase the density of existing urban areas. We embrace the re-urbanization of the American City, focusing our attention on "in-town" neighborhoods such as Ansley Park, Morningside, Candler Park, Grant Park and Old Fourth Ward. By concentrating on infill development within the traditional neighborhood fabric of Atlanta, Watershed Development Team hopes to shape new, smart, conscientious growth in Atlanta, and in doing so, provide a richer living environment for its citizens. The Professionalism Awards is an annual program produced by the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association and the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council to recognize the most outstanding professionals in the Atlanta homebuilding industry. The program offers members the opportunity to compete with their industry professionals in building, remodeling, marketing and personal achievement areas. Rick Blanchard, a native of Atlanta, has ten years of practical Architectural experience, coupled with eight years of General Contracting experience, placing him in the unique position of having worked on both sides of the design/construction fence. As a designer with a local Atlanta architectural firm and later as the founder and head of a design/build firm, Rick was responsible for all aspects of design on numerous large-scale residential projects throughout Atlanta. On the construction side, in his three years as a senior project manager for an Atlanta general contractor, Rick oversaw the construction of approximately $20, 000, 000 of commercial projects throughout the Southeast. In addition to his leadership role with the company, Rick is responsible for the design of each Watershed Project. The result is that no two projects are the same. Each home is uniquely designed to its specific site and context, including views, orientation and architectural style. Rick has both a B.S. and a Master Degree in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Bob Futterman, a native of New York City, has made Atlanta his home since 1974. Bob comes to Watershed Development with over 20 years of Construction experience. In 1980, Bob started Renovation Concepts, a full service general contracting firm specializing in residential remodeling and restoration. Bob's extensive experience also includes a stop SawHorse, Inc where, in addition to serving as construction estimator and project manager, he began a light commercial division, expanding SawHorse into the restaurant and tenant build-out business. Bob has served as an instructor in construction techniques for Southface Energy Institute's solar energy for builders courses, as well as House Leader and Supervisor on numerous Habitat for Humanity projects. As Director of Construction at Watershed, Bob's skills as a craftsman encourage him to use his critical eye for design and quality throughout the building process resulting in a finished product that reflects Watershed's ideals. Bob has a B.S. in Industrial Technology with a minor in Art from Millersville University/Penn State. Sara Blanchard has spent 10 years in Atlanta, with her first stop