For close to four decades , James H. Cowart , president and founder of Jim Cowart Inc. , has_been one of the moving forces behind the phenomenal growth of residential and commercial real_estate development throughout metro Atlanta
pioneered single-family homebuilding in Dunwoody during the early 1960's and founded new_home communities spanning metro Atlanta , including DeKalb , Fulton , and Gwinnett Counties.Jim
built and marketed homes , as_well_as developed lots for sale to other builders.
Jim's success is not limited to single-family construction.Forecasting the explosion of growth in the northern suburbs , Jim
joined forces with others to develop the land assemblage now known as Perimeter Center
and to obtain a commitment from Rich's department store to anchor a major mall - Perimeter Mall.Jim Cowart Inc.
also developed River Exchange , an office park in east Fulton County.
The Gwinnett County Chamber_of_Commerce
as its 1995 Citizen of the Year.
Additionally , Jim
serves on the board of trustees and is a life member of the President's Club for Mercer University.He also is a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association , which presented him the Lewis Cenker Award in 1987
.The highest honor given by the organization , the award is presented to an individual who has made a lifelong contribution to the homebuilding industry.
Today , Jim Cowart communities continue to stand for the very best in metro Atlanta.Whether in North Fulton or Gwinnett
, homebuyers can expect to find award-winning , custom homes located within carefully controlled architectural and landscaped communities featuring unsurpassed amenities.
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