Congratulations to Barkley Geib, owner of Lanier Harbor Marina, for breaking ground last week for 114 new Townhouses at the Marina site off Buford Dam Road. Lake Lanier has dire need for this type of new developments. Many out of State buyers will welcome this new addition to Lake Lanier and north Georgia. The location is perfect, close to Atlanta, the Mall of Georgia, the Georgia mountains, great restaurants, and local lake activities (rafting, golfing, boating, and fishing).
 
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) had a great article Saturday, December 22nd telling about Barkley’s plans and also about waterfront home sales in 2007 compared to 2006. Julie Hairston, from the AJC, stated in the article, “Despite drought, optimistic buyers crave lakefront homes, driving up the average price compared to last year”.
 
It’ll be fun to watch this new development take shape. This location is where we stored our Sea Ray and enjoyed the lake, restaurant, and family get-togethers. That is, until my son sank our boat at the dock. He forgot to put the plug in before taking the boat out for wake boarding. It’s a funny story now, but it wasn’t back then.
 
If you’re interested in more information on this location or the new townhouses, please email the Lake and Home Group at sayjay@bellsouth.net .
 
By: Jay Hufnagel, Just “Say Jay” for Real Estate