The county stood head and shoulders above its neighbors in terms of Atlanta-area housing starts, closings and lot deliveries, with Cherokee County coming in a distant second in all three metrics.
A joint-venture partnership is developing the 239-unit build-to-rent Avondale East community in Stone Mountain.
The pace of new single-family home sales, meanwhile, fell 6.1% from September to 598,000.
The development will be called Sugarloaf Landing and feature 114 build-to-rent townhomes.
The buildings are the first ground-up components of the $5 billion sports-and-entertainment district taking shape over the Gulch.
The number of homes under construction rose during the month, as homebuilders continued to work through a large backlog of homes.
The future communities will deliver 56 new single-family homes and townhomes to Mableton and Marietta.
Crestwind Township will include 260 build-to-rent townhomes and 129 single-family homes for sale.
The move comes as the company prepares to begin construction of the 37-home second phase of the development, Sweetwater Springs.
The mixed-use tower will bring 460 apartments and 97,500 square feet of commercial space to Midtown when it opens in late 2024.