Award Categories

38th Annual OBIE Awards - 2018


  • Building Categories

  • B1 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $199,000 and under
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B2 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $200,000 to $299,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B3 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B4 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B5 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B6 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $600,000 to $699,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B7 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/ Year) $700,000 to $799,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B8 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $800,000 to $899,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B9 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $900,000 to $999,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B10 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 1-25 Homes/Year) $1 Million to $1.2 Million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B11 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes/Year) $199,999 and Under
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B12 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes/Year) $200,000 to $299,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B13 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes/Year) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B14 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes/Year) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B15 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100 Homes/Year) $500,000-$599,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B16 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $600,000 to $699,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B17 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $700,000 to $799,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B18 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $800,000 to $899,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B19 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $900,000 to $999,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B20 Single Family Builder - Detached (Builds 26-100) $1 million to $1.2 million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B21 Single Family Builder - Detached $199,000 and under- Detached (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B22 Single Family Builder - Detached $200,000 to $299,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B23 - Single Family Builder Detached - $300,000 to $399,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B24 - Single Family Builder - Detached $400,000 to $499,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B25 - Single Family Builder - Detached $500,000 to $599,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B26- Single Family Builder - Detached $600,000 to $699,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B27 Single Family Builder - Detached $700,000 to $799,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B28 Single Family Builder - Detached $800,000 to $899,999 (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B29- Single Family Builder - Detached $900,000 to $999,999 (Buids 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B30 Single Family Builder- Detached $1 Million to $1.2 Million (Builds 100+ Homes/Year)
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B31 Luxury Builder $1.2 Million to $1.49 Million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B32 Luxury Builder $1.5 Million to $2 Million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B33 Luxury Builder $2Million to $3Million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B34 Luxury Builder $3 Million to $4 Million
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B35 Luxury Builder $5 Million and above
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B36 Best Building Design - Detached Model $199,999 and under
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B37 Best Building Design - Detached Model $200,000 to $299,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B38 Best Building Design - Detached Model $300,000 to $399,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B39 Best Building Design - Detached Model $400,000 to $499,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B40 Best Building Design - Detached Model $500,000 to $599,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B41 Best Building Design - Detached Model $600,000 and $699,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B42 Best Building Design - Detached Model $700,000 to $799,999
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B43 Best Building Design - Detached Model $800,000 and above
    • Building Design – Detached Models will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B44 Best Building Design - Attached Model (All Builders) $199,999 and under
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B45 Best Building Design - Attached Model (All Builders) $200,000 to $299,999
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B46 Best Building Design - Attached Model (All Builders) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B47 Best Building Design - Attached Model (All Builders) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B48 Best Building Design - Attached Model (All Builders) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B49 Best Building Design - Attached Model $600,000 to $699,999
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B50 Best Building Design - Attached Model $700,000 to $799,999
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B51 Best Building Design - Attached Model $800,000 and above
    • Building Design – Attached Models will be judged on the basis of context, interior design, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Model Home furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B52 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $199,999 and under
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B53 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $200,000 to $299,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B54 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B55 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B56 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B57 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $600,000 to $699,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B58 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $700,000 to $799,999
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B59 Single Family Attached (All Builders) $800,000 and above
    • Single Family – Attached homes will be judged on the basis of context, exterior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Homes will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Attached homes must have been built and marketed “for sale” and have at least one common wall. Single-Family – Attached (Conversions) definition: Product that had a previous non-ownership use whether residential, rental, office or warehouse. THIS IS NOT NEW CONSTRUCTION.
  • B60 Single Family Detached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $299,999 and under
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B61 Single Family Detached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B62 Single Family Detached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B63 Single Family Detached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B64 Single Family Detached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $600,000 and above
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B65 Single Family Attached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $299,999 and under
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B66 Single Family Attached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B67 Single Family Attached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B68 Single Family Attached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $500,000 to $599,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B69 Single Family Attached - Urban R/R (All Builders) $600,000 and above
    • Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family – Urban Redevelopment/Revitalization homes should meet all of the following criteria to qualify for this category: a) Must be in or adjacent to existing urban development (street grid, urban or neighborhood street pattern; b) must be inside I-285; and c) Must have access to public transportation within 1/2 mile of property boundary. Builders will be judged without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B70 Single Family - Zero Lot Line (All Builders) $224,999 and under
    • Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family-Zero Lot Line will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes must meet two of the following criteria: a) project meets the definition of Zero Lot Line, which allows a smaller lot size than ordinarily required by zoning without allowing a higher overall density b) Project has 5-9 units per acre c) Project is marked as a cluster
  • B71 Single Family - Zero Lot Line (All Builders) $225,000 to $299,999
    • Single Family – Detached homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Builders will be judged in categories divided by the number of homes started in a one year period without regard to Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories.
  • B72 Single Family - Zero Lot Line (All Builders) $300,000 to $399,999
    • Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family-Zero Lot Line will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes must meet two of the following criteria: a) project meets the definition of Zero Lot Line, which allows a smaller lot size than ordinarily required by zoning without allowing a higher overall density b) Project has 5-9 units per acre c) Project is marked as a cluster
  • B73 Single Family - Zero Lot Line (All Builders) $400,000 to $499,999
    • Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family-Zero Lot Line will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes must meet two of the following criteria: a) project meets the definition of Zero Lot Line, which allows a smaller lot size than ordinarily required by zoning without allowing a higher overall density b) Project has 5-9 units per acre c) Project is marked as a cluster
  • B74 Single Family - Zero Lot Line (All Builders) $500,000 and above
    • Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes will be judged on the basis of: context, interior design, interior floor plan, entrance area, living areas, kitchen, baths, bedrooms, special design features, overall quality and innovative response to the target market. Single Family-Zero Lot Line will be judged without regard to builder volume, Sold/Unsold or Occupied/Unoccupied status. Furnishings or decorations will not be taken into consideration by the judges in the Building Categories. Single Family – Zero Lot Line homes must meet two of the following criteria: a) project meets the definition of Zero Lot Line, which allows a smaller lot size than ordinarily required by zoning without allowing a higher overall density b) Project has 5-9 units per acre c) Project is marked as a cluster
  • Community of The Year

  • CY01 - Community of the Year Attached
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21
  • CY02 - Community of the Year Detached
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21
  • CY03 - Community of the Year Mixed Use
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21.
  • CY04 - Community of the year - Master Plan
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21.
  • CY05 - Community of the Year 55+ Housing
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21.
  • CY06- Community of the Year 20 Units or Less
    • Community of the Year will be judged on the basis of overall objectives met, overall community appeal, overall design and integration of product mix, overall signage and theme. The judges will take into consideration the developer’s ability to maximize aesthetic values and the use of the land, i.e., accentuating positive features and overcoming negative elements. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale. The project may be submitted for judging in any year during which the project is active. The community will be judged onsite July 19-21.
  • Marketing Category

  • M1 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Models $199,999 and under
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M2 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Models $200,000 to $299,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M3 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Models $300,000 to $399,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M4 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Models $400,000 to $499,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M5 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Models $500,000 to $599,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M6 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Model $600,000 to $699,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M7 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Model $700,000 to $799,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M8 Best Interior Merchandising - Detached Model $800,000 and above
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M9 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $199,999 and under
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M11 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $300,000 to $399,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M12 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $400,000 to $499,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales.
  • M13 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $500,000 to $599,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M14 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $600,000 to $699,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M15 Best Interior Merchandisign - Attached Model $700,000 to $799,999
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M16 Best Interior Merchandising - Attached Model $800,000 and above
    • Best Interior Merchandising – Detached and Attached Models will be judged on the basis of overall design, aesthetics, approach to the target market, use of interior space of color/texture/materials/furniture/accessories, special features and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All models must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M17 Model Home Sales Office
    • Best Model Home Sales Office will be judged on the basis of function of layout as it relates to sales presentation, ability to visually convey information, marketing theme, communication of builder, product and community image, effectiveness toward target market(s) and use of merchandising to reach target market. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All Sales Centers must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible. Sales Centers will be judged on-site.
  • M18 Best Design Center
    • Best Design Centers will be judged on the basis of function of layout as it relates to sales presentation, ability to visually convey information, marketing theme, communication of builder, product and community image, effectiveness toward target market(s) and use of merchandising to reach target market. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All Sales Centers must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible. Sales Centers will be judged on-site.
  • M19 Community Information & Sales Center/Welcome Center
    • Best Sales Centers will be judged on the basis of function of layout as it relates to sales presentation, ability to visually convey information, marketing theme, communication of builder, product and community image, effectiveness toward target market(s) and use of merchandising to reach target market. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All Sales Centers must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible. Sales Centers will be judged on-site.
  • M20 Condominium Complex Sales Center
    • Best Sales Centers will be judged on the basis of function of layout as it relates to sales presentation, ability to visually convey information, marketing theme, communication of builder, product and community image, effectiveness toward target market(s) and use of merchandising to reach target market. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All Sales Centers must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible. Sales Centers will be judged on-site.
  • M21 Best Print Communications - Magazine Ad
    • Best magazine and newspaper categories will be judged on the basis of concept, copy, layout, appropriate use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All advertisements must have been completed and run between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M22 Best Print Communications - Newspaper Ad
    • Best magazine and newspaper categories will be judged on the basis of concept, copy, layout, appropriate use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All advertisements must have been completed and run between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M23 Best Print Communications - New Homes Publication
    • Best New Homes Publication will be judged on the basis of objective, concept, copy, overall design (layout) photography/illustration, distribution/circulation and results in marketplace. A New Homes Publication is defined as a new homes oriented publication published at least quarterly. All publications must have been completed and used between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M24 Best Brochure - Corporate - Builder/Developer
    • Best Brochure will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved, overall professional appeal and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. “Corporate” relates to brochures that identify and promote the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a brochure promoting the community only. All publications must have been completed and used between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M25 Best Brochure - Corporate - Associate
    • Best Brochure will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved, overall professional appeal and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. “Corporate” relates to brochures that identify and promote the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a brochure promoting the community only. All publications must have been completed and used between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M26 Best Brochure - Community
    • Best Brochure will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved, overall professional appeal and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. “Corporate” relates to brochures that identify and promote the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a brochure promoting the community only. All publications must have been completed and used between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M27 Best Logo - Corporate - Builder/Developer
    • Best Logo will be judged on the basis of concept, creativity, design, use of graphics, effective promotion of community/company, visual impact and readability and overall professional appeal. “Corporate” relates to logos that identify the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a logo that is symbolic for the community only. All logos must have been completed and run between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M28 Best Logo - Corporate - Associate
    • Best Logo will be judged on the basis of concept, creativity, design, use of graphics, effective promotion of community/company, visual impact and readability and overall professional appeal. “Corporate” relates to logos that identify the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a logo that is symbolic for the community only. All logos must have been completed and run between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M29 Best Logo - Community
    • Best Logo will be judged on the basis of concept, creativity, design, use of graphics, effective promotion of community/company, visual impact and readability and overall professional appeal. “Corporate” relates to logos that identify the company, whether a builder, developer or associate member. “Community” refers to a logo that is symbolic for the community only. All logos must have been completed and run between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M30 Best Audio Spot
    • An Audio spot can include radio or other audio advertisements. A Video/DVD promotion may include online video sharing, podcasts or any other video promotion, not including TV advertisements.
  • M31 Best TV Spot
    • Best TV spot will be judged on the basis of concept, copy, quality of production, unique problems solved, overall implementation as it relates to the product and the target market and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All TV spots must have been completed and aired between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M32 Best Video Promotion
    • Best Video promotions will be judged on the basis of concept, copy, quality of production, unique problems solved, overall implementation as it relates to the product and the target market and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. A Video promotion may include online video sharing, podcasts or any other video promotion, not including TV advertisements. All Video Promotion must have been completed and aired between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M33 Best Billboard
    • Best Billboard will be judged on the basis of concept, copy, quality of production, unique problems solved, overall implementation as it relates to the product and the target market and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All advertisements must have been completed and installed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M34 Best Flyer/Mailer (1 piece)
    • Best Flyer/Mailer refers to one piece flyers or mailers, printed on one or two sides with any amount of color. Best Flyer/Mailer Program will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved, overall professional appeal and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All advertisements must have been completed and installed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M35 Best Consumer Direct Mail program
    • Consumer Direct mail Program refers to one piece postcards or mailers, printed on one or two sides with any amount of color. Best Consumer Direct Mail Program will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, use of graphics, special features, unique problems solved, overall professional appeal and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All advertisements must have been completed and installed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M36 Best On-Site Signage
    • Best On- and Off-Site Signage will be judged on the basis of concept, creativity, design, use of color and graphics, consistency of presentation, visual impact and readability and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All signage must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M37 Best Off-Site Signage
    • Best On- and Off-Site Signage will be judged on the basis of concept, creativity, design, use of color and graphics, consistency of presentation, visual impact and readability and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. All signage must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M38 Best Realtor Promotion - Developer/Builder
    • Best Realtor Promotions will be judged on the basis of originality, concept, layout, copy, special features and implementation. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will be taken into consideration by the judges. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. Entries may include a special event, show home promotion or audio visual show. BUILDERS are defined as: one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. Realtor Promotions must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M39 Best Advertising Campaign - Builder - Budget under $10,000
    • Best Advertising Campaigns will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, implementation, continuity, special features, coordinated use of media and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. BUILDERS are defined as one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. ASSOCIATES are defined as companies that are in the home building industry, but market their services to builder/developers. Advertising Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M40 Best Advertising Campaign - Builder - Budget over $10,000
    • Best Advertising Campaigns will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, implementation, continuity, special features, coordinated use of media and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. BUILDERS are defined as one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. ASSOCIATES are defined as companies that are in the home building industry, but market their services to builder/developers. Advertising Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M42 Best Advertising Campaign - Developer - Budget over $10,000
    • Best Advertising Campaigns will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, implementation, continuity, special features, coordinated use of media and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. BUILDERS are defined as one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. ASSOCIATES are defined as companies that are in the home building industry, but market their services to builder/developers. Advertising Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M43 Best Advertising Campaign - Associate - Budget under $10,000
    • Best Advertising Campaigns will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, implementation, continuity, special features, coordinated use of media and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. BUILDERS are defined as one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. ASSOCIATES are defined as companies that are in the home building industry, but market their services to builder/developers. Advertising Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M44 Best Advertising Campaign - Associate - Budget over $10,000
    • Best Advertising Campaigns will be judged on the basis of objectives, concept, copy, layout, implementation, continuity, special features, coordinated use of media and overall professional appeal. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. BUILDERS are defined as one who builds homes on individual lots, is part of a Builder program in a community, or is the exclusive Builder in a community and markets themselves as a Builder. DEVELOPERS are defined as one who develops land and sells lots to Builders (even if they themselves also build) and markets the community for the benefit of the group of Builders involved. ASSOCIATES are defined as companies that are in the home building industry, but market their services to builder/developers. Advertising Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M45 Best Website Corporate - Builder/Developer
    • Best websites will be judged on the basis of originality, concept, navigability of site, leads generated, information content, overall professional appeal and special features. Website must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M46 Best Website Corporate - Associate
    • Best websites will be judged on the basis of originality, concept, navigability of site, leads generated, information content, overall professional appeal and special features. Website must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M47 Best Website Community
    • Best websites will be judged on the basis of originality, concept, navigability of site, leads generated, information content, overall professional appeal and special features. Website must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M48 Best Online Banner or Box Ad
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. ONLINE ADS consist of banners, pop-ups, interstitial, e-blasts, etc., created in rich media or static formats. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M49 Best Email Marketing Message
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. EMAIL MESSAGES consist of advertisements delivered via email. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M50 Best Interactive Tool - Builder/Developer
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. INTERACTIVE TOOLS can include one of the following: blog, photo sharing, social networking groups, etc E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M51 Best Interactive Tool - Associate
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. INTERACTIVE TOOLS can include one of the following: blog, photo sharing, social networking groups, etc E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M52 Best Social Media Campaign - Builder/Developer
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS will incorporate all strategies used and aspects of a social media campaign including blogs, photo sharing, online video sharing, social networking groups, etc. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M53 Best Social Media Campaign - Associate
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS will incorporate all strategies used and aspects of a social media campaign including blogs, photo sharing, online video sharing, social networking groups, etc. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M54 Best Social Media Application - Builder/Developer
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS will incorporate all strategies used and aspects of a social media campaign including blogs, photo sharing, online video sharing, social networking groups, etc. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M55 Best Social Media Application - Associate
    • Best E-Marketing Categories will be judged on the basis of design, content, copy writing, innovation, special features, overall professional appeal, execution and impact on campaign. SOCIAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS will incorporate all strategies used and aspects of a social media campaign including blogs, photo sharing, online video sharing, social networking groups, etc. E-Marketing must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M56 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Builder-Budget under $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M57 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Builder-Budget over $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M58 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Developer-Budget under $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M59 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Developer-Budget over $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M60 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Associate-Budget under $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • M61 Best Marketing Campaign/Promotion-Associate-Budget over $10,000
    • Best Marketing Campaigns will be judged on the basis of originality, effectiveness of the concept, layout and copy, special features and implementation. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. The results of the promotion, including non-paid media coverage, will also be taken into consideration. Entries may include a special event or show home. Marketing Campaigns must have been implemented between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • Personal Achievement Category

  • PA01 Rookie Salesperson of the Year
    • (MUST BE A SMC MEMBER) The Rookie Salesperson of the Year will be judged on the basis of sales volume, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association, a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council and a new home salesperson. Rookie salesperson status shall be defined as having one or less years experience in new home sales, employed after June 15, 2017. His/her primary function and responsibility must be selling new homes full-time (defined as deriving 2/3 income from new home sales). Candidate may not be a sales manager, marketing director, advertising manager, vice president of marketing or company president. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA02 Salesperson of the Year
    • The Salesperson of the Year will be judged on the basis of sales volume, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association, a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council and a new home salesperson. His/her primary function and responsibility must be selling new homes full-time (defined as deriving 2/3 income from new home sales). Candidate may not be a sales manager, marketing director, advertising manager, vice president of marketing or company president. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA03 Sales Manager of the Year
    • The Sales Manager of the Year will be judged on the basis of sales volume, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association, a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council and a new home sales manager. The Sales Manager status shall be defined as a management professional who directly manages and trains on-site new home sales personnel. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA04 Marketing Director of the Year
    • The Marketing Director of the Year will be judged on the basis of professionalism, development and implementation of an overall marketing plan, creation and implementation of unique marketing ideas, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council. The Marketing Director candidate must be responsible for developing and implementing overall marketing policy, including market research, product development, merchandising and advertising. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA05 Sales Team of the Year
    • The Sales Team of the Year will be judged on the basis of collective sales volume, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The team must be employed by the same member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and members of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council at the time of entry and receipt of the award. Sales Team of the Year is defined as a new home, on-site selling team consisting of two or more salespersons that sell in one community. The team must work at the same site and must share the commission in every sale reported. Candidates may not be a sales manager, marketing director, advertising manager or vice president, vice president of marketing or company president. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or July 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview). Personal interviews will be conducted with at least 50% of the sales team with a minimum of 2 persons.
  • PA06 Online Specialist of the Year
    • The Online Specialist of the Year will be judged on the basis of online sales generated, schedule and kept appointments, creative follow-up strategies, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council. Online specialist shall be defined as an individual whose primary function and responsibility must be providing customer service and generating sales by responding to online leads utilizing effective and timely responses and follow-up strategies. Candidate may not be a sales manager, on-site sales agent, marketing director, advertising manager, vice president of marketing or company president. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or July 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA07 Mortgage Professional of the Year
    • The Mortgage Professional of the Year will be judged on the basis of volume and units, schedule and kept appointments, creative follow-up strategies, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council. A Mortgage Professional shall be defined as an individual whose primary function and responsibility is to work with the consumer and bank to help borrowers qualify to purchase a home mortgage. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or July 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA08 Remodeler of the Year
    • The Remodeler of the Year will be judged on the basis of remodeling strategies, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and a member of the Remodelers Council. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or July 20th(time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • PA09 Attorney Professional of the Year
    • The Attorney Professional of the Year will be judged on the schedule and kept appointments, creative follow-up strategies, professionalism, personal involvement in the industry and community, working relationships and a personal interview. The candidate must be employed by a member of the Greater Atlanta Home Builder’s Association and a member of the Atlanta Sales and Marketing Council. Candidate must be available for a personal interview on July 19th or July 20th (time to be determined by HBA and candidates will be notified of appointment time one week prior to interview).
  • Remodeling Categories

  • R1 Kitchen under $50,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018.
  • R2 Kitchen over $50,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018.
  • R3 Bathroom under $25,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018.
  • R4 Bathroom over $25,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018.
  • R5 Addition
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018.
  • R6 Whole-House Renovation under $250,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. ** Whole-House Renovation is judged on-site! A team of judges will come and view the home.
  • R7 Whole-House Renovation $250,000 to $500,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. ** Whole-House Renovation is judged on-site! A team of judges will come and view the home.
  • R8 Whole-House Renovation over $500,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. ** Whole-House Renovation is judged on-site! A team of judges will come and view the home.
  • R9 Residential Exterior under $100,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Basement Remodel category includes but is not limited to alterations to a basement space of a residential building to create a functionable space, i.e. work out room, media room, game room, etc.
  • R10 Residential Exterior over $100,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Basement Remodel category includes but is not limited to alterations to a basement space of a residential building to create a functionable space, i.e. work out room, media room, game room, etc.
  • R13 Basement under $75,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Basement Remodel category includes but is not limited to alterations to a basement space of a residential building to create a functionable space, i.e. work out room, media room, game room, etc.
  • R14 Basement over $75,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Basement Remodel category includes but is not limited to alterations to a basement space of a residential building to create a functionable space, i.e. work out room, media room, game room, etc.
  • R16 Outdoor Living Area over $75,000
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Outdoor Living Area category includes porches, decks, outdoor kitchens, hard scapes, pools or any combination that creates a beautiful and practical outdoor living environment
  • R17 Specialty Room
    • Remodeling projects will be judged on the basis of creativity, aesthetics and market value, functional value of changes, cost effectiveness, special design features and how well stated objectives were met. Remodeling projects involve changing the appearance and style of an existing residential structure, inside or out, by removing or covering over original details and substituting new materials and forms. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018. The Specialty Room Category includes but is not limited to the most effective application of game rooms, gun safe rooms, workout rooms, offices, laundry rooms etc. The space can be remodel of an existing room, an addition or an attic conversion
  • Special Category

  • SC01 Community Service
    • Community Service projects will be judged on the basis of concept, objectives, originality of design to meet objectives, special features, problems solved, implementation, benefit to community and overall success of project. The Best Community Service project, a charitable endeavor, is one that was built or implemented for the purpose of benefiting the community. It demonstrates that the builder/developer is concerned and involved in enriching the lives of others and is interested in giving something back to the community. All projects must have been completed between June 15, 2017 and June 15, 2018 to be eligible.
  • SC02 Landscape Design - Community
    • Landscape Design will be judged on the basis of curb appeal, overall look and setting, creativity and use of materials, use of contours and natural areas and use of color. A Community is defined as having less than 300 homes in the overall plan. A Master Planned Community is defined with amenities, a mix of product and price ranges and more than 300 homes in overall plan (may include commercial). A Condominium Complex is defined has a multiple-unit attached housing complex where a buyer owns his individual unit, plus a share of the ground underneath.
  • SC03 Landscape Design - Master Planned Community
    • Landscape Design will be judged on the basis of curb appeal, overall look and setting, creativity and use of materials, use of contours and natural areas and use of color. A Community is defined as having less than 300 homes in the overall plan. A Master Planned Community is defined with amenities, a mix of product and price ranges and more than 300 homes in overall plan (may include commercial). A Condominium Complex is defined has a multiple-unit attached housing complex where a buyer owns his individual unit, plus a share of the ground underneath.
  • SC05 Amenity Package 499 units/total build out
    • Amenity Packages will be judged on the basis of concept, theme, recreational facilities, special features, design and architecture, overall professional appeal and implementation as related to the intended use. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. Amenity Packages include clubhouses, recreational facilities or special features developed for a given residential project. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale.
  • SC06 Amenity Package 500+ units/total build out
    • Amenity Packages will be judged on the basis of concept, theme, recreational facilities, special features, design and architecture, overall professional appeal and implementation as related to the intended use. Judges will also consider traffic generated and sales. Amenity Packages include clubhouses, recreational facilities or special features developed for a given residential project. The project should be submitted by a builder or developer and actively marketed for sale.