NAHB Names The Nationals Gold Award Winners Annual Honors Recognize Excellence in New Home Sales, Marketing and Design
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 10 - The year's most outstanding work in residential real estate sales, marketing and design was honored by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) at the National Sales and Marketing Awards gala, one of the building industry's most prestigious events. Hosted by the NAHB National Sales and Marketing Council, the event took place yesterday in Orlando during the NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.
"The Nationals are the most prestigious awards of their kind, setting the benchmark for innovation in new home design, marketing and sales," said Kerry Mulcrone, MIRM, chairperson of The Nationals. "NAHB's commitment to recognizing originality, imagination and success has been exemplified by its award winners since the competition's inception."
A diverse panel of industry professionals from across the country selected Gold award winners from more than 1,300 entries. Several top award winners are highlighted below.
COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR GOLD AWARDS
Attached Community of the Year
Avora at Port Imperial
Builder: Landsea Homes
Marketing Director: Gabe Pasquale
Ad Agency: New World Group Inc.
Architect: IBI Group
Interior Design: IDA Associates
Detached Community of the Year
Skye Palm Springs
Palm Springs, Calif.
Builder: Woodbridge Pacific Group
Marketing Director: Karen Spargo
Ad Agency: Roxburgh
Architect: Hannouche Architects
Interiors: Chameleon Design
Landscape: Professional Design Associates
Signage: Outdoor Dimensions
Master Planned Community of the Year - Two Gold Awards Ward Village Honolulu, Hawaii
Builder: Howard Hughes Corporation
Marketing Director: Bill Pisetsky
Architects: James K. M. Cheng, Rob Iopa, Solomon Cordwell Buenz, WCIT Architecture, Ben Woo Architects, Richard Meier & Partners
Builder: Riverstone Development LLC
Marketing Director: Nick Bruno
Ad Agency: InterCommunications Inc
Interior Design: Chameleon Design
Landscape Design: Terry Broussard Broussard & Associates
INDIVIDUAL ACHIEVEMENT HONORS
Rookie Sales Person of the Year
Ultimate New Home Sales & Marketing Inc.
Sales Person of the Year
Toll Brothers Inc.
Marketing Director of the Year
Sales Manager of the Year
Lee's Summit, Mo.
Online Sales Counselor of the Year
Va. and N.C.
For a complete list of Gold and Silver winners, along with additional details and history of The Nationals, please visit www.thenationals.com.
The exclusive co-sponsor of The Nationals is Wells Fargo Home Mortgage.
For more information, e-mail Lisa Parrish, firstname.lastname@example.org, or call her at 800-658-2751 or 909-987-2758.
ABOUT NSMC: The National Sales and Marketing Council has been promoting professionalism in sales and marketing in the home building industry for 50 years. To help builders sell homes more effectively, the council provides onsite sales and marketing training; offers awards, recognition and designation programs; and provides sales and marketing support to NAHB members, committees and councils. The council serves 3,700 NSMC members and supports 75 local sales and marketing councils across the United States. For more information, visit www.nahb.org/nsmc.
ABOUT NAHB: The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. NAHB is affiliated with 800 state and local home builders associations around the country. NAHB's builder members will construct about 80 percent of the new housing units projected for this year.