The North Carolina Home Builders Association presented nearly 80 prestigious STARS awards at the annual STARS Awards Gala held in September of last year at the Omni Charlotte Hotel in Charlotte, NC. The STARS Awards program honors the achievements of home building industry professionals from across North Carolina.

 

Winners receive recognition in areas such as marketing and advertising, web design, sales/information center, landscape design, interior merchandising, architecture/floor plan, remodeling/renovation and special projects. Awards are also given to local home builders associations.

The top awards of the evening recognized winners for both 2020 and 2021:

Sean Sullivan of Living Stone Design + Build in Asheville was named the 2021 Distinguished Builder Member of the Year. Sullivan is a member of the Asheville HBA.

Chad Collins of Collins Design-Build in Durham was named the 2020 Distinguished Builder Member of the Year. Collins is a member of the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties.

The 2021 Distinguished Associate Member of the Year Award went to Laura Sullivan of ID.ology Interiors and Design in Asheville. She is a member of the Asheville HBA.

The 2020 Distinguished Associate Member of the Year Award went to Meredith Oliver of Meredith Communications in Raleigh. She is a member of the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties and the HBA of Raleigh-Wake County.

Paul Kane, EO of the Raleigh-Wake HBA, was recognized as the 2021 Executive Officer of the Year.

Susan Black, EO of the Alamance-Caswell Builders Association, was recognized as the 2020 Executive Officer of the Year.

The 2021 New Executive Officer of the Year award recognized Megan Carroll of the Asheville HBA.

The 2020 New Executive Officer of the Year award recognized Darlene Saunders of the HBA of Winston-Salem.

The Builders Mutual Safety Program of the Year award recognized Buchanan Construction as its 2020 recipient and Red Tree Builders as its 2021 recipient. Both are members of the Asheville HBA.

 

Other STARS Awards winners include:

Sales Professional of the Year
Ahmad Noura of D.R. Horton
Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA, Wilmington Sales & Marketing Council, and Brunswick County HBA

Sales Team of the Year

Jim Allen Group New Homes

Member of the Raleigh-Wake HBA, HBA of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties, and Franklin County HBA

Online Sales Counselor of the Year

Karen Evans of D.R. Horton

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA, Wilmington Sales & Marketing Council, and Brunswick County HBA

Mortgage Professional of the Year

Patrick Stoy of MC Mortgage Company

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Marketing Professional of the Year

Ram Gabriel of D.R. Horton

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA and Brunswick County HBA

Superintendent of the Year

Chris Childress of D.R. Horton

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA and Brunswick County HBA

Construction Manager of the Year

Daniel Queen of Arcadia Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Humanitarian Member Project

Living Stone Design + Build

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Brochure, Newsletter or Marketing Piece for a Community

Beau Coast

Member of the Carteret County HBA

Best Brochure, Newsletter or Marketing Piece for a Builder, Developer or Realty Company

Living Stone Design + Build

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Logo for a Builder or Developer

Sineath Construction

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Logo for a Community

Uptown West Terraces by Hopper Communities

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Logo for an Associate

FiveStar Awards & Engraving

Member of the Raleigh-Wake HBA

Best New Homes Publication

Logan Homes – Living Logan

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Best Advertisement for a Builder

Buchanan Construction

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Advertisement for an Associate

Arbor Zen

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Advertisement for a Community

Flowers Plantation

Member of the Johnston County BIA

Best Digital Marketing Campaign

Beau Coast

Member of the Carteret County HBA

Best Print Marketing Campaign

Living Stone Design + Build

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Social Media Campaign

Olivette Riverside Community and Farm

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Website for a Builder or Developer

Bill Clark Homes & Legacy Homes by Bill Clark

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Best Website for a Community

Serenity by Greenfield Communities

Member of the Raleigh-Wake HBA

Best Website for an Associate

Meredith Communications

Member of the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties and Raleigh-Wake HBA

Best Video or Radio Project

Logan Homes

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Best Sales / Information Center

Beau Coast

Member of the Carteret County HBA

Best Interior Merchandising for a Model Home Under 2,500 Square Feet

Uptown West Terraces by Hopper Communities

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Interior Merchandising for a Model Home 2,501 to 4,000 Square Feet

Legacy Homes by Bill Clark

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Best Interior Merchandising for a Model Home Over 4,001 Square Feet

ID.ology Interiors & Design

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Interior Design for a Custom Home Under 2,500 Square Feet

Buchanan Construction for Fairview Treehouse

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Interior Design for a Custom Home Between 2,501 and 4,000 Square Feet

ID.ology Interiors & Design for The Hawk’s Nest

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Interior Design for a Custom Home Over 4,001 Square Feet

Buchanan Construction for The Miscela

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Home Landscape Design

Buchanan Construction for Southern Living Idea House

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Community Landscape Design

Wendell Falls

Member of the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties and Raleigh-Wake HBA

Best Outdoor Living Space

Arcadia for The Langdon Residence

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Community Amenity Center

Pace Development for Imagery

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Green Single-Family Home

Red Tree Builders for The Hill Residence

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Green Single-Family Home Remodel or Renovation

Scroggs Construction Services for The Lovett Project

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Sustainable Project

Living Stone Design + Build for Atelier Maison & Co.

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Historic Preservation/Renovation

Alair Homes High Country

Member of the High Country HBA

Best Room Remodel Under $50,000

Semper Fi Custom Remodeling

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Room Remodel Over $50,000

Alair Homes Charlotte

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte and Lake Norman HBA

Best Addition Under $100,000

Semper Fi Custom Remodeling

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Addition Over $100,000

Alair Homes Hickory

Member of the Caldwell County HBA

Best Whole House Remodel Under $150,000

Alair Homes Lake Norman

Member of the Lake Norman HBA

Best Whole House Remodel Over $150,000

Steele’s Construction

Member of the HBA of Hickory-Catawba Valley

Best Aging or Accessibility Residential Remodel

Semper Fi Custom Remodeling

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Aging or Accessibility Residential Project

Collins Design-Build for The Perera Residence

Member of the HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties

Best Single-Family Production Home Under 2,250 Square Feet

Evans Coghill Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Single-Family Production Home Between 2,250 and 2,750 Square Feet

Revolve Residential for The Legend

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Single-Family Production Home Between 2,751 and 3,250 Square Feet

Evans Coghill Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Single-Family Production Home Over 3,250 Square Feet

Evans Coghill Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Single-Family Custom Home Under 2,500 Square Feet

Altitude Builders for The Odom Residence

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Single-Family Custom Home Between 2,501 and 3,500 Square Feet

Brad D. Cummings Construction

Member of the Harnett County HBA

Best Single-Family Custom Home Between 3,501 and 4,500 Square Feet

Buchanan Construction for Southern Living Idea House

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Single-Family Custom Home Between 4,501 and 6,000 Square Feet

Living Stone Design + Build for The Bronder Residence

Member of the Asheville HBA

Best Single-Family Custom Home Over 6,000 Square Feet

Arcadia for The Barnes Residence

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best Design Detail

Revolve Residential for Atlas Urban Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best One-Of-A-Kind Home

Sterling Custom Construction for The Mobius House

Member of the Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Community of the Year

Revolve Residential for Atlas Urban Homes

Member of the HBA of Greater Charlotte

Best HBA Website or Social Media

HBA of Raleigh-Wake County

Best HBA Marketing or Communication

Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA for Showcase of New Homes

Best HBA Educational Program

Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA for The Construction Connection

Best Workforce Development Initiative

HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties for The Future Builders of the Triangle Club

Best Government Affairs Initiative

Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA for The Construction Connection

Best HBA Parade of Homes Marketing

Wilmington-Cape Fear HBA

Best HBA Community Project or Program

HBA of Raleigh-Wake County

Best HBA Event or Special Project

HBA of Raleigh-Wake County for Battle of the Builders

Best Membership Recruitment and/or Retention Program

HBA of Durham, Orange & Chatham Counties