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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 30, 2007
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Local Home Building Industry Honors Its Superstars
Tidewater Builders Assocation Stanley Awards

TBA President John Ainslie Jr. (left) presents the Stanley Award of Excellence for Community of the Year to Debbie Rountree, director, and Tom Owen, sales consultant, of Eagle Construction of VA L.L.C. for its Eagle Point at Cahoon Plantation  community. The community, nestled within a gated golf community and reserved for active adults 55 years of age and better, also won Best Community for 250 and Over Homesites.

Eagle Construction of VA L.L.C.  won the 2007 Stanley Community of the Year Award, for its Eagle Point at Cahoon Plantation  community in Chesapeake at the fifth annual Stanley Awards Gala Friday, April 27 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center. The community, nestled within a gated golf community and reserved for active adults 55 years of age and better, also won Best Community for 250 and Over Homesites.

Building industry pioneers Howard Weisberg of Virginia Beach and Julian Rashkind of Norfolk, both TBA past presidents, received Lifetime Achievement Awards during the evening with a tribute to them and their dedication to the local industry. Weisberg is a founder and longtime support of TBA’s Scholarship Foundation. Rashkind served for 20 years (17 as chairman) with the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authoirty.

The Tidewater Builders Association Stanley Awards of Distinction for housing industry excellence are named for Stanley Waranch, TBA’s founding president in 1953.

Benson Builders Inc. of Virginia Beach won the 2007 Stanley Award for Remodeling/Residential Addition, $200,000 and over, for a residence on Edmonds Road in the Broad Bay Colony community of Virginia Beach.

The 2007 Stanley Awards also recognized vendors and suppliers through the associate awards categories. Architectural Stained Glass, Virginia Beach, won the Best Special Feature and the Best in Interior Design awards.

Brian Valentine of B. Valentine Construction, Chesapeake, won the 2006 Homearama People’s Choice Gold Award for Favorite Home for The Valentine House: House with Heart. John Outten, development project director of Homearama developer Ainlie-Widener, accepted the Homearama Extra Mile Award for his efforts during the annual showcase of homes.

The complete list of winners is as follows:

2007 NEW HOME: NEW CONSTRUCTION DISTINCTION

Community of the Year

Eagle Construction of VA L.L.C., Eagle Point at Cahoon Plantation, Chesapeake

Best Community

Over 250 Homesites: Eagle Construction of VA L.L.C., Eagle Point at Cahoon Plantation, Chesapeake

100-250 Homesites: The Dragas Cos., North Trail at the Arboretum, Virginia Beach

Conservation & Preservation – Community

Precon Development Corp. Inc., Edinburgh, Chesapeake

Best Home Design – Attached

Over 2,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

2,000 Square Feet and Under: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Home Design – Detached

Over 5,000 Square Feet: Sasser Construction, Portsmouth

4,001-5,000 Square Feet: Richardson Homes Inc., Chesapeake

3,001-4,000 Square Feet: The Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach

2,001-3,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

2,000 Square Feet and Under: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Kitchen – Detached

Over 6,000 Square Feet: Miller Custom Homes, Virginia Beach

4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Crestline Homes L.L.C., Virginia Beach

2,001-4,000 Square Feet: The Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Kitchen – Attached

4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Academy Enterprise L.L.C., Norfolk

2,000-4,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Under 2,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Master Bath – Detached

Over 6,000 Square Feet: Miller Custom Homes, Virginia Beach

4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Area Builders of Tidewater Inc., Chesapeake

2,001-4,000 Square Feet: The Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Master Bath – Attached

4,001-6,000 Square Feet: Academy Enterprise L.L.C., Norfolk

2,000-4,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Under 2,000 Square Feet: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Media Room

Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

Best Outdoor Living

Over $500,000: The Crumley Group Inc., Virginia Beach

Best Outdoor Kitchen

Miller Custom Homes, Virginia Beach

Best Model Interior Merchandising

Over $500,000: Cohen Homes, Virginia Beach with Willis Furniture Co. of Virginia Beach furnishings

$350,001-$500,000: Stephen Alexander Homes, Chesapeake

$250,001-$350,000: The Futura Group L.L.C., Virginia Beach

Best Model Landscaping

$250,001-$300,000: The Dragas Cos., Virginia Beach

Best Sales Office

Over 750 Square Feet: The Futura Group L.L.C., Virginia Beach, for The Spectrum at Willoughby Point

750 Square Feet and Under:  Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C., Virginia Beach, for Grayson Pond

2007 NEW HOME: MARKETING DISTINCTION

Best Marketing Campaign – Community

East West Partners for The Riverfront

Best Marketing Campaign – Industrial/Image Building

William E. Wood & Associates for Lifestyle Homes L.L.C.

Best Special Promotion

East West Partners for The Riverfront

Best Logo Design – Community

Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Advertisement of the Year Magazine Color

Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Advertisement of the Year Newsprint Color

The Futura Group L.L.C.

Advertisement of the Year Newsprint Black & White

The Futura Group L.L.C.

Best Audio/Visual Advertisement

Radio: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Television: First Atlantic Restoration

Video: The Futura Group L.L.C.

Web Site Design: The Futura Group L.L.C.

Best Marketing Brochure

Community 100 Units and Over: The Futura Group L.L.C.

Community Under 100 Units: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Corporate: Area Builders of Tidewater Inc.

Best Signage

Permanent 100 Units and Over: Basnight Land & Lawn Inc.

Permanent Under 100 Units: Basnight Land & Lawn Inc.

Marketing 100 Units and Over: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

Marketing Under 100 Units: Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C.

2007 ASSOCIATE DISTINCTION

Best in Interior Design

Architectural Stained Glass

Best Special Feature

Architectural Stained Glass

2007 REMODELING DISTINCTION

Residential Remodeling/Residential Addition

Over $200,001: Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach

$150,001-$200,000: Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach

$100,001-$150,000: Academy Enterprises L.L.C., Norfolk

Kitchens

Over $50,000: Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach

Bathrooms

$25,000 and Over: Leo F. Johns Contractor Inc., Chesapeake

Under $25,000: Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach

Outdoor Living

Classic Design Builders, Virginia Beach

Commercial Remodeling

First Atlantic Restoration, Virginia Beach

Best Great Room or Family Room

Benson Builders Inc., Virginia Beach

2006 HOMEARAMA PEOPLE’S CHOICE

Favorite House

Gold: B. Valentine Construction, Chesapeake, for The Valentine House: House with Heart

Silver: Wendell Homes L.L.C., Virginia Beach, for The Suffolk House

Bronze: Richmarc Building Corp., Chesapeake, for The Craftsman: featuring the Ultimate Chef’s Kitchen

Favorite Interior Design

Gold: Rich Kahler, Tamyra Spear and Angie Lowry of Interiors by Decorating Den of Norfolk; furnishings by Thomasville of Virginia Beach, for The Valentine House by B. Valentine Construction

Silver: Leslie Scarlett of Scarlett Interiors, Newport News; furnishings by Interior Vision Inc., Newport News, for The Craftsman by Richmarc Building Corp.

Bronze: Kim Campbell of Showcase Solutions, Moyock, N.C., and Jenny Wendell of Wendell Homes L.L.C., Virginia Beach; furnishings by Willis Furniture Co., Virginia Beach, for The Suffolk House by Wendell Homes L.L.C.

Favorite Landscaping

Gold: Reynolds Landscaping for The Suffolk House by Wendell Homes L.L.C.

Silver: Conceptual Outdoor Design for The Craftsman by Richmarc Building Corp.

Bronze: Vargas Landscape Construction for The Valentine House by B. Valentine Construction



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