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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2008
Contact: Mary Prier, APR or Katie Marcum
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Local Home Building Industry Honors Its Superstars

The 2008 TBA President Ed Sadler (left) presents Bart Frye of East Beach Co. L.L.C. with the 2008 Stanley Award of Excellence for Community of the Year for Norfolk's East Beach neighborhood.

East Beach Co. L.L.C. took home the 2008 Community of the Year Award, as well as the Best Community for Over 250 Homesites, for its East Beach community in Norfolk, at the sixth annual Stanley Awards Gala Friday, April 25 at the Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel.

East West Partners took home the 2008 Stanley Award for Community Hall of Fame, the first in this new category, for its Riverfront community in Suffolk. The community will now retire from competition for the Stanley Awards for Best Community and Community of the Year. 

The two other Best Community Stanley Awards went to: Marsh Lynn Building Corp. for the Best Community, Under 100 Homesites for its Chelsea Place in Virginia Beach; and Precon Development Corp. Inc. for the Best Community, 100 to 250 Homesites Award for its Edinburgh Meadows in Chesapeake. 

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


Also during the evening, J. Van Rose, Jr., president of Rose & Womble Enterprises and the New Homes Division of Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C., and Norfolk City Councilman W. Randy Wright were honored for their contributions to the building industry.

 Affordable Kitchens & Baths of Virginia Beach won the 2007 Stanley Award for Remodeling/Residential Addition, $200,000 and over, for its Beach Spa Bed & Breakfast of Virginia Beach.

Vickie Sessler of William E. Wood & Associates Realtors received the first Most Valuable Builder Agent Award in this new category after being nominated by L.R. Hill Custom Builders Inc.. 

Dusty Halstead, site superintendent for Homearama developer Precon Development Corp. Inc. at Edinburgh Meadows was recognized as the Homearama Extra Mile Award winner for his efforts during the annual showcase of homes. 

The complete list of winners is as follows:

 The 2008 Stanley Awards of New Home Construction Excellence:
 


Community Hall of Fame

The Riverfront, East West Partners

 

Community of the Year

East Beach, East Beach Company L.L.C. 

Best Community; Under 100 Homesites

Chelsea Place, Marsh Lynn Building Corp. 

Best Community; 100 to 250 Homesites

Edinburgh Meadows, Precon Development Corp. 

Best Community; Over 250 Homesites

East Beach, East Beach Companies

Best Sales Office – 750 sq. ft. and under

Olde Mill Run – Beecher Village, Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 
Best Sales Office – Over 750 sq. ft.
Studio 56 Lofts, Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 

Best Model Interior Merchandising $300,000-$500,000

The Rotunda; Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 

Best Model Landscaping $300,000-$500,000

Crystal Lake South, Basnight Land & Lawn 

Best Home Design; Attached: Under 2,500 sq. ft.

Chelsea Place, Marsha Lynn Building Corp. 
Best Home Design; Detached: Under 2,500 sq. ft.
Lot 3-23 East Beach, DeBord Custom Homes Inc. 
Best Home Design; Detached: 2,501–3,500 sq. ft.
Lot 2-05 East Beach, DeBord Custom Homes Inc. 
Best Home Design; Detached: 3,501–5,000 sq. ft.
The Slatterly Residence, Miller Custom Homes 
Best Home Design; Detached – over 5,000 sq. ft.
The Lillian Rose, Area Builders of Tidewater Inc. 
Best Master Bath; Under 2,500 sq. ft.
Shore Breeze Condominiums, Dailey Nestor Homes L.L.C. 
Best Master Bath; Over 5,000 sq. ft.
The Lillian Rose, Area Builders of Tidewater Inc. 
Best Kitchen; Under 2,500 sq. ft.
Shore Breeze Condominiums, Dailey Nestor Homes L.L.C. 
Best Kitchen; 2,501 – 3,500 sq. ft.
Mira Bella, Classic Design Builders
Best Kitchen; Over 5,000 sq. ft.T
The Lillian Rose, Area Builders of Tidewater
 

Best Outdoor Living – Attached & Detached; Over $500,000

The EarthCraft House, Miller Custom Homes 

Conservation & Preservation – Individual Home Site

The EarthCraft House, Miller Custom Homes 

Best Green Building

The EarthCraft House, Miller Custom Homes 

Most Valuable Builder Agent

Vickie Sessler of William E. Wood & Associates Realtors
Nominated by L.R. Hill Custom Builders Inc.

The 2008 Stanley Awards of Remodeling Excellence: 

Best Kitchen – under $50,000

Norris Residence, Kitchen King Cabinets 

Best Kitchen – $50,000 and over

The Littel Residence, Benson Builders Inc. 

Best Bathroom – $25,000 and Under

The Copeland Residence, C.E. Bryan Custom Builders 

Best Bathroom – Over $25,000

The Oman Residence, C.E. Bryan Custom Builders                       

Best Outdoor Living

The Brewer Residence, VB Homes 

Residential Remodel/Residential Addition under $100,000

Kelsey Residence at Harbour Place, Allen Loree Homes L.L.C. 

Residential Remodel/Residential Addition from $100,001 – $200,000

Caruthers Residence, A-1 Additions 

Residential Remodel/Residential Addition over $200,000

Beach Spa Bed & Breakfast, Virtual Homes dba Affordable Kitchens & Baths 

Historic Restoration

McClellan Residence, Leo F. Johns Contractor Inc. 

The 2008 Stanley Awards of New Home Marketing Excellence: 

Special Feature

Residential Green Roof, Building Logics Inc. 

Best Logo Design – Community

Towne Park at Goose Creek Condominiums, Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 

Advertisement of the Year – Black & White Newsprint

Lifestyle Homes Staggered Ad Concept, William E. Wood & Associates Realtors 

Advertisement of the Year – Color Newsprint

Studio 56 Lofts, Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 

Advertisement of the Year – Color Magazine

Building Edge Magazine, Area Builders of Tidewater Inc. 

Best Marketing Campaign – Community

The Riverfront, East West Partners 

Best Marketing Campaign – Institutional/Image Building

Lifestyle Homes L.L.C., William E. Wood & Associates Realtors
Best Special PromotionHeritage Park Harvest Festival, William E. Wood & Associates Realtors 

Best Electronic Media Advertisement – Television

Ridgely Manor at Lake Smith, Dragas Management Corp. of The Dragas Cos. 

Best Electronic Media Advertisement – Web site

The Riverfront, East West Partners 

Best Marketing Brochure – Community 100 Units and Over

Culpepper Landing, Rose & Womble Realty Co. L.L.C. 

Best Marketing Signage – Under 100 Units

Crystal Lake South, Basnight Land & Lawn Inc. 

Best Marketing Signage –100 Units and Over

The Retreat at Greenbrier, Basnight Land & Lawn Inc. 

The 2007 Homearama People’s Choice Awards: 

Landscaping; Bronze

Vargas Landscape Contracting for the Castle of Dreams built by WATAB Construction  

Landscaping; Silver

Coastal Landscapes for The EarthCraft House built by Miller Custom Homes 

Landscaping; Gold

Renaissance Outdoor Contracting for The Crown Jewel built by Joey Corp. 

Interior Design; Bronze

Michael J. Crow of Generation Brands for The Crown Jewel built by Joey Corp.Furnishings by Esprit Décor 

Interior Design; Silver

Cathy Tellefsen of Complete Interiors for The EarthCraft House built by Miller Custom HomesFurnishings by Esprit Décor 

Interior Design; Gold

Seraphim Interiors for The Daniel Penn built by R.L. Blount Custom HomesFurnishings by Value City Furniture

Favorite Home; Bronze

The EarthCraft House built by Miller Custom Homes 

Favorite Home; Silver

The Crown Jewel built by Joey Corp. 

Favorite Home; Gold

The Daniel Penn built by R.L. Blount Custom Homes   


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