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The 2017 Star Awards is Texas’ elite statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. It showcases the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales and marketing professionals, and industry leaders in Texas in more than 100 categories.
The National Association of Home Builder® (NAHB) honored the Texas Association of Builders M. Scott Norman, Jr. with its inaugural State Executive Officer of the Year Award during the Meeting of the Members at the International Builders’ Show® in Orlando on January 12, 2017. His loyalty and commitment to the residential home building industry and his dedication to working tirelessly, across the federation with local home builders on behalf of the industry have been recognized.

Granger MacDonald, a Kerrville, Texas-based builder and developer with 40 years of experience in the home building industry, was elected as the 2017 chairman of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) during the association's International Builders' Show in Orlando, Fla.


The Texas Association of Builders swore in its 2017 Senior Officers and handed out its 2016 “Of the Year” awards at the Excellence in Leadership Celebration Dinner on November 18. The “Of the Year” awards are given annually to recognize exemplary service and leadership contributions to the home building industry by its members. The Presidential Distinguished Service Awards were presented earlier in the day during TAB's Board of Directors meeting at the Driskill Hotel in Austin, Texas. These individuals were recognized for their dedication to the industry and association.
The Texas Association of Builders inducted a pair of pioneer members into the 2016 Texas Housing Hall of Honor. The event was held inside the Driskill Hotel in downtown Austin on November 18. Well respected Ray Tonjes and nationally known David Weekley became the 20th and 21st members to appear on the esteemed Hall of Honor wall. Weekley and Tonjes are true pioneers in the Texas residential home building industry. Tonjes spearheaded green building practices. His decades of work have led the green building movement into mainstream building practices. Weekley made a commitment 40-years ago to “do the right thing” with his customers, community and team members by putting customer service and loyalty first.

 


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