2017 Texas Star Awards Winners Announced

DALLAS, Texas – The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) announced and presented the 2017 Star Awards winners on Thursday, August 3 at the Hilton Anatole in Dallas. The highly-coveted Texas Star Awards are given annually in conjunction with the Sunbelt Builders Show™ to recognize excellence in all areas of the home building industry.

In 1992, the Texas Association of Builders launched the Star Awards – the only statewide tribute to excellence in the home building industry. The 2016 Star Awards recognized the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, sales professionals, marketing professionals, construction professionals and industry leaders in Texas and the Southwest.

Entries were judged by a distinguished panel of industry experts. Winners will be featured in the September/October issue of Texas Builder magazine. For more information about the Star Awards, please visit www.TexasBuilders.org.

2017 Texas Star Awards press release (PDF)  |  Award photos will be posted soon.

2017 GRAND AWARD WINNERS

Custom Builder of the Year
On Point Custom Homes, Houston, TX

Developer of the Year   
Rise Communities, Katy, TX

Volume Builder of the Year - High Volume
Gehan Homes, Addison, TX

Volume Builder of the Year - Mid Volume
Bella Vista Homes, San Antonio, TX 


2017 WINNERS LISTED BY COMPANY

Anderson Fine Homes, Lubbock, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $750K - $1M - 2016 Parade Home 

Bella Vista Homes, San Antonio, TX
Volume Builder of the Year - Mid Volume
Volume Builder - Best Email Message

Volume Builder - Best Radio Commercial - 72 HR Flash Sale
Construction Manager of the Year - Heath Henndson

Cambria, Houston, TX
Associate - Best Direct Mail Piece -Cambria Style Magazine
Associate - Best Print Ad - Brittannica Print
Associate - Best Promotional Video - Cambria Video Ad
Associate - Best Sales Brochure - Sales Piece Reasons Brouchure 

Chairma Design Group and Charanza Contracting, Inc., Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Addition - $250K - $500K - Tingleaf
Remodeler - Best Kitchen Renovation - $100K - $250K - Tramonte 

Chairma Design Group and Morning Star Builders, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Whole House Reno. - Attached Home - Under $500KCarmichael 

Classic Urban Homes, Dallas, TX
Custom Builder - Best Kitchen - $750K - $1M
Custom Builder - Best Master Bathroom - $750K - $1M
Custom Builder - Best New Custom Home - $750K - $1M 

Couto Homes Inc., Granbury, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $250K - $500K
Custom Builder - Best Kitchen - $250K - $500K
Custom Builder - Best Overall Interior Design - $250K - $500K|
Custom Builder - Best New Custom Home - $250K - $500K 

Craftsmanship by John, Inc., Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Addition - Over $500K - Bogert Addition 

Creative Custom Builders, San Antonio, TX
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - Attached Home - Over $500K - Penthouse 

David Wilkes Builders, Austin, TX
Custom Builder - Best Direct Mail Piece - Vintage Gone Mod
Custom Builder - Best Print Ad - Architectural Dream
Custom Builder - Best Sales Brochure - Condo Brochure 

David Wilkes Builders, Austin, TX
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - $50K - $100K - Tarrytown Comfort
Warranty Service Professional of the Year - Hunter Stolte

Eklektik Interiors and AP Builders, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Bathroom Renovation - $50K - $100K - Reaser 
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - Over $1M - Bartholomew/Wood  

Eklektik Interiors on behalf of Sullivan Contracting Services, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Historic Renovation - Non-Primary Residence - Park Plaza Hotel 

Gehan Homes, Addison, TX
Volume Builder of the Year - High Volumne
On-Site Sales Person of the Year - Melodie Monroe
 

Greymark Construction Company, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Historic Renovation - Under $500K
Remodeler - Best Historically Sensitive Renovation - $100K - $250K 

Hills of Texas Homes, Fredericskburg, TX
Custom Builder – Best 2016 Parade of Homes Winner - 2016 Tour of Homes
Custom Builder - Best Kitchen - $500K - $750K - 2016 Tour of Homes
Custom Builder - Best New Custom Home - $500K - $750K - 2016 Tour of Homes
Custom Builder - Best Overall Interior Design - $500K - $750K - 2016 Tour of Homes 

Huffines Communities, Addison, TX
Multifamily - Best Architectural Design - Hebron 121
Multifamily - Best Community Site Plan - Hebron 121
Multifamily - Best Multifamily Complex - Hebron 121
Project Manager of the Year - Sue A. Blankenship 

Image Homes, Ltd., San Antonio, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $1M - $2M - Cliff Line
Custom Builder - Best Master Bathroom - $1M - $2M - Cliff Line
Custom Builder - Best New Custom Home - $1M - $2M - Cliff Line
Custom Builder - Best Outdoor Living Space - $1M - $2M - Cliff Line
Custom Builder - Best Overall Interior Design - $1M - $2M - Cliff Line 

Jauregui Architecture Interiors Construction, Austin, TX
Best Poolscape - Individual Residence - Bentwater Poolscape
Custom Builder - Best Outdoor Living Space - Over $2M - Ranch House
Custom Builder - Best Overall Interior Design - $2M and Over - Bentwater Lakehouse
Custom Builder - Best Specialty Room - Bentwater Lakehouse - Crows Nest
Construction Superintendent of the Year - Ray Sasser 

Karen Dietz Interiors, San Antonio, TX
Volume Builder - Best Interior Merchandising - $500K - $1M 

Kasper Custom Remodeling, Dallas, TX
Remodeler - Best Bathroom Renovation - $100K - $250K - N. Texas Contemp. Oasis 

Keaton Interiors, Dallas, TX
Multifamily - Best Overall Interior Design for Community Space - Post at Afton Oaks
Multifamily - Best Overall Interior Design of a Model Unit - Post at Afton Oaks 

Keechi Creek Builders, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Bathroom Renovation - $25K - $50K - Farid - Disaster Remodel
Remodeler - Best Specialty Room - Cosco Man Cave

Kent Moore Cabinets, Bryan, TX
Associate - Best Website - kentmoorecabinets.com
Associate - Best Showroom / Sales Center - San Antonio Showroom 

Laughlin Homes & Restoration, Inc., Fredericksburg, TX
Custom Builder - Best Master Bedroom - $1M - $2M - La Bahia 

Laughlin Homes & Restoration, Inc., Fredericksburg, TX
Remodeler - Best Historic Renovation - $500K - $1M - Maenius - Weinheimer
Remodeler - Best Kitchen Renovation - $25K - $50K - Divine Serendipity
Remodeler - Best Kitchen Renovation - $50K - $100K - Maenius - Weinheimer
Remodeler - Best Website - hillcountrybuilder.com 

LBJ Construction, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Addition - $100K - $250K - Addition
Remodeler - Best Outdoor Living Space - $100K - $250K - Outdoor Living Space 

Legacy DCS, Austin, TX
Custom Builder - Best Outdoor Living Space - $250K - $500K

MainVue Homes, Plano, TX
Volume Builder - Best Sales Brochure
- MainVue Homes Catalogue
Volume Builder - Best Showroom/Sales Center - MainVue Homes Sales Gallery 

Mike Hollaway Custom Homes, San Antonio, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $2M and Over - Londrie Home
Custom Builder - Best Master Bathroom - $2M and Over - Londrie Master bath 

Mischer Development by Boe Creative Services, The Woodlands, TX
Developer - Best Sales Brochure - Cypress Creek Lakes 

Novak Brothers, Georgetown, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - Attached Home - $500K - $750 

On Point Custom Homes, Houston, TX
Custom Builder of the Year
Custom Builder - Best Archit. Design - Attached Home - $250K -$500K
- Heights Twist
Custom Builder - Best Kitchen - $2M and Over - Memorial Modern
Custom Builder - Best Master Bedroom - $250K -$500K - Heights Twist
Custom Builder - Best Master Bedroom - $2M and Over - Memorial Modern
Custom Builder - Best Master Bedroom - $500K - $750K - Colquitt Contemporary
Custom Builder - Best Master Bedroom - $750K - $1M - Briargrove Charm
Custom Builder - Best New Custom Home - Over $2M - Memorial Modern
Custom Builder - Best Overall Interior Design - $750K - $1M - Upper Kirby Contemporary
Custom Builder - Best Overall Int. Design - Attached Home - $250K - $500K - Upper Kirby Townhome
Custom Builder - Best Promotional Video - My House Music Video
Custom Builder - Best Special Promotion - Pinehaven Staging Partnership
Custom Builder - Best Social Media Marketing Program - Blogger Photo Campaign 

Princeton Classic Homes by Boe Creative Services, The Woodlands, TX
Volume Builder - Best Website - princetonclassichomes.com 

Rassette Homes, El Paso, TX
Custom Builder - Best Master Bathroom - $250K - $500K

RRS Design + Build, LLC, Lakeway, TX
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - $250K - $500K - Belvedere Beauty 

RE/MAX Associates- The Schrader Group, San Antonio, TX
Associate/Trade Partner of the Year - Amy Marie Lopez
Marketing Professional of the Year - Amy Marie Lopez
Realtor of the Year - Dayton Schrader 

Rise Communities, Katy, TX
Developer of the Year
Developer - Best Overall Community 20 Acres or More - Meridiana
Developer - Best Television Commercial - Cane Island
Developer - Best Website - caneisland.com
Best Billboard -
Cane Island

RisherMartin Fine Homes, Austin, TX
Remodeler - Best Historic Renovation - Over $1M - Viking House 

Rough Hollow Lakeway, Lakeway, TX
Best Poolscape for a Community
Developer - Best Community Amenity
Developer - Best Promotional Video
Developer - Best Showroom / Sales Center  

Sandcastle Homes, Houston, TX
Custom Builder - Best Showroom/Sales Center 

Shea Homes, The Woodlands, TX
Volume Builder - Best Interior Merchandising - $250K - $400K - Plan 4132
Volume Builder - Best Interior Merchandising - $400K - $500K - 5128
Volume Builder - Best Product Design - $250K - $350K - Plan 4117
Volume Builder - Best Product Design - $350K - $500K - 5137
Volume Builder - Best Product Design - $500K - $1MMeridiana 6020 

Sitterle Homes, San Antonio, TX
Volume Builder - Best Promotional Video
Volume Builder - Best Special Promotion
Sales Manager of the Year - Rodney Jordan 

SmartTouch® Interacive, Austin, TX
Associate - Best Email Message - Creative Elements Webinar
Associate - Best Online Advertisement - Facebook Webinar

SmartTouch® Interacive & Loftech Homes, Austin, TX
Custom Builder - Best Email Message
- Loftech Homes Custom 

SmartTouch® Interactive & Sitterle Homes, Austin, TX
Volume Builder - Best Online Advertisement - Sitterle 

SmartTouch Interactive & Monticello Homes, Austin, TX
Custom Builder - Best Online Advertisement 

SmartTouch Interactive & Scott Felder Homes, Austin, TX
Volume Builder - Best Social Media Marketing Program - Scott Felder

Sterling Custom Homes, Austin, TX
Custom Builder - Best Website - SterlingCustomHomes.com 

T. A. French Custom Builder, New Braunfels, TX
Custom Builder - Best Kitchen - $1M - $2M - Swanberg 

Tahoe Custom Builders, Inc.  & M.J.Wright Architects, Inc., North Richland Hills, TX
Remodeler - Best Historically Sensitive Renovation - Over $500K
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - $500K - $1M 

Texas Custom Patios, Houston, TX
Remodeler - Best Outdoor Living Space - $50K - $100K - Janak Dr Project 

Texas Custom Patios, Irving, TX
Remodeler - Best Outdoor Living Space - $50K - $100K - Brittan 

Texas Elite Custom Homes, Klein, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $500K - $750K - 1400 Torrey Pines 

Texas Pools, The Woodlands, TX
Best Poolscape - Individual Residence 

The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Woodlands, TX
Best Landscape Design - The Woodlands
Developer - Best Direct Mail Piece - Liberty Branch Star-Spangled Summer
Developer - Best Email Message - Liberty Branch Star - Spangled Summer
Developer - Best Online Advertisement - The Woodlands
Multifamily - Best Mixed-Use Community - Hughes Landing at Lake Woodlands 

The Howard Hughes Corporation - Bridgeland, Cypress, TX
Developer - Best Social Media Marketing Program - 10th Anniversary
Developer - Best Special Promotion - 10th Anniversary/Fall Sales Promotion 

The NRP Group, San Antonio, TX
Developer - Best Overall Community up to 20 Acres – Flats at Big Tex 

Traditional Classic Homes, LLC, Richardson, TX
Remodeler - Best Whole House Renovation - $100K - $250K Kensington 

Travisso by Taylor Morrison, Austin, TX
Developer - Best Community Club House
Developer - Best Print Ad 

Vintage Estate Homes - Austin, Austin, TX
Volume Builder - Best Custom Home - $500K - $1M
Volume Builder - Best Product Design - Over $1M
Volume Builder - Best Television Commercial 

Vintage Estate Homes - New Braunfels, New Braunfels, TX
Custom Builder - Best Master Bathroom - $500K - $750K
Custom Builder - Best Outdoor Living Space - $500K - $750K 

Westbrook Renovations, LLC, Dallas, TX
Custom Builder - Best Architectural Design - $500K - $750K - 8915 San Leandro 

Wright-Built, LLC, Hawkins, TX
Best Special Project - Non-Primary Residence - Red Rooster Icehouse