TAB honors 2019 Star Awards Winners.

Four different home builders associations had a Grand Award Winner.

AUSTIN, Texas (Aug. 14, 2019) – The Texas Association of Builders (TAB) announced the 2019 Star Awards winners on Aug. 8 at the Gaylord Texan in Grapevine, Texas. The Star Awards are given annually in conjunction with the Sunbelt Builders Show™ to recognize excellence in all areas of the homebuilding industry, these awards are highly-coveted within the industry.

There were a record setting 575 entries submitted and judged by Rick Heljm (Puyallup, WA) Sallie Sloan (Denver, CO) and Dan Marine (Wilton, IA) to judge. The judges were industry experts from across the nation.

In 1992, TAB launched the Star Awards – the only statewide tribute to excellence in the homebuilding industry. The annual competition showcased the outstanding work of builders, remodelers, architects, designers, and sales, marketing, and construction professionals in Texas.

 
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2019 GRAND AWARD WINNERS
Custom Builder Grand Award Under $1M
Hann Builders (Houston, Texas | Greater Houston Builders Association)
Custom Builder Grand Award Over $1M
Adam Wilson Custom Homes (San Antonio, Texas | Greater San Antonio Builders Association)
 
Remodeler Grand Award
Traditional Classic Homes LLC (Richardson, Texas | Dallas Builders Association)
 
Volume Builder Grand Award, Medium (100 - 299 Home Volume)
Omega Builders (Temple, Texas | Temple Area Builders Association)
 
Volume Builder Grand Award, High (300 or more home volume)
Grand Homes, Inc. (Addison, Texas | Dallas Builders Association)
 
2019 STAR AWARDS WINNERS (listed by company)
­­­­ADAM WILSON CUSTOM HOMES, SAN ANTONIO
Custom Builder
Custom Builder Grand Award Winner Over $1M
Best Kitchen ($1M – $1.25M), Paseo Rioja
Best Master Bathroom ($775K – $1M), Bella Glade
Best Architectural Design ($1M – $1.25M), Paseo Rioja
Best Architectural Design ($1.25M – $1.5M), Norwood Canyon
Best New Custom Home ($1M – $1.25M)
ALAIR HOMES, HOUSTON
Custom Builder
Best Promotional Video
ALAIR HOMES, CARROLLTON
Remodeler
Best Historic Renovation, Beverly Tudor
ASHTON GRAY DEVELOPMENT, SUGAR LAND
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design ($3M – $4M), Locke Lane
Best Overall Interior Design ($2M – $3M), Centenary
Best Overall Interior Design ($3M – $4M), Locke Lane
ASHWOOD DESIGNS & CUSTOM HOMES, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Website, www.ashwooddesigns.com
Best Bathroom Renovation ($60K – $75K), West University
Best Kitchen Renovation ($65K – $75K), Grennoch
Best Whole House Renovation ($175K – $250K), Grennoch
Best Whole House Renovation ($450K – $500K), West University
AVENUE B DEVELOPMENT, AUSTIN
Remodeler
Best Whole House Renovation ($250K – $300K)
BETENBOUGH HOMES, LUBBOCK
Volume Builder
Best Promotional Video
Best Special Event, Plaid Tidings to You, A Cozy Christmas Celebration
Best Direct Mail Piece, Summer Block Party
BETTIS CONSTRUCTION, FORT WORTH
Remodeler
Best Addition, Williams Art Studio
Best Whole House Renovation (Over $750K), Waltrip
 
BIC HOMES LLC, EL PASO
Volume Builder
Best 2018 Parade of Homes™/Showcase Home (Under $250K), Majorca
Best Product Design (Under $250K), Majorca
Best Master Bathroom (Under $250K), Majorca
 
BROKERED BY EXP REALTY – THE SCHRADER GROUP, SAN ANTONIO
Associate/Trade Partner of the Year, Amy Marie Lopez
Realtor of the Year, Dayton Schrader
CANYON CREEK HOMES, DRIPPING SPRINGS
Custom Builder
Best Master Bedroom ($1.25M – $1.5M)
Best Overall Interior Design ($1.25M – $1.5M)
Best New Custom Home ($1.25M – $1.5M)
CAPSA VENTURES, AUSTIN
Multifamily
Best Mixed – Use Community, Fourth & Condos
CAROTHERS EXECUTIVE HOMES, BELTON
Volume Builder
Best 2018 Parade of Homes™/Showcase Home ($250K – $500K), Truman
CASON GRAYE HOMES, BELLAIRE
Custom Builder
Best Website – www.casongrayehomes.com
Best Overall Interior Design ($1M –$1.25M)
CHAIRMA DESIGN GROUP, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($125K – $175K), Fern Court Reimagined
Best Kitchen Renovation (Over $300K), Glamorous
CHAIRMA DESIGN GROUP & CHARANZA CONTRACTING, INC., HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($250K – $300K), Bellaire Comeback
CHAIRMA DESIGN GROUP & SNELLER CUSTOM HOMES AND REMODELING, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($200K – $250K), Hithervale Court
CHARANZA CONTRACTING, INC., HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($100K – $125K), Spring Branch
COUTO HOMES, INC., GRANBURY
Volume Builder 
Best Master Bathroom ($500K – $750K), Huwel
Best Custom Home, Robinson
Best Product Design ($250K – $500K), Heathington
Specialty Feature/Room, Huwel
Best Master Bathroom ($250K – $500K), Dunn
DORIAN CONSTRUCTION GROUP, EL PASO
Best Poolscape – Individual Residence
Custom Builder
Best Outdoor Living Space (Under $350K)
ELMWOOD CUSTOM HOMES, MIDLOTHIAN
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen (Under $350K)
Best Master Bathroom (Under $350K)
Best New Custom Home (Under $350K)
EMPIRE COMMUNITIES, HOUSTON
Volume Builder
Best Sales Brochure, Dellrose
Best Website, www.empirecommunities.com
Best Interior Merchandising (Under $250K), Balmoral Loretto
Best Interior Merchandising ($250K – $500K), Harper's Preserve Nokota
Best Product Design ($500K – $750K), Reserve at Spring Lakes Laguna
Best Social Media Marketing Program
Construction Manager of the Year, Eric Countryman
FERGUSON BATH, KITCHEN & LIGHTING GALLERY, AUSTIN
Associate
Best Showroom/Sales Center
FREDERICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL – BUILDING TRADES PROGRAM, FREDERICKSBURG
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design Tiny House, Casa Uber Alles 18
 
G. MORRIS HOMES, BULVERDE
Custom Builder
Best Sales Brochure
Best Direct Mail Piece
Best Kitchen ($350K – $500K)
Best Outdoor Living Space ($350K – $500K)
Best New Custom Home ($350K – $500K)
GARNER CUSTOM HOMES, BOERNE
Best Special Project – Non – Primary Residence, A Modern Home
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($775K – $1M), American
Best Kitchen ($1.25M – $1.5M), French Country
Best Master Bedroom ($1.5M – $2M), European
Best Outdoor Living Space ($775K - $1M), American
 
GEHAN HOMES, ADDISON
On-Site Sales Professional of the Year, Derek Bender
Rookie Sales Professional of the Year, Mandel Williams
Volume Builder
Best Special Promotion, Wish Upon a Star
 
GIDDENS HOMES, LEANDER
Volume Builder
Best Kitchen ($250K – $500K), Catalina
 
GRAND HOMES, ADDISON
Volume Builder Grand Award Winner, High (300+ home volume)
Sales Manager of the Year, Cindy McGuire
Volume Builder
Best Online Advertisement, Swimming Pool
Best Interior Merchandising ($500K – $750K), Wilmeth Ridge / Hartford
Multifamily
Best Overall Interior Design of a Model Unit, Lake Forest Townhomes
Best Architectural Design, Lake Forest Townhomes
GRENADIER HOMES, DALLAS
Volume Builder
Best Showroom/Sales Center
HANN BUILDERS, BELLAIRE
Custom Builder Grand Award Winner Under $1M
Custom Builder
Best Overall Interior Design ($775K – $1M), Lakeside Living Interiors by Collaborative
Best Print Ad, Country Club Magazine
HANN BUILDERS/HOBBS INK/COLLABORATIVE DESIGN, BELLAIRE
Custom Builder 
Best New Custom Home ($775K – $1M)
HANN BUILDERS/ HOBBS INK, BELLAIRE
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design ($775K – $1M), Lakeside living
HARMONY, ADDISON
Multifamily
Best Multifamily Complex, Harmony
HARVEST BY HILLWOOD COMMUNITIES, DALLAS
Best Television Commercial
 
HEBRON 121 STATION, ADDISON
Multifamily
Best Community Site Plan
HOMES BY J. ANTHONY, LUCAS
Best Landscape Design – Individual Residence
Custom Builder
Best Master Bathroom ($1M – $1.25M)
Best Master Bedroom ($1M – $1.25M)
HUFFINES COMMUNITIES, ADDISON
Project Manager of the Year, Sean Stackenwalt
JAMESTOWN ESTATE HOMES, HOUSTON
Custom Builder
Best Master Bathroom ($1.25M – $1.5M), Surrey Oaks
JAUREGUI ARCHITECTURE INTERIORS CONSTRUCTION, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design (Over $5M)
Best Kitchen (Over $5M)
Best Master Bathroom (Over $5M)
Best Master Bedroom (Over $5M)
Best Outdoor Living Space (Over $5M)
Best New Custom Home (Over $5M)
Judges Choice, Library
 
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT CORP. - CROSS CREEK RANCH, FULSHEAR
Developer
Best Overall Community 200 Acres or More, Cross Creek Ranch
 
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT - GRAND CENTRAL PARK COMMUNITY, CONROE
Best Billboard, Bark in the Park
Developer
Best Special Event, NYC Comes to GCP
 
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT - TRINITY FALLS, MCKINNEY
Developer
Best Print Ad, Your Home in Nature
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT - VIRIDIAN, ARLINGTON
Best Poolscape for a Community, Viridian Lake Club Pools
JOHNSON DEVELOPMENT - WOODFOREST COMMUNITY, CONROE
Best Radio Commercial, Craft Fest
Developer
Best Direct Mail Piece, Hometown Herald
Best Sales Brochure, Woodforest Hometown
 
KEECHI CREEK BUILDERS, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($40K – $55K), Pecan Loop
KEY RESIDENTIAL, GRAPEVINE
Remodeler
Best Outdoor Living Space (Over $500K), Cherokee Trail
LEGAL EAGLE CONTRACTORS CO., HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Specialty Room, The Driscoll Elevator
 
MCKINNEY HOMES, TYLER
Remodeler
Best Bathroom Renovation (Under $10K), Geometric
Best Kitchen Renovation (Under $40K), Monochromatic
MEMORY BUILDERS, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Bathroom Renovation ($40K – $50K), 12th Street
NEEZO STUDIOS, MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO
Associate
Best Promotional Video, WestGate Luxury Condominiums
 
OMEGA BUILDERS, TEMPLE
Volume Builder Grand Award Winner, Medium (100-299 home volume)
Warranty Service Professional of the Year, Tammy Burgess
Volume Builder
Best Kitchen (Under $250K), Davis
Best Print Ad, College Station
 
ON POINT CUSTOM HOMES, HOUSTON
Custom Builder
Best Master Bathroom ($500K – $775K), Briargrove Transitional
Best Master Bedroom (Under $350K), Montrose Modern Farmhouse
Best Overall Interior Design ($500K – $775K), Bellaire Modern
Best Architectural Design, Attached Home (Under $350K), Montrose Modern
Best Email Message, Bringing Together Modern Farmhouse
Best Special Promotion, Morning with Santa
Best Overall Interior Design, Attached Home (Under $350K), Montrose Modern Farmhouse
PAMELA HOPE DESIGNS & LBJ CONSTRUCTION, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Bathroom Renovation (Over $100K), Tranquil
RIVENDALE HOME TEXAS LLC, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($3M – $4M)
Best Master Bathroom ($3M – $4M)
Best Outdoor Living Space ($3M – $4M)
Best New Custom Home ($3M – $4M)
SCHERTZ 1518 LTD. THE CROSSVINE, SCHERTZ
Developer
Best Overall Community (20 Acres – 199 Acres), The Crossvine; Phase 4
 
SIGNATURE HOMES, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best New Custom Home ($4M – $5M) 
SIGNATURE HOMES AND AUSTIN DESIGN GROUP, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design ($4M – $5M)
SIGNATURE HOMES & TURNSTYLE DESIGN, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($4M – $5M) 
Best Master Bathroom ($4M – $5M) 
SMARTTOUCH INTERACTIVE, AUSTIN
Associate
Best Email Message, SmartTouch ¬ Geo
Best Online Advertisement, SmartTouch – Geo
SMARTTOUCH INTERACTIVE & BENTSEN PALM, AUSTIN
Developer
Best Online Advertisement
SMARTTOUCH INTERACTIVE & SARATOGA HOMES, AUSTIN
Volume Builder
Best Email Message, Spooktacular Savings
SMARTTOUCH INTERACTIVE & VERAMENDI, AUSTIN
Developer
Best Email Message, The Start of Something New
SOUTHLAND HOMES OF TEXAS, HOUSTON
Custom Builder
Best Specialty Room (Over $1M), Breezeway
STERLING CUSTOM HOMES, AUSTIN
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($2M – $3M), Cabo Del Sol
Best Outdoor Living Space ($1.25M – $1.5M), Cabo Del Sol
Best Architectural Design ($2M – $3M), Jackson
Best Outdoor Living Space ($2M – $3M), Canyon Turn
Best New Custom Home ($2M – $3M)
Best Social Media Marketing Program
T. A. FRENCH CUSTOM BUILDER, NEW BRAUNFELS
Custom Builder 
Best 2018 Parade of Homes™/Showcase Home ($500K – $1M)
TEXAS CUSTOM PATIOS, HOUSTON
Remodeler
Best Outdoor Living Space ($65K – $85K), Emerald
Best Outdoor Living Space ($150K – $200K), Shasta
Best Outdoor Living Space ($200K – $250K), Manderscheid
TEXAS ELITE CUSTOM HOMES, KLEIN
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($1.5M – $2M)
 
THE HOWARD HUGHES CORPORATION, THE WOODLANDS
Marketing Professional of the Year, Kim Phillips
Developer
Best Website, www.thewoodlands.com
Best Community Amenity, The Woodlands Waterway
Best Social Media Marketing Program, The Woodlands
THE NRP GROUP, SAN ANTONIO
Developer
Best Community Club House, The Baldwin at St. Paul
Multifamily
Best Overall Interior Design for Community Space, The Baldwin at St. Paul Square
THE TRIBUTE – ANDERSON HANSON BLANTON, THE COLONY
Developer
Best Special Promotion, Pop – Up Realtor Promotion
TOLL BROTHERS, GRAPEVINE
Volume Builder
Best Interior Merchandising ($750K – $1M), The Bellwynn Transitional – Montgomery Farm Estates
Best Product Design ($750K – $1M), The Bellwynn Transitional – Montgomery Farm Estates
TRADITIONAL CLASSIC HOMES LLC, RICHARDSON
Remodeler
Remodeler Grand Award Winner
Best Bathroom Renovation ($20K – $30K), Woodcrest
Best Whole House Renovation ($350K – $400K), Stonebridge
Front Elevation, Stonebridge
Best Online Advertisement
Best Whole House Renovation (Under $100K), Woodcrest
 
TRAVIS CREEK HOMES LLC, AUSTIN
Remodeler
Best Whole House Renovation ($550K – $600K), Governors Hill
VE HOMES, NEW BRAUNFELS
Custom Builder
Best Outdoor Living Space ($1M – $1.25M), The Tessla Outdoor
VICK CONSTRUCTION & REMODELING, INC., SUGAR LAND
Remodeler
Best Kitchen Renovation ($75K – $100K)
VOGEL BUILDERS, LEANDER
Custom Builder
Best 2018 Parade of Homes™/Showcase Home (Over $1M)
Best Master Bathroom ($1.5M – $2M)
Best Outdoor Living Space ($1.5M – $2M)
Best Architectural Design ($1.5M – $2M)
Best New Custom Home ($1.5M – $2M)
Best Overall Interior Design ($1.5M – $2M)
WESTON DEAN CUSTOM HOMES, SAN ANTONIO
Custom Builder
Best Kitchen ($500K – $775K), Pecan
Best Master Bedroom ($500K – $775K), Pecan
Best Master Bedroom ($775K – $1M), Mahogany
Best Specialty Room (Under $1M), Pecan
Best Outdoor Living Space ($500K – $775K), Summit Maple
Best Architectural Design ($500K – $775K), Pecan
Best New Custom Home ($500K – $775K), Pecan
WHISPER VALLEY, AUSTIN
Developer
Best Showroom/Sales Center, Discovery Center
Best Promotional Video, Lifestyle
 
WRIGHT – BUILT LLC, HAWKINS
Custom Builder
Best 2018 Parade of Homes™/Showcase Home ($350K – $500K), Wabi Sabi
Best Architectural Design ($350K – $500K), Wabi Sabi
Best Overall Interior Design ($350K – $500K), Wabi Sabi
ZANDER HOMES, HUMBLE
Custom Builder
Best Architectural Design (Under $350K), Brooks
Best Online Advertisement, BOYL Checklist

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