2023 Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains Of the Year Awards & WNC Stars Award Winners!

The Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains recognized builders, associates, tradespeople, and other members who make contributions across the building industry, at our Awards Gala on October 13, 2023.

In addition to the Parade of Homes Awards, the Annual “Of the Year” Awards, and the WNC Stars Awards were awarded. See the lists of winners below.

Winners “Of the Year” Awards:

New Member of the Year: Corbin Wood of Capital One

Affiliate Member of the Year: Isabel Coconi of Carpet One Floor & Home

Associate Member of the Year: Sarah Cosgrove of Grove Manor Flooring

Volunteer of the Year: Debbie Odom of Deltec Building Company, Inc.

Builder of the Year: Jimmy Penland of Silver Dog Construction LLC

Winners of the WNC Stars Awards:

Best Brochure, Newsletter, or Marketing Piece Collaborative Living Magazine 2023 – Living Stone Design + Build
Best Logo for a Builder or Developer Thorough Brothers
Best Logo for an Associate Express Gutters
Best Advertisement for a Builder Cliffs Living Magazine Ad – Morgan-Keefe Builders, Inc.
Best Social Media Campaign Milestone Contracting LLC
Best Website for an Associate FS Design Group
Best Website for a Builder Anvil Marketing Co. – Dillard-Jones Builders, LLC
Best Digital Marketing Campaign Anvil Marketing Co.
Best Print Marketing Campaign Red Tree Builders Experience


Best Interior Merchandising in Home over 4,000 square feet ID.ology Interiors & Design – Shoreline Lodge
Best Interior Merchandising in Home Between 2,500-4,000 square feet FS Design Group
Best Interior Design in Home 2,501-4,000 square feet FS Design Group
Best Interior Design in Home over 4,001 square feet ID.ology Interiors & Design – Clovertop Retreat

Best Outdoor Living Area The Ramble Modern – Buchanan Construction, LLC
Best Landscape Design Smoky Mountain Overlook – Ward Enterprises & Ventures, LLC
Best Community Landscape Design Village of Cheshire – Buchanan Construction, LLC
Best Swimming Pool The Ramble Modern – Buchanan Construction, LLC
Best Home Exterior Transformation – The TwinBrother Corporation
Best Green Single-Family Home
Red Tree Builders – Hickory Top Overlook
Best Green Home Feature Red Tree Builders – Rippling Water
Best Sustainable Project Red Tree Builders – River Run
Ward Enterprises & Ventures, LLC – Tulip Poplar Modern
Best Historic Preservation/Restoration Adams and Adams Construction Group, LLC – The Max Izen House

Best Aging or Accessibility Remodel Project The TwinBrother Corporation – The McGourty Project
Best Aging or Accessibility Residential Project Ward Enterprises & Ventures, LLC – Smoky Mountain Overlook
Scroggs Construction Services LLC – CAPS – Gateway Mountain Getaway

Best Room Remodel Scroggs Construction Services – Brown’s Bourbon Room
Best Kitchen Remodel Semper Fi Custom Remodeling – Unique Charm Cottage Kitchen
Best Bathroom Remodel Living Stone Design + Build – Homestead Revival Primary Bathroom
Best Addition
Scroggs Construction Services LLC – Small House Big Spaces Addition
Best Whole House Remodel Under $500,000 Scroggs Construction Services LLC – Small House Big Spaces Addition
Best Whole House Remodel Over $500,000 Morgan-Keefe Builders, Inc. – Modern Mountain Update

Best Single-Family Production Home Under 2,250 Square Feet – Buchanan Construction, LLC
Best Home Under 2,500 square feet
Red Tree Builders – River Run
Best Home Between 2,501-3,500 square feet Silver Dog Construction LLC – French Country
Anderson McNair General Contracting Inc – Rabbit Hop Drive
Best Home Between 3,501-4,500 square feet Buchanan Construction, LLC – The Ramble Modern
Best Home Between 4,501-6,000 square feet Tyner Construction Company, Inc. – Tosko House
Best Home Over 6,000 square feet Dillard-Jones Builders, LLC – Walnut Cove
Best One-of-a-Kind Home Milestone Contracting LLC – Summit Modern
Best Design Detail Anderson McNair General Contracting Inc – Rabbit Hop Drive

Best Sales/Information Center or Showroom Christie’s Lighting Gallery
Community of the Year Village of Cheshire
Safety Program of the Year Buchanan Construction, LLC


Sales Professional of the Year RJ Crai of Semper Fi Custom Remodeling
Mortgage Professional of the Year Paul Heathman of HomeTrust Bank
Marketing Professional of the Year Mitchell Metz of Atelier Maison & Co.
Construction Manager of the Year Kaleb Pressley of Ward Enterprises & Ventures, LLC
Superintendent of the Year Randy Collins of Buchanan Construction, LLC

Best Humanitarian Project Olivette Riverside Community & Farm
Best Video or Radio Project Sineath Construction Company, Inc.

Congratulations to all winners! WNC Stars winners will advance to be entered into the North Carolina HBA STARS Awards in 2024.

About Builders Association of the Blue Ridge Mountains

The Builders Association is an advocate for the homebuilding industry and has been a resource for the community since 1966. Our mission is to educate and support our members, contribute to the community, and represent the legislative interests of the local building industry. Affiliated with the National Association of Home Builders and the North Carolina Home Builders Association, formerly the Asheville HBA (ashevillehba.com) know represents more than 1200 building professionals in Western North Carolina.

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