Brightview's vanReuth is Remodeler of the YearMark...

Industry Digest

February 04, 1996

Brightview's vanReuth is Remodeler of the Year

Mark vanReuth of Brightview Builders Inc. of Severna Park was named 1995 Remodeler of The Year by The Remodelor's Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland during an awards ceremony Thursday at the Belvedere Hotel.

Mr. vanReuth was cited for "demonstrating the highest level of professionalism, credibility, quality construction and contribution to the remodeling industry."

Other individual winners were Dan Murtaugh of Ridge Lumber Co. of Baltimore, Remodeling Associate of the Year; Robert Jones of Sunshine Construction Co., Craftmanship Award; and Dave Robbins of Merkel Builders Inc., Superintendent of the Year.

American Renovator Inc. took the Project of the Year award for the Van Sant Residence in Baltimore.

Other remodeling winners:

Best Kitchen: Wheatley Associates Inc., Roland Park Kitchen, interior designer Joan Eisenberg.

Best Bathroom: Robert Kutner Associates Inc., Shor Residence in Baltimore, interior designer, Suzanne Silverman.

Best Residential ($10,000 to $25,000): Evergreen Way sun room in Ellicott City, architect Richard V. Campbell.

Best Residential ($25,001 to $50,000): Van Deusen Construction Inc.

Best Residential ($50,001 to $75,000): Starcom Design Build, Vasilas Residence in Ellicott City, architect Sinex Design Architects.

Best Residential ($75,001 to $100,000): American Renovator Inc., Van Sant Residence in Baltimore, architect KCN Architects.

Best Residential ($100,001 to $145,000): Starcom Design Build, Budden Project in Columbia, architects Sinex Design Architects.

Best Residential ($145,001 to $200,000): Coastal Builders Inc., Dogwood Road Project in Baltimore, architect Jim Molinelli.

Best Residential ($200,001 and over): Rex Construction & Development Inc., Schroeder Residence in Owings Mills, architect Penza Associates Architects Inc., interior designer 0` Swann/Hall, landscape designer Walter Reynolds.

Best Historic Restoration: Oella Company Inc., Oella Church Building Restoration, Ellicott City, remodeler/contractor Oella Company and Hammer-N-Thumb, architect David H. Glea

son Associates, interior designer Roselind Cronin, landscape design, Ecology Design Inc.

Outdoor Living: The Baywood Design/Build Group Inc., Fischer Porch & Deck in Ellicott City.

Details: Buschman Design-Build, Behrens Trellis/Gate in Ruxton, architects Larry Morgan and Marc Volkmann.

Insurance Reconstruction: Building Contractors of Maryland Inc., Letts Residence in Perry Hall.

Honorable Mention:

Best Residential ($25,001 to $50,000): Brightview Builders Inc., Mathers sun room addition in Gambrills, architect Artifacture Design.

Best Residential ($145,001 to $200,000): Buschman Design-Build, Behrens Project in Ruxton, architect Sinex Design Architects.

Builder Mart 1996 March 28 in Timonium

Builder Mart '96, an exposition for builders and remodelers, is coming to the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium Thursday, March 28.

A seminar on "Market Trends '96: What Works in Residential Design" will run from 9 a.m. to noon for the first 100 individuals who register for the trade show, which is scheduled for noon to 8 p.m.

This 26th edition of Builder Mart will include displays of appliances, construction materials, fireplaces, insulation, kitchens and baths, paints and wall coverings, windows and doors, tools, and flooring, security, stair and storage systems.

A traditional bull and oyster roast is included in the ticket price, which is $30 if ordered by March 15, $35 beginning March 16 and $40 at the door. For more information, call (410) 265-7400.

News in Brief

Century 21 Mid-Atlantic Division named Century 21 Crist Realty in Glen Burnie and Century 21 H. T. Brown Real Estate in Columbia to the Century 21 Easter Seal 2100 Club for raising at least $2,100 during 1995. The division donated $475,368 to the charity. Since 1979 Century 21 has raised more than $50 million for Easter Seals.

Harkins Builders Inc. of Silver Spring submitted a low bid of $6.7 million to renovate 120 units at Cherry Hill Homes. Harkins is removing asbestos and rehabbing the public housing project under an earlier contract with the Baltimore Housing Authority.

Maryland Chapter No. 16 of the Institute of Real Estate Management installed Leonard Frenkil Jr. of the Time Group AMO as president for 1996. Other new officers are Carol Jackson of Partners Management Company, president-elect, and Barbara Buettner of Nottingham Properties, secretary-treasurer.

On the Move

Century 21 Anthony-Gavern Realtors said Richard C. Coalla has joined the Arnold firm as an associate-broker. Licensed in 1980, Mr. Coalla previously spent nine years with Century 21 in Severna Park.

Legg Mason Realty Group Inc. appointed Mark G. Thompson to head the firm's residential consulting practice. Mr. Thompson comes to Legg Mason from a marketing position with Ryland Homes. A graduate of Stanford University, he holds a master's degree business administration and regional planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He resides in Columbia.

O'Conor, Piper & Flynn Realtors appointed Mary Ann Gruntowicz manager of the firm's Timonium office. A sales associate with O'Conor since 1992, Ms. Gruntowicz received her real estate license in 1978. The former Baltimore County school teacher has a bachelor of science degree from Towson State University.

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