Columbia Builders and Ryan Homes win awards

REAL ESTATE WATCH

March 15, 1998

Columbia Builders and Ryan Homes were triple winners when the Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland honored Baltimore-area firms Wednesday at the Mechanic Theater.

The 21st Award of Excellence competition recognized homebuilders in the Baltimore metropolitan area "who provide buyers with excellence in design, livability and value in single-family detached, single-family attached, multifamily and custom homes."

Ryan collected three 1997 Awards of Excellence, while Columbia won two plus a Model Home Merchandising Award, which honors builders and interior designers who do the best job of decorating model homes.

Aoki Homes, David S. Brown Enterprises, Gemcraft Homes, Merchandising East, Sturbridge Homes and Trafalgar House Residential Maryland were double winners.

Dave Cahill of Koch Homes was named 1997 Sales Manager of the Year.

Ryland Homes' Meylnda Tomko, Single-Family Attached Salesperson of the Year, won the Sales Excellence Award for 1997.

Other winners were Shannon Maura, Pulte Homes, Multifamily Salesperson of the Year; Barry Weller, Ausherman Homes, Single-Family Detached Salesperson of the Year; Karen Hensel, Ryan Homes, Multiple Product Salesperson of the Year; and Jennifer Eaddy, Pulte Homes, Rookie Salesperson of the Year.

Judges rated entries on floor plan layout, quality and convenience features, overall design and value.

List of winners, Page 10K.

Home Builders Association of Maryland awards

These companies were honored at the 21st annual awards ceremony of the Sales and Marketing Council of the Home Builders Association of Maryland Wednesday at the Mechanic Theater.

AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Single-family detached

$150,000-$189,999: The Stanford, Ryan Homes, Otter Creek +V Landing, Edgewood. Architect: Ryan Architectural Group.

$190,000-$209,999: The Nottingham, Bob Ward New Homes Group, Hillcrest Manor, Aberdeen. Architect: Allen & Associates.

$210,000-$234,999: The John Adams, Patriot Homes, McDonogh Oaks, Owings Mills. Architect: D. W. Taylor & Associates.

$235,000-$269,999: The Annapolis, Gemcraft Homes, Trails at Gleneagles, Bel Air. Architect: Architectural Collaborative.

$270,000-$299,999: The Victoria, Ryan Homes, McDonogh Oaks, Owings Mills. Architect: Ryan Architectural Group.

$300,000-$349,999: The Dover, Gemcraft Homes, Woodcrest, Fallston. Architect: Architectural Collaborative.

$350,000-$399,999: The James Randolph, Williamsburg Builders, Pheasant Ridge, Clarksville. Architect: D. W. Taylor & Associates.

$400,000-$499,999: The Brandywine, Columbia Builders, Pheasant Ridge, Clarksville. Architect: D. W. Taylor & Associates.

$500,000 and over: The Kendall, Talles Homes, Shaneybrook, Reisterstown. Architect: Snyder & Egbue Associates.

Multifamily

$99,999 & under: The Ensign, Sturbridge Homes, Tidewater Colony, Annapolis. Architect: A&T Group.

$100,000-$109,999: The Lieutenant, Sturbridge Homes, Tidewater Colony, Annapolis. Architect: A&T Group.

$110,000-$134,999: The Cedar, Foundation Homes, Greenbelt Lake Village, Greenbelt. Architect: The Martin Architectural Group.

$135,000 and over: The Beckett, David S. Brown Enterprises, Beckett Green, Owings Mills. Architect: Ratcliffe Associates.

Single-family attached

$119,999 and under: The Tremont, Ryan Homes, Village of Painters Mill, Owings Mills. Architect: Ryan Architectural Group.

$120,000-$139,999: The Cambridge, Aoki Homes, Foxridge at McDonogh, Foxridge. Architect: Design Collective.

$140,000-$159,999: The Devon, Aoki Homes, Foxridge at McDonogh, Foxridge. Architect: Design Collective.

$160,000-$169,999: The Belmont, Columbia Builders, Piney Orchard, Odenton. Architect: D. W. Taylor & Associates.

$170,000-$199,999: The Embassy, David S. Brown Enterprises, Lyons Gate, Owings Mills. Architect: Forrest Marketing & Design.

$200,000 and over: The Gatehouse III, Clark Turner Homes, Barrington, Bel Air. Architect: Clark Turner Homes.

Custom homes

$299,999 and under: Kern Residence, Van Deusen Construction, Bel Air. Architect: Jay Van Deusen.

$300,000-$399,999: Shellie A. Curry III AIA Architects, Falls Woods. Architect: Shellie A. Curry III AIA Architects.

$450,000-$499,999: Heinz Residence, Dale Thompson Builders, Quarterfield, Ellicott City. Architect: Dale Thompson Builders.

$500,000 and over: Griffith-Brilhart Builders, Glen Angus, Bel Air. Architect: Edmeades & Associates.

SILVER MERIT AWARD

$300,000-$349,999 single-family detached: The Kimberly, Allan Homes, Village of River Hill, Columbia. Architect: Sinex Design.

$135,000 and over multifamily: The Copeland, Trafalgar House Residential Maryland, Hollington, Owings Mills. Architect: The Martin Architectural Group.

MODEL HOME MERCHANDISING AWARD

Single-family detached: The Brandywine, Columbia Builders, Pheasant Ridge, Columbia. Interior Designer: Forrest Marketing & Design.

Single-family attached, $149,999 and under: The Copperfield, Merchandising East, Stonegate, Woodlawn. Interior Designer: Merchandising East.

Single-family attached, $150,000-$160,999: The Carrollton, Thomas Builders, Worthington Mews, Glen Burnie. Interior Designer: Rita Carlson, Model Home Interiors.

Single-family attached, $170,000-$199,999: The Stanton II, hTC Trafalgar House Residential Maryland, Arborside II, Columbia. Interior Designer: Sydene Interiors.

Single-family attached, $200,000 and over: The Bristol, Creative Design, Hollifield Station, Ellicott City. Interior Designer: Creative Design.

SILVER MERIT AWARD

Single-family detached: The Severn, Merchandising East, Severn Manor, Annapolis. Interior Designer: Merchandising East.

Single-family attached $200,000 and over: The Amberly, Creative Design, Hollifield Station, Ellicott City. Interior Designer: Ryland Architectural Services.

Pub Date: 3/15/98

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