The Custom Home Builder of the Year Award recognizes custom builders for their innovative achievements, professional leadership and creativity in crafting one-of-a-kind custom homes. Winners demonstrate leadership at work and in the community, exemplify expertise in converting a client’s wish lists into a unique home, and contribute to the overall strength of the home building industry.
In addition to peer recognition and the potential for increased exposure through local news media outlets, the Custom Home Builder of the Year award recipients will be highlighted in an NAHB press release, the NAHBNow blog and on nahb.org.
The 2020 award winner and finalists were honored during a virtual awards ceremony. View the press release about the award winner here.
2020 Custom Home Builder of the Year
Mark Batson of Tongue & Groove Design + Build in Wilmington, N.C
A nominee must be an active NAHB member and a custom home builder who builds one-of-a-kind homes on unique building sites for specific customers. The builder must also demonstrate excellent leadership qualities and be active in the local community.
Candidates can be self-nominated, nominated by a colleague, or nominated by an HBA executive officer. If the entry form is not submitted by the HBA/BIA executive officer or chapter president, the nominator is encouraged to include his/her name and contact information in the appropriate space on the entry form.
The application period will be open from July 12 to Oct. 18, 2021. Please note that it is the practice of the Custom Home Builders Committee not to announce the award recipients prior to the award celebration.
Being named the NAHB Custom Home Builder of the Year comes with great benefits. To name a few:
- Peer and national recognition
- A professional video featuring the award winners during the award presentation
- A beautiful display trophy
- Profile stories and mentions in NAHB news publications and digital media