WINNERS FOR THE 2019 PARADE OF HOMES ANNOUNCED! 

PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS AND

INDUSTRY AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE

Colorado Springs, CO (August 29, 2019) — The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs (HBA) announced the winners of the People’s Choice Awards and the Industry Awards of Excellence for the 2019 Parade of Homes. This year’s featured homes ranged in price from the mid $200,000’s to $2,800,000.  22 builders presented 28 homes located among 16 communities throughout the Pikes Peak Region for the 65th Annual Parade of Homes.

 

Industry professionals from around the state judged the homes for the Industry Awards based on criteria established for that award category. The coveted People’s Choice Awards is voted on by Parade of Homes attendees who visited each home in that price category. Both the People’s Choice and the Industry Awards are broken out into multiple price categories. Industry Awards are then further divided among the following six categories: Best Kitchen, Best Master Suite, Best Interior Design, Best Exterior, Best Architectural Exterior and Best Overall Home. 

 

On Wednesday, August 29, recipients of both the People’s Choice and Industry Awards were honored by the HBA at the Parade of Homes Awards Banquet held at the Colorado Springs Marriott with more than 300 people in attendance. Classic Rock 987.1’s JP was the emcee of the evening. The sponsors of this year’s Award banquet were Wells Fargo, Jayden Homes, Pikes Peak Regional Building Department and Peak View Solar. 

 

HBA is proud to announce the winners of the 2019 Industry Awards of Excellence and People’s Choice Awards as follows:

Industry Awards

Under $300,000

Antelope Ridge – The Buckhorn II

  • Best Kitchen  

  • Best Master Suite                              

  • Best Interior Design                           

  • Best Floor Plan                                  

  • Best Architectural Exterior                 

  • Best Overall Home                             

$305,000-$350,000

Classic Homes – Midtown 220

  • Best Kitchen Best

  • Master Suite                           

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

  • Best Overall Home                              

$444,000 - $475,000

Oakwood Homes – Crestone

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Architectural Exterior

 

Oakwood Homes – Branson

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Interior Design                              

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Overall Home                              

 

$525,000 - $580,000

Vanguard Homes – Falkirk

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

 

Reunion Homes – Sunlight Peak

  • Best Master Suite                               

 

Oakwood Homes – Viceroy

  • Best Kitchen                            

  • Best Interior Design                

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Overall Home                  

 

$590,000 - $635,000

Hi-Point Home Builders – Grays Peak

  • Best Kitchen                                                    

 

David Weekly - Coleton

  • Best Floor Plan                                   

 

Oakwood Homes – Westin

  • Best Master Suite                   

  • Interior Design                        

  • Best Architectural Exterior      

  • Best Overall Home                  

 

$640,000 - $700,000

Kimber Homes – Vista View

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

 

Classic Homes – The Monarch

  • Best Kitchen                                              

  • Best Master Suite                         

  • Best Overall Home                        

$775,000 - $850,000

Calton Homes – The Masterson

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

  • Best Overall Home                              

$875,000 - $950,000

Level 1 Homes – The Calais

  • Best Interior Design                            

 

Vantage Homes - Copperwood

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Floor Plan                                   

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

  • Best Overall Home                              

 

$1,000,000 - $1,200,000

Jayden Homes – The Rampart

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                                   

  • Best Architectural Exterior                    

  • Best Overall Home                              

 

$1,300,000 - $1,500,000

Galiant Homes – The Vanderbilt

  • Best Kitchen    

 

Murphy’s Custom Homes – The Timber Ridge                    

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

  • Best Overall Home                              

 

$1,875,000- $1,925,000

All About Home Design – Amazing Grace

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

 

Alliance Builders – Glenwood

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                                   

  • Best Overall Home                              

More than $2,250,000

Villagree Luxury Homes - Villa Del Sol

  • Best Kitchen                                        

  • Best Master Suite                               

  • Best Interior Design                            

  • Best Floor Plan                       

  • Best Architectural Exterior                  

  • Best Overall Home                              

           

People’s Choice

Under $300,000               Antelope Ridge – The Buckhorn II

$305,000-$350,000            Classic Homes – Midtown 220

$440,000-$475,000            Oakwood Home – Crestone

$525,000-$580,000            Reunion Homes – Sunlight Peak

$590,000-$635,000            Hi-Point Home Builders – Grays Peak

$640,000 - $700,000          Black Oak Homes – The Grand Royal

$775,000 - $850,000          Calton Homes – The Masterson

$875,000 - $950,000          Vantage Homes – Copperwood

$1,000,000 - $1, 200,000   Jayden Homes – The Rampart

$1,300,000 - $1,500,000    Murphy’s Custom Homes – The Timber Ridge

$1,875,000 – $1,925,000    All About Home Design – Amazing Grace

More than $2,250,000         Villagree Luxury Homes – Visa Del Sol

 

The Parade of Homes also recognized the Featured Communities

Banning Lewis Ranch

Flying Horse

Wolf Ranch

 

La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries provided a grand prize of a $5,000 shopping spree. Parade goers were able to enter the drawing at any Parade home or online.  This year’s winner is Tawnye Kanumun from Colorado Springs.

 

Penrose St. Francis Health Systems presented a prize of an Apple Watch that was offered to attendees who visited all of the Parade homes and either registered their ticket at one of the homes or entered online. The winner of this prize is Wendy Wallace of Colorado Springs.

 

HBA would also like to thank the following Parade of Homes Sponsors for their generous support:

The Gazette

Mortgage Solutions Financial

La–Z–Boy Furniture Galleries

Lexus of Colorado Springs

Oakwood Homes

Michael Garman Museum & Gallery

 

Official Ticket Outlet: Safeway

 

Military Ticket Outlets

  • La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries

  • Lexus of Colorado Springs

  • Oakwood Homes 

 

Media Sponsors:

  • Cumulus Media stations

  • Fox 21

 

About the Parade of Homes

The HBA Parade of Homes offers the general public a first-hand look at the current trends and greatest innovations in new home design. This three-week event showcases the latest design trends in affordable living to luxury dream homes complete with every amenity imaginable. The 2019 Parade of Homes was held August 2 – 18 with homes closed on Mondays and Tuesdays. 

 

About the Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs

Homes are a cornerstone of the American dream and a major driver of our economy. The Housing & Building Association of Colorado Springs (HBA) was founded in 1950 as the voice of the homebuilding community and associated trades. We advance best practices, advocate for attainable housing, contribute expertise to regional development issues and serve our community through our Careers in Construction Colorado and HBA Cares programs. Find out how we’re helping to build a better Colorado Springs at cshba.com, hbacares.org and gobuildco.com.

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