The North Carolina Home Builders Association presented nearly 50 prestigious STARS awards at the annual STARS Awards Gala on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Charlotte Uptown. The STARS Awards program honors the achievements of home building industry professionals from across North Carolina.
Winners receive recognition in areas such as marketing and advertising, web design, sales/information center, landscape design, interior merchandising, architecture/floor plan, remodeling/renovation and special projects. Awards are also given to local home builders associations.
The top awards of the evening went to the following recipients:
Blake Massengill of Massengill Design-Build in Fuquay-Varina, was named the Distinguished Builder Member of the Year. Massengill is a member of the Member of the Raleigh-Wake HBA and currently serving as past president.
The Distinguished Associate Member of the Year Award went to Katie Mariani of Builders Mutual.
The Community of the Year honor went to Olivette Riverside Community and Farm, a member of the Asheville Home Builders Association. The 346-acre farm-based “agrihood” located in Asheville features a fully operational commercial organic farm, seven-acre riverfront beach, community gardens and orchards, a large private river island and miles of interior hiking trails.
The Executive Officer of the Year award went to Cameron Moore, EO of the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association.
The New Executive Officer of the Year award recognized Hollie Rose-Galli of the High Point Area Builders Association.
The Builders Mutual Safety Program of the Year award went to Osada Construction, a member of the Asheville Home Builders Association.