For Immediate Release

Home Builder with Collins Design-Build, Inc. 45293

The Best of the Building Industry Honored at the Sixth Annual STARS Awards Gala  

RALEIGH - Nearly 400 building industry professionals from North Carolina and surrounding states gathered at the Westin Hotel in Charlotte, NC, on Sept. 10, 2008 for the Sixth Annual STARS Awards Gala. 

Winners received recognition across 41 categories that covered marketing, advertising, web design, sales centers, landscape design, interior merchandising, architecture/floor plans and special projects. Awards were also given to local home builders associations, communities of the year, a distinguished associate member and a distinguished builder member.  

The STARS Awards Gala is held in conjunction with the 21st Century Building Expo & Conference sponsored by the North Carolina Home Builders Association. Each year the competition pays tribute to members who make major contributions to the residential home building industry. In 2008, the program boasted a record number of entries, and a total of 63 STARS awards were presented at the awards gala along with the recognition of 20 Outstanding Achievements. The STARS Awards ultimately symbolize tremendous achievement, honor, and distinction among building industry professionals.

And the winners are...


Best Brochure/Direct Mail Piece for a Project by a Builder - Less than 50 homes per year
Collins Design-Build, Inc. 
Members of the Raleigh-Wake County HBA and the HBA of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties


 Best Logo Design for a Company
Collins Design-Build, Inc. 
Members of the HBA of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties and the Raleigh-Wake County HBA

Best Single Family Detached Home with a sales price of $250,000-$500,000
Collins Design-Build, Inc. for the Summerbrooke at Windover in Durham
Members of the Raleigh-Wake County HBA and the HBA of Durham, Orange and Chatham Counties


Ron Martin
Keller Williams Realty - Spartanburg, SC
Ron Martin Team

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