STARS Awards Honor Best of the NC Home Building Industry


The North Carolina Home Builders Association presented 47 prestigious STARS awards at the annual STARS Awards Gala on September 17 at the Omni Charlotte Hotel. The STARS Awards program honors the achievements of home building industry professionals from North Carolina and surrounding states.

Winners received 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 were also given to local home builders associations.

The coveted Super Star Awards went to the following recipients:

Warren Smith of L and L of Raleigh, Inc. was named the Distinguished Builder Member of the Year. Smith is a member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County. Smith was nominated for outstanding leadership, service and dedication to his home builders association, as well as the building industry and community.

The Distinguished Associate Member of the Year went to Paulette Frantz, nominated by the Northeastern North Carolina HBA. Frantz is a tireless industry advocate with Dominion NC Power, and she has shown outstanding dedication to her local, state and national HBAs.

The Community of the Year Awardwas given to Flowers Plantation in Clayton, NC. They are members of the Johnston County Building Industry Association and the HBA of Raleigh-Wake Co. Flowers Plantation was nominated for the outstanding way it honors the rich history of the land, showcases the area’s natural beauty and offers exceptional amenities to its residents.

See other STARS Awards winners Here.