Categories: In the News, Recognition & Awards | Posted: November 12, 2018
A Mercer Island, WA custom home and Bellevue, WA single-family production home have won an award for Single-Family Custom: One-of-a-Kind Custom or Spec Home 6,001 – 8,000 sq. ft. and Single-Family Production: Detached Home Over 5,000 sq. ft. in the 2018 Best in American Living™ Awards (BALA) by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). Award levels, including platinum, gold, silver and Home of the Year, will be announced during the NAHB International Builders’ Show on February 20, 2019.
Both homes were built by JayMarc Homes. The Mercer Island custom home was designed by McCullough Architects, interior selections by Bill Jones and Aimee Upper, furniture selections by Charlie Henderson and landscaping by Art by Nature. The Singly-Family Production home was designed by Medici Architects, interior selections by Bill Jones, Aimee Upper & Megan Warren, staging provided by Rosichelli Design and landscaping by Art by Nature.
The Mercer Island custom home was designed to provide a space where the family could host large gatherings and have relatives stay for long periods of time. It is an entertainer’s paradise, designed around expansive views of Seattle. The home is 7,324 sq. ft. The Bellevue Single-Family Production home was designed for open plan entertaining while maintaining cozy private areas to relax in. The main floor layout was constructed so the wonderful lake views could be enjoyed from all main areas. The home is 5,690 sq. ft.
Now in its 35th year, BALA recognizes outstanding achievement by builders and design professionals in all sectors of the residential housing industry including single-family production, custom, multifamily, affordable, remodeling, community and interiors. BALA is built on the principle that all great homes start with great design, no matter cost or size.
Buying a home is often the most significant purchase people will make in their lifetime, and BALA winners spotlight what building industry professionals need to know to set their project apart and hit the right mark with today’s highly educated and discerning home buyers.
Award winners will be formally announced during the annual NAHB International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, Nev.
Additional Information about the BALA program can be found at bestinamericanliving.com. The 2018 Winners Portfolio, featuring design trends and project photographs, will be available online beginning February 21, 2019.