Best in American Living Awards Gala Set for Jan. 12
“One Night, One Industry” — the annual Best in American Living Awards (BALA) gala — will be held from 7-11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 12, at Hard Rock “Live” at Universal Studios Orlando.
Co-sponsored by Professional Builder magazine and NAHB, BALA is the foremost residential design competition in the country and honors builders, architects, designers, developers, land planners and interior designers who produce homes that illustrate design quality and success in the marketplace and exemplify the best in American living.
Now in its 21st year, BALA has grown to 41 categories, ranging from single-family attached and detached homes in a variety of sizes, to custom homes, rental developments, best community and one-of-a-kind spec homes. The competition includes the Best Affordable Home category, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary’s Award for Excellence and the Best Smart Growth Community award. Additional design categories include best kitchen, best bath, best specialty room and best detail.