Best in American Living Awards Fete Set for Feb. 12
Winners in the Best in American Living Awards (BALA) competition — the nation’s foremost new-home design competition — will be honored during an awards celebration on Feb. 12 at Sea World in Orlando during the 2008 International Builders’ Show.
The BALA competition, which is open to builders, interior designers, architects, developers, marketing and real estate professionals, is co-sponsored by Professional Builder magazine and NAHB.
Tickets for the awards ceremony must be purchased by Monday, Jan. 28. Tickets will not be available at the door. To order tickets online, visit www.probuilder.com/bala.
For more information, e-mail Jennifer Jones at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5342 x8469.
Enter 2008 BALA Competition
Entries are now being accepted for the 2008 BALA competition, the 25h anniversary for the awards.
The program includes 36 categories — from single-family attached and detached in a variety of sizes to rental developments and custom homes plus categories for interior design, communities and neighborhoods, affordable housing, smart growth, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary's Award for Excellence and others.
Homes must be completed, or communities must be opened, between May 1, 2007 and July 15, 2008 to be eligible.
Registration materials are due by July 1 and entry notebooks are due July 15.
For more information or a registration brochure, e-mail Jennifer Jones at NAHB, or call her at x8469.