October 17, 2011
Nation's Building News

The Official Online Weekly Newspaper of NAHB

Enter the 2012 Best of 50+ Housing Awards by Nov. 7; Entry Packages Due Nov. 21

Firms that design, build or market housing for the mature market are invited to apply for the 2012 Best of 50+ Housing Awards ― the industry’s most prestigious national awards program honoring excellence in the market serving boomers and beyond.

Entry forms are due on Nov. 7. Entry packages are due Nov. 21.

Launched by the NAHB 50+ Housing Council to encourage quality and innovation in the 50+ housing market, the awards highlight innovation, emerging trends and quality housing and showcase the best in active-adult and service-enriched communities across the country.

Awards are presented to communities and homes that cater to active adults, rental communities, assisted living communities, remodeled homes and repositioned communities, as well as homes built with green features and technology or built according to universal design principles.

The awards also honor sales and leasing centers, outdoor amenities and best brochure for the 50+ market. Entries are also being accepted for “On the Boards” categories for communities and homes that have been designed, but not yet built.

Winners will be announced on Feb. 9 during the 2012 NAHB International Builders’ Show in Orlando.

To Apply

To apply for the award or for more details on eligibility requirements and categories, visit www.nahb.org/50plusawards.

For more information on the awards program, email Lynn Basso at NAHB, or call her at 800-368-5242 x8130.

Find Out What 45+ Housing Buyers Want at NAHB BuilderBooks

Right House, Right Place, Right Time: Community and Lifestyle Preferences of the 45+ Housing Market,” available through NAHB BuilderBooks, will help determine the right design, home features and amenities to attract boomer home buyers in your market.

Author Margaret A. Wylde guides readers through the latest survey results on this important consumer group and explains what their responses mean for today’s and tomorrow’s home building industry.

To view or purchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.

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