(Houston, TX – Oct. 7, 2014) Ashton Woods Homes won 12 awards at the Greater Houston Builders Association’s Houston’s Best PRISM gala, including the Grand Award for Volume Builder of the Year.
The builder won or was a finalist in all three major areas of the competition — people, product and promotions — and posted more wins than any other builder. In addition to the 12 wins, Ashton Woods was a finalist in 15 categories.
Besides the Grand Award, Ashton Woods won trophies for Volume Builder Product Design, $350,000-$400,000; Volume Builder Product Design, $250,000-$300,000; Volume Builder — Kitchen; Volume Builder — Family Room; Volume Builder — Bedroom; Volume Builder — Outdoor Living Space; Volume Builder Interior Merchandising for a Model Home, $300,000-$350,000; Volume Builder Interior Merchandising for a Model Home, $250,000-$300,000; Volume Builder Interior Merchandising for a Model Home, $200,000-$250,000; Event of the Year — Volume Builder; and Website of the Year — Volume Builder. In addition, Leigha Roberts was named a finalist for Online Sales Person of the Year and Tim Schubert was named a finalist for Rookie Onsite Sales Professional of the Year. Deborah Opalacz was a finalist for Volume Builder — Design Center Associate of the Year.
“It was a good night to be recognized in so many categories and to be named Volume Builder of the Year, particularly in such a highly competitive market as what we have in Houston” said Dan Gezella, vice president of sales and marketing for Ashton Woods Homes’ Houston division. “Our award-winning product design and employees are the reason 95 percent of our home buyers say they are likely to recommend Ashton Woods to friends and family.”
It is the second time Ashton Woods Homes received a Grand Award for Volume Builder of the Year this year, winning the title this summer in the prestigious Star Awards presented by the Texas Association of Builders.
Ashton Woods, named the Most Trusted Builder in America for a second consecutive year by the Lifestory Research 2014 Most Trusted Builders in America Study, SM builds in 14 communities throughout Houston, with prices from the $190,000s. For more information on Ashton Woods, visit www.ashtonwoodshomes.com.
About Ashton Woods Homes
Ashton Woods is one of the nation’s largest private homebuilding companies, blazing new trails in design and personalization to build homes as unique as the people who live in them. Collaborating with homeowners for over 25 years, the company and its team of world-renowned designers look beyond the conventional to draw inspiration from unexpected sources, resulting in exceptional design in every Ashton Woods home. Recently recognized as the Most-Trusted Builder in America for the second year in a row by the Lifestory Research 2014 Most Trusted Builder in America StudySM, Ashton Woods’ collaborative approach is a key driver of its best-in-class customer satisfaction scores, with 95% of homebuyers likely to recommend the company to friends and family. For more information, or to experience the excitement of becoming another satisfied Ashton Woods homeowner, visit www.ashtonwoods.com.
About Ashton Woods Homes Houston
Ashton Woods Homes Houston can be found throughout the greater Houston area, from Fort Bend County to Pearland to Kingwood. The division carefully chooses its community partners, currently building in 15 premier master-planned developments close to shopping, schools and employment centers. Ashton Woods Homes Houston has been a vital part of Houston’s bustling real estate market since 1990 and is widely respected among industry leaders, winning numerous awards for design and customer service. For more information, visit www.ashtonwoodshomes.com/houston.