Austin, TX, February 10, 2015 – The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named local Austin construction and remodeling firm Avenue B Development as the South Central Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) winner in the Historic Renovation category of its annual awards competition. This marks Avenue B Development’s second straight South Central award and fourth straight local Austin Chapter award for the Historic Renovation category.
“When we established Avenue B Development 5 years ago, our goal was to enhance the character of Austin’s unique neighborhoods by creating homes that were both timeless and modern,” noted Avenue B Development Owner and Austin NARI President Elect Jeff Bullard. “Over that time, we have been overwhelmed by the recognition that our firm has positively contributed to saving the historic fabric of Austin’s central neighborhoods.”
In less than five years, Avenue B Development has worked for clients to remodel more than 20 pre-WWII homes in Austin and the company has also bought, renovated, and sold 10 historic central Austin homes – including 2 City of Austin Landmark Properties and 6 homes in Local or National Historic Districts. Avenue B Development has been a member of Preservation Austin since its establishment and also works closely with local realtors whose clients are looking to purchase a fixer-upper in central Austin. Their work has been featured in numerous local and national publications.
Each year, NARI presents CotY awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through their remodeling projects. The entries of this year’s competition totaled more than $84.5 million worth of remodeling projects. Judging is based on problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, degree of difficulty by an impartial panel of industry experts. Regional CotY Winners will now advance as finalists at the national level.
About Avenue B Development:
Avenue B Development is an Austin-based construction, remodeling, and interiors company focused on enhancing Austin’s neighborhoods with homes grounded in classic design, modern functionality, and a respect for the context in which the home is sited. For more information, visit www.avenuebdev.com
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is the source for homeowners seeking to hire a professional remodeling contractor. Members are full-time, dedicated, remodeling industry professionals who follow a strict code of ethics with high standards of honesty, integrity and responsibility. For more information, contact NARI at 847-298-9200 or www.nari.org