A porch by Gilday Renovations, Grand award-winner for Residential Exterior $100,000 And Over. © Morgan Howarth

COTY 2013 Awards

The Contractor of the Year Awards recognize custom building and remodeling in our region

At a sold-out gala event on January 18th, the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Metro DC Chapter announced the 2013 Contractor of the Year (COTY) Awards, given to a wide range of remodeling and custom-building projects in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. An independent panel of judges reviewed nearly 115 projects over three days to select the 2013 winners in 29 categories. All award-winning projects can also be viewed on the NARI website, narimetrodc.org.

To find the stories behind these award-winning renovations, and the beautiful photos to match, check out Home & Design’s coverage of the following award-winning homes.

Modern Counterpoint
A design team transforms a barren yard into a resort-like oasis for entertaining

Kalorama Cool
A design team revives a dilapidated Victorian near Embassy Row

Penthouse Appeal
Architect John Heltzel imbues a sleek bachelor pad with a family-friendly vibe

House Proud
Anthony Wilder marries charm and function in a 1937 Bethesda home

Find the full listing of award winners, by category below:

HOME & DESIGN AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
KohlMark Group.

RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN UNDER $40,000
GRAND: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes.

RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN $40,001 TO $80,000
GRAND: Lofft Construction, Inc.;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
FINALIST: RJK Construction, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN $80,001 TO $120,000
GRAND: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
FINALIST: Gilday Renovations;
HONORABLE MENTION: Landis Construction.

RESIDENTIAL KITCHEN OVER $120,000
GRAND: Gilday Renovations;
MERIT: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.;
FINALIST: Bowers Design Build, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL BATH UNDER $30,000
GRAND: TriVistaUSA, LLC;
MERIT: Smiley Renovations;
FINALIST: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes.

RESIDENTIAL BATH $30,000 TO $60,000
GRAND: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
MERIT: Doman Custom Carpentry, LLC;
TEAM MERIT: Reico Kitchen + Bath;
FINALIST: Landis Construction.

RESIDENTIAL BATH OVER $60,000
GRAND: Landis Construction;
MERIT: Foxcraft Design Group, Inc.;
TEAM MERIT: Marblex Design International, Inc.;
FINALIST: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR UNDER $250,000
GRAND: ART Design Build;
GRAND TEAM: Grossmueller’s Design Consultants, Inc.;
MERIT: Synergy Design & Construction;
TEAM MERIT: Ferguson Enterprises and Barrons Lumber;
FINALISTS: Daniels Design & Remodeling;
HONORABLE MENTION: NVS Kitchen & Bath, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR $250,000 TO $500,000
GRAND: Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc.;
MERIT: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR OVER $500,000
GRAND: Heltzelhaus, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL INTERIOR SPECIALTY
GRAND: Case Design/Remodeling, Inc.;
MERIT: Daniels Design & Remodeling.

RESIDENTIAL ADDITION UNDER $100,000
GRAND: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes.

RESIDENTIAL ADDITION $100,000 TO $250,000
GRAND: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.;
MERIT: Bowers Design Build, Inc.
FINALIST: Wentworth, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL ADDITION $250,000 TO $500,000
GRAND: Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc.;
MERIT: TriVistaUSA, LLC;
FINALIST: Bowers Design Build, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL EXTERIOR UNDER $100,000
GRAND: Pagenstecher Group;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes;
FINALIST: ART Design Build;
FINALIST TEAM: Grossmueller’s Design Consultants, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL EXTERIOR $100,000 + OVER
GRAND: Gilday Renovations;
MERIT: Merrill Contracting & Remodeling, Inc.

RESIDENTIAL EXTERIOR SPECIALTY
GRAND: Gilday Renovations;
MERIT: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.

ENTIRE HOUSE $250,000 TO $500,000
GRAND: Bowers Design Build, Inc.;
MERIT: Abrams Design Build;
FINALIST: Capital Area Construction.

ENTIRE HOUSE $500,000 TO $1,000,000
GRAND: Hayes Construction Corporation;
MERIT: Harry Braswell, Inc.

ENTIRE HOUSE OVER $1,000,000
GRAND: Glass Construction;
MERIT: Anthony Wilder Design/Build, Inc.

UNIVERSAL DESIGN
GRAND: Landis Construction.

COMMERCIAL INTERIOR
GRAND: Synergy Design & Construction;
MERIT: Ajalli Architects PLLC.

COMMERCIAL SPECIALTY
GRAND: Landis Construction;
MERIT: Doman Custom Carpentry, LLC.

CREATIVE SOLUTIONS UNDER $15,000
GRAND: Landis Construction;
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes.

RESIDENTIAL DETACHED STRUCTURE
GRAND: KohlMark Group.

BASEMENT INTERIOR
GRAND: TriVistaUSA, LLC;
MERIT: Sun Design Remodeling Specialists, Inc.;
FINALIST: Blue Moon Construction LLC.

CUSTOM HOME UNDER $1,000,000
GRAND: Superior Home Services, Inc.;
MERIT: Ajalli Architects PLLC;
FINALIST: Harry Braswell, Inc.

CUSTOM HOME OVER $1,000,000
GRAND: KohlMark Group.

GREEN REMODELING INTERIOR
MERIT: Michael Nash Design, Build & Homes.


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