This year has been full of quality and coolness with new opportunities to guide clients through their design-build journey!
Letâ€™s reflect on the great milestones in the T&G world so far and what the rest of this year has in store!
NAHB Custom Home Builder of the Year Awards – Mark Batson was announced as a Finalist for the Custom Home Builder of the Year Award, running against two other builders from Las Vegas and Arizona â€“ read the article here. Hereâ€™s how Mark plans to go home as the 2019 winner.
NAHB Nationals Awards – These are the NAHBâ€™s largest and most prestigious awards competition, celebrating North Americaâ€™s best new-home sales and marketing, and recognizes outstanding achievements in various categories. This year T&G was honored with SILVER for both the Coastal Mediterranean AND the Coastal Farmhouse.
NAHB International Builders Show – The team attended the show this year in Orlando, FL and were not only introduced to all of the upcoming trends and building methods but were also offered educational classes and networking opportunities.
WCFHBA MAX! Awards – At the annual Marketing Achievement Excellence (MAX!) Awards, the Wilmington-Cape Fear Home Builders Association (WCFHBA) recognized our Colonial renovation as â€śBest Home Additionâ€ť, while the Coastal Mediterranean took home â€śBest Interior Designâ€ť, â€śBest Outdoor Living Spaceâ€ť and â€śSpecial Projectâ€ť! In-house Interior Designer, Bridgett Mazer, was announced as the â€śInterior Design Professional of the Yearâ€ť â€“ not only creating beautiful spaces, but also relationships with clients that lead to a fun and seamless process towards a beautiful, elegant home.
Custom Builder Magazine – â€śStriking Detailsâ€ť from the Coastal Mediterranean home were featured as a result of the collaboration between Mark Batson and Bridgett Mazer â€“ including the LED under-lit countertops and cabinetry details.
Architectural Digest Show – The team traveled to NYC to get the scoop on this yearâ€™s coolest design trends!
Living Life Without Regrets – The Phil Kean Design / Tongue & Groove collaboration was such a wonderful journey to embark on with our clients. We look forward to maintaining our relationship with this family as they live their lives without regrets in their custom oasis!
WCFHBA Parade Of Homes – This 32nd annual event gives local builder the opportunity to showcase their hard work and creative designs! Here are the resulting awards from the judges:
Nautical Contemporaryâ€“ GOLD
BEST Kitchen, Outdoor Living and Master Bath
Special Feature Awards â€“ Quilted Kitchen Backsplash & Master Bath
Professional Builder Magazine – Mark Batson addresses Flood Insurance for Home Builders in our coastal environment.
Let the Build Begin – We are so thrilled about the opportunity to guide the future owners of this Coastal Mediterranean home through the design-build journey! Our clients are stoked about their new home design and are ready to transform it into a reality on their intracoastal waterfront lot.
WRAL News – Remember the â€śOo-trayâ€ť AKA the Nautical Contemporary? It was recently featured on Raleighâ€™s local news station as the â€śShip Houseâ€ť!
Kids Making It – Letâ€™s better our local community! We sponsored this event to support the youth population in Wilmington. Kids Making It is a non-profit organization that shares our passion for craftsmanship and focuses on woodworking mentorship programs for at-risk youth.
Wilmington Biz – We prefer local vendors and subcontractors during our design-build process â€“ maintaining quality and coolness, while supporting the community. Mark Batson gives his perspective on the custom home building industry in relation to local companies â€“ read the article here
WARM Havana Nights – WARM (Wilmington Area Rebuilding Ministry) held their 8th annual â€śRaise the Roofâ€ť Gala and Auction this year. We are a constant supporter of their efforts and believe in their mission â€“ you should too! Learn more about them here and join their mission in bettering the lives of those in our community!