LATEST NEWS: Congratulations to all 2017 HOBI winners!

2017 TOP HOBI AWARDS

COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR:
T& M Building Company for South Windsor Woods
L-R HBRA Vice-President Chris Nelson, T&M President & NAHB 2nd Vice Chair Greg Ugalde, Immediate Past president HBRA, Nort Wheeler holding award, HBRA President Pete Fusaro & Steve Temkin, T&M Building Company.

SPEC HOME OF THE YEAR:
VAS Construction for 184 Nearwater Lane, Darien
L-R Vinnie Sciaretta, VAS Construction and HBRA President Pete Fusaro

REMODELED OF THE YEAR:
Ben Krupinski Builder for Belle Haven home
L-R HBRA V.P. Chris Nelson Ben Krupinski managing director Christopher Quinn and far right, HBRA president Peter Fusaro

CUSTOM HOME OF THE YEAR:
Significant Homes for 200 Long Point Road, Darien Whit & Matt Mathews, Collin VanderHorn & William Malmstedt, and HBRA President Peter Fusaro

PROJECT HOME OF THE YEAR:
Brindisi & Yaroscak for Round Hill Estate in Greenwich
L-R Chris Pagliaro & Nick Sadja, PBS Architects & Jon Brindisi

2017 HOBI AWARD WINNERS

CUSTOM HOMES

BEST CUSTOM HOME UNDER 3,000 SF & BEST OUTDOOR FEATURE
Karp Associates for 28 West Way, Old Greenwich

OUTSTANDING NEW LONDON COUNTY CUSTOM HOME UNDER 3,000 SF
Brom Builders for 2 Beach Road, Groton Long Point

BEST CUSTOM HOME 3,000-4,000 SF & BEST LIBRARY/ OFFICE
Snellman Construction for 17 Covelee Drive, Westport

OUTSTANDING HARTFORD COUNTY CUSTOM HOME 3,000-4,000 SF
MJD Builders 6 Pinnacle Road, Farmington

BEST CUSTOM HOME 4,000-5,000 SF
Laschever Building Company for 182 Niantic River Road, Waterford

OUTSTANDING FAIRFIELD COUNTY CUSTOM HOME 4,000-5,000 SF
Cerreta Builders for 605 Fairfield Beach road, Fairfield

BEST CUSTOM HOME 5,000-6,000 SF
Fletcher Development for 10 Crane Road, Darien

BEST CUSTOM HOME 6,000-7,000 SF
Hertz Construction for 30 Talmadge Hill, Darien

BEST CUSTOM HOME 7,000-8,000 SF
Sound Beach Partners for 28 Leeward Lane, Riverside

BEST CUSTOM HOME 8,000-9,000 SF
Sound Beach Partners for 42 Gilliam Lane, Riverside

BEST CUSTOM HOME 9,000-10,000 SF & BEST BATH
Greenwich Custom Homes for 434 Riversville Road, Greenwich

BEST CUSTOM HOME 10,000 – 12,000 SF
Significant Homes for 200 Long Neck Point, Darien

OUTSTANDING CUSTOM HOME 10,000-12,000 SF
Davenport Contracting for 5 Yankee Hill Road, Westport

BEST CUSTOM HOME 12,000-16,000 SF & BEST POOL HOUSE
Sound Beach Partners for 73 Club Road, Riverside

BEST CUSTOM HOME OVER 16,000 SF & BEST OUTDOOR LIVING ENVIRONMENT
Sound Beach Partners for 74 Club Road, Riverside

OUTSTANDING CUSTOM HOME OVER 16,000 SF
Back Country RAM for 558 Round Hill Road, Greenwich

BEST MODERN/CONTEMPORARY STYLE CUSTOM HOME
Back Country RAM for 58 Lambert Road, New Canaan

BEST NEW/OLD CUSTOM HOME & BEST GARAGE
Brindisi & Yaroscak & PBS Architects for Round Hill Estate, Greenwich

BEST NOT SO BIG CUSTOM HOME
Ricci Construction for 85 Hartford Avenue, Old Saybrook

BEST OUT OF STATE CUSTOM HOME
Blansfield Builders for 1178 Old Albany Post Road, Garrison N.Y.

BEST GREEN ENERGY-EFFICIENT CUSTOM HOME
Hobbs Inc. for Greenwich home

BEST VACATION HOME
Sound Beach Partners for 11895 Lost Tree Way, North Palm Beach, Florida

OUTSTANDING IN STATE VACATION HOME
Ricci Construction for 105 Merwin Avenue, Milford

BEST ACCESSORY BUILDING
Sound Beach Partners for sports house at 23 Normandy Lane, Riverside

OUTSTANDING SMALL ACCESSORY BUILDING
Hobbs Inc. for tree house of Greenwich home

SPEC HOMES

BEST NOT SO BIG SPEC HOME
Barrington Building Company for 28 Norwalk Avenue, Westport

BEST IN TOWN SPEC HOME & OUTSTANDING BATH
Altamura Homes for 51 Edgerton Street, Darien

BEST SPEC HOME UNDER $500,000
Steiner Inc. for 19 Jockey Hollow Road, Monroe

BEST SPEC HOME $500,000-750,000
By Carrier Inc. for 146 Taine Mountain Road, Burlington

BEST SPEC HOME $750,000-1 MILLION
Love Where You Live for 120-22 Welch Terrace, Fairfield

OUTSTANDING LITCHFIELD COUNTY Spec $750,000-1 Million
Whitehall Construction for 293 Old Mount Tom Road, Litchfield SOLD $777,500

BEST NEW HAVEN COUNTY SPEC HOME $1-2 MILLION
Corbo Associates, 33 Fiddlehead Road, Oxford

BEST FAIRFIELD COUNTY SPEC HOME $1-2 MILLION
Hemingway Construction for 23 Patricia Lane, Darien

BEST SPEC HOME $2-3 MILLION
Hemingway Construction for 315 Noroton Avenue, Darien

OUTSTANDING SPEC HOME $2-3 MILLION
Archetype for 14 Clocks Lane, Darien

BEST SPEC HOME $3-4 MILLION
VAS Construction for 184 Nearwater Lane, Darien

BEST SPEC HOME $4-5 MILLION
BEST EXTERIOR HOME FEATURE
OUTSTANDING OUTDOOR LIVING ENVIRONMENT
Bluewater Home Builders for 15 Buena Vista Drive, Westport

BEST SPEC HOME $5-6 MILLION & BEST MUDROOM
Bluewater Home Builders for 1 Yankee Hill Road, Westport

OUTSTANDING LITCHFIELD COUNTY SPEC HOME
Corbo Associates for 42 Nettleton Hollow Road, Washington

BEST SPEC HOME $6-7 MILLION
Argus Development for 72 Meadow Road, Greenwich

COMMUNITIES

BEST LUXURY CONDOMINIUM COMMUNITY
OUTSTANDING LUXURY CONDOMINIUM UNIT
BEST Luxury Townhouse
Horton Group for Residences at 66 High Street in Guilford

BEST AFFORDABLE CONDOMINIUM DEVELOPMENT
BEST AFFORDABLE CONDOMINIUM UNIT
Franklin Construction for City Flats in New London

BEST Townhouse COMMUNITY
Toll Brothers Inc. for Village Collection at Rivington in Danbury

BEST FAIRFIELD COUNTY Townhouse
Toll Brothers Inc. for the Denton/ The Ridge Collection at Rivington in Danbury

BEST HARTFORD COUNTY Townhouse
By Carrier Inc. for Harvest Village in Newington

BEST AFFORDABLE TOWNHOUSE
T&M Building Company for The Cobalt at South Windsor Woods

BEST LARGE MIXED PRODUCT COMMUNITY
T&M Building Company for South Windsor Woods

BEST SMALL MIXED PRODUCT COMMUNITY
Sunlight Construction for Stratford Crossing in Avon

BEST MIXED USE COMMUNITY
Mondo Gatto & Tecton Architects for Heritage Square, New Canaan

BEST LUXURY CONDOMINIUM UNIT
Mondo Gatto & Tecton Architects for Heritage Square, New Canaan

OUTSTANDING MIXED USE COMMUNITY
East Coast Structures for 1191 East Putnam Avenue, Greenwich
BEST RENTAL COMMUNITY
RMS Companies for UCONN Residences in Stamford

BEST RENTAL UNIT
Karp Associates for The Crossing in New Canaan

BEST SINGLE FAMILY HOME $500,000-600,000
Toll Brothers Inc. for the Binghamton at Bethel Crossing

Best SINGLE FAMILY Home $650,000-850,000
Uccello Development for 201 Fox Hopyard Road at Fox Hopyard East Haddam

Best SINGLE FAMILY Home OVER $850,000 & BEST PANTRY
Sunlight Construction for 8 Quinn’s Court at Stratford Crossing in Avon

BEST CLUBHOUSE
By Carrier Inc. for The Meeting House at The Yorkshire in Farmington

BEST SALES CENTER
Toll Brothers Inc. for Regency at Prospect

BEST 55+ COMMUNITY
Charter Group for 77 Sunset Lane Ridgefield

BEST 55+ HOME 2,000-3,000 SF
Charter Group for the Litchwood townhome at 77 Sunset Lane

BEST 55+ HOME UNDER 2,000 SF
Charter Group for the Chatham coach home at 77 Sunset Lane

REMODELING

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL UNDER $150,000
Coccomo Brothers for 1 Fitzwilliam Park, Devonwood

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $150,000-250,000
Uccello Development for 16 Dexter Road, Rocky Hill

BEST FAIRFIELD COUNTY RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $250,000-500,000
Davenport Contracting for 35 Beeholm Road, Redding

BEST NEW HAVEN COUNTY RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $250,000-500,000
By Carrier Inc. for 13 Oakland Avenue, Milford

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $750,000 – 1 MILLION
Gilson Fine Homes for 55 Lockwood Road, Old Greenwich

BEST RESTORATION
Davenport Contracting for 267 Newtown Turnpike, Redding

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $1-2 MILLION
DeRosa Builders for 38 Hidden Brook Road, Greenwich

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $2-3 MILLION
DeRosa Builders for 11 Meadowcroft Lane, Greenwich

BEST RESIDENTIAL REMODEL $5-7 MILLION
Ben Krupinski Builder for Belle Haven, Greenwich home

BEST SPEC HOME REMODEL
CCO Habitats for 34 Jennie Lane, Westport

OUTSTANDING SPEC HOME REMODEL
Tiago Building Group for 5 Ridgewood Lane, Westport

BEST HISTORIC REHAB
Domus Constructors for 21 Weston Road, Westport

BEST HISTORIC REHAB IN A DEVELOPMENT
Franklin Construction for City Flats in New London

BEST REMODELED ENTRY
Woodland Partners for 2 Coves End Road, Darien

BEST KITCHEN REMODEL OVER $200,000
BEST BATH REMODEL
Woodland Partners for 12 Sawmill Lane, Greenwich

BEST KITCHEN REMODEL UNDER $200,000
Criscuolo Design Build for Weston home

BEST LOWER LEVEL REMODEL
Domus Constructors for 129 Quarter Horse Lane, Fairfield

COMMERCIAL

BEST FAIRFIELD COUNTY COMMERCIAL REHAB
Karp Associates for New Canaan YMCA

BEST HARTFORD COUNTY COMMERCIAL REHAB
RMS Companies for the Goodwin hotel in Hartford

BEST COMMERCIAL RESTORATION
Murphy Brothers Contracting for the Ardsley Country Club, Dobbs Ferry N.Y.

BEST ADAPTIVE REUSE
Greenwich Construction for 209 River Road Extension, Cos Cob
BEST NEW COMMERCIAL OVER $5 MILLION
Wernert Associates Inc. for Tokeneke Club Darien

BEST NEW COMMERCIAL UNDER $5 MILLION
East Coast Structures for the New Canaan Field Clubhouse

BEST TINY COMMERCIAL
Kemper Associates for Carol’s Lunch Box in Farmington

SPECIAL FOCUS

OUTSTANDING SPECIAL PURPOSE ROOMS
-Bluewater Home Builders for 3rd floor aerie at 15 Buena Vista Drive, Westport
-Connecticut Stone secret garden oasis for Westport home
-DeRosa Builders for indoor pool room at 11 Meadowcroft Lane, Greenwich
-Domus Constructors for cigar lounge at 129 Quarter Horse Lane, Fairfield
-Hobbs Inc. for fishing shack in Greenwich home
-Sound Beach Partners for basketball court at 74 Club Road, Riverside

Best Kitchen BY A SUPPLIER
Connecticut Stone for Westport kitchen

BEST KITCHEN FEATURE
Fine Line finish Carpentry for kitchen cabinetry at Heritage Square, New Canaan

BEST WALK-IN CLOSET
Closet & Storage Concepts for 30 Talmadge Hill Road, Darien

BEST INTERIOR FEATURE
Connecticut Stone for 3 story staircase in Westport home

BEST INTERIOR FEATURE IN A PRODUCTION HOME
T&M Building Company for extended kitchen option

BEST OUTDOOR ROOM
Love Where You Live for 328 Birch Road, Fairfield

BEST GREEN PRODUCT
Leigh Overland Architect for ICF construction at 344 Center Street, Easton

BEST EXTERIOR GREEN FEATURE
Murphy Brothers Contracting for Suntegra solar shingle roof at 7 Kenilworth Drive East, Stamford

BEST INTERIOR GREEN FEATURE
Elevator Service Company for pneumatic elevator at 7 Compo Road, Westport

Best New Construction technology
Eastern Metal Works for state of the art steel fabrication at 333 Woodmont Road, Milford

BEST BUILDER WEBSITE
Tallman Segerson for www.tallmansegerson.com

BEST SUPPLIER WEBSITE
O&G Industries Masonry Division for www.ogind.com/mason

OUTSTANDING SUPPLIER WEBSITE
Viking Kitchens for www.vikingkitchens.com

BEST SHOWROOM UNDER 5,000 SF
Tile America for 82 Buckland Street, Manchester

BEST SHOWROOM 5,000 – 10,000 SF
Tile America for 585 New Park Avenue, West Hartford

BEST SHOWROOM OVER 10,000 SF
Aitoro Appliance for 401 Westport Avenue, Norwalk

BEST BUILDER SHOWROOM
Toll Brothers Inc. for Toll Brothers Design Studio in Danbury

SALES & MARKETING

NEW HOME SALES PERSONS OF THE YEAR
Kim Kendall & Christina Handshy, Coldwell Banker for 77 Sunset Lane

BEST PRE-CONSTRUCTION MARKETING FOR A COMMUNITY
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NE Properties for Essex Glen

BEST PROMOTION EVENT FOR A COMMUNITY
Nikki Travaglino Associates for Designer Showcase at 66 High Street

BEST PROMOTION EVENT FOR A SPEC HOME
HBRA of Fairfield County for 1st Fairfield County Luxury Home Tour

BEST PROMOTIONAL VIDEO
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services NE Properties for Grasso Development profile

BEST SALES BROCHURE
O&G Industries for Stylish Spaces with Masonry

BEST INTERIOR DESIGN
Stephanie Rapp Interiors for New Canaan home

BEST HOME STAGING
BA Staging & Interiors for 51 Edgerton Street, Darien

BEST COMMUNITY WEBSITE
Toll Brothers Inc. for www.rivingtonbytollbrothers.com

HOME FINANCING

BEST CONSTRUCTION PERMANENT CUSTOM HOME
BEST END LOAN PACKAGE FOR A COMMUNITY
Liberty Bank

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS

-Cornerstone Contracting & Charles Hilton Architects
for Greenwich Historic District markers.

-Nikki Travaglino & Associates & William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty
for “Putting on the Pink” breast cancer fund raiser at 66 High Street.

-Bill Ferrigno, Sunlight Construction and contributing suppliers
for the HBRA of Connecticut 2017 House of the Year.

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