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Greater Houston Builders Association Names 2016 Houston’s Best PRISM Award Winners

Terry SwensonAwards, Custom Builders, Featured, Member News, Remodelers, Sales & Marketing

PRISM 2016 winners guide coverVolume Builder, Darling Homes; Custom Builder, The Frankel Building Group; Remodeler, Morning Star Builders and Renovations and Developer, Crescent Communities all walked away with the 2016 Houston’s Best PRISM Grand Award on October 1, 2016, with On Target! Marketing and Advertising receiving the Grand Award for promotion.

Over 100 awards were presented to Houston area builders, developers, remodelers and industry professionals at the 2016 Houston’s Best PRISM Awards black tie gala at the Royal Sonesta Hotel. The theme was Bollywood Nights.

The Greater Houston Builders Association (GHBA) Houston’s Best PRISM Awards are an annual event designed to recognize excellence within Houston’s homebuilding industry and to support their efforts. This event is directed by the GHBA Sales and Marketing Council, and numerous volunteers from GHBA member companies. The Bollywood Nights theme showcased the accomplishments of Houston’s top tier within the homebuilding industry. There were 730 formal-attired guests on-hand to celebrate the finalists and winners.


Dan Wallrath trailblazer award

Dan Wallrath, Operation FINALLY HOME, receives SMC PRISM Trailblazer Award

This year’s award recipients were chosen by a panel of premier industry professionals from around the country. Judging criteria varied according to the category, but all category winners were required to be active members of the GHBA in good standing, and to have shown commitment and excellence to the homebuilding industry as a whole.

Categories in Construction and Remodeling included price range and specific room designs and in the Developer category, promotion awards were presented for TV, Radio, Print, Outdoor, Direct Mail, and Special Events. The People awards honored excellence in sales, marketing, and construction supervision.

A special SMC PRISM Trailblazer Award was also presented for Outstanding Achievement in New Home Construction to Dan Wallrath the founder of Operation FINALLY HOME and a former GHBA board member and CNN Hero.

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Official Winners & Finalists Guide Download Event Photos


About the Author

Terry Swenson


A writer and a photographer, Terry Swenson is GHBA's director of public relations.