Schell Brothers, a leading Delaware home builder based in Rehoboth Beach, has received seven national awards, presented for excellence in the home building industry in 2009. The company won an unparalleled five “Nationals Awards” from the National Association of Homebuilders (NAHB) in addition to two “Best in American Living Awards”, sponsored by NAHB and Professional Builder Magazine. The Nationals Awards, which are the most esteemed honors associated with the building industry, pay tribute to superior new home sales and marketing, and home design achievements. Builders across the country compete for the coveted national honors from the NAHB, emphasizing the level of accomplishment by Schell Brothers in Delaware. Nationals winners are the exclusive finalists for the ultimate Gold Awards which will be announced at the Builder’s Show in Las Vegas, Nevada on January 19, 2010. The Best in American Living Awards will be distributed at a press conference during the Builder’s Show, honoring Schell Brothers and other builders who have provided the most inspiring and innovative residential designs in the country.
Schell Brothers’ five Nationals Awards span a variety of categories ranging from home design to model merchandising, with two of the honors recognizing the achievements of the company’s prestigious affiliate known as Echelon Custom Homes. Awards were presented to Schell Brothers/Echelon Custom Homes in the following categories:
- Best “On the Boards” Single Family Detached Home for The Milton model by Schell Brothers at Heritage Creek, designed by Rebecca Fluharty
- Best Product Design for a Custom Home: Robinson Residence by Echelon Custom Homes Home design by David W. Dutton (GMB Architects & Engineers)
- Best Interior Merchandising for a Model Priced Under $500,000: Schell Brothers/Echelon Interiors for The Mariner model at the Retreat at Love Creek, merchandised by Echelon Interiors
- Best Website for a Builder: Echelon Custom Homes, developed by Ivana Biela, Jeremy Bell and Mike Brown
- Best Clubhouse: Independence Hall by Schell Brothers at Independence, Pat Mulligan, Project Manager
The 2009 Best in American Living Awards are recognized as the pinnacle of achievement in residential design. Schell Brothers received Best in American Living Awards in the following two categories:
- Gold Award: Best Single-Family Detached Home 1,801 to 2,400 sq. ft. for the Madison model by Schell Brothers at Heritage Creek, designed by Chris Schell
- Silver Award: Interior Design in Best Community Facility 151 Units and over, Merchandised by Echelon Interiors
Schell Brothers is a Delaware home builder committed to providing new homes with energy efficiency, craftsmanship and curb appeal in communities that have lasting beauty and value. In addition to building attractive communities, Chris and Preston Schell have set the standard for responsible land use and historical preservation in Coastal Delaware. For more information about Delaware new homes for sale by Schell Brothers, please visit their website or call 302-226-1994.