Loudoun Builder Teams Take Top Prizes at GALAs

Loudoun communities were well represented during the 2017 The Great American Living Awards.

The program recognizes the innovative work of homebuilders, developers, architects, sales, marketing, merchandising, and advertising professionals in the Washington, DC, market.

One Loudoun, Brambleton and Willowsford each won multiple awards.

At One Loudoun, the Upper West Experience Center—designed by Miller and Smith, P Four, and Lyons & Sucher—was recognized as the best model homes sales center. The community’s The ONE Thing You Need promotion, developed by Borcz+Dixon, was selected as best ad campaign. The team also won for best social media in the planned community category.

In Brambleton, Knuston Companies, working with the LM Marketing Group, won the top award for online advertising for its Downtown Bram Own A Piece of the Sky ad. Knutson Companies/Model Homes Interiors won for best interior merchandising the $700,001-$850,000 category for the Luna at Brambleton Town Center. The model also won in the category for best design and architecture.

Van Meter Homes/Builders Design won the top prize for best interior merchandising in attached units in the $600,001-$700,000 category for the Newcastle II at Berkshire at Brambleton. Miller and Smith, working with KTGY Architecture and Planning, also won a design and architecture award for attached homes in the $500,001 to $600,000 category for the Foxton at Brambleton Evermont Trace model.

In Willowsford, the work of the developer and SparkFire Branding was cited for the best marketing materials in the Master Planned Residential Community category and best individual direct mail piece for its Willowsford Field Notes campaign.

Van Meter Homes/Builders Design won the top prize for interior design in the $850,000-$1 million detached home category for its Timberneck model. That model also won the top prize in its category for design and architecture. Drees Homes won for best design and architecture for large lots in the over $1.4 million category for its Oakton at Willowsford model.

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