NAHB Nationals To Be Presented in Florida

By Erin Brereton, Content ManagerOrlando–The Nationals award program, sponsored by The National Association of Home Builders’ National Sales and Marketing Council, has announced its 2007 winners, who will be honored at the 27th annual Nationals Gala on February 13 in Orlando.Regional, Silver and Gold award winners were chosen in more than 59 new home sales and marketing categories by a panel of eight industry members. Nearly 1,400 entries were received.Gold Awards in each category also will be given out at the Feb. 13 awards ceremony, held during with the International Builders’ Show in Orlando.The Nationals, which began as the MIRM Awards in 1982, recognize superior new home sales and marketing achievements. “The Nationals are the most prestigious awards of their kind, setting the benchmark for innovations in new home design, marketing and sales,” says Colorado-based consultant Ross Robbins, MIRM, CMP, chairman of the 2008 Nationals. “NAHB’s commitment to recognizing originality, imagination and success has been exemplified by its award winners since the competition’s inception.”Winners include Marketing Director of the Year Peggy Sullivan of Pathway Communities; Best Sales Office-Urban recipient Glenstar Properties, for its work on Chicago’s Park Monroe property and Manhattan-based real estate firm The Marketing Directors, Inc., who won 14 awards, including Best Brochure for a Community Priced Over $1 Million for Visionaire, a green residential building in New York’s Battery Park City (pictured).