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Our Honors

Over the years, BOWA has been honored with more than 185 local and national awards for design, construction and business excellence, including many of the available industry awards. Among the highlights are being named National Remodeler of the Year by Professional Remodeler magazine, Best Remodeling Firm by Bethesda Magazine, Designers’ Choice Hall of Fame Custom Builder by Home & Design magazine and twice named to the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing privately held companies. What an amazing honor!

Awards

Awards

2017 Awards

“Award of Excellence”

  • 2016 COTY Award of Excellence, Home & Design Magazine

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Regional Grand Award Winner – Entire House over $1,000,000
  • Local Grand Award Winner – Entire House over $1,000,000
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Bathroom over $100,000

“Best of Houzz”

  • Winne – Best of Houzz Design 2017
  • Winner – Best of Houzz Service 2017

2016 Awards

“Best of Bethesda – Winner Best Remodeling Firm”

  • Voted best by the readers of Bethesda Magazine

“Loudoun’s Favorites – Winner Best Renovation Company”

  • Voted best by the readers of Loudoun Now

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Grand Award Winner – Entire House over $1,000,000
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Entire House $250,000 to $500,000

“Best of Houzz – Design”

  • Winner Best of Houzz Design 2016

“Remodeling 550”

  • #4 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”

  • #35 in a national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2015 Awards

“Best of Bethesda”

  • Top Vote Getter, Best Builder

“Annual Business and Community Awards”

  • Greater McLean Chamber of Commerce
  • Environmental Awareness Award

“Great American Living Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Winner – Best Design and Architecture, Renovations or Additions over $1,000,000
  • Winner – Best Design and Architecture, Renovations or Additions under $500,000

“Best of Houzz – Design”

  • Winner Best of Houzz Design 2015

“Remodeling 550”

  • #8 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”

  • #48 in a national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2014 Awards

“Best of Bethesda”

  • Top Vote Getter, Best Builder

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Winner – Residential Addition over $500,000
  • Regional Winner – Residential Kitchen over $120,000

“Great American Living Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Winner – Design and Architecture, Renovations or Additions $500,000 – $1,000,000

“Best of Houzz”

  • Winner Best of Houzz Design 2014
  • Winner Best of Houzz Client Satisfaction 2014

Remodeling 550”

  • #7 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”

  • #50 in a national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2013 Awards

“Best of Bethesda”

  • Top Vote Getter, Best Builder

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Regional Winner – Residential Kitchen over $120,000

“Custom Builder Awards”
Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Gold Award- New or Remodeled Kitchen

“PROs Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Best Customer Service Representative/Office
  • Best Project Manager/Superintendent
  • Best Customer Service Manager/Field

“Remodeling 550”

  • #6 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”

  • 34 in a national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Top Performers – Outdoor Living, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

“Great American Living Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Award of Merit- Residential Remodeling under $500,000

2012 Awards

“Best of Bethesda – Winner Best Remodeling Firm”

  • Voted best by the readers of Bethesda Magazine

“Contractor of the Year”

National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Grand Award Winner – Residential Interior $250,000 – $500,000
  • Local Grand Award Winner – Residential Kitchen over $150,000
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Residential Addition $250,000 – $500,000

“Great American Living Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling under $500,000
  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling $500,000 – $1,000,000

“Best of Houzz”

  • Winner Best of Houzz Client Satisfaction 2012

“Remodeling 550”

  • #8 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“2012 Market Leaders – Washington, DC”

  • Professional Remodeler Magazine

“PROs Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Best Field Tech/Customer Service/Construction
  • Best Project Manager/Superintendent
  • Best Customer Service Representative – Office

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”

  • #48 national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2011 Awards

“Business and Business Person of the Year”

  • Potomac Chamber of Commerce

“Designer’s Choice Awards”
Home & Design Magazine

  • BOWA Named Hall of Fame Custom Builder

“Custom Builder Awards of Excellence”
Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Bronze Winner – Whole House Renovation over 2,000 sq. ft.

“Great American Living Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling over $1,000,000

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Finalist – Residential Kitchen over $150,000

“Remodeling 550”
Remodeling Magazine

  • #6 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers

“2011 Market Leaders – Washington, DC”

  • Professional Remodeler Magazine

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine

  • #35 in a national ranking

“America’s Top Remodelers 2011”
Professional Remodeler Magazine

  • #36 in a national ranking

2010 Awards

“Remodeling 550”
#4 in a national ranking of full-service remodelers, Remodeling Magazine

“2010 Market Leaders”
Professional Remodeler Magazine

“PROs Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Best Project Manager/Superintendent
  • Best Field Technician – Construction
  • Best Accounts Payable Representative

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Grand Award Winner – Entire House over $1,000,000

“Top 500 Industry Leaders”
#37 national ranking, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2009 – 2005 Awards

“National Remodeler of the Year”, 2006
Professional Remodeler Magazine

  • Citing BOWA’s new On-Time Guarantee and improved, documented processes among the reasons why, BOWA was named the Nation’s Remodeler of the Year by this national industry magazine

“Top 25 Remodelers to Work For”
Professional Remodeler Magazine, January 2005

“Best Bosses of 2005″
FORTUNE Small Business and Winning Workplaces, leaders recognized for workplace practices

“Eco CEO Finalist”
SmartCEO, 2009

“Washingtonian Residential Design Awards”
Washington Chapter of AIA and Washingtonian, Distinctive Residential Architecture, 2005

“Custom Builder Awards of Excellence”
Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • 1st Place Gold Winner – Whole House Renovation over 2,000 sq. ft., 2009
  • 1st Place Gold Winner – Custom Addition, 2008
  • 1st Place Gold Winner – Whole-House Renovation, 2006
  • 1st Place Gold Winner – New or Remodeled Kitchen, 2006
  • 1st Place Gold Winner – Partial House Renovation, 2005

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • National Grand Award Winner – Home Theater & Media Rooms $150,000 and over, 2007
  • Regional Grand Award Winner – Home Theater & Media Rooms $150,000 and over, 2007
  • Regional Grand Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2007
  • Local Grand Award Winner – Residential Addition over $500,001, 2007
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2006
  • Regional Grand Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2006
  • Local Grand Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2005
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Residential Addition, $100,000-$250,000, 2005

“Monument Awards” (previously Finest for Family Living)
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling over $750,000, 2008
  • 1st Place Winner – Outstanding Feature in a New or Remodeled Home – Lower Level, 2008
  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling over $750,000, 2007
  • 1st Place Winner – Outstanding Feature in a New or Remodeled Home – Master Suite, 2007
  • 1st Place Winner – Outstanding Feature in a New/Remodeled Home – Finished Basement, 2007
  • Honorable Mention – Residential Remodeling under $500,000, 2007
  • 1st Place Winner – Customized Residential Remodeling, under $500,000, 2006
  • 1st Place Winner – Customized Residential Remodeling, over $750,000, 2006
  • 1st Place Winner – Customized Residential Remodeling, $600,001-$750,000, 2005
  • Award of Merit – Customized Residential Remodeling above $750,000, 2005

“PROs Awards”
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • Best Project Manager/Superintendent, 2009
  • Best Field Technical – Construction, 2009
  • Best Customer Service Manager, 2009
  • Best Field Technician – Construction, 2008
  • Best Project Manager, 2008
  • Best Accounts Payable Representative, 2008
  • Best Production Manager, 2008
  • Best Field Technician – Customer Service, 2007
  • Best Field Technician – Construction, 2007
  • Best Superintendent, 2007
  • Best Production Manager, 2007
  • Best Customer Service Manager – Field, 2006
  • Best Customer Service Representative – Office, 2006
  • Best Project/Production Manager, 2006
  • Best Superintendent, 2006

“Best of Remodeling”
Washington Spaces Design Competition

  • Winner – Residential Interior, $500,000-$750,000, 2008
  • Honorable Mention – Residential Interior – Greater than $750K, 2008
  • Honorable Mention – Residential Exterior – Greater than $750K, 2008

“Best of the Best Design Awards”
Professional Remodeler Magazine

  • Bronze Award – Addition over $200,000, 2008

“Remodeling Design Awards”
Remodeling Magazine, Merit Award – Kitchen Remodeling , 2007

“Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Industry Leaders”
#20 national ranking, 2009
#22 national ranking, 2008
#22 national ranking, 2007
#23 national ranking,2006
#23 national ranking,2005

“Largest Remodeling Projects in the Country”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, 2009

“Largest Whole-House Remodeler in the Country”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, 2007

“Largest Full-Service Remodeler in the Country”
REMODELING Magazine, 2009

2004 – 2000 Awards

“50 Great Places to Work”
Washingtonian Magazine, November 2003

“101 Best Companies to Work For”
Professional Remodeler Magazine, November 2003

“Inc. 500 America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies”
Inc. Magazine, 2001

“Top 50 Fastest-Growing Companies”
Washington Business Journal – #34 local ranking, 2002

“FastTrack Award”
Washington Business Journal – One of the fastest growing companies in the DC area, 2000

“Washingtonian’s Top Remodelers”
Washingtonian Magazine, May 2003

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Grand Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2004
  • Local Merit Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling, $500,000-$1,000,000, 2004
  • Grand Award Winner – Entire House Remodeling over $1,000,000, 2003
  • Honorable Mention – Custom Home over $1,000,000, 2003
  • Grand Award Winner – Residential Kitchen $60,000 and over, 2002
  • Merit Award Winner – Residential Detached Structure, 2002
  • Finalist Award Winner – Residential Exterior, 2002
  • National Grand Award Winner – Residential Addition over $250,000, 2001
  • National Grand Award Winner – Residential Addition over $100,000, 2000
  • Regional Grand Award Winner – Residential Addition over $100,000, 2000

“Monument Awards” (previously Finest for Family Living)
Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland-National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA)

  • 1st Place Winner – Customized Residential Remodeling above $750,000, 2004
  • Award of Merit – Customized Residential Remodeling, $250,000-$400,000, 2004
  • 1st Place Winner – Customized Residential Remodeling above $750,000, 2003
  • 1st Place Winner – One of a Kind Custom Home, $3,000,000- $4,000,000, 2003
  • Award of Merit – One of a Kind Custom Home, $2,000,000- $3,000,000, 2003
  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling, $400,001-$500,000, 2002
  • 1st Place Winner – One of a Kind Custom Home, $1,500,000- $3,000,000, 2002
  • 1st Place Winner – Residential Remodeling above $250,000, 2001
  • 1st Place Winner – One of a Kind Custom Home, $1,000,000- $3,000,000, 2001
  • Award of Merit – Customized Single Family Home, $1,000,000- $1,500,000, 2001
  • 1st Place – Residential Remodeling above $250,000, 2000
  • Award of Merit – One of a Kind Custom Home over $1.5 million, 2000

“Remodeling Master Award”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine

  • 1st Place Winner – Category: Room Additions $100,000 and up, 2000

“Best Homebuilder Award”
Sun Gazette of McLean and Great Falls, 2000

“Palladio Awards”
Residential Architecture – Winner, New Design & Construction over 5,000 sf, 2003

“Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Industry Leaders”
#20 national ranking,2004
#15 national ranking,2003
#20 national ranking,2002

“Largest Whole-House Remodeler in the Country”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, 2004
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, 2003

“Top 100 Fastest Growers”
Remodeling Magazine – #59 national ranking, 2002

“Pacesetter Award – Production”
Custom Home Magazine, November/December, 2004

“Web Site Design Award”
HousingZone.com – Best Portfolio, 2002
Builder Magazine – Grand Prize Winner for Best Web site Design in the Nation for Small to Medium Size Builders, 2000
Remodeling Magazine – Winner, 2000

1999-1990 Awards

“Contractor of the Year”
National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)

  • Local Honorable Mention – Residential Kitchen over $35,000, 1999
  • Local Merit Award – Residential Bath over $20,000, 1997
  • National Winner – Residential Interior, 1996
  • National Finalist – Residential Kitchen $25,000 and over, 1995
  • National Finalist – Residential Bath $15,000 and over, 1995
  • Local Winner – Residential Bath, 1994
  • Regional Winner – Interior Renovations, 1993
  • National Finalist – Kitchen Renovations, 1993
  • Local Winner – Whole House Remodeling, 1992
  • Local Winner – Creative Solutions under $10,000, 1992

“Chrysalis Award”
Southern Builders Association

  • 1998 Award for Excellence in Remodeling – Best Kitchen over $40,000
  • 1996 Award for Remodeling Excellence – Residential Interior

“Washingtonian’s Most Highly Recommended Contractors”
Washingtonian, 1998

“Qualified Remodeler Top 500 Industry Leaders”
“The Leaders”, 1991-1996

“Annual Design Awards”
Qualified Remodeler Magazine, 1995

  • National Award – Bathrooms
  • National Award – Kitchens

“Inc. 500 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in America”
Inc. Magazine, 1994

“Renaissance ’93 Design/Build Award”
Remodeling Magazine, 1993

“Target Awards”
Professional Builder Magazine”Grand Award”, 1993

“Excellence in Architecture Award”
Virginia Society of the American Institute of Architects, 1993

“People to Watch in 1993”
Professional Builder and Remodeler – “The New Remodeler”

“Grand Award”
Professional Builder and Remodeler – “Specialty Rooms”, 1992

“Big Fifty Hall of Fame”
Remodeling – “Rising Stars”, 1992

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