Northern Virginia Building Industry Association 2021 Industry Impact Report

GREAT AMERICAN LIVING AWARDS (GALA) HONORS BEST & BRIGHTEST ON THE EVENING OF OCTOBER 14, NVBIA’s new homes industry gathered at the Reston Hyatt Regency for a night of fun and celebration for the best and brightest of the sales, marketing, and design professionals. Always an anticipated event, our emcees Rhonda Atkins and Steve Buckhantz presided over a packed house enjoying a sumptuous dinner and lively awards program. Excited to be in-person after a year that didn’t allow for large gatherings, this year’s GALA was the Sales, Marketing, and Design event of the year! The coveted Hall of Fame award (in the builder/developer category this year) went to Steve Alloy, past president of NVBIA and President and CEO of Stanley Mar tin Homes. Fresh off Stanley Mar tin’s Builder of theYear Award from Builder Magazine, Steve accepted the Hall of Fame Award graciously and shared words of thanks to NVBIA, the Stanley Mar tin Homes organization, and those who have helped him over the years.The Hall of Fame Award is given to that individual who has demonstrated a lifetime of iconic work in the builder/ developer field and who has suppor ted NVBIA over the years, as well as the GALA. The awards program was fun and enter taining and provided recognition for those not often thanked for their work throughout the year.The top awards in 2021 were: Community of theYear Robinson Landing/EYA LLC; JBG Smith Properties; Mitsui Fudosan America; KTGY Architecture +Planning; Shalom Baranes Associates.This is a beautiful waterfront community in Alexandria on the water. Community of theYear Award of Merit Bayside Fenwick Island/ Carl M. Freeman Companies Custom Home of theYear 437 Cedar Ave./Clearview Homes Home of theYear The Logan at Quarry Springs/ Wormald Homes Salesperson of theYear StephanieWhite, Dan Ryan Builders 1 4 7 5 6 2 3 Who’sWho: 1. Emcee Rhonda Atkins (far left) recognizes Tri Pointe for excellence, with Julie Dillion, former chair of the GALA, and members of her team at Tri Point accepting on behalf of the company. 2. Emcee Rhonda Atkins (right) presents the Salesperson of the Year Award to Stephanie White, Dan Ryan Builders. 3. NVBIA CEO Debbie Rosenstein presents the prestigious Hall of Fame Award to Steve Alloy, president of Stanley Martin Homes. 4. NVBIA CEO Debbie Rosenstein and GALA Chair Melissa Wallace present HomeAid Northern Virginia CEO and Executive Director Kristyn Burr a check for HomeAid. 5. The team from Interior Concepts have some fun in the photo booth. 6. Emcee Steve Buckhantz, left, awards marketing honors to Christine Malloy and Jay Dixon of Ads Intelligence. 7. Jane Lyons and Mark Sucher of Lyons Sucher Marketing, long-time committee members and 2020 Hall of Fame winners, were honored on stage in 2021 since there was no in-person event in 2020. Advocacy. Networking. Education. Philanthropy. | 15