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BRAGB Recognizes Building and Design Excellence at 2015 PRISM Awards Gala

Bob Ernst speaking at 2015 PRISM Awards

Bob Ernst speaking at 2015 PRISM Awards

Waltham, MA – The Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston (BRAGB) hosted its 2015 PRISM Awards Gala on October 9 at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Boston. With over 300 guests in attendance, the formal event recognized the finest projects and outstanding achievements of regional builders, developers, owners, architects, designers, marketers/advertisers, and land planners that are shaping the home building industry.

The gala honored over 125 winners in 67 different categories. Notable recipients included Woodmeister Master Builders for Best Green/Sustainable Home Design; Haddad Hakansson Design Studio for Best Logo of the Year; TMS Architects for Best Website by a Builder/Associate; Heritage Sands for Best Land Planning; and Windover Construction for the Overall Judge’s Award. The awards presentation was emceed by Ed Harding, co-anchor at NewsCenter 5, who distributed the iconic, glass PRISM statues.


Heading Home Charity Partner

(l-r) Lorraine DeVaux, CEO of BRAGB, and Emily Smaldon, development director of Heading Homes

“The annual PRISM Awards Gala is held to honor the individuals and companies in the building and design industries for their accomplishments and to recognize their place as leaders within their respective areas of expertise,” said Bob Ernst, President of BRAGB. “This year, BRAGB received the highest number of entries recorded since 2007, which is a testament to the quality of building and remodeling projects in the market, and the recognition of our ever-expanding organization. We would like to extend a warm congratulations to the winners, and encourage all to submit deserving nominations for the 2016 PRISM Awards.”

BRAGB partnered with the Heading Home foundation for the 2015 PRISM Awards Gala, with a portion of proceeds being dedicated to the charitable organization. Heading Home has been leading the charge to end homelessness for more than 40 years by providing housing with intensive case-manager-facilitated support services to help create a long-term pathway out of poverty.