The Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association is proud to present the 23rd Annual LightHouse Awards sponsored by Coastal States Bank.
All entries must be submitted, and payment must be received by the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association by close of business on Friday, August 19, 2022.
The LightHouse Awards are open to all qualifying members of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association for any projects completed after July 31, 2019 within the geographical areas of Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton Counties. Entry projects located on Daufuskie Island, or which require boat transportation, are subject to a transportation fee equivalent of expense. Owner-occupied homes must agree to allow access to home for purpose of judging. Previous LightHouse Award winning entries are not eligible.
Judging of the 2022 LightHouse Award entries will take place September 22-24, 2022 for all new home, remodel entries, light commercial, and design entries. A judging schedule will be sent out prior to the judging event. Entrant is responsible for making sure projects are open to judges during scheduled time and that gate passes have been called in for vehicles transporting judges. A panel of building industry professionals will select winning entries. All judges are from outside of the local market.
Judging criteria for all new home, remodel, light commercial, and design entries will be based on a combination of craftsmanship, demonstrated construction excellence, and use of materials.Judging criteria for Sales & Marketing entries will be will be based on innovation, creativity, and function.
Judges will make every attempt to give an award in each category. However, awards will not be given in those categories where the quality of entries do not warrant a winner. Decisions of the judges are final. Entrants may review judging scorecards for their entry at the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association once awards have been announced.
The 2022 results will be announced on Friday, November 18, 2022, at the 23rd Annual LightHouse Awards Gala being held at the The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa. Details for this special event will be sent out in advance and do require reservations. All entering companies, as well as professionals who contributed to entries, are strongly encouraged to attend.
All winners will be featured in LowCountry Home Magazine, the official publication of the Hilton Head Area Home Builders Association published annually by Media Solutions, along with the Island Packet and Hilton Head Monthly.
Competition category for all New Home built by members of the HBA. Entries are based on the final contracted cost of construction, excluding cost of lot/land. The final contracted cost of construction should be the full amount paid/owed by the client, less lot cost (if applicable), at completion of build.
New Home Entry Fee: $575
Competition categories for all Full Remodel entries are based on the final contracted cost of remodel. The final contracted cost of remodel should be the full amount paid/owed by the client at completion of remodel.
Full Remodel Entry Fee: $575
Competition categories for all Partial Remodel entries are based on the final contracted cost of partial remodel. The final contracted cost of remodel should be the full amount paid/owed by the client at completion of remodel.
Partial Remodel Entry Fee: $375 (maximum of 3 remodeled rooms/spaces per entry)
Competition categories for all Light Commercial entries are based on the final contracted cost of construction. The final contracted cost of construction should be the full amount paid/owed by the client at completion of project.
Light Commercial Entry Fee: $375 (to include office buildings, multi-family, condominiums, retail spaces, etc.)
Competition categories for all Design entries are based on the final contracted cost of construction or in the case of interior design and landscape design, on the final project cost. The final contracted cost of construction/project should be the full amount paid/owed by the client at completion of project.
Design Entry Fee: $375 (to include residential and commercial projects)
Does your company or community have a sales, marketing or design effort you think deserves recognition? If so, enter it into one or all of our “Sales & Marketing” Categories for the chance to win an award for Best Overall. Please note, all submissions will be judged by sales and marketing professionals solely on materials submitted. Experienced marketing professionals from outside the direct market will view materials off site via file sharing platform.
Sales & Marketing Entry Fee: $275 per category entered (i.e. logo, website, community, etc.)
All Special Features entries are based on project statement/story of completion and photos. Additional accompanied documents welcome (i.e. architectural rendering etc.)
Special Features Entry Fee: $275
Please contact call or email the HBA office for more information
P: (843) 681-9240