West Side Lofts, a mixed-used artist-loft project by Woodmont Properties won the grand prize at the 32nd Annual Awards of Excellence, presented by the Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of New Jersey (Metro).
Being built in Red Bank by Fairfield-based, West Side Lofts won the Grand Community of the Year Award as well as awards for Best Mixed-Use Housing Community, Best Clubhouse, Best Model Home for Rental Housing, Best Signage, Best Landscaping, Best Special Event, Best Brochure, Best Sales Video, and Best Color Ad.
The awards were among 95 selected from 149 entries in four categories. These categories are builders (new construction), remodelers, associates (tradespeople and professionals) and also individual achievement awards. Metro presents the awards each year to recognize the best work done by its 300 members. Its members are builders, remodelers, tradespeople, and professionals who support the homebuilding industry. A panel of independent judges who came from outside Metro’s six-county area chose the winners”
In addition to beautiful single-family and multi-family homes, winners included the reconstruction of a home ravaged by fire, and the painstaking restoration of a mid-19th century eclectic italianate home in Weehawken.
The judges also selected the best of the best, recognizing four communities as Communities of the Year:
- Reserve at Montvale, K. Hovnanian Homes – Best Attached-Home Community
- West Side Lofts, Red Bank, Woodmont Properties – Best Multi-Family/Mixed-Use Housing
- Woodmont Station, Cranford, Woodmont Properties – Best Rental Community
- Dawson Brook, Randolph, Dawson Brook Development – Best Adult Community
Woodmont’s West Side Lofts is a mixed-use development in downtown Red Bank. It includes three live/work lofts for artists, 79 lofts and also 10 town homes. It also includes 13,000 square-feet of retail space, including a pub, and a 221-car garage.
About Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association
The Metropolitan Builders and Contractors Association of New Jersey is a trade association. It represents builders, remodelers and both the tradespeople and professionals who support them in Essex, Union, Morris, Hunterdon, Somerset and Warren Counties. Members maintain their position as the best in their field by taking advantage of unique educational resources, business development opportunities, and supplier discounts. They also have representation in local, state, and federal government affairs.