- RALEIGH, N.C. – Rich Van Tassel, president of Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC (http://www.royaloaksbg.com), has announced that the company has received three awards in the 2011 Parade of Homes, an annual event hosted by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County. The company received the Gold Award for its Davidson model at Forest Springs in Holly Springs, and two Bronze Awards, one for the Sampson model at Carriage Heights in Fuquay-Varina and the other for the Oakwood model at The Estates at Bella Casa in Apex.
The 46th annual Parade of Homes for 2011 showcased 210 new homes ranging in price from $156,000 to $2.5 million in the Triangle for three weekends, Oct. 1-2, 7-9 and 14-16. Organized annually by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County, the Parade of Homes event offers potential home buyers the opportunity to view the latest in floor plans, designs, and technological innovations in homes built by local participating builders. All Parade homes were open to the public, as well as viewed by a panel of judges from different builder-related fields across the Southeast. For a complete listing of this year’s entries, visit http://apps.newsobserver.com/poh/?skin=hba&action=showresults.
“It is a fine honor that we have finished another Parade of Homes celebration with several wins for another consecutive year, especially given the high level of competition this year,” said Van Tassel. “I want to thank the judges and everyone on the Royal Oaks Building Group team who contributed to the creation of these winning entries, and I encourage interested home buyers to check with us for more details on what we are building in these Triangle neighborhoods.”
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- The company received the Gold Award in the competition’s Category 2 (homes ranging from $199,860-$229,990), the Bronze Award in Fuquay-Varina in Category 1 ($156,711-$199,185) and the Bronze Award in Apex in Category 15 ($559,000-$675,000).
ABOUT ROYAL OAKS BUILDING GROUP, LLC:
Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC builds fine homes throughout Raleigh, Knightdale, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest, Cary, Apex, Angier, Cameron and Spring Lake, N.C. Locally owned and operated, the company focuses on quality of design, construction and customer service, offering a portfolio of plans and a wide selection of included features from which to choose in price ranges from starters to multimillion-dollar luxury homes. Royal Oaks is a member of the Home Builders Association of Raleigh- Wake County and has received multiple gold and silver awards from the HBA Parade of Homes. In 2008 and 2010, the company received the highly coveted Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Building Company of the Year Award, and in 2008 its president, Rich Van Tassel, was named a recipient of the Builder of the Year Award presented by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA). Van Tassel has also been named Apex Rotary Club’s Rotarian of the Year three times. Additional company awards include the Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Award for three consecutive years and the Small Business of the Year by the Apex Chamber of Commerce, as well as consistent listings in Triangle Business Journal’s premier list of residential builders, based annually by volume in the Raleigh-Durham market. Royal Oaks is proud that two homes it built in Fuquay-Varina as part of Operation Coming Home, a project whose mission is to provide injured war veterans with free houses with donated material and labor, won the HBA the Best Community Spirit in the Nation Award in 2010 from the Nationals, America’s largest competition for new home sales and marketing professionals and communities. For more information, visit http://www.royaloaksbg.com.
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