Awards

2017 Best of Northshore (BONS) Home, Editors Choice Builder/Custom Homes & Builder/Renovation

Dedicated to all things hearth and home, Northshore Magazine annually selects the best of all things home. Editors Choice winners are selected in consultation with design experts.  In 2017, Howell Custom Building Group was recognized as the Editor’s choice for both Builder of Custom Homes and Builder of Renovations.


2017 Designer Bath Shine Award, Spa Bath

Shine awards are given annually by Designer Bath of Salem, MA in recognition of the most creative bathrooms and kitchens featuring their products. In 2017, HCBG received the award for Best Spa Bath for the renovation of an Andover, MA townhouse master bath. The space was transformed into a sleek, contemporary respite with clean, spare lines and innovative materials.


2017 Boston Magazine’s Best of Boston Home®, Best Sustainable Contractor, North

Each year Boston magazine’s editorial team spends countless hours researching the very best of what Boston has to offer so they can share it with their readers. They spent three months polling homeowners and industry experts to find 137 of the most discerning designers, craftspeople, and retailers, organized by specialty and region. The Winter 2017 Best of Boston Home awards mark the 10th anniversary of the magazine and the awards. Read More


2016 Best of Northshore (BONS) Home, Editor’s & Reader’s Choice winner

Dedicated to all things hearth and home, Northshore Magazine annually highlights both the editor’s choice and reader’s choice for best builder. In 2016, Howell Custom Building Group was recognized as the Editor’s choice for Builder of Custom Homes, and the Reader’s Choice for Builder of Renovations.


2016 PRISM Gold Award for Best Remodeling/Restoration

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of professionals in the local home building industry. HCBG won for the first floor remodel of an Andover, MA colonial into a more expansive, open layout to comfortably accommodate a bustling family of five and their guests. View the winning project.


2016 PRISM Silver Award for Best Kitchen Remodel

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of professionals in the local home building industry. HCBG won for the fabulously functional transformation of an Andover, MA kitchen. View the winning project.


2016 Best of Houzz-Customer Satisfaction

Houzz is the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design. “Anyone building, remodeling or decorating looks to Houzz for the most talented, competent and service-oriented professionals,” said Liza Hausman, vice president of Industry Marketing for Houzz. The Best Of Houzz Service award is determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2015.


2015 PRISM Silver Award for Best Historical Renovation

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of professionals in the local home building industry. HCBG won for their renovation of The Hannah Fay House, built in 1860, and located next to Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, where it served as a former home to the school’s administrators. View the winning project.

 


2015 Designer Bath Shine Award, Best Bath Nook

Shine awards are given annually by Designer Bath of Salem, MA in recognition of the most creative bathrooms and kitchens featuring their products. In 2015, HCBG received the award for Best Bath Nook, for construction of a master suite that features a barrel ceiling in natural cedar, framing an oversized Palladian window.


2015 Best of Houzz-Customer Satisfaction

Houzz is the leading online platform for residential remodeling. The Best Of Houzz Service award is determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2014.

 


2014 Celebration of Excellence – Corporate Philanthropy Award, Enterprise Bank

Enterprise Bank’s Celebration of Excellence celebrates the remarkable businesses and community leaders who have achieved success, while inspiring others to excel. The Corporate Philanthropy Award honors and celebrates a local for-profit business that has harnessed the power of their assets, resources, and visibility to make a significant positive impact on their community. Over nine months in 2012 and again in 2014, HCBG donated over 1,000 hours in leadership, project management expertise, and construction labor for two Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz projects. Watch the time-lapse Video.


2014 PRISM Gold Award for Best Remodeling/Restoration

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the accomplishments of professionals who influence the present and shape the future of building and design. Howell Custom Building Group won for their remodel of a vacation home on the coast of Maine. View the winning project.


2014 PRISM Gold Award for Community Spirit

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the accomplishments of professionals who influence the present and shape the future of building and design.  HCBG won for their leadership of the 2014  Home Builders Blitz for Merrimack Valley Habitat for Humanity, when local builders joined forces to construct a duplex in just five days. Watch the time-lapse video.

 


2014 PRISM Silver Award for Best Remodeling/Restoration

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the accomplishments of professionals who influence the present and shape the future of building and design.  Howell Custom Building Group won for their exterior renovation of an oceanfront home in Gloucester, MA. View the winning project.


2014 PRISM Silver Award for Best Bathroom Remodel

The PRISM Awards are bestowed annually by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston. They recognize the accomplishments of professionals who influence the present and shape the future of building and design.  Howell Custom Building Group won for transforming a Boxford, MA master suite into a tranquil retreat. View the winning project.


2014 Reader’s Choice Winner for Home Renovation, Merrimack Valley Magazine

Merrimack Valley Magazine readers voted Howell Custom Building Group their first choice when choosing a company to remodel their home. Readers mentioned our detailed planning process and extensive client communications in addition to years of experience and positive testimonials as their reasons for nominating us.


2014 Best of Houzz-Customer Satisfaction & Design

Houzz is the leading online platform for residential remodeling. The Best Of Houzz award is given in two categories: Customer Satisfaction and Design. HCBG was recognized in both categories. Customer Satisfaction honors are determined by a variety of factors, including the number and quality of client reviews a professional received in 2013. Design award winners’ work was the most popular among the more than 16 million monthly users.


2013 PRISM Silver Award for Best Single Family Home 2500-5000 square feet

The PRISM Awards are bestowed every two years by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston recognizing the best in the building and design industry. Howell Custom Building Group won for a 3300 square foot, light and airy, custom contemporary built to follow the contours of the land. View the winning project.


2013 PRISM Silver Award for Best Kitchen Remodel

The PRISM Awards are bestowed every two years by the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston recognizing the best in the building and design industry. Howell Custom Building Group won for a renovation that created a more intimate and functional kitchen by adding architectural details, ambiance, storage, and a mudroom area. View the winning project.


2013 “Best of Houzz” Winner

Howell Custom Building Group, (“HCBG”), has been awarded a 2013 “Best Of Houzz” distinction by Houzz, the leading online platform for residential remodeling and design.  You can view our entire Houzz profile here.


2012 “Best Business” First Place Winner, Boston Magazine

Boston magazine named Howell Custom Building Group the first place winner of its “Boston’s Best Businesses” program, an award program designed to highlight innovative small businesses, leaders and organizations making an overwhelmingly positive impact on the Greater Boston community. Judges cited the company’s work with Habitat for Humanity and their customer service policies as the primary reasons for selecting them as the first place winner. Learn more here.


Trends Top 50 American Bathroom

A recent project was recognized as a “Trends Top 50 American Bathroom”. You can see this project here and you can also see the other TOP 50 Bathrooms in the full gallery


Trends Top 50 American Home

A recent project was recognized as a “Trends Top 50 American Home”. You can see this project here and you can also see the other TOP 50 Homes in the full gallery


2011 PRISM Gold Award for Best Remodeling/Restoration

The PRISM Awards are bestowed every two years recognizing the best in the building and design industry in the Greater Boston area. Howell Custom Building Group won for an 800 square foot beachfront cottage in Rockport, MA that they transformed into a light and airy retreat, taking advantage of ocean views. View the winning project.


2009 PRISM Gold Award for Best Single Family over 6,000 Square feet

The PRISM Awards are bestowed every two years recognizing the best of the best in building, design and marketing programs throughout BAGB’s membership.  More than 260 entries were received this year. Howell Custom Building Group won for a custom built Lake Front Lodge vacation home in Maine, featuring timber-frame details and extensive stonework. View the winning project.


2008 COTY Silver for Best Residential Exterior

The annual COTY awards recognize the best achievements in remodeling projects by members over the past year.  Howell Custom Building Group won Silver in the “Residential Exterior” category for a spectacular sunset deck they built onto an oceanfront cottage, formerly a bed-and-breakfast, in Rockport, MA. View the winning project.


2006 Luxury Living Silver Award for Most Beautiful Master Suite

The Luxury Living Awards are a juried home design competition that celebrates New England’s most beautiful living spaces and the talented design professionals who create them. Over 6,000 New England designers, architects, remodelers, landscapers, and other professionals were invited to enter. The jury consists of leading home design professionals as well as homeowners, media personalities, and more. View the winning project.

 


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