Master Builders Association of Pierce County Announces 2019 Remodeling Excellence Award Winners

May 28, 2019

Master Builders Association Pierce County (Master Builders Association of Pierce County) is proud to announce its 2019 Remodeling Excellence (REX) Award winners. The REX awards program recognizes outstanding remodeling projects throughout Pierce County. Categories included residential exterior remodels, kitchen and bath updates, additions, and entire home transformations, among others. This year, winners received awards in 17 categories.

A judging panel meticulously reviewed each project before making their selections, making sure they met a set list of high criteria. Some winners were recognized in multiple categories. For the first time, the People’s Choice Award was opened up to the general public for voting this year. With over 300 votes tallied leading up to the event, the winning project from the Kitchen $75,000- $140,000 category by Kingdom Builders Construction won the People’s Choice Award. 

The awards were handed out during REX’s annual reception on May 21 at Tin Can Alley in Tacoma, Wash. Master Builders Association of Pierce County’s REX awards are an annual opportunity for members to gain professional recognition for their outstanding work for clients during the year. The awards are open to all Master Builders Association of Pierce County members who have completed a project that meets the requirements of an award category. See below for a list of REX categories and 2019 winners.

2019 Remodeling Excellence Award Winners

Exterior
R4 Construction
Steven Rork & Dawn Fast

Kitchen $45,000 – $75,000
American Dream Design Build
Jim Burbridge & Scott Overby
Trade Partners: Bellmont Cabinet Co., Puyallup Design Center

Kitchen $75,000-$140,000
Kingdom Builders Construction
Ken Jewell & Ryan Jewell
Trade Partners: Advanced Electric, Innovative Hardwood Flooring Inc. 

Kitchen Over $140,000 
York Enterprises
Duke York

Bath under $35,000
R4 Construction 
Steven Rork & Dawn Fast

Bath $35,000 – $60,000 
American Dream Design Build
Jim Burbridge & Scott Overby
Trade Partner: Puyallup Design Center

Bath $60,000 – $80,000
Choice Carpentry
Dan Nixon & Teresa Lewis
Trade Partners: Contract Furnishings Mart, Crescent Lighting

Bath over $80,000
MRF Construction, Inc. 
Michael Fast
Trade Partner: Hyland Cabinetworks, Inc. 

Addition under $250,000
American Dream Design Build
Jim Burbridge & Scott Overby
Trade Partners: Bellmont Cabinet Co., Puyallup Design Center

Addition over $250,000
Reier Construction
Tom Reier

Entire House under $200,000
American Dream Design Build
Jim Burbridge & Scott Overby
Trade Partners: Bellmont Cabinet Co., Puyallup Design Center

Entire House $200,000 – $400,000
York Enterprises
Duke York
Trade Partners: Contract Furnishings Mart, Old Town Tile

Entire House over $600,000
Phase II General Contractor 
Rick Hjelm
Trade Partners: Crescent Lighting, Modern Electric

Basement / ADUs
York Enterprises
Duke York
Trade Partner: Gray Lumber Company

Historic Renovation / Restoration
R4 Construction 
Steven Rork & Dawn Fast

Residential Interior Design
DeMane Design 
Nancy Finneson
Trade Partners: Crescent Lighting, Keller Supply Company

Open Category
American Dream Design Build
Jim Burbridge & Scott Overby
Trade Partner: Puyallup Design Center

People’s Choice Award
Kingdom Builders Construction
Ken Jewell & Ryan Jewell
“Bright Beauty” from Kitchen $75,000-$140,000 category
Trade Partners: Advanced Electric, Innovative Hardwood Flooring Inc. 

Click here to view before and after photos for all Remodeling Excellence Award project entries.