55+ Firm and Company Awards

This award will recognize a firm's achievements and innovation in 55+ housing development over the past three years, including development practices that could be considered innovative, financial successes, leadership in land use, planing, architecture or design, technological advances and the firm's ability to overcome obstacles to development. Firm should primarily serve the 55+ market or have several projects serving this market segment.

Entries for 55+ Firm and Company Awards will evaluate creativity, execution, and outcome based on the following criteria (as applicable to individual categories):

  • Overall quality of projects developed during the past three years
  • Success in achieving the company’s visions and goals
  • Innovative development strategies and/or design practices and ability to overcome obstacles
  • Leadership qualities
  • Financial performance
  • Overall excellence in 55+ housing development or industry

MUST be an NAHB 55+ Housing Industry Council Member to apply

  • Category 44 - Best 55+ Builder of the Year 
  • Category 45 - Best 55+ Associate of the Year 

Gold and Innovation Award winners were announced during the 2017 NAHB International Builders' Show in Orlando. Additional information about the Best of 55+ Housing Awards can be found at nahb.org/55plusawards.