Chicago luxury homebuilding firm, Environs Development, was honored with six Best in American Living Awards (BALA) at the 2012 International Home Builders Show held in Orlando, Fla.
Founded in 1991, Environs Development is a full-service firm that specializes in architecture, design, construction management and residential development. The firm has build over 150 custom luxury homes throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods, including Lincoln Park and Bucktown.
“Environs’ recent success, as well as its staying power over the past two decades, demonstrates that great design and a focus on client service and smart business practices can survive any market,” said Kevin Wood, broker-associate with @properties and exclusive representative for Environs Development.
Five luxury homes that Environs recently built near the North Side of Chicago received awards in the categories of Best in Region, which the Midwest won for the property located at 1120 W. Montana in Lincoln Park. The Platinum Award for detached single-family home over 4,000 square feet was also for the property at 1120 W. Montana.
The Gold Award for interior design kitchen went to the property located at 1056 W. Altgeld in Lincoln Park, and the Gold Award for the one-of-a-kind single-family home 4,000 to 6,500 square feet was won by 1058 W. Altgeld in Lincoln Park.
1735 N. Honore in Bucktown received the Silver award for one-of-a-kind single-family over 6,500 square feet and the Silver Award for detached single-family 3,000 to 4,000 square feet went to 1727 N. Honore in Bucktown.
“The BALA awards are an affirmation of Environs’ design-driven custom building philosophy,” said Ken Brinkman, founder of Environs Development. “We are very proud of the artistry and craftsmanship on display in these homes, as well as the precision with which each of these programs was executed.”