Falmouth, MA Family-owned residential and commercial construction company, The Valle Group has received 12 awards from two organizations seeking to recognize excellence in construction. The firm was honored with four BRICC Awards from the Home Builders and Remodelers Association of Cape Cod and 8 PRISM Awards from the Builders and Remodelers Association of Greater Boston.
Both the BRICC and PRISM Awards were established to recognize the finest projects and outstanding achievements of builders, remodelers, developers, architects, and other professionals in the home building industry. The former awards focus on the Cape and Islands area while the latter includes all of Greater Boston. Nominations were evaluated and judged by an impartial panel of industry experts. Awards were presented at each organization’s respective Gala celebrations.
The Valle Group won a total of six Gold Awards and six Silver Awards spanning multiple categories including recognition of both their projects and their people.
“We could not be more proud of our team for their talent, their hard work and their dedication to excellence, all of which accounts for The Valle Group’s outstanding showing in these prestigious industry awards. We are particularly proud to have been recognized not only for several traditional construction projects but also for our commitment to sustainable, energy efficient construction for our recently-completed Passive House project in Sandwich. It means a lot to us that both HBRACC and BRAGB have endorsed the value of a truly green approach to home building with these awards. Congratulations are certainly in order for all of our clients, project owners and design-side partners,” said Christian Valle, president of The Valle Group.
On the new construction side, the firm received two separate awards for the aforementioned Passive House project in Sandwich, winning the Gold for “Best High Performance Energy Efficient Home” from BRAGB and a Silver from HBRACC. The Valle Group also won Silver for “Best Single Family Home under 2,000 s/f” for their beach front home project in Sandwich and Gold for “Best Living Area in a Private Residence” for the same project. The company was honored in the best renovation/addition category as well, taking a Silver PRISM Award for “Best Design for Outdoor Living” on a large custom Gazebo room addition. They also won Silver in “Outstanding Commercial Project” for the construction of College Light Opera Company’s new rehearsal facility.
The Valle Group’s staff was singled out for accolades, with three members of the team winning awards. BRAGB named The Valle Group’s Justin Spurr as “Superintendent of the Year” while HBRACC recognized Spurr as a “Next Generation Shooting Star.” Account and customer care specialist, Sally Katon took the Gold for “Most Valuable Team Member” while job superintendent, Chris Girard walked away with a Gold award for the “Rising Star of the Year” from BRAGB. The Valle Group’s in-house carpentry team won a Silver award for “Best Millwork or Custom Cabinetry.” The firm also won on the marketing side with the Gold BRICC Award for “Best Website,” designed by Smith + Company Marketing and Communications of Plymouth.