Builder, Remodeler and Associate of the Year Award Winners



Each year, one Builder, one Remodeler and one Associate member of the Builders Association of the Twin Cities earns these most prestigious awards that recognize trust, communication, loyalty and ethics in business dealings between them and the other BATC members with whom they work.  Builder and Remodeler of the Year also includes customer satisfaction.

Awards were presented at the BATC Building Industry Gala – The BIG Night on October 26, 2017. 

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2017 Winners




John Kraemer & Sons, Inc.

4906 Lincoln Dr, Edina, MN 55436

A fellow BATC Member remarks:
"We have had the honor of partnering on several successful projects with this builder over the last several years and they are without a doubt the best representation of how to deliver a top notch custom home to their clients.  They make the whole industry look great!"


One of their client’s had this to say:

"We cannot sing the praises for this company enough. From the very beginning of the process to the end we had virtually no issues, great communication, impeccably skilled craftsman and would not choose anyone else to build a home with."






James Barton Design-Build
5920 148th St W, Apple Valley, MN 55124

A fellow BATC member remarks of them:
"This company has always displayed what it takes to be a top remodeler partner. Their attention to detail at all levels of their company is second to none. Not only do they assure complete customer satisfaction they strive to work with all of their suppliers with the goal of everyone involved looking stellar at the completion of their projects. As a supplier, you can't ask for anything better than that!"


One of their clients had this to say:
"This company was fantastic through every step of our project. We love our new space so much. Not only did they nail the design and bring an amazing, creative solution that perfectly suited our needs, but they were a pleasure to deal with. There was great communication throughout so that we knew what was happening and when. Every member of the team was awesome. We love our new space so much, and loving the process we had with this remodeler makes that even better."






Admit One, Inc.
7513 Washington Ave S, Edina, MN 55439

A fellow BATC member had this to say:
“They are unbelievable to work with. My clients have been very happy with them and since my partners are an extension of my business, I value them as an associate.”


Another member comments: 
"We have had the pleasure of working with this company for many years now, for our clients’ home theater, low voltage, lighting control, and security needs. Everyone from the owners, to the salespeople, to the installers are all fantastic to work with. In the world of technology, where everything seems to be changing by the day, this company stays on top of the latest trends and are true innovators in their field. Whether you're doing a remodel, adding a media room, or you're in need of a whole house low voltage package, we highly recommend that you talk to this team."


Past Winners


Builder of the Year

2016    Homes by Tradition, LLC

2015    Robert Thomas Homes, Inc.

2014    Hendel Homes 
2013    John Kraemer & Sons, Inc.
2012    Gonyea Homes, Inc.
2011    JMS Custom Homes, LLC
2010    Swanson Homes
2009    John Kraemer & Sons, Inc.
2008    Kathy Trimble Custom   
             Homes, Inc.
2007    Pratt Homes
2006    J.B. Woodfitter & Assoc., LLC
2005    Koestering-Schumacher
             Homes, LLC
2004    LeGran Homes Corp.
2003    Gorham Builders, Inc.                  

Remodeler of the Year

2016   Vujovich Design Build, Inc.

2015   Destiny Homes, Inc.

2014   Crystal Kitchen Center, Inc.
2013    C.N. Ostrom & Son, Inc.
2012    Schrader & Companies
2011    Bob Michels
             Construction, Inc.
2010    Destiny Homes, Inc.
2009    Flynn Construction, Inc.
2008    College City
             Remodeling, Inc.
2007    M l A l Peterson
             Designbuild, Inc.
2006    New Spaces
2005    Plekkenpol Builders, Inc.
2004    Bisciglia Construction Co.
2003    C.N. Ostrom & Son, Inc.        


Associate of the Year

2016    Twin City Fireplace & Stone
             Company, Inc.

2015    Installed Building Solutions II,

2014    Water Doctor Water     
2013    Lyman Lumber Co.
2012    Fireside Hearth & Home
2011    The Builders Choice/A
             Fullerton Company
2010    Ulteig Engineers
2009    Automatic Door &    
2008    Designed Cabinets, Inc.
2007    Builders Club
2006    Pro Drywall & Painting
2005    C & D Granite, Inc.
2004    Scherer Bros. Lumber Co.
2003    Land Title, Inc.



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