Home Plan Awards

Dan Sater has been winning awards for his home plan designs for over 24 years. Here is a list of the awards Dan’s unique and distinctive home plan designs have won.

2013 LBIA PINNACLE  AWARDS

  • Best Residential Design Firm

2013 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • 2ND Place, Model Home Design, 4,001 sq. ft. and over,  Plan # 6962 Padova

2012 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • 2ND Place, Model Home Design, 2,501 sq. ft. to 4000 sq. ft.,  Plan # 6688 Wulfert Point

2011 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • 2ND Place, Model Home Design, 4,100 sq. ft. & over, Kingon Homes, Gabriella, Plan # 6961
  • 2ND Place, Published Design, 4,100 sq. ft. & over, Randall-Mitchell Homes, Fischer Residence

2010 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • 2ND Place, Published Design, 2,500 sq. ft. & under, R. S. Parker Homes, Bella Vita, Plan # 6551 Empoli (C-1)
  • 2ND Place, Published Design, 2,501 sq. ft. to 4,000 sq. ft., R. S. Parker Homes, Bella Vita, Plan # 6555 Melito (E-1)

2009 AURORA AWARDS

  • Detached Single-Family Home, R. S. Parker Homes, Lakes @ Plantation Pines (Plan 6546 Zurich)

2009 HW DESIGNS

  • Pinnacle Award, Designer of the Year

2009 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • Second Place, Model Home, 2,501 sq. ft. to 4000 sq. ft., 8079 Bergantino

2009 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • First Place, Published Design, 2500 sq. ft. & under, 6520 Sycamore

2009 AIBD ARDA AWARDS

  • Second Place, Community Design, Sanctuary, 1000 Islands Lake, China

2008 AIBD AWARDS

  • Second Place, Custom Luxury Home Designs 6500 sq. ft. and over, The New American Home (Plan 6956)
  • Second Place, Sustainable Designs, The New American Home (Plan 6956)
  • First Place, Published Designs 2500-4000 sq. ft.
  • Second Place, Published Designs 4000 sq. ft. and over

2007 AIBD AWARDS

  • Designer’s Choice, Dune Ridge (Plan 7078)

2006 HW DESIGNS

  • Bestselling Home 3001-5000 sq, ft. (for the year of 2005)

2006 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place Model Home 3251 sq. ft. and over (Plan 6950)
  • Honor Award, Custom Luxury 4000-5000 sq. ft., Villoresi
  • Custom Luxury, 6500 sq. ft. and over (Plan 6953)

2006 AURORA AWARDS

  • Detached Single-Family Home, Spec/Model $2,000,000-$3,000,000 (Plan 6950)
  • Custom Home over $3,000,000 (Plan 6953)

2005 HW DESIGNS

  • Customer Service Award (for the year of 2004)

2004 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury Home, Benchmark Builders, Seabrook
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Custom Luxury Home, Safety Harbor Homes, Harmon

2004 AURORA AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury Home, Benchmark Builders, Seabrook

2003 LBIA PARADE OF HOMES

  • Merit Award, Best Architectural Design, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Murano
  • Merit Award, Best Architectural Design, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Villa Trissina (Plan 6940)
  • Merit Award, Best Architectural Design, Wyman Stokes Builders, The Brooks, Grand Retreat (Plan 6737)

2003 AIBD & GARLINGHOUSE AWARDS

  • Designer’s Choice, Kurtz Homes, Jones Residence
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Residential/Builder’s Model Spec, Hunt Construction, The Montelina
  • Third Place Honor Award, Published Designs, Bartolini (Plan 8044)
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Commercial, The Center at the Springs

2003 AURORA AWARDS

  • Best Interior Merchandising $1,500,001+, Vince Muller Interior Design & Hunt Construction, Bonita Bay, Bunting Residence

2002 BIA PARADE OF HOMES

  • Best Architectural Design, Wyman Stokes Builders, The Retreat at Cape Harbour (Plan 6742)

2002 MASONRY ASSOCIATION OF FLORIDA, INC.

  • Outstanding Masonry Project 2002, Residential, Twin Eagles, Lot 17 (Plan 6934)

2002 SAND DOLLAR AWARDS

  • Best Commercial Building under $2,500,000, Gates McVey Builders, The Center at the Springs
  • Product Design of the Year, Single-Family Home $3,500,001-$4,500,000, Snell Construction, Twin Eagles, Lot 17 (Plan 6934)
  • Best Landscape Design and Outdoor Amenity Package, Single-Family Home $3,000,001-$5,000,000, Harbourside Custom Homes, La Bella Villa at Mediterra (Plan 6910)

2002 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury 5001-6500 sq. ft., Hunt Construction, Bernstrom Residence
  • First Place, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., Wyman Stokes Builders, The Bismark
  • First Place, Published Designs, Chadbryne (Plan 8004)
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., Snell Construction, Quail West, Lot 34
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., Snell Construction, Twin Eagles, Lot 17 (Plan 6934)

2002 EXCEL AWARDS

  • Best Brochure for a Product or Project By a Builder, The Sater Group brochure

2001 AURORA AWARDS

  • First Place, Detached Single-Family Home over $3,000,000, Harbourside Custom Homes, Mediterra Model (Plan 6910)

2001 AIBD AWARDS

  • Designer’s Choice, Harbourside Custom Homes, Mediterra Model (Plan 6910)
  • Honor of Excellence, Custom Luxury Design 5001-6500 sq. ft. , Harbourside Custom Homes, Mediterra Model (Plan 6910)

2001 HOME PLANNERS/BUILDER AWARDS

  • Innovation in Design
  • Best Artwork

2000 BUILDING INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION

  • Superior Home Award, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Overall Design, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Livability, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Landscape, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Pool, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Bath, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Kitchen, Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Best Overall Design, Wyman Stokes Builders, The Retreat (Plan 6742)
  • Best Interior Design, Wyman Stokes Builders, The Retreat (Plan 6742)
  • Superior Home Award, Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago (Plan 6904)
  • Best Overall Design, Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago (Plan 6904)
  • Best Livability, Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago (Plan 6904)
  • Best Interior Design, Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago (Plan 6904)
  • Best Kitchen Awards, Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago (Plan 6904)
  • Superior Home Award, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Seville (Plan 8034)
  • Best Landscape, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Seville (Plan 8034)
  • Best Pool, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Seville (Plan 8034)
  • Best Bath, Harbourside Custom Homes, The Seville (Plan 8034)
  • Best Landscape, Hunt Construction, The Russeau
  • Best Bath, Hunt Construction, The Russeau

2000 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury 6501 sq. ft. and over, Hunt Constrcuction, Contessa (Plan 6900)
  • First Place, Custom Luxury 4001-5000 sq. ft. , Wyman Stokes Builders, The Retreat (Plan 6742)
  • Second Place, Custom Luxury 4001-5000 sq. ft., Hunt Construction, Casa Del Lago
  • First Place, Custom Luxury 5001-6500 sq. ft., Harbourside Construction, La Rochelle (Plan 6914)
  • Third Place, Custom Luxury 5001-6500 sq. ft., Lifestyle Concepts, Model VII

2000 AURORA AWARDS

  • First Place, Wyman Stokes Builders, The Retreat (Plan 6742)

1999 AIBD AWARDS

  • Builder’s Choice Award, Lifestyle Concepts, Yeager Residence
  • First Place, Custom Luxury over 6501 sq. ft, Lifestyle Concepts, Yeager Residence
  • Second Place, Honor Award of Excellence, Wolter Group, Fernandez Residence
  • Second Place, Honor Award of Excellence, Cronacher Corporation, Steere Residence
  • Third Place, Honor Award, Published Designs, Jupiter Hills Lane (Plan 6713)

1999 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARDS

  • Best One-of-a-Kind, Platinum Winner, London Bay Homes, Tortola (Plan 6928)

1998 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury Home, Groskopf Residence
  • Honor Award, Published Design
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Residential/Builder Model

1998 AURORA AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Home, One-of-a-kind, $1,000,000-$2,000,000, Groskopf Residence, Lifestyle Concepts

1997 AIBD AWARDS

  • Designer’s Choice, Special Focus Award, London Bay Homes, The Somerset
  • First Place Honor Award of Excellence, Published Design, Saddle River
  • Honor Award, Residential, Jackson Residence, Marco Island
  • First Place Honor Award, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., Wyman Stokes, Reef Model (Plan 6737)

1997 BUILDER

  • Best-selling Newcomer, Published Designs

1997 BUILDER’S CHOICE AWARDS

  • Special Focus Award, Near Residence, Wet Bar

1997 AURORA AWARDS

  • First Place, Honor Award, Custom Luxury 6501 sq. ft. and over, Jackson Residence, Marco Island
  • First Place, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., London Bay Homes, The Somerset
  • Honor Award, Builder’s Model over 3001 sq. ft., Wyman Stokes, Reef Model (Plan 6737)
  • First Place, Published Designs, Charleston Court
  • Honor Award of Excellence, Published Designs, Saddle River
  • Honor Award, Published Designs, Lyford Bay

1996 AIBD AWARDS

  • Best of Show and Designer’s Choice, Lifestyle IV, Naples
  • First Place, Custom Luxury 5001 sq. ft. and over, Lifestyle IV, Naples
  • First Place, Builder’s Model 3000 sq. ft. and over, Collier’s Reserve Show Home, Naples
  • Honor Award (Plan 6651)

1996 BEST IN AMERICAN LIVING AWARD

  • Best Detached Home in South Atlantic, London Bay Homes, The Chalfont, Collier’s Reserve (Plan 6672)
  • National Merit Award, Best Single Family Home over 4000 sq. ft. , London Bay Homes, The Chalfont, Collier’s Reserve (Plan 6672)

1995 PARADE OF HOMES

  • People’s Choice Award, Wyman Stokes, Gulf Harbour Courtyard Model (Plan 6660)
  • Superior Homes Award, Renaissance Construction, The Ihilani Isle, The Tides (Category 8)
  • Best Overall Design, Renaissance Construction, The Ihilani Isle, The Tides (Category 8)
  • Best Pool, Renaissance Construction, The Ihilani Isle, The Tides (Category 8)
  • Best Innovative Design, Wyman Stokes, Gulf Harbor Courtyard Model (Plan 6660)
  • Superior Home Award, Snell, Inverness Model (Plan 6750)
  • Best Overall Design, Lifestyle Model, Bonita Bay (Category 12)
  • Best Livability, Snell, Inverness Model (Plan 6750)
  • Best Kitchen, Snell, Inverness Model (Plan 6750)
  • Best Pool, Snell, Inverness Model (Plan 6750)
  • Best Interior Design, Snell, Inverness Model (Plan 6750)

1995 AIBD AWARDS

  • Designers’ Choice, Detling, Casa de Huevos II, Greenville, OH
  • Honorable Mention for Best of Show, Wyman Stokes, Gulf Harbor Courtyard Model (Plan 6660)
  • First Place, Residential/Builder’s Model, 3000 sq. ft and under, Renaissance Builders, Tidewater Island Model
  • First Place, Residential/Builder’s Model, 3001-4000 sq. ft., Wyman Stokes, Gulf Harbor Courtyard Model
  • Second Place, Unbuilt Design, Jackson Residence, Tennessee

1993 AIBD AWARDS

  • First Place, Custom Luxury Homes 3251 sq. ft. and over, Bill Smith Residence, Lely Barefoot Beach Residence
  • Second Place, Custom Luxury Homes 3251 sq. ft. and over, Detling Residence, Hidden Harbor at Bonita Bay
  • First Place, Commercial/Multi-Family Projects (Office/Retail Buildings), The Sater Group Office, Bonita Bay Executive Center
  • Second Place, Commercial/Multi-Family Projects (Office/Retail Buildings), Salon Nicholas, Fort Myers
  • Second Place, Builder’s Model, 1825-3250 sq. ft., Heritage Homes, Naples (Plan 6602)
  • Third Place, Working Drawings, Snell Construction, Ibis Cove Model (Plan 6670)
  • Third Place, Unbuilt Category, Lifestyle Concepts, Near Residence, Hidden Harbor at Bonita Bay

1993 AURORA AWARDS

  • Best Detached Single-Family, Cronacher Development, Grey Oaks Model
  • Best Custom Home, Detling Residence, Hidden Harbor at Bonita Bay

1993 SAND DOLLAR AWARDS

  • First Place, Best Super Luxury Home: Lifestyle III, Creekside at Bonita Bay (Plan 6748)
  • First Place, Best Sitescaping/Outdoor Living: Lifestyle III, Creekside at Bonita Bay (Plan 6748)
  • First Place, Best Curb Appeal: Lifestyle III, Creekside at Bonita Bay (Plan 6748)
  • First Place, Best Home Under 4000 sq. ft.: Divco Construction, the Savoy
  • First Place, Best Home Under 3000 sq. ft.: Hermitage Home Model, Naples

1992 PINNACLE AWARDS (given in 1993)

  • Best Custom Home Design over $700,000, Bill Smith Residence, Lely Barefoot Beach
  • Merit Award, Product Design over $700,000, Executive Builders, The Sabal

1992 AURORA AWARDS

  • Remodeling, Rehabilitation or Restoration, San Carlos Bay Residence

1992 FLORIDA RESIDENTIAL DESIGNERS ASSOCIATION AWARDS

  • Best of Show
  • Designers’ Choice
  • First Place, Best Bath
  • First Place, Single-Family Detached 3600-4000 sq. ft.
  • First Place, Single-Family Detached 4500 sq. ft. and over

1992 PARADE OF HOMES

  • Superior Home Award

1990 AURORA AWARDS

  • Grand Aurora Award: Best Detached Affordable Home, The Cayman
  • Aurora Award: Best Detached Affordable Home, The Cayman

1989 AURORA AWARDS

  • Merit Award: Normandy, River Hills Model, Cramer-Sater-Brown

1988 AIBD AWARDS

  • Best in Show – Designers’ Choice

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