JANUARY 2017: Bowers is recognized by Arlington Magazine as a Top Vote Getter for Best Builder in the area by the readers of Arlington Magazine.
JANUARY 2017: Bowers is recognized by Arlington Magazine as a Top Vote Getter for Best Kitchen and Bath Design in the area by the readers of Arlington Magazine.
JUNE 2016: Best General Remodeler in Northern Virginia – Award by Northern Virginia Magazine.
APRIL 2016: National Contractor of the Year Award Winner -(CoTY national remodeling award) by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry . “Best Detached Residential Exterior Structure in the Country”.
MARCH 2016: Bowers Design Build has been awarded Four Contractor of the Year awards by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Metro Chapter. Bowers was recognized for:
We won three 1st place awards and one 3rd place award:
Also, worth noting, the associated presenters commented that our Outdoor Space in Vienna was the first ever perfect score given by the judges.
JANUARY 2016: Bowers is selected as Best of Houzz (Houzz.com) for 2016 based on excellence independent customer reviews.
JANUARY 2016: Bowers is awarded the Best Residential Detached Structure in the Southeastern region of the United States by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry.
DECEMBER 2015: Bowers is recognized by Arlington magazine as a Best of Arlington Top Vote Getter for Best Remodeler in the area.
NOVEMBER 2015: Bowers is awarded four Contractor of the Year awards for design and construction excellence in the kitchen, custom home, large addition and residential detached structure (a garden shed) categories.
OCTOBER 2015: Bowers is featured in the Test of Time article in Arlington magazine. Celebrating 25 years in business, Bowers was featured as a local architectural services and construction company that has stood the test of time in the local business community.
JANUARY 2015: Bowers Design Build has been awarded three Contractor of the Year awards by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Metro Chapter. Bowers was recognized for excellence in design and construction in the kitchen renovation and custom home categories.
JANUARY 2014: Bowers wins four Contractor of the Year awards from the Metro DC Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry in the categories: Kitchens, Bathrooms, Additions and Whole House (Grand Award) categories.
OCTOBER 2013: Bowers is named Top Vote Getter for Best Remodeler by Arlington magazine.
JANUARY 2013: Bowers wins three Contractor of the Year awards from the Metro DC Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry in the categories: Kitchens (Grand Award) Bathrooms and two awards in the Additions category.
JANUARY 2012: Bowers wins three Contractor of the Year awards from the Metro DC Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry in the categories: Historic Renovation, Kitchens and Additions.
APRIL 2011: Bowers was featured in Chesapeake Homes magazine for an award winning entire home renovation project Bowers performed in McLean, Virginia.
JANUARY 2011: Bowers was awarded two Contractor of the Year awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Bowers won honors for their work on designing and building a kitchen for a McLean family and an outdoor multi-level living space.
SEPTEMBER 2010: Bowers has been named one of the nation’s biggest home improvement companies by Remodeling magazine’s Remodeling 550 list.
DECEMBER 2009: Contractor of the Year Grand Award for design and construction of residential exterior spaces.
JULY 2009: Bowers Design Build was featured in the 10th Anniversary Issue of Home and Design magazine as being one of the Top 100 Style-Makers in the DC area.
JANUARY 2009: Featured in Washington Spaces magazine for an award winning outdoor living space.
DECEMBER 2008: Awarded three Contractor of the Year awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Two grand awards for outdoor spaces and additions in McLean, VA and one merit award for a kitchen renovation in Great Falls, VA.
OCTOBER 2008: Featured in Northern Virginia Magazine for an award winning renovation on a historic Arlington, VA home.
MARCH 2008: Bowers is featured in spring remodeling issue of Washington’s Home and Design magazine. The feature article offers text and photos of a whole house renovation in McLean, Virginia.
DECEMBER 2007: Bowers won three Washington Metro DC Chapter Contractor of the Year Awards (CotY) from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). We were one of the top award winners in the area. The award categories included: Whole House Renovations, Custom Kitchens, and Historic Home Renovations. See our project profiles for a look at these award winning projects.
OCTOBER 2007: Bowers Wins Gold Award for Entire House Renovations in this national contest. Now in its sixth year, the Best of the Best Design Awards competition recognizes outstanding design, craftsmanship and functionality in the projects of remodelers across the United States. The judging panel included editors from Professional Remodeler as well as remodelers, architects and kitchen and bath designers. Winning projects are featured in the November issue of Professional Remodeler.
SEPTEMBER 2007: Bowers was featured in Professional Remodeler magazine for their award winning home renovation in McLean. This home was rejuvenated in every way, while maintaining the feel of the original home.
JUNE 2007: Bowers was the feature article in First Horizon Bank’s Small Business magazine. Bowers was featured as an example of a well run small business in the Washington DC area.
MAY 2007: The Bowers Design Team is quoted in the Washingtonian magazine article “Wet and Wonderful” about luxurious bathrooms in the Washington area. Quotes include Bowers’ expert opinions about the latest trends in bathroom fixtures and overall design.
DECEMBER 2006: Bowers has been selected as the Contractor of the Year, Grand Award Winner, for Entire House Remodels for the Washington Metropolitan Area. This award is presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. Bowers earned this highly competitive award by demonstrating exceptional performance in meeting client needs, increasing the functionality and beauty of the remodeled home, demonstration of superior craftsmanship and overall construction innovation and expertise.
OCTOBER 2006: Bowers has been awarded the 2006 National Best of the Best Design Awards from Professional Remodeler magazine: Gold Level for Whole House Remodels over $500,000. Competing against remodelers from across the United States, a panel of judges felt that Bowers’ Whole House Remodel project had superior Construction Quality, Creativity, and Overall Value for the contract price. In addition, the judges felt that Bowers’ demonstrated their ability to overcome challenging construction problems while delivering an exceptional design. See the winning project
JULY 2006: Bowers is the cover article for Washington Spaces magazine. Bowers’ whole house remodeling project in McLean was featured to depict excellence in remodeling.
JULY 2006: Bowers Design Build Co-Owner, Wilma Bowers, is featured in Remodeling Magazine as an industry leader in collecting and using customer satisfaction data to improve customer service and business processes.
OCTOBER 2005: Bowers Design Build wins the 2005 NRS Award in Customer Satisfaction presented by Professional Remodeler magazine. The Excellence in Class award distinguishes Bowers as one of the top two remodelers for customer satisfaction in North America.
MARCH 2005: Bowers web site named one of four “Winning Web Sites” by Professional Remodeler magazine.
JANUARY 2005: Bowers featured in Washingtonian magazine in an article entitled “Creating Beautiful Bathrooms”.
DECEMBER 2004: Bowers selected as one of the Top 25 Remodelers to Work For in the United States, by Professional Remodeler magazine.
DECEMBER 2004: Bowers wins another Contractor of the Year Award for Large Remodel in McLean, Virginia.
DECEMBER 2004: John Coburn, Bowers VP of Operations, elected to be President of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-Metro DC Chapter.
APRIL 2004: Featured in the Spring Remodeling edition of Elan magazine. Quotes from Bruce Bowers addressed trends in Remodeling.
MARCH 2004: Featured Remodeler in Home and Design magazine in the “Ask the Pros” special edition.
2004: Bowers named to the 2004 Big 50 list by Remodeling magazine. The Big 50 is a national hall-of-fame type award for remodeling professionals. Each year, Remodeling selects 50 companies who have set the standard for professionalism and integrity through smart marketing, exemplary business practices, unique design, and extraordinary impact on their community or the industry at large. Big 50 remodelers run successful, growing companies of various sizes that have taken the lead in raising the standards of the industry.
2004: 2004 National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Regional Contractor of the Year Award – Large Addition Category (VA, WV, MD, DC, NC, SC, TN, GA, FL, MS, AL, LA)
2003: 2003 NARI DC Metro Chapter Contractor of the Year Award – Merit Award for Residential Interiors
2003: 2003 NARI DC Metro Chapter Contractor of the Year Award – Finalist for Large Addition Category
2003: 2003 NARI President’s Award to John Coburn, Vice President, Bowers Design Build, Inc. (For his consistent effort and commitment to the NARI Metro DC Chapter)
2003: 2003 NARI Regional Contractor of the Year Award – Entire House Category (VA, WV, MD, DC, NC, SC, TN, GA, FL, MS, AL, LA)
2003: 2003 NARI Top Ten Remodelers in the United States – Whole House Remodel – Southeastern Region of the U.S.
2003 & 2002: Professional Remodeler and Professional Builder List of the 101 Best Companies to Work For in the Residential Construction Industry (United States)