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Eastwood Homes Named Builder of the Year

March 27, 2018

Eastwood Homes Richmond, VA- Builder of the Year

Eastwood Homes Named Builder of the Year

Richmond, va- March 27th, 2018 – The Home Builders Association of Richmond hosted the annual Major Achievement in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards on March 1st at the Jefferson Hotel. At this highly anticipated event, home builders were recognized for achievements in sales, marketing, design, and construction. Eastwood Homes swept this event with the prestigious Marketing Excellence award and the most notable title, Builder of the Year for 76-150 homes built annually.  This coveted designation is awarded once per year to a company that excels in all aspects of the industry.

Clark Stewart, owner of Eastwood Homes, commented, “It is a tremendous honor to be recognized as Builder of the Year as it’s only our 5th year in operation in the Richmond market. It’s a true testament to the dedication and skillset of our team and helps solidify our reputation in a market that is dominated by quality builders who we’re very fortunate to compete alongside. I have no doubt that we will continue to see exceptional growth in this market in the coming years.”  

Not only was Eastwood Homes honored by industry peers as builder of the year, they were also recognized for Marketing Excellence of the Year. Stephanie Sayler, Marketing Manager remarked “As a local home builder, we have an inspiring story to share- one that contains an unrelenting focus on care and customer service for over 40 years. This story paired with our varied product offering makes the opportunity to market and sell Eastwood Homes a true joy.  We look forward to continuing to build our brand and message of Built with Care throughout the greater Richmond area.”

With her first year under her belt, New Home Specialist Amanda Parsons was awarded Rookie Sales Professional of the Year. Amy Druhot, Sales Manager for the Richmond Division commented, “Amanda is defined by her infectious attitude, determination, and compassion. In Amanda’s world, there is no time she can’t be reached, no problem that can’t be solved, and no task is too trivial. These qualities speak volumes about not only the type of employee that Amanda is, but the type of person she is.”

Alongside Amanda’s title of Rookie Sales Professional of the Year, several New Home Specialists of Eastwood Homes were recognized for their achievements. Amanda Parsons, Cathy Newton, Greg Clark, and John Howsmon were recognized with Silver Awards for sales over $2 million. Michelle Puletti and Melanie Herring were recognized with a Gold Award for sales over $3 million.

The entire team at Eastwood Homes is honored to be recognized for their 2017 achievements and anticipates a continuation of their success.


Founded in 1977 by Joseph K. Stewart, Eastwood Homes has a long history and highly favorable reputation among home builders. The privately held company is consistently named among the Top 50 Home Builders Nationwide and is listed in the Top 25 Privately-Held Businesses in North Carolina. Corporate headquarters are located in Charlotte, NC along with sizable divisions and operations in the Raleigh and Greensboro areas of North Carolina, Charleston and Greenville, South Carolina, and Richmond, Virginia. In 2017 the company acquired Fortress Homes, headquartered in Columbia, South Carolina, strengthening its footprint in the Southeast. To learn more, visit Eastwood



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