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LEADING THE WAY IN HOME BUILDING EXCELLENCE

In a groundbreaking achievement for James Monroe Homes, we earned the most prestigious award in the home building industry - Honorable Mention by the National Housing Quality Awards (NHQA) in 2021.  As of present time, we are the sole home builder in Kentucky to clinch this prestigious award. This remarkable honor is typically reserved for much larger regional and multi-state companies, making this accomplishment truly exceptional. The National Housing Quality Awards scrutinized every aspect of our commitment to customer-focused quality, assessing its impact on construction, business management, sales, design, and warranty service.

James Monroe Homes underwent rigorous evaluation against a stringent set of standards that define quality construction and service excellence among home builders nationwide. This esteemed panel of judges, striving for the pinnacle of quality achievement in the housing industry, recognized the outstanding contributions of James Monroe Homes.

While we have received various local accolades, this marks our third national award. In 2018, President James Monroe was recognized by Pro Builder's Magazine as a Top 40 Under 40 Building Industry Professional. In 2023, Scott Goedde, Vice President of Operations, earned this honor as well.  As a Nationally Ranked Builder, James Monroe Homes is dedicated to providing exceptional service and unparalleled quality in every home we build. Our pride stems from consistently exceeding customer expectations and our operational excellence.  

Established in 1993, the National Housing Quality Awards celebrate operational excellence among home builders throughout the United States. Sponsored by Pro Builder magazine and modeled after the Malcom Baldridge National Quality Awards, NHQA evaluates builders across eight key operational categories, encompassing leadership, strategic planning, construction quality, human resources, and customer satisfaction. At James Monroe Homes, we eagerly anticipate the future and the exciting journey ahead.

2023

Pinnacle Award

Top Team Seller for New Home Construction by BIA 

Best of Lexington Bronze Award by Lexington Herald-Leader
Top 3 Home Builder in Lexington, KY

2022

Best New Home Construction by an Energy Smart Builder by BIA
Pinnacle Award - Top Team Seller for New Home Construction by BIA

2021

Honorable Mention by the National Housing Quality Awards
Pinnacle Award - Top Team Seller for New Home Construction by BIA
Top 3 Home Builders in Lexington, KY

2020

Top 3 Home Builders in Lexington, KY

2019

Young Professional Award Finalist by National Association of Home Builders
Ranked #2 for Best Custom Home Builder in Lexington, KY by Home Builder Digest
Top 3 Home Builders of Lexington, KY
First Place for The Abigail Home Plan by Home Builders Association of Lexington

(Kitchen, Primary Suite, Floor Plan, Interior Features, Interior Lighting, Overall) 

Energy Smart Builder Award for The Eleanor by Home Builders Association of Lexington
Best Showroom by Home Builders Association of Lexington

2018

James Monroe Receives Top 40 Under 40 Professional Builder Award by Pro Builder Magazine
Top 3 Home Builders in Lexington, KY

2016

First Place for The Ashlawn Estate by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

 (Primary Suite, Floor Plan) 

Energy Smart Builder Award of Excellence by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

2014

Energy Smart Builder Award of Excellence by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

2013

Builder of the Year by Home Builders Association of Lexington
Green Build Business of the Year by HBAL
Energy Smart Builder Project of the Year by HBAL
Best Floor Plan Under $150,000 (Purdue) by HBAL
Best Floor Plan $150,000 to $225,000 (Chapel Hill) by HBAL
Builder of the Month (March 2013) by the Lexington Herald Leader
First Place for The Tulane by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

(Floor Plan)

First Place for The Chapel Hill by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

(Floor Plan, Exterior, Kitchen, Primary Suite, Interior Features, Overall)

2012

First Place (Best Kitchen) for 2792 Sullivans Trace by the Home Builders Association of Lexington

2010

Best Green Built Home by the Home Builders Association of Lexington
Best New Home Design by HBAL
First Place (Floor Plan) for 548 East Fifth Street by the HBAL
Second Place (Kitchen, Primary Suite, Interior Design) for 548 East Fifth Street by the HBAL

2009

First Place (New Home Design) for The Berkley Plan by the Home Builders Association of Lexington
10th Largest Builder in Fayette County by Lexington Business Magazine
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