Conner Homes named “Community of the Year” and “Best Home Design” by the New Home Council


BELLEVUE, Lavis., 23 November 2021 / PRNewswire / – Conner Houses received the top two awards at this month’s New Home Council Tribute Awards, where Puget Sound’s top home builders were recognized for their sales and marketing expertise. The advice of the new house is an independent team of professionals in the residential construction industry, working together through education, promotion and recognition of top performers.

Conner Houses received the ‘Community of the Year’ award for its Greenbridge master plan community neighborhoods, which include Materra, Wind Rose and the upcoming Altamura. In partnership with the King County Housing Authority, Conner Houses is the primary builder of Greenbridge, which was launched as part of a revitalization effort in the White Center neighborhood in Seattle. The community includes an elementary school, a community center, an open space, parks and a library. Designed by local architect Nash and associates, Greenbridge homes include detached and attached single-family floor plans that showcase carefully planned spaces with smart functionality, beautiful interiors, and an abundance of light, which is a Conner Houses Standard.

“We are proud of our partnership with the King County Housing Authority and are honored to be recognized for what has been accomplished so far,” said Michel lorenz, President of Conner Houses. “We look forward to opening Altamura, our next community in Greenbridge, next spring. Nash & Associates’ home designs will represent classic Seattle-style architecture, including a mix of Craftsman, Four Square, Modern, Farmhouse, Tudor and Dutch Colonial. “

The second prize Conner Houses received the “Best Home Design Over 3,000ft” award, which was awarded to its Heron community in Kirkland. Conceived by McCullough ArchitectsHeron’s Northwest, contemporary plans include wood beams and steel accents. Each home has been specially designed to maximize the view of Lake Washington, the Seattle skyline, the Olympics and Mount Rainier. The perfect blend of indoor functionality and outdoor serenity, Heron’s design uniquely expands the interior to the exterior with a main living space that opens to a huge covered terrace overlooking the lake with a wall of folding door glass. The houses have been finalized with a gourmet cuisine inspired by Chief John howie.

“Heron’s houses were meticulously designed for the site’s steep topography and offered better views than we imagined,” Lorenz said. “And our partnership with Chef John howie allowed us to create inspiring kitchens with custom cabinetry and layouts designed for culinary expertise. “

On Conner Houses
Since 1959, the Conner family have built over 6,000 single and multi-family homes in the Puget Sound area. Founded by Bill conner, his son, Charlie conner, purchased the business in 2000 and has been integral to the company’s success as one of the last local private builders in the Puget Sound area. In april 2019, Michel lorenz became president of Conner Houses. Conner Houses currently sells homes in 10 communities across Seattle, South King County, and the Eastside with prices ranging from $ 500 to over $ 2 million. For more information, visit

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