Yonkman home in Freeland takes Best of Show award

Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association has announced its award winners from the association’s sixth annual SICBA Home Tour held last month.

Greg and Scott Yonkman of Yonkman Construction Inc. in Oak Harbor stand inside the 3

Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association has announced its award winners from the association’s sixth annual SICBA Home Tour held last month.

The overall Best of Show winner was a 3,251-square foot home in Freeland built by Yonkman Construction Inc. The Yonkman Construction Inc. home was also awarded Overall Best of Category A, which were homes 2,900 square feet and above.

Overall Best of Category B (2,100 square feet to 2,899 square feet) was awarded to a 2,720-square-foot home in Oak Harbor built by Albert Construction.

Overall Best of Category C (2,099 square feet and below) was awarded to a 1,646-square-foot home in Oak Harbor built by Waldron Construction Inc.

The “People’s Choice” award for the viewing public’s favorite SICBA Home Tour house in Island County was given to the 2,942-square-foot Cascade Custom Homes & Design Inc. built home in Oak Harbor. The People’s Choice award for the viewing public’s favorite house in Skagit County was given to the 2,900-square-foot Pacific Contracting Company built home in Sedro-Woolley. The “People’s Choice” awards were selected by the attendees of the 2010 SICBA Home Tour. After each attendee visited each of the homes on the Home Tour, they were able to enter their vote for their favorite house at the final home they visited.

This year’s Home Tour featured 11 homes by eight separate member builders located in Sedro-Woolley, Mount Vernon, Oak Harbor and Freeland. The 2010 SICBA Home Tour was sponsored by Anderson Appliance, Skagit State Bank, Frontier Building Supply, Whidbey Island Bank, Krieg Concrete Products Inc. and North West Granite & Flooring Inc.

The SICBA Home Tour is recognized as the premier showcase of the homebuilding industry in both Skagit and Island counties. Other award categories included: Best Kitchen, Best Master Bedroom, Best Master Bathroom, Best Interior Design, Best Floor Plan, Best Innovative Technology, Best Landscaping, and Best Front Façade & Curb Appeal. All award recipients can be viewed at www.sicbahometour.com.

The Skagit/Island Counties Builders Association is a trade association of builders and associates involved in all phases of the home building industry. Chartered in 1979, SICBA represents roughly 600 construction-related businesses throughout Skagit and Island Counties.

For more information please contact SICBA Events Coordinator Brenda Harter at 360-757-6916 or brenda@sicba.org.

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