Ken Kahanek Master Builder

October 26, 2004, News Release

Ken Kahanek Wins Five Statewide Awards, including Texas's Remodeler of the Year, from the Texas Association of Home Builders.

Ken Kahanek Master Builder was honored with five top industry awards this weekend, presented at the annual Star Awards, a statewide awards ceremony sponsored by the Texas Association of Home Builders. The company was also a finalist in four other catagories, with entries from around the state. Mr. Kahanek received the industry's highest honor for projects completed in 2004, and was named the Remodeler of the Year by the Association.

Mr. Kahanek won top awards in the following five categories:

• Remodeler of the Year. This is the most prestigious award given to a remodeling contractor in the state of Texas. The criteria for selection is arduous.

• Best Whole House Renovation, $200,000 to $500,000 category. Architecture: Barley + Pfeiffer Architects, Inc.

• Best Outdoor Project by a Custom Builder. Pool contractor: Pool Crafters, Inc.

• Best Kitchen Renovation, $25,000 to $75,000 category. Designer: Hobbs' Ink.

Best Marketing Brochure.

The award-winning properties were designed by Austin firms, Barley + Pfeiffer Architects, Inc., and Hobbs' Ink Custom Home Design.

Ken Kahanek Master Builder was a finalist in the following categories:

• Best Room Addition. $100,000 to $200,000 category. Designer: Hobbs' Ink.

• Best Kitchen Renovation. $25,000 to $75,000 category. Architects: Barley + Pfeiffer Architects, Inc.

• Best Bathroom under $25,000. Designer: Hobbs' Ink.

• Best Web site for a Homebuilder.

Photos of the awarding projects are pictured on the Porfolio Page.

Contact Information for Associate Companies:
Barley + Pfeiffer, Lynn Conley, 512-476-8580
Hobbs' Ink Custom Home Designs, Janet Hobbs, 512-261-6226
Esponda Photography, Geno Esponda, 512-467-6790
Rick Patrick Photography,
Rick Patrick, 512-472-9092
Grosvenor Design, Carol Grosvenor, 512-894-0815
Pool Crafters, Inc., Cole Smith, 512-257-1111

Mr. Kahanek Named Chairman of the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin, Remodelors Council™.

Ken Kahanek will serve as chairman in 2005, and held office on the Council prior to the appointment in 2004.