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Release Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
Media Contact: Evelyn Weiss Francisco (201) 796-7788
Walters To Accept Industry Award at Atlantic Builders Convention in Atlantic City
BARNEGAT, N.J., Feb. 12, 2014 – The New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) has selected Ed Walters,
Jr., founder and partner of Walters Homes, to receive the Preservation of the American Dream Award. Walters will receive the honor at the annual industry awards luncheon during the Atlantic Builders Convention in Atlantic City on Wed., March 26.
The NJBA award recognizes distinguished individuals who have promoted the American Dream of home ownership for the residents of New Jersey.
“We at Walters are dedicated to defending and protecting the dream of homeownership and will continue to work towards restoring faith in the value of owning a home,” said Walters.
Walters Homes has received numerous accolades for the development of green residential communities in South Jersey. The regional builder is currently developing two single-family projects in Barnegat – Ocean Acres and Whispering Hills Single Family. The firm is nearing completion on Whispering Hills Townhomes, featuring 107 LEED-certified townhouses. During the past year, Walters completed work on Laurel Oaks, a 94-unit affordable apartment community, which received LEED Platinum certification.
The award-winning builder’s newest division, ReBuild, assists homeowners with the task of rebuilding coastal homes that were damaged or destroyed following Hurricane Sandy. The energy-efficient homes adhere to the new standards for building in a designated flood zone area. ReBuild sales offices are located in Manahawkin and Ortley Beach.
Walters Group is committed to conserving natural resources through green building practices. By incorporating green features like Energy Star appliances Walters helps families with long-term reductions in utility costs.
About the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA)
The New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) is the leading trade association for the construction industry. Members include residential and commercial builders, developers, remodelers, subcontractors, suppliers, engineers, architects, consultants and other professionals. NJBA serves as a resource for its members through continuing education and advocacy. NJBA and its members strive for a more vibrant, greener, and affordable housing market in New Jersey. Additional information is available at http://www.njba.org/.