Awards & Credentials


2015 Best Single-Family Detached Home with a sales price $750,000 – $1 million: Lorenz Custom Builders – The Green Dolphin Lane Residence

“The STARS awards program honors the achievements of the home building industry professionals from North Carolina and surrounding states. Winners received recognition in categories such as marketing and advertising, web design, sales/information center, landscape design, interior merchandising, architecture/floor plans, remodeling/renovation and special projects.”

2015 Best of the Lake- Special Projects Winner- Blevins Basement Bar

“The Lake Norman Home Builders Association’s mission is to promote, inspire and safeguard integrity in the building industry for the enrichment of our community. The association represents builder and associate members who live and work within the Lake Norman Community.The Best of the Lake event celebrates builders, designers and craftsmen who entered new custom homes, remodeling/renovations/addition projects, special projects, outdoor projects and interior design & staging projects for consideration by the judges.”

2016 Best of the Lake- Kitchen Remodel Under $50K

“The Best of the Lake is an annual competition sponsored by the Lake Norman Home Builders Association, the area’s preeminent professional association dedicated to the enrichment of the Lake Norman Community and its housing industry. The renowned competition affords builders, designers and trade craftsmen with the opportunity to showcase their extensive creative talents.”

BBB® Accredited Business with an A+ Rating

“Not every business is eligible for BBB Accreditation. Businesses must meet, commit to and maintain the BBB Code of Business Practices (Accreditation Standards) in order to be eligible for and maintain BBB Accreditation. The BBB Code of Business Practices represents sound advertising, selling and customer service practices that enhance customer trust and confidence in business. The Code is built on the BBB Standards for Trust, eight principles that summarize important elements of creating and maintaining trust in business.”

Licensed General Contractor in the State of North Carolina #70732

In order for a company to work on a commercial or residential project in North Carolina above $30,000, the NC General Statutes requires the entity to be licensed by the State of North Carolina as a General Contractor. To practice as a General Contractor, you must also be Insured, carry liability, workman’s compensation and disability insurance. You do not want to hire a General Contractor that is not licensed and that does not have all of these insurances.

National Association of Home Builders® Member

“The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. Each year, NAHB’s members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States, both single-family and multifamily.A federation of more than 700 state and local associations, NAHB represents more than 140,000 members. About one-third are home builders and re modelers. The rest work in closely related specialties such as sales and marketing, housing finance, and manufacturing and supplying building materials.”

Energy Star® Partner

“The blue ENERGY STAR label on a new home means it was designed and built to standards well above most other homes on the market today. When ENERGY STAR’s rigorous requirements are applied to new home construction, the result is a home built better from the ground up, delivering better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs.”