With four generations of experience as master planners and builders, along with many successful residential and commercial communities to their credit, J.S. Hovnanian & Sons has proudly earned the trust and respect of thousands of Delaware Valley families.

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Over the decades, the achievements of J.S. Hovnanian & Sons have gained recognition through many honors and awards presentations. The homes, communities and marketing efforts of the company have been consistently among the top award recipients of the local and state building associations' Sales and Marketing Awards Programs. While there are too many citations to list here, several stand out in the company's long and proud history.

J.S. Hovnanian & Sons was the first south Jersey builder to be included in this heartwarming and extremely challenging project for the Marrero family in Camden, NJ.  They built the Marrero's a new home in 96 hours in August of 2007.  The show aired on ABC in November of 2007.

RANKED #1 IN Quality!

2007 "Ranked Highest in New Home Quality for New Home Builders in the Philadelphia Area" by J.D. Power and Associates. J.S. Hovnanian & Sons was the first recipient of this award in the Philadelphia Market Area in 2007.

RANKED #1 IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION!

2002, 2003, 2006 "Ranked Highest in Customer Satisfaction for New Home Builders in Philadelphia Area" by J.D. Power and Associates.

J.S. Hovnanian & Sons was the first recipient of this award in the Philadelphia Market Area in 2002.

PLATINUM BUILDER AWARD

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Platinum Builder Award® is the highest recognition of initial quality and superior service available to builders nationwide.  J.S. Hovnanian & Sons is one of 3 builders to hold both the Diamond and Platinum awards from 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty, and the only in the Northeastern United States.

Diamond Builder Award

2-10 Home Buyers Warranty Diamond Builder Award® is an honor given to less than one half of one percent of builders nationwide, and is based on superior initial quality, extremely low incidence of warranty claims and exemplary follow-up service.

NJBA Community of the Year

Presented by the New Jersey Builders Association (NJBA) at their annual Sales and Marketing (SAM) Awards banquet, nearly every one of our communities in recent years has won Community of the Year honors. Recent communities to achieve this distinction are the Carriage Homes at Rancocas Pointe (2007), Mews at OakRidge (2006), the Townhomes at Rancocas Pointe (2005), and Pelican Place at Riverwinds (2005).

BLSJ Commitment to Excellence Award

Seven times - J.S. Hovnanian & Sons has been honored again in 2011 with the Commitment to Excellence Award, as part of the annual MAME (Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence) awards program sponsored by the Builders League of South Jersey (BLSJ).  The award reflects homeowner survey results of builders throughout South Jersey.  We have won 4 consecutive years, 5 of the last 6, and were Charter recipients of this award in 1996.

Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards

As part of the annual MAME awards hosted by the Builders League of South Jersey (BLSJ), J.S. Hovnanian & Sons has been honored with numerous distinctions over the years for its homes, communities, and marketing materials. Most recently, The Carriage Homes at Rancocas Pointe preluded its "Community of the Year" SAM Award from the NJBA with a "Community of the Year" MAME Award only months prior, making it the first J.S. Hovnanian & Sons community to hold both distinctions in the same year!

Other Awards
and Honors

2004 Builder of the Year - Peter J. Hovnanian
Presented by the New Jersey Builders Association

2002 Builder of the Year - Stephen J. Hovnanian
Presented by the New Jersey Builders Association

1999 Builder Legends Award - Jirair S. Hovnanian
Presented by New Jersey Builders Association