Hovnanian Recognized as Region's Best Builder

 Mount Laurel, NJ - Stephen Hovnanian was awarded the highest honor of “Builder of the Year” at the 2011 South Jersey Builder’s League MAME awards.  Nominated by his industry peers, Stephen has now joined his late father and founder of J.S. Hovnanian & Sons, Jirair as well as his brother Peter in being recognized as the most progressive and influential builder in the region.

As a principal of J.S. Hovnanian & Sons, Stephen has continued a long standing tradition of building excellence in South Jersey and more recently, Delaware for over 45 years. Developing over 6,000 homes of all types for all stages of life, Stephen has galvanized his position as a groundbreaking leader in the homebuilding and land planning world.

“More today then ever, receiving this designation from my peers is truly humbling,” explained Stephen Hovnanian.  “At a time in the market where we are all working hard to create quality homes that the public can afford, ingenuity and dedication are paramount.” 

With a passion and expertise in design, Stephen is known for personally designing award winning top quality homes with distinctive layouts and features. With an impeccable eye for detail, Stephen put his passion into creating memorable and comfortable living spaces in each of his homes.  Knowing the business inside and out, Stephen is intimately involved in all disciplines across his company both on commercial and residential projects.

As recognized by his peers, Stephen also remains a leader in the communities he serves as well as the building industry on a local and national level. Serving as President and Director on numerous industry and community boards he is always trying to foster a more productive and successful atmosphere, encouraging business to business support.

“The Builder of the Year award truly celebrates the best of the best our industry offers and Stephen Hovnanian is no stranger to that title,” shares Rick Van Osten, Executive Vice President of the Builder’s League of South Jersey. “His commitment to his customers and the home building industry year after year is a great example to us all.”

To learn more about Stephen Hovnanian and the J.S. Hovnanian & Son’s communities please visit www.HOVhomes.com

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