Design Build Planners has been named a winner in the 2014 Contractor of the Year Award (CotY) contest, presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). Design Build Planners won the award in the Best Bathroom category. The project, in Rockaway, NJ, was designed, developed, and sold by Design Build Planners. The craftsmanship was from ProSkill Construction ProSkill is a DBP Preferred Remodeler Network. The full transformation can be viewed on Houzz. All projects in the CotY awards program are an improvement or an addition to an existing structure, with the exception of one category, "Residential Exterior Specialty." Otherwise, new construction projects were not eligible. The CotY Awards program also recognizes projects with universal design and green elements through the Universal Design Project Recognition Program and Green Project Recognition Program. To be considered for a CotY Award, a company must be a NARI member in good standing. The entries of this year's competition totaled more than $72 million worth of remodeling projects. NARI members represent an elite group of the approximately 800,000 companies and individuals in the U.S. identifying themselves as remodelers. Design Build Planners is a national member of NARI as well as a local member of Central Jersey chapter of NARI. ProSkill Construction is a member of Central Jersey NARI. Upon receiving this award, Neil Parsons, owner of Design Build Planners, stated, “It is truly an honor to have our project design and development work be recognized and lauded by NARI and the remodeling community. This award is second only to the extreme satisfaction and joy expressed by the homeowner upon the completion of her new spa-like, contemporary bathroom remodel.” Avi Ribakovski, owner of ProSkill Construction, shared his thought, “Homeowners deserve quality work and a professional, pleasant experience. We are proud to deliver great projects and extremely pleased to be honored with this award.” Jason Parsons, CKBR added, “Being about able to take a homeowner’s dreams and make them a reality through design and then construction is quite rewarding.” Jason is the Lead Project Designer of Design Build Planners. He was the primary designer of this award-winning master bathroom remodel in Morris County, New Jersey.