Building of the Year

In order to join the Building of the Year competition, you must be an NFBA member. CLICK HERE to learn more about joining.

2022 Awards now Live:       

 

Deadline: Dec 1, 2022         Application Fee: $100

Online Application


Downloadable Form


NFBA BOY 2022 Rules


CLICK HERE for directions on how to upload your photos and supporting documents


Questions? Please email jwhite@nfba.org


The NFBA Building of the Year Awards consists of 24 categories plus a Judges’ Award. The Building of the Year Awards allows builder member companies of comparable size to compete against each other. Each of the 12 award categories has two divisions:

Experts: Builders within the NFBA membership categories of $0–6 million in annual gross volume.

Masters: Builders within the NFBA membership categories of over $6 million in annual gross volume.

Categories:

  • Agricultural Storage / Workshops
  • Commercial Buildings (< 5,000 SQ FT)
  • Commercial Buildings (5,000 - 10,000 SQ FT)
  • Commercial Buildings (> 10,000 SQ FT)
  • Hobby Shops
  • Horse Barns / Facilities (< 5,000 SQ FT)
  • Horse Barns / Facilities (> 5,000 SQ FT)
  • Institutional Buildings
  • Livestock Facilities
  • Residential Buildings
  • Retrofitted / Remodeled Buildings
  • Suburban Garages

NFBA will validate all entries by confirming the company’s membership category. Winners in both divisions of all categories receive equal recognition and benefits.


Benefits of Winning a Building of the Year Award

  • Winners will be recognized at a prestigious awards luncheon at the annual Frame Building Expo.
  • Winners will be featured in an NFBA publication.
  • Winners are recognized on NFBA's website and in special features throughout NFBA communications.
  • Winning projects will be featured on the Frame Building Expo show floor for more than 1,000 building and design professionals to view.
  • Building of the Year winners receive a plaque to showcase their company’s high-quality work.

Judges' Award Winners

2021 Judges' Award Winner

Masters Division Winners

Congratulations to our 2021 Building of the Year Masters Division winners. The competition was traditionally fierce but in the end, these buildings were chosen as the premier projects built by the over $6 million builders.

Experts Division Winners