Hattiesburg Developer Wins Best in Mississippi Award
December 20, 2010. JACKSON, Miss. The Home Builders Association of Mississippi (HBAM) recently announced the winners of its sixteenth annual Best in Mississippi Awards held November 17 during ceremonies at the Hilton in Jackson. Bennett V. York of Bellegrass LLC in Hattiesburg was a category winner. Entries from around the state were submitted and winners selected by a confidential panel of five judges consisting of a builder, an architect, an educator in a construction˝related field and two at-large.
Winning "2010 Best Subdivision Development of the Year" was York's entry, Bellegrass in Hattiesburg. The unique community was developed on 1,200 acres of Mississippi woodlands with simple grass parks as the prevailing amenity. Homes were built with the Seaside, Florida concept in mind. Front porches set close to tree-lined streets evoke a "life without borders" theme, complemented by a recreational complex that includes a pool and splash park, lighted tennis and basketball courts, a volleyball court, soccer field and tot lot.
The Home Builders Association of Mississippi, a 2,500-member statewide trade association that serves as the voice of the Mississippi housing industry, sponsors the Best in Mississippi Building and Remodeling Awards.


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