Amy Fisher

BUILDER Announces 2013 America’s Best Builders

DSLD Homes and Couture Homes win with customer service and sharp systems

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 8, 2013) — BUILDER, the leading media brand for the residential construction industry, unveiled the winners of its annual America’s Best Builder program today.

The 2013 recipients are:

  • DSLD Homes of Denham Springs, La., in the 500-plus closings category
  • Couture Homes of Jupiter, Fla., in the 1-25 closings category

“The 2013 class of America's Best Builders epitomizes the importance of customer service and efficient operational systems to any successful selling effort,” said Dan Morrison, editorial director of BUILDER. “Both companies' achievements stem from their intense focus on meeting buyers' needs, and exceeding their expectations when it comes to delivering a well-made product. Constant improvement is built into each builder's DNA.”
America’s Best Builders are selected from an open call of entries, reviewed by a panel of industry experts, and evaluated for excellence in finance/operations, design/construction, customer service/quality, community/industry service and marketing. Honorees will be profiled in BUILDER (print and online) in March. To learn more about America’s Best Builders, or to view profiles of previous winners, visit For more information about the competition or the entry process, contact Dan Morrison at 202.736.3311.

Published by Hanley Wood, BUILDER is the leading brand in the residential construction industry and serves as the magazine of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB). For more than three decades, BUILDER has provided essential news, information and resources about products, technologies, trends, regulatory requirements and best practices to help home building professionals innovate for success. With an integrated platform encompassing print,
online and in-person, BUILDER is a trusted source for top builders, architects and other industry professionals across the country.

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