“The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Contractor of the Year (CotY) Awards are the most prestigious awards given in the remodeling industry.  Contractors from around the country vie for the awards on an annual basis.  Winners are recognized for excellent workmanship and professional achievements.  This competition enables NARI members to compete in 27 different categories locally, regionally and then nationally.  Winners are selected by a panel of impartial judges who are experts in the remodeling industry and related fields.  Entries are judged for problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, degree of difficulty and entry presentation” (NARI Press Release, December 13th 2012.)


On December 7th, 2012, Joel Walter (owner) accepted 2 CotY Awards on behalf of NJW Construction.  NJW Construction was the first place winner for the “Residential Bath Under $30,000” category, as well as the “Residential Addition Over $250,000” category.  Both projects were up against strong competition, but NJW’s dedication, innovation, and skill tipped the scales in their favor.