Awards and Accolades for Texas Custom Home Builders

We are honored to have been recognized in the homebuilding industry with awards and recognition from our peers, industry publications, and our community. Our commitment to building, and over 30+ years of experience and expertise is what makes the difference in our Kurk quality and reliability.

Kurk Homes is Southern Living Custom Builder of The Year for 2024


We are thrilled to announce that Kurk Homes has been named the Southern Living® Custom Builder of the Year for 2024, a distinction that underscores our unwavering commitment to excellence in crafting custom homes.

This prestigious accolade, bestowed by Southern Living®, serves as a testament to our extensive experience, unwavering dedication, and sterling reputation in the marketplace. The Southern Living® Custom Builder Program is an exclusive network comprising nearly 100 builders nationwide, specifically chosen for their outstanding reputation, superior design and construction, integrity, and steadfast presence in their respective communities. Read more here


BBB Recognizes Kurk Homes as a 2022 Awards for Excellence Winner

This is the eleventh consecutive year for Kurk Homes to be recognized by the Better Business Bureau for excellence and quality in the workplace.

The Better Business Bureau of Greater Houston and South Texas, presents the Awards for Excellence to organizations (both profit and nonprofit) that demonstrate “excellence and quality in the workplace.” 

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Kurk Homes Awarded Best of Houzz - Design Award for 2024


Hosted annually, Best of Houzz is an awards showcase that celebrates our community's top picks for design and renovation professionals and popular home designs around the world. Winners come in three different categories: design, service, and photography.

The design category, in particular, recognizes professionals whose work inspired the most user engagement and ideabook saves on Houzz. We're proud to have been recognized with the Best of Houzz Design Award for 2024 (and with the Service Award, for the ninth consecutive year - but more about that below)! 

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Best of Houzz - Service Award

Every year since 2016, Kurk Homes has been recognized by Houzz for Service. 

“We are honored to be recognized for the ninth year in a row — our clients are our top priority!”, said Melanie McGinley Sparks, President of Kurk Homes. “Our family company is dedicated to providing exceptional service while creating beautiful homes for families across Texas.”

"The Houzz community selected a phenomenal group of Best of Houzz 2024 award winners, so this year's recipients should be very proud,” said Liza Hausman, Vice President of Industry Marketing at Houzz. “Best of Houzz winners represent some of the most talented and customer-focused professionals in our industry."

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Aggie 100

Texas A&M University recognized Kurk Homes and Chris McGinley as a member of the 2013 Aggie 100 honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by Texas A&M University former students. Kurk Homes was ranked 48 with a compound annual growth rate of 53% from 2010 through 2012. The Aggie 100, a program created by the Center for New Ventures and Entrepreneurship in Texas A&M University’s Mays Business School, honors graduates from across disciplines for their entrepreneurial endeavors and success as business leaders.

Energy Star Partner

As an Energy Star partner, Kurk Homes builds each home with high performance energy efficiency in mind. When rigorous ENERGY STAR® requirements are applied to new home construction, the result is a home built better from the ground up, delivering better durability, better comfort, and reduced utility and maintenance costs. This makes an ENERGY STAR® certified home the simple choice for energy efficiency. 

Kurk Homes was awarded the top honor of building a home with the Highest kW Savings at the Entergy Solutions award program. 

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