Recognition

We’re proud of our accomplishments

While true success for us comes in the form of client satisfaction, it’s always an honor to be officially recognized for the work we do. During our 50+ years in the business, Case has earned more than 100 awards for excellence in design and craftsmanship, superior client service, outstanding business innovation, cutting-edge IT, marketing and more.
We owe it to our clients, colleagues, and peers to live up to the reputation we’ve developed as an industry leader in all aspects of home improvement and remodeling, from project start to finish.

2018


  • 2018 Best Remodeling Firm Winner in Bethesda Magazine’s “Best of Readers’ Poll”
  • 2018 Best Kitchen Design Firm Top Vote Getter in Bethesda Magazine’s “Best of Readers’ Poll”
  • 2018 Best Remodeler Top Vote Getter in Arlington Magazine’s “Best of Readers’ Poll”
  • 2018 Best Kitchen and Bath Remodeling, General Contractor and Design/Build Company in Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Best Home Improvement Contractors 2018 March Issue”
  • 2018 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2018 Best of Houzz Service Award

2017


  • 2017 MCBA Outstanding Kitchen Award (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2017 MCBA Outstanding Bathroom Award (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2017 MCBA Outstanding Basement Award (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2017 Crystal Choice Winner at The Crystal Design Awards
  • 2017 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling Magazine)
  • 2017 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine)
  • 2017 Best Kitchen and Bath Remodeling, General Contractor and Design/Build Company in Northern Virginia Magazine’s “Best Home Improvement Contractors 2017 March Issue”
  • 2017 Voted one of the “Best Kitchen Design Firms” in Virginia Living Magazine
  • 2017 Best Architecture Firm in Washington City Paper’s “Best of DC”
  • 2017 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2017 Best of Houzz Service Award

2016


  • 2016 Capital CotY Award – Basement Over $100,000 – Grand Award Winner (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2016 Capital CotY Award – Residential Kitchen over $100,000 – Honorable Mention Award Winner (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2016 Master Design Silver Award – Basement Category (presented by Qualified Remodeler)
  • 2016 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling Magazine)
  • 2016 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine)
  • 2016 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2016 Best of Houzz Service Award

2015


  • 2015 Capital CotY Award – Basement Over $100,000 – Grand Award Winner (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2015 Capital CotY Award – Residential Kitchen $60,001-$100,000 – Finalist Award Winner (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2015 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2015 Best of Houzz Service Award
  • 2015 MCBA Award of Excellence – Outstanding Basement (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2015 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine)
  • 2015 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2015 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling Magazine)

2014


  • 2014 Capital CotY Award – Residential Universal Design– Grand Prize Winner (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2014 MCBA Award of Excellence – Outstanding Addition
    (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2014 MCBA Award of Excellence – Outstanding Kitchen under $75,000
    (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2014 MCBA Award of Excellence – Outstanding Kitchen over $75,000
    (presented by the Montgomery County Builders Association)
  • 2014 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2014 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2014 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • The Washington Post-Top Workplaces
    (Listed #76 under small companies division)
  • 2014 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2014 Best of Houzz Service Award
  • 2014 DC Design House Bronze Award in Bathrooms under $50,000 (Ibby Division)
  • 2014 DC Design House Gold Award in Bathrooms under $30,000 (Ibby Division)

2013


  • 2013 National Capitol Business Ethics Award Winner
  • 2013 NARI Image Award – Bruce Case Winner
  • 2013 NARI CotY Award – Residential Interior Specialty – Grand Prize Winner
    (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2013 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2013 Design Award (presented by Qualified Remodeler)
    Universal Design category-Honorable Mention
  • 2013 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2013 Design Award (presented by Professional Remodeler)
    Bronze Award-Bathroom over $30,000
  • 2013 Chrysalis Award
    Bath Remodel under $40,000
  • 2013 Peninsula Housing & Builders Association Showcase Award
    Grand Award-Kitchen over $50,000
  • 2013 Peninsula Housing & Builders Association Showcase Award
    Merit Award-Bathroom over $50,000

2012


  • 2012 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2012 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • 2012 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2012 Master Design Award (Presented by Qualified Remodeler)
  • DC Design House Bronze Award-Bathroom Remodel $30,000 to $50,000
  • 2012 Chrysalis Award
    Kitchen Remodel-Regional Winner $50,000 to $75,000
  • 2012 Best of Houzz Design Award
  • 2012 Best of Houzz Service Award

2011


  • 2011 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2011 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • 2011 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2011 Best of the Best Awards (Presented by Professional Remodeler)
    Silver Award-Kitchens $50,000-$100,000
  • 2011 Best of the Best Awards (Presented by Professional Remodeler)
    Silver Awards-Kitchens Under $50,000
  • 2011 Chrysalis Award
    Kitchen Remodel – North Winner Under $50,000 category
  • 2011 Chrysalis Award
    Kitchen Remodel – North Winner Under $100,000 category
  • The 2011 Guildmaster Award For Exceptional Customer Service

2010


  • 2010 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2010 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • 2010 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2010 Chrysalis Award: Detached Outbuilding-National Winner
  • 2010 Chrysalis Award: Residential Insurance Restoration-North Winner
  • The 2010 Guildmaster Award
    For Exceptional Customer Satisfaction
  • 2010 Capital CotY Award – Residential Exterior Under $100,000 – Grand Prize Winner
    (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)
  • 2010 Capital CotY Award – Entire House Under $250,000 – Merit Award Winner
    (presented by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry-DC Chapter)

2009


  • 2009 Remodeler of the Year (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • 2009 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2009 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • 2009 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)
  • Master Certified Remodeler
    National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Detached Structure category – Honorable Mention
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Whole House Remodel under $200,000 category – Silver Award
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Exterior Facelift category – Finalist
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Kitchen greater than $100,000 category – Finalist
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Outdoor Living category – Finalist
  • Master Design Awards (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
    Whole House Remodel category, $200,000-$500,000 – Finalist
  • Best of the Best Awards (presented by Professional Remodeler magazine)
    Bathroom less than $50,000 category – Gold award
  • Best of the Best Awards (presented by Professional Remodeler magazine)
    Kitchen $125,000 to $175,000 category – Gold award
  • Best of the Best Awards (presented by Professional Remodeler magazine)
    Whole house less than $500,000 – Gold award

2008


  • 2008 Top 500 Remodelers (presented by Qualified Remodeler magazine)
  • 2008 Remodeling 550 Top Remodelers (presented by Remodeling magazine)
  • 2008 Market Leaders (presented by Professional Remodeler)

2007


  • Best of the Best Award
    Addition over $100,000 (Presented by Professional Remodeler Magazine)
  • 2007 Angie’s List Super Service Award
    For achieving and maintaining a superior service rating on Angie’s List throughout 2007 as determined by Angie’s List members in the category of Remodeling-General

2006


  • Mark Richardson Named Entrepreneur of the Year – Presented by Ernst & Young, LLC.
  • Chrysalis Award: Maryland Remodeler of the Year (Presented by the Chrysalis Awards and Qualified Remodeler Magazine)

2005


  • Contractor of the Year (Local): Finalist, Media Room (Presented by NARI of Metro DC)
  • Chrysalis Award (Regional): Best Kitchen Remodel over $100,000 (Presented by Chrysalis Awards and Qualified Remodeler Magazine)

2004


  • Contractor of the Year (Local) Finalist, Residential Bath, $30,000 – $60,000, Presented by NARI of Metro DC
  • ConstrucTech Vision Award (National)
  • Bronze Award, Red House Proprietary Business Management Software, Presented by ConstrucTech Magazine
  • Chrysalis Award (Regional): Special Award, Bath Under $30,000, Presented by the Chrysalis Awards
  • Contractor of the Year (Regional)
    1st Place, Residential Exterior Specialty, Presented by NARI
  • Contractor of the Year (Regional)
    1st Place & Grand Prize, Bathroom Remodel, Presented by NARI
  • Contractor of the Year (Regional)
    Finalist, Residential Residential Kitchen, Presented by NARI

2003


  • Best of the North East/Best of the Best Award
    Silver Award, Bathroom Remodel, Presented By Professional Remodeler
  • Contractor of the Year (Regional)
    Finalist, Residential Addition, Presented By NARI

2002


  • Remodeling Master Design Award: Honorable Mention, Residential Exterior, Presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Remodeling Hall of Fame, National Association of Home Builders

2001


  • Chrysalis Award: 1st Place, Kitchen Under $60,000, Presented by Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse and Professional Remodeler
  • Chrysalis Award: 1st Place Bath Over $40,000, Presented by Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse and Professional Remodeler
  • Regional Contractor of The Year
    Finalist, Residential Exterior, Presented by NARI
  • Regional Contractor of The Year
    First Place Residential Addition Under $100,000, Presented by NARI
  • Pinnacle Award (Marketing) (Marketing Department, Corporate Brochure)
    Corporate Brochure, Presented by Professional Remodeler Magazine
  • Pinnacle Award (Marketing) (Marketing Department, Bath Campaign)
    Direct Mail Campaign, Presented by Professional Remodeler Magazine
  • Qualified Remodeler Magazine Top 500
    Top Performer, Full Service Remodeler, presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine

2000


  • Remodeling Masters Award
    1st Place Kitchen, Presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Remodeling Masters Award
    2nd Place Addition, Presented by Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Chrysalis Award (presented by Lowes Home Improvement Warehouse and Professional Remodeler Special Award
    Bath Under $40,000

1999


  • Harold Hammerman Spirit of Education Award
    Presented to Mark Richardson, CR, President
  • One of Ten Who will Remake the Remodeling Industry by Remodeling Magazine
    Presented to Mark Richardson, CR, President
  • 1999 National Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award
    Presented by NARI Residential Exterior
  • Foundation Award, Remodeler of The Year
    National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1996


  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Region 2 Entire House, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Region 2 Residential Specialty, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1995


  • Best of the North East/Best of the Best Award
    Silver Award, Bathroom Remodel, Presented By Professional Remodeler
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Residential Kitchen Under $25,000, NARI
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Region 2 Residential Specialty, NARI
  • Local Contractor of the Year
    Residential Exterior, NARI
  • Lifetime Achievement Award
    Polly W. Evans, NARI

1994


  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Whole House Region 2, NARI
  • Big 50 Sales and Marketing Award, Mark Richardson, CR, President
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Specialty Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1993


  • National Contractor of the Year
    Image Award, NARI
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Image Award, Region 2, NARI
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Exterior Region 2, NARI

1992


  • First Place, Whole House Remodel, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

1990


  • Oliver Owen Kuhn Award
    Best Commercial (Chevy Chase Arcade), Bethesda-Chevy Chase Chamber of Commerce
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Exterior, Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1989


  • Harold Hammerman Award
    Excellence in Training and Education to P.W. Evans, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1988


  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Kitchen Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Interior Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Exterior Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Residential Interior, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1987


  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up
    Residential Remodeling Exterior Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up
    Residential Remodeling Room Addition, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Image Award Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Residential Kitchen, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Image Award Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Entire House Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Interior Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Residential Kitchen Region 2, National Association of the Remodeling Industry

1985


  • Professional Image Award
    Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Commercial Exterior Region IV, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Fireplace Design Award
    Builder Magazine

1984


  • Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Interior Remodeler, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Exterior Remodeler, National Association of the Remodeling Industry
  • Harold Hammerman Award
    For excellent in training and education to Fred Case
  • The Meteor Award for Excellent
    National Association of the Remodeling Industry in Design and Construction, The Northern Virginia Builders Association

1983


  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up – Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

1982


  • Designer of the Year, 1st Place
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Interior, National Remodelers Association
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Commercial Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association

1981


  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Commercial Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association

1980


  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Remodeler, National Remodelers Association
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Best Commercial Remodeler, National Remodelers Association
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Commercial Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association

1979


  • Designer of the Year, 1st Place
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Designer of the Year, Runner Up
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine

1978


  • Designer of the Year, 1st Place
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Designer of the Year, Runner Up
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Designer of the Year, Runner Up
    Residential Exterior, Qualified Remodeler Magazine
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodeler Association

1976


  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Improvement, Northeast Region, National Remodelers Association
  • National Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Remodeler, National Remodelers Association
  • Designer of the Year, 1st Place
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler
  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up
    Residential Interior, Qualified Remodeler
  • Designer of the Year, Runner-Up
    Residential Exterior, Qualified Remodeler
  • Regional Contractor of the Year
    Best Residential Improvement, Southern Region, National Remodelers Association

Fred Case Awards

Not only does Case Design receive awards, but as an industry leader, we also seek to recognize smaller remodeling firms through the Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award. This award was created in 2007 to recognize individuals in the remodeling industry who successfully demonstrate community service, business acumen, achievement, and entrepreneurial spirit. One of Fred Case’s goals is to elevate the professionalism of the remodeling industry and the Fred Case Remodeling Entrepreneur of the Year Award helps to do just that. To date, Case Design has awarded $220,000 in prize money. View our past winners and read more information.

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