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One Loudoun Featured in BUILDER Online’s Recap of 2016 GALA Awards!

One Loudoun was recently featured by BUILDER Online in their article, “Local Builder Wins Big in GALA Awards”, recapping an amazing night at the 2016 Great American Living Awards!
Read the original article from below and learn more about the awards our amazing community received!


Original article posted October 26, 2016 on


Virginia-based Miller & Smith took several honors at the recent Great American Living Awards.

Along with large production builders such as Pulte, NVR, and Hovnanian, local firm Miller & Smith took several top honors in design and architecture at the Great American Living Awards (GALA) ceremony earlier this month.

Winners of the prestigious competition for metropolitan Washington home builders, developers, architects, sales, marketing, merchandising, and advertising professionals are known as the area’s “Best of the Best.” McLean, Va.-based Miller & Smith won awards in four design categories. Click the slide show at right to view the winning projects.

In addition, the company’s development affiliate, One Loudoun LLC, was also honored in the marketing categories of best website for master planned community, best online ad campaign, and best integrated marketing campaign for a master planned/mixed-use community.

“We’re thrilled to be honored among the best and brightest of the building industry,” says Doug Smith, Miller & Smith president. “Our team continues to bring innovative and inspired architecture and design ideas to the market and these awards symbolize our great accomplishments year after year.”

The Great American Living Awards (GALA) celebrate excellence in new home architecture, interior design and sales and marketing. The ceremony is presented annually by the Washington Metropolitan Sales & Marketing Council (WMSMC), the Northern Virginia Building Industry Association (NVBIA) and the Maryland National Capital Building Industry Association (MNCBIA).

Founded in 1964, Miller & Smith is active in both residential and commercial real estate. In 2015, Miller & Smith sold 86 single-family homes, 159 townhomes, and 33 condos.

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