Royal Oaks Building Group Recognized At MAME Awards

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Thu May 13 2010

Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC (, has announced that the company has been recognized with awards in five categories at the 2010 Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Awards, presented by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA) and the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council (TSMC). These prestigious MAME awards mirror the National Sales and Marketing Council’s Nationals Awards, which have established themselves as the Academy Awards of Triangle new home sales and marketing. Royal Oaks received awards in the categories of:

1) Builder of the Year
2) Sales Team of the Year, presented to Lisa Briddle and Karen Evans
3) Best Product Design for the Juniper
4) Best Parade of Homes Silver Award

Royal Oaks also had seven agents inducted into the Triangle Sales and Marketing Council’s Million Dollar Circle. Staff members receiving the award include Lydia DeMaria, Adrienne Mickels, Larry Moff and Shannon-Wilson Chandler (Platinum level); Lisa Briddle and Karen Evans (Gold level); and Jennifer Ennis (Bronze level).

The awards honored Royal Oaks’ impressive marketing accomplishments, which include extensive involvement in the homebuilding industry and cutting-edge product development, land planning, advertising and merchandising. The company maintains a strong emphasis on buyer relations, general brokerage relations, and sales and marketing team relations. The awards were presented at the Triangle MAME Awards formal event held at the Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, N.C. on April 29.

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"We are excited to see our staff’s accomplishments and recognitions at the MAME awards," said Van Tassel. "Royal Oaks is lucky to have such a dedicated team behind it who keep the company’s success a number one priority."

- Royal Oaks Building Group received the MAME Builder of the Year award in the Level 4 category of 121-250 homes closed and was chosen based on criteria such as HBA involvement, product development, advertising, merchandising, general broker relations, sales and marketing team relations, buyer relations and success in the marketplace.

- For a complete list of 2010 MAME Award Recipients, visit

Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC builds fine homes throughout Raleigh, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest, Cary, Apex and Angier, N.C. Locally owned and operated, the company focuses on quality of design, construction and customer service, offering a portfolio of plans and a wide selection of standard features from which to choose in price ranges from starters to multimillion-dollar luxury homes. Royal Oaks is a member of the Raleigh-Wake County Home Builders Association and has received multiple gold and silver awards from the HBA Parade of Homes. In 2008 and 2010, the company received the highly coveted Major Achievements in Marketing Excellence (MAME) Building Company of the Year Award, and in 2008 its president, Rich Van Tassel, was named a recipient of the Builder of the Year Award presented by the Home Builders Association of Raleigh-Wake County (HBA). Additional company awards include the Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Award for three consecutive years and the Small Business of the Year by the Apex Chamber of Commerce, as well as consistent listings in the Triangle Business Journal’s premier list of residential builders, based annually by volume in the Raleigh-Durham market. Royal Oaks is proud that a house it built in Fuquay-Varina as part of Operation Coming Home, a project whose mission is to provide injured war veterans with free houses with donated material and labor, won the HBA the Best Community Spirit in the Nation Award in 2010 from the Nationals, America’s largest competition for new home sales and marketing professionals and communities. For more information, visit

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