Honored at the Maryland Building Industry Association member awards ceremony
McLean, Virginia — Miller & Smith, a local homebuilder and real estate development
company, is proud to receive top honors as the 2014 Large Volume Builder of the Year
and the Environmental Award for Land Development at the Maryland Building Industry
Association’s member awards ceremony.
“It’s an absolute honor to be recognized by MBIA,” said Robert Spalding, Vice President-
Land, Miller and Smith, “It signifies that we’re doing the right thing in our work with our
partners and with the critical behind-the-scenes work to keep things running smoothly.”
In addition to being named 2014 Large Volume Builder of the Year, Miller and Smith
received a Land Development award for the construction of the 24-acre Gallery Park
neighborhood in Clarksburg, MD, which included the widening of Shawnee Lane,
providing enhanced storm water management in the Clarksburg Special Protection Area
and protecting forested areas. Environmental benefits of Gallery Park and the Lane
widening included, 14.85 acres of open space, which exceeds the zone’s 50 percent
requirement, 6.26 acres of forest retention, a variety of storm water management
features designed to enhance landscaping that also treat 125 percent of normal
requirements, and a newly constructed bike path and sidewalk.
The Maryland National-Capital Building Industry Association held this prestigious awards
program for 20 years before their merger with the Home Builders Association of
Maryland to form the Maryland Building Industry Association. The nominees are former
members of both MNCBIA and of HBAM. Entries came from all around Maryland; Anne
Arundel, Howard, Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties.
About Miller & Smith:
Founded in 1964, Miller & Smith is celebrating 50 years as one of the Washington area’s
top privately-owned building and development firms. Active in both residential and
commercial real estate, the company has earned a reputation for creating innovative and
imaginative homes and communities. In 2013, Miller & Smith sold 170 single family
homes, 103 townhomes and 56 condos. Miller & Smith has built nearly 5,600 single
family homes and more than 8,900 townhomes and 2,180 condominiums, and has
developed over 13,000 home sites in 95 communities throughout Maryland, Virginia and
Delaware and is headquartered in McLean, Virginia. For more information about Miller &
Smith, visit www.millerandsmith.com or call (703) 821-2500.