Pennsylvania's Traditions of America Named 55+ Builder of the Year

Jan 27, 2016, 14:31 ET from Traditions of America

RADNOR, Pa., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- At a ceremony on January 19, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named Traditions of America the "55+ Builder of the Year." Traditions of America ( took home a total of nine awards – four Gold and five Silver – for marketing, design and lifestyle excellence in the nation's most prestigious active adult housing awards competition.

"It is an honor to be recognized once again for exceeding the expectations of 55-and-over homebuyers," said Tim McCarthy, Managing Partner. "Achieving 'Best Builder' was a true team effort, requiring excellence from all parts of the Traditions of America organization, and we couldn't be more proud of our employees."

This is the fourth consecutive year that Pennsylvania's leading developer of retirement living communities also has led the nation in recognition during the NAHB's Best of 55+ Housing Awards program. At the awards ceremony held in Las Vegas, company executives collected the following:


  • Best 55+ Builder of the Year
  • Best 55+ Sales Center (201-1,000 units) – Traditions of America at Lititz (Lititz, PA)
  • Best 55+ Sales Person – Monica Field, Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge (metro Pittsburgh)
  • Best Corporate Website –

Traditions of America and its marketing partner Creating Results ( received a GOLD award for Best Website, introduced in early 2015. The site includes interactive features which create a highly personalized experience that motivates buyers and helped increase the conversation rate of site visitors by 54% in just three months.


  • Best 55+ For-Sale Community (Over 200 homes) – at Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge
  • Best 55+ Attached Home (Over 1,700 sq ft) – The Hamilton (at Traditions of America at Lititz)
  • Best 55+ Sales/Marketing Event – Traditions of America at Sewickley Ridge Clubhouse Grand Opening
  • Best 55+ Interior Design of a Model (1,701-2,400 sq ft) – The Lincoln (at Traditions of America at Lititz)
  • Best 55+ Lifestyle Director – Karen Karkuff, Traditions of America at Silver Spring (greater Harrisburg, PA)

The National Association of Home Builders' Best of 55+ Housing Awards encourage and promote quality and innovation in the 55+ housing market.

Traditions of America ( is based in Radnor, Pennsylvania and is focused on the development of award-winning Lifestyle Communities and building the finest low-maintenance homes for people age 55 and better.

Contact: Erin Read, 401-289-2500 ext 705,

SOURCE Traditions of America