Building a Better Central Oregon Announces 2018 Awardees


The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS (COAR) will present the 42nd Annual Building a Better Central Oregon (BBCO) Awards on October 10 at the Tetherow Resort. BBCO’s main purpose is to recognize worthy residents who have enhanced their community with outstanding new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Projects are judged on economic impact, neighborhood improvement, unique design or use of materials.

The 2018 awards are:

Best Overall Community Impact in an Industrial Area
10 Barrel Headquarters

Outstanding Interior/Exterior Renovations of a Residential Home
Residence- 64970 Glacier View Drive

Best Rebuild of an Essential Central Oregon Facility 
Bethlehem Inn Family Residence and Service Hub

Significant Contribution to Neighborhood Improvement and the Central Oregon Economy
Boneyard Brew Pub

Monumental Remodel for an All-Encompassing Retail Experience
​​​​​​​Camp Abbot Trading Company

Best Project Fulfilling Community Need
Cook Crossing

Best New Economic Opportunity
Daimler Trucks North America Test Track

Outstanding Vision and Transformation
Harcourts-The Garner Group Office Remodel

Most Impact on Neighborhood Revitalization
Market of Choice

Best Addition of Quirky Lodging Options​​​​​​​
McMenamins Old St. Francis Ed and Art House Additions

Most Significant Impact on Community Employment​​​​​​​
Plateau Travel Plaza

Leader in Vital Bend Corridor Beautification
Silver Moon Brewing Pub Remodel

The event is sponsored by COAR and Evergreen Home Loans. In partnership with KTVZ, each of the award winners will be featured in a news segment in September and October. The public can purchase event tickets for $10 each at


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