Annual Building a Better Central Oregon Award Nominations Due March 9


For more than 40 years, the Building a Better Central Oregon Awards (BBCO) have celebrated the great contributions of businesses and residents in Deschutes, Jefferson, Harney and Crook Counties to enhance their community with outstanding new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Nominations come from individuals, community organizations and businesses.

A committee of Central Oregon Association of REALTORS (COAR) members select and tour the final winners based on the following criteria:

  • Property must be within Crook, Deschutes, Harney or Jefferson counties.
  • Must have been completed within the last two years.
  • Have significant impact on, or enhancement to the community, such as local economic impact, neighborhood improvement, community improvement, neighborhood/community beautification, unique design and/or unique use of materials.
  • Can be new construction and/or renovation/restoration such as, but not limited to, the following: commercial construction (office, retail, industrial, multi-family, etc.), community projects or community art.

The awards will be presented at a ceremony on October 13, 2020 at Tetherow Resort. COAR is currently accepting nominations for BBCO awards through March 9, 2020. For a nomination form please visit or contact COAR at 541-382-6027 or


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