William E. Poole Designs


William E. Poole

AWARDS & ACCREDITATION

• 2011– William E. Poole receives the “The Order of the Long Leaf Pine”award for his outstanding contribution to architectural and product design. This award is one of the highest tributes the state of North Carolina can bestow upon one of its citizens.

• 2009 – PICA Award – Award of Excellence

• 2008 – Pinnacle Award- Top Designer – Hanley Wood Design LLC
• 2008 – PICA Award – Award of Excellence
• 2008 – Fastest Growing Designer Builder- Hanley Wood Design LLC

• 2007 –Best Selling Home Plan - Eastern Shore Cottage – Hanley Wood Magazine

• 2006 – Best Selling One-Story Home - Home Planners LLC

• 2005 – Best Selling One-Story Home - Home Planners LLC
• 2005 – Best Selling Home Plan - Hanley Wood Magazine
• 2005 – Best Selling Home 1501 - 3000 sq. ft. - Home Planners LLC
• 2005 – Best Selling Home Plan - Eastern Shore Cottage – E-Plans

• 2004 – Best Selling One-Story Home – Home Planners LLC
• 2004 – Best Selling Home Plan - Eplans.com
• 2004 – Best Selling Home 1501 - 3000 sq. ft. – Home Planners LLC

• 2003 – Best Selling New Design – Home Planners LLC
• 2003 – Best Selling Home Plan - Home Plan Publication - Home Planners LLC

• 2002 - Momentum Award - Home Planners LLC – Best Artwork - Home Planner Publication

• 1999 – Resolution of Appreciation – City of Wilmington Historical Downtown Foundation

• 1995 – DARE Award – Outstanding Contributions Revitalization of Downtown Wilmington, NC

• 1993 – Design for Better Living Award – American Wood Council
• 1993 – Custom Homes of the Year Award – Custom Home Builder Magazine

• 1991 – Mayor’s Award of Excellence in Community Development – City of Cary, NC

• 1989 – Design for Better Living Award – American Wood Council

• 1988 – Design for Better Living Award – American Wood Council

• 1987 – Mayor’s Award of Excellence in Community Development – City of Cary, NC

• 1986 – Parade of Homes Gold Award – Home Builders Association of Raleigh & Wake County

• 1985 – Parade of Homes Gold Award – Home Builders Association of Raleigh & Wake County


DEVELOPERS CAPITALIZE ON POOLE’S POPULARITY

WILLIAMSBURGH COMMONS, Cary, North Carolina
• Williamsburg Themed Development sold forty-four (44) building sites in less than six (6) months

PRESTON, Cary, North Carolina
• American Wood Councils’ House of the Year (the Natchez) features in Colonial Homes Magazine (April 1989)
• 16,000 local visitors
• Over 2,000 orders for house plans the first year
• MOST POPULAR HOME DESIGN EVER built in almost every state and worldwide

SHERWOOD OAKS, Thousand Oaks, California
• David Murdock commissioned Poole to design forty homes, including for celebrities to kick off Grand Opening

BENT TREE, Raleigh, North Carolina
• Poole revived failed development. Grand Opening attended by over 16,000 visitors. Projected first year sales were concluded within thirty (30) days of opening

PRESTWICK AT LANDFALL, Wilmington, North Carolina
• Planned unit development sold out in thirty (30) days

THE GOVERNOR’S LAND, Williamsburg, Virginia
• Marina Village, a William E. Poole neighborhood, sold out thirty (30) days after initial presentation
• Colonial Homes Magazine’s 20th Anniversary Home (The Providence); October 1995

KILGORE PLANTATION, Greenville, South Carolina
• Grand Opening attended by thousands, raised $70,000 for the Children’s Hospital charity
• Feature Home (The Wedge): Southern Living’s House Plans, Summer 1994
• Feature Home (The Beaufort): Southern Living’s House Plans, Summer 1994
• Feature Home (Rose Hill): Southern Living’s House Plans, Summer 1995

ROBERT TRENT JONES INT’L GOLF CLUB, Manassas, Virginia
• Poole was commissioned created cottages for the golf member village

LOWES/ SOUTHERN LIVING SHOW HOMES
• The Atlanta, GA model had 69,579 paid visitors
• Fifteen(15) model homes built totaling 200,154 paid visitors

ANATOLE, Cleveland, Tennessee
• Grand Opening attended by over 10,000 visitors from thirty states during a two week period
• Southern Living House Plans Feature House (Summer Hill): Spring 1997

ST. JAMES PLANTATION, Southport, North Carolina
• Featured 3 fully furnished model homes (Culpeper Cottage, Edisto River Cottage, The Beaufort)
• Feature Home (Edisto River Cottage): Southern Living’s House Plans, Summer 1997

GOVERNORS CLUB, Brentwood, Tennessee
• Grand Opening attended by over 14,000 visitors from thirty-eight states
• Seven (7) fully furnished model homes
• Colonial Homes House of the Year (Hudson Valley): Colonial Homes Fall 1998
• Southern Living House Plans Feature House ( Pillow House): October 1998

ISLANDS OF BEAUFORT, Beaufort, South Carolina
• Grand Opening attended by over 11,000 visitors from five states
• Nine (9) fully furnished model homes
• Classic American Homes Magazine (Eastern Shore Cottage); March 1999
• Southern Living House Plans Feature House ( Eastern Shore Cottage): Spring 1998

25th ANNIVERSARY HOUSE FOR CLASSIC AMERICAN HOMES , Greensboro, North Carolina
• Classic American Homes Magazine (The Longview); April 2000
• Open to High Point Furniture Market featuring William E. Poole Signature
Furniture Line

DAY BREAK SQUARE AT LAKE JEANETTE, Greensboro, North Carolina
• Six (6) fully furnished model homes
• Southern Living House Plans Feature House ( Salisbury): Spring 2001

LEDGES, Huntsville, Alabama
• Over 270 lots sold in just under one (1) week

BAY CREEK, Cape Charles, Virginia
• Two (2) Neighborhoods developed as William E. Poole communities
• Twenty-eight (28) Poole homes with a spectacular show home (Verandas) Spring 2003

THE PEARL, Calabash, North Carolina
• Scheduled to open Spring 2011 featuring six (6) fully furnished model homes and William E. Poole Signature Golf Cottages