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Building a Better Central Oregon Awards announced


The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS presented the 42nd Annual Building a Better Central Oregon Awards on Oct. 10 at Tetherow Resort.

BBCO celebrates great contributions of businesses and residents in Crook, Deschutes, Harney and Jefferson counties to enhance their community with outstanding new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Over 30 nominations were received this year and the committee of COAR members selected the following:

Best Overall Community Impact in an Industrial Area
10 Barrel Headquarters

Outstanding Interior/Exterior Renovations of a Residential Home
64970 Glacier View Drive
Eloise Elliot and Les Scully

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 Needs
Cook Crossing
Housing Works

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 in Bend
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

Nominations for the 2019 BBCO awards will open in February. For more please visit or contact COAR at 541-382-6027 or

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