News & Awards

  • Wayne Ball Named “Remodeler of the Year”

    The Greater Houston Builders Association’s (GHBA) 70th Anniversary Extravaganza was held at the Museum of Natural Science, a unique venue to celebrate seven decades within the homebuilding industry and to present GHBA’s “Of the Year” awards. Guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers among the museum’s lighted display cases and dramatic dinosaurs. GHBA’s Executive Committee and the […]

  • Lone Star Rises to the Top of Houston Remodeling

    Wayne Ball understands the nuances of remodeling as well as the complexities of a service industry. If you are truly passionate about what you do, it’s difficult to watch others working within your industry who are not as sincere. Wayne Ball of Lone Star Building & Construction is a true remodeler. If there’s one thing […]

  • Tuscan Kitchen Remodel

    Nancy Davis’s family is no longer surprised when they find nasturtiums in the dinner salad. Davis loves to cook and try unusual recipes. She has an extensive vegetable garden in the backyard of her West University home. “The flower has a peppery taste that adds spice and color,” says Davis of nasturtiums, which she grows […]

  • Home for a New Generation

    Karen and Edd Blackwood’s home in Houston has a special sentimental value. It is the house where Karen grew up. But the couple has made their house their own, with changes in both architecture and decorating. The Blackwoods started the transformation when they bought the house from Karen’s parents. They like the location because it […]

  • Outdoor Living: The Art of Barbecue

    John and Nancy Davis first discovered the pleasures of outdoor cooking and dining on family vacations in Tuscany and the South of France. “In those parts of Europe, the process is very simple and natural yet the results are extremely satisfying,” says Nancy Davis. “We wanted to create that same feeling at home.” For help […]

  • GHBA “Remodeler of the Year” Awarded to Wayne Ball, Lone Star President

    The “best of 2008” were honored at the February 2009 GHBA board of directors meeting at the GHBA offices. The guest of honor list was headed by incoming GHBA President Lisa Clark, vice president of Ryko Development, who was installed along with her 2009 Executive Committee and board of directors. GHBA staff and members congratulate […]