SRQ’s 2017 Building of the Year Competition is Officially Open!


Calling all builders, architects and design companies —the 2017 SRQ Building of the Year Competition is officially open!

Professionals with projects in Sarasota and Manatee counties are invited to submit their best work in building design by the submission deadline of Friday, July 21, 2017. The competition is open to all buildings either realized or under construction between January 2015 and October 2017. Projects need to be located in the Sarasota and Manatee geography, but companies submitting those projects may be located outside of the region. Our panel of expert judges will review entries based on innovation, function, architecture, aesthetics, place-making and livability to name SRQ’s Building of the Year Platinum, Gold and Silver award recipients.

Select one or more categories for submission:

  • Residential Building / Complex
  • Commercial Building, includes Hotels C. Mixed Use Building
  • Public Building / Public Space
  • Sustainable Building

The BOTY Official entry packet can be found at 

The Call for Entries deadline is Friday July 21, 2017; the late deadline is Friday, August 11, 2017. Winners will be announced in the November 2017 edition of SRQ Magazine!

Best of luck to all of our participants, and may the best building win!

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