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New or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings are eligible.

For more than 40 years, the Building a Better Central Oregon Awards have celebrated the contributions of businesses and residents in Jefferson, Deschutes, Harney, and Crook counties to enhance their community with new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings.

Nominations come from individuals, community organizations and businesses. A committee of Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® members select and tour the final winners based on the following criteria:

The property must be within Jefferson, Crook, Deschutes or Harney counties.

It must have been completed within the last two years.

It must have significant impact on, or enhancement to, the community. Some examples are as follows:

Local economic impact, neighborhood improvement, community improvement, neighborhood/community beautification, unique design or unique use of materials.

It can be new construction or renovation or 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 Oct. 13 at Tetherow Resort. COAR is accepting nominations through March 9. For a nomination form, visit or contact COAR at 541-382-6027 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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