Winners of the 2016 Parade of Homes were announced during the Building Industry Association (BIA) awards banquet which was held on Thursday, June 30 at the Compass Rose in Valparaiso, Florida. BetterBuilt received the First Place Award for its entry at the Village at Grayton Beach. Blue ribbons were awarded on June 10 to the top two builders in each category, but actual placement was kept a secret until the banquet. Huff Homes received the Merit Award. This year’s event was the 37th Annual Parade of Homes presented by the BIA of and Walton Counties Inc. Categories were based on construction costs and location of the homes.