John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods Designer Model Wins a 2015 Aurora Award

BridgeMill Living RoomJohn Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods is excited to announce that its Chesapeake Designer Model at BridgeMill in Fort Mill was a recent Best of State: South Carolina winner at this year’s Aurora Awards for interior merchandising. Presented at the Southeast Builders Conference Black Tie Gala event at the Rosen Center in Orlando, FL on July 18, 2015, the competitive award competition recognizes achievements in building design. The Chesapeake Designer Model features an innovative floorplan from the builder’s Signature Portfolio with interior merchandising design by Maryland-based Builders Design.

The Florida Home Builders Association, one of the largest associations of its kind, sponsors the competition. The Aurora Awards are presented to outstanding builders, planners, architects, developers, designers and interior merchandisers within a twelve state southeastern and eastern Caribbean region.

Since its inception 35 years ago, the design competition continues to grow and honor residential and commercial designers and builders in 135 categories. Categories consist of Commercial, Residential, Price Point, Energy Efficiency, Green Building, Merchandising, Interior Design and many more. The winners in these categories also recognize major team members that contributed on the project.
An Aurora Award can be awarded to one entrant in each of the 135 categories. In addition to the 135 categories, there are Grand Aurora Awards based on sub categories and one (this year there was a tie) Golden Aurora Award for the whole competition. For a complete list of all winners, please visit

Below is the award that The Chesapeake at BridgeMill won at this year’s event:

2015 Aurora Award
Interior Merchandising – $750,001 to $1,000,000
Merchandising Firm: Builders Design
The Chesapeake
Fort Mill, SC
Team Members Include: Builders Design, John Wieland Homes and Neighborhoods, JWHN Architectural Design Studio

To learn more about BridgeMill and The Chesapeake, call 803-548-2866 or visit

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