Bonita Springs, FL, February 20, 2023 — Progressive Design Build, an award-winning residential design-build remodeling firm in Bonita Springs, FL, announced today that the company won a Regional first place 2023 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Region 2 Southeast; as well as two first place awards from the Tampa Bay Chapter, and one Honorable Mention.  The awards were from three different categories—Entire Home $750K to $1Million; Residential Interior $100K to $250K; and Residential Interior $250K to $500K. This is the fourth consecutive year that Progressive Design Build has been a NARI Contractor of the Year award recipient, amassing eleven design awards in the same time period.

“The Bonita Springs property was completely transformed, to include a new home office, guest suite with bunk beds for visiting family and their children, and modern updates to the living room, master bathroom, guest bathrooms, kitchen and outdoor living space,” said Dave Wherry, president of Progressive Design Build. “We also reimagined and transformed the primary bathroom and kitchen projects, which turned out incredible. We have the best design and construction team in the region who work hard to uphold the company’s standards for excellence in design, construction and communication. It’s a wonderful honor to be recognized for their hard work.”

Each year, NARI presents CotY Awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through their remodeling projects. The CotY Awards are the highest form of recognition by industry leaders and peers. NARI received nearly 455 entries from across the United States representing over $134 million in remodeling projects.

“This year’s submissions were outstanding, making the job of our esteemed judges very difficult,” said Tracy Wright, Senior Director, Member Engagement and Governance at NARI. The judging panel representing industry experts, selected winners based on problem solving, functionality, aesthetics, craftsmanship, innovation, and degree of difficulty.

The CotY Awards allow us to celebrate our members who are committed to design, best practices, integrity, high standards, and professionalism. NARI will honor all Regional Winners and announce the National Winners March 10, 2023.

About Progressive Design Build

Progressive Design Build is Southwest Florida’s premier, award-winning design-build remodeling firm known for its 30+ years of process and design innovation. The company helps homeowners remodel their living spaces to improve their quality of life, working under a single contract to provide both architectural design and remodeling services. The company has remodeled many homes in and around Lee and Collier counties, garnering enthusiastic reviews for its stunning work, superior communication, and remarkable 3-year warranty. Headquartered in Bonita Springs, Progressive specializes in whole house remodels, room additions, and kitchen and bathroom remodels, as well as outdoor kitchens and outdoor living spaces. For more information, visit

About NARI

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry, or NARI, provides residential remodelers with tools that enable them to perform at a higher level. NARI members’ annual sales are nearly three times the industry average because of the knowledge, network and support that they receive. In addition, NARI connects homeowners with its professional members so consumers have a positive remodeling experience with a professional, qualified remodeler. Visit for more information.