Published: Feb 15, 2011 9:20 PM EST
Updated: Feb 15, 2011 6:20 PM EST

LEE COUNTY- Eighteen local builders have been recognized with outstanding achievement in home building and design from the 2011 Parade of Homes.

Ten local builders were honored with the prestigious Superior Home Award. Builders were judged by a panel of industry experts in the following categories: Best Bath, Best Kitchen, Best Exterior, Best Landscape Design, Best Pool, Best Interior Design, Best Outdoor Living and Best Livability.

Various model homes throughout Southwest Florida have been on display the first two weekends of February and will continue this Thursday-Saturday 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. and Sunday noon - 5:00 p.m.