1993- Received award from Preservation Partners for restoration work in Geneva
1993 - Kent Shodeen; the Richard B. Cates “Citizen of the Year” for Outstanding Community Service to Geneva
1993 - Feature story “Quality Building and Community Development” in Builder Profile Magazine,
1994 - Builder of the Year, Builder Profile Magazine.
1998 - ICON Award - Sales Brochure
1998- ICON Award- Overall Custom Design Show Home
1998 - Best in American Living Award sponsored by The National Association of Home Builders and
Professional Builder Magazine
1999- Commitment to Quality Award
1999 - Kent Shodeen; the Brooks McCormick Environmental Award from The Conservation Foundation
1999 - Best Overall Community in the Midwest, Professional Builder Magazine.
1999 - Best Custom Home Design, ICON Awards, Northern Illinois Home Builders Association (NIHBA)
and Fox Valley Home Builders Association (FVHBA)
1999 - Mill Creek won ICON award from HBAGC (Custom Home and Design & Commercial New Construction)
2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago Gold Key Award-
-Best Overall Home
-Best Floor Plan
2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Fox Valley- Silver Award-
-Best Window Design
-Best Exterior Design
-Best Landscape Design
2000 - Home Builders Association of Greater Fox Valley- Bronze Award-
-Best Fireplace Design
-Best Closet Design
2000 - Recieved award from City of Geneva for renovation of 10 W. State Street
2000 - Mill Creek Won ICON award for Development of the Year
2001- HBAGC Gold Key Award- Excellence in Housing Design
2001- Northeastern Illinois Planning Commission names Mill Creek in their guide to development to protect our natural resources (improved wastewater treatment)
2001- Family Business featured in / on cover in Builder Architect Magazine
2001 - Named in the top 50 builders in Chicago Land Area, Chicago Sun Times
2001 - City of Geneva Historic Preservation Award, in recognition of a project that reflects a sensitivity to our Community’s Architectural Heritage and awareness for the Benefits and Value of Careful Historic Preservation, presented by Geneva Historic Preservation Commission.
2002 - Cover of Chicago Tribune Real Estate, features Mill Creek as “What’s Hot” - “Good land planning should include green belts intertwined with homes, such as at Mill Creek”
2002 - HBAGC selects Mill Creek for an on-site tour to showcase innovative and exciting new land plans, home designs and community attributes to the media. (SMC Press Express)
2002 - Mid-Valley Neighborhood Improvement Association- Winner of 2002 Neighborhood Pride Contest in the Adaptive Reuse Category for the remodel of Dodson Place in downtown Geneva.
2002 - One of Three Finalists for the Illinois “Family Business of the Year”
2003 - Ranked Number 27 in Chicago areas top 50 builders by Chicago Sun Times
2004- Mill Creek awarded Gold Medal/#2 in Nation is Smart Growth by NAHB and Professional Builder Magazine.
Mill Creek is listed in Kane County’s 20/20 plan as an example of responsible development
2010- ShoDeen voted Best Builder in the Kane County Chronicle's 2010 "Best of the Fox" reader poll.
Awarded Geneva Chamber of Commerce's esteemed Wood Community Service Award.