Shodeen Residential: Building Quality Since 1961

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.