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LOCAL BUILDER RECEIVES THREE KEY AWARDS

For the second year in a row, Downers Grove based home builder, Oakley Home Builders Inc. was honored by receiving The Key Award from The Home Builders Association of Greater Chicago.

Hinsdale Home BuilderIn 2007, Oakley Home Builders was presented with a Key Award for "Excellence in Housing Design" for their home located at 120 Fourth Street in Downers Grove.

This year, Oakley was awarded three Key Awards, all for "Excellence in Housing Design" in different categories of home size. Each home is judged on their design, style, and overall appearance.

Oakley accepted a Key Award for the design of 315 Third Street, Downers Grove. Together, owners, Ryan Dunham and Steve Sobkowiak, built this custom home for Steve's parents.

Dave and Susan Sobkowiaks raised their three children in Downers Grove before watching as they left to lead either own lives and pursue their careers in different parts of the country. Now, years later the Sobowiaks' oldest two children have returned to Downers Grove to raise their own families. With the return of the children, the Sobkowiaks have also returned home to Downers Grove to be with their children and grandchildren.

Hinsdale Home Builder"Going into this project, I had truly high expectations from Oakley. When the house was complete, Oakley had more than surpassed my expectations," commented David Sobkowiak, homeowner of 315 Third Street, Downers Grove.

Oakley Home Builders also received a Key Award for their Custom Luxury Home in Hinsdale. This luxury, spec home was presented in the 2008 Chicago Luxury Home Tour.

Julie Thick, home owner of Oakley's Hinsdale spec home, commented on her home being awarded the Key Award, "Oakley Home Builders' craftsmanship is extraordinary and not a single detail was overlooked in the design. It is a perfect home with all of the amenities for a modern family, particularly the home theater, outdoor fireplace and wine cellar! Oakley was amazing to work with and really took such care with every aspect of the build, no detail was too small. I am so pleased that others agree and Oakley is being awarded for their beautiful work."

Hinsdale Home BuilderThe last award given to Oakley was for their custom home in Naperville, Illinois. This home was built for a young married couple with children who were relocating from the city. It received the Key Award for "Excellence in Housing Design" in its size category.

"We are thankful to Oakley for all their hard work. When we decided to build, we heard so many horror stories about what a nightmare it can be, but Oakley made it a truly enjoyable experience! All their hard work and dedication shows in every detail of the house. Winning the Key Award just goes to prove that," commented Will Kreuzer, owner of Oakley's custom pre-sold home in Naperville. Oakley Home Builders is a custom and spec home builder based out of Downers Grove, Illinois. Co-owners Steve Sobkowiak and Ryan Dunham have built pre-sold and spec homes throughout Du Page County and Cook County including Hinsdale, Riverside, Glen Ellyn, Downers Grove, Naperville, and La Grange.