Bluestem Remodeling Named 2023 NARI Regional CotY Winner!

Bluestem Wins Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 Category

St. Louis Park, MN — The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) named Bluestem Remodeling in St. Louis, MN 2023 Region 3 North Central winner in the Residential Kitchen Over $150,000 category in its’ annual awards competition.

Bluestem is very proud to have received this award and grateful to the entire team for their hard work, as well as the homeowners who entrusted us to work in their home. 

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. Visit for more information

Bluestem’s Winning Remodeling Project:

Retro Meets Trend-Forward Meets Sensibility
A Mid Century Modern Art-Inspired Luxury Kitchen
Category: Residential Kitchen Over $150,000

Not only did these homeowners want a practical kitchen – one that made cooking, cleaning and storage more efficient, but they also wanted to create “a kitchen experience”. They wanted a kitchen that looked and felt like them, and to be able to look around their kitchen and love what they saw. The new kitchen needed to make sense, while honoring the home, the style, and the original Mid Century flair. Their final kitchen remodel perfectly meets all of their needs, as well as their dreams!

modern kitchen, blue tile backsplash, island, lots of storage    modern kitchen, island with seating

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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. NARI connects homeowners with its professional
members so consumers have a positive remodeling experience with a professional, qualified remodeler

About Bluestem Remodeling

Bluestem Remodeling is known for its full-service and customized design build process, focusing on strong collaboration and close communication with homeowners. The team has been delivering high-quality, high-value projects for over 20 years and is passionate about creating great remodeling experiences for Twin Cities homeowners.

From initial design to final construction, Bluestem’s integrated team of specialists, designers and craftspeople guides homeowners through each step of the remodeling journey, leading to finished spaces that reflect each client’s individual needs, aesthetics and values. Bluestem strives to create great remodeling experiences while delivering lasting results that homeowners will love.