Since 1984, has received over 200 national and local awards for excellence in innovative architectural design and top-quality construction. We have built more than 18,000 homes in over 100 new home communities with the goal of improving the quality of life for the people who live in them.

How do we do it? We compete head on against the national builders by listening to what local residents want and need in both a community and a home. This “Commitment to Excellence” has allowed American West to become one of the most successful homebuilders in the nation because we understand that your home is a reflection of your family’s personality and values.

You could say we’re a bit obsessed with building the Best Built Homes in America.

Our unmatched value, great locations, well-planned communities and newest amenities have led to the company’s overwhelming achievements in homebuilding including:

ACE Award

American West is the only homebuilder in the nation to have been awarded the ACE (Award for Construction Excellence) Award not once...but twice! It is one of the most coveted honors in the home building industry, awarded to the best homebuilder in the U.S. by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Gold Nugget Award

Gold Nugget Awards honor creative achievements in architectural design and land-use planning for projects from the 14 western states and all countries bordering the Pacific Ocean. American West is an 8-time winner of this award.

Homer Award

Given by the Southern Nevada Homebuilders Association (SNHBA), these awards honor and recognize the outstanding achievement and design excellence of the homebuilders in Southern Nevada. American West has won an astounding 24 Homer Awards.

Silver Nugget Award

Created in 2015 by the SNHBA and the Las Vegas Review Journal, the Silver Nugget Awards honor excellence in the Southern Nevada homebuilding industry. American West is a 6-time winner in various categories, including Best Master Bath.

Other Honors

  • SNHBA Home of the Year
  • SNHBA Pioneer Award
    – Larry Canarelli
  • Legend of Residential Marketing
    – Larry Canarelli
  • The Las Vegas 100 Private Companies
    – Ranked in the top 10 since 1992