The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® (COAR) has selected the 2021 Building a Better Central Oregon (BBCO) awards. BBCO’s main purpose is to recognize worthy residents who have enhanced their community with outstanding new or renovated residential, commercial or industrial buildings. Projects are judged on economic impact, neighborhood improvement, unique design or use of materials. 

Outstanding Education Opportunity
Bend Tech Academy at Marshall High School
Presented to: The Bend Technical Academy @ Marshall High School/Bend La Pine Schools
Bend, OR

Outstanding Enhancement to SE Bend
Bevel Brewing Taphouse
Presented to: Bevel Craft Brewing
Bend, OR

Best New Recreation Option
COTA South Deschutes County Trails
Presented to: Central Oregon Trail Alliance
Sunriver, OR

Best Overall Service to the Central Oregon Community
Deschutes County Stabilization Center
Presented to: Deschutes County
Bend, OR

Outstanding Contribution to Youth Achievement
J Bar J Boys Ranch Vocational School
Presented to: J Bar J Youth Services
Bend, OR

Outstanding Homeownership Opportunity
Presented to: Kôr Community Land Trust
Bend, OR

Outstanding Community Re-Purpose/Enhancement Project
Larkspur Community Center
Presented to:
Bend Park and Recreation District, Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture and Pence Construction
Bend, OR

Outstanding Enhancement to Community & Neighborhood
Legend Cider Co
Presented to: Tyler & Adrianne Baumann
La Pine, OR

Outstanding Medical Facility Fulfilling a Community Need
Redmond Family Choice Urgent Care
Presented to: Redmond Family Urgent Care
Redmond. OR

Best Improvement to a Central Oregon Landmark
Sun Mountain Fun Center Remodel
Presented to: Sun Mountain Fun Center
Bend, OR

Best Restaurant Reboot
The Brasserie at Monkless Belgian Ale
Presented to: Todd and Robin Clement -Monkless Belgian Ales, Chuck Potterf -C Potterf Construction
Bend, OR

COAR will present the awards on November 2 at Tetherow Resort. For tickets, please visit The presentation will also be viewable on COAR’s Facebook and YouTube pages.


The Central Oregon Association of REALTORS® (COAR) is your voice for real estate in Central Oregon. COAR is a trade association serving the professional needs of its 2500+ members.  In addition, COAR is dedicated to enhancing and protecting the real estate industry.  COAR believes we can build better communities by supporting quality growth, seeking sustainable economies and housing opportunities while protecting a property owner’s ability to own, use, buy and sell property.