Awards & Accolades

MGD is honored to have received the following recognition for our work and commitment to our clients:

Qualified Remodeler

“Top 500 List in the Country” since 1990

Bethesda Magazine 2017

“Second Act”, a renovation project for empty nesters

Chevy Chase Women’s Club 2009

MGD as “recommended by one or more club members”

101 Best Companies to Work For 2003

MGD named by both Professional Builder and Professional Remodeler

Professional Remodeler 2000

“Space Matters” in Showroom Design with a cover shot of Michael Dent, President

Washingtonian 1996

MGD as one of the area’s top design/build firms

Woman’s Day 1995

“Additions and Decks”

Qualified Remodeler 1994

“Successful Showrooms”

Suncoast Builder 1994

“Exceptional Remodeling and Design”

Qualified Remodeler 1992

1st Place Design Award for Best Bathroom Remodeling & Design

My Home 1991 & 1990

“Lead Carpenter Concept” and “Selecting a Contractor”

The Journal 1990

“Attic Renovation”

Remodeler 1990

“Top Flight Attic Remodeler”

1990 Platinum and Gold APC Awards for Excellence


1989 Bronze APC Award for Excellence


Remodeling June/July 1988

“Outdoor Living”

Remodeling May 1988

“Rising Stars”

Remodeling February 1988

“Glassy New Offices on a Budget”

Remodeling 1988 Big 50 Award


Regional NARI Contractor of the Year 1988


1988 Bronze APC Award for Excellence


Remodeling 1987

“On Schedule”

Silver APC Award for Excellence 1987


Washingtonian 1987 Award