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Business Partner

Partnered by HIA Insurance Services

Business Partner

Partnered by HIA Insurance Services

2021 HIA-CSR Australian Housing Awards | Business Partner

Winner: Elizabeth Searle from Highwater Homes

Elizabeth Searle of Highwater Homes in NSW was named the 2021 HIA Australian Business Partner during a virtual broadcast of the 2021 HIA–CSR Australian Housing Awards ceremony on 30 July.

The Business Partner award recognises those working off-site to run a business within the residential building industry.

Elizabeth Searle plays a pivotal role in the day-to-day functioning of Highwater Homes as Business Manager, helping to direct the focus and growth of the custom home building firm.

She is actively involved in developing strategic plans and actioning the goals set in the business’ unique 90-day intensive evaluation sessions targeted at operational improvement areas.

Elizabeth is passionate about creating an exceptional customer service experience with Highwater Homes, and has shown a strong level of commitment to generating internal policies, marketing and branding materials, and implementing systems and processes that all support the reputation and quality of the business’ product.

HIA Managing Director Graham Wolfe said the HIA–CSR Australian Housing Awards recognise the best in Australia’s residential building industry.

'HIA is committed to recognising the outstanding achievements of our members,' he said. 'My congratulations go to the professional builders and business partners who are ahead of the game in customer service and business practices.'

The awards are the ultimate platform to showcase the talents of the nation’s top builders and designers, with the winners selected from state-based finalists in 22 separate categories.

The Business Partner category award is partnered HIA Insurance Services.


Business Partner finalists

  • Hunter: Lyndsey Clarke, Hotondo Homes Central Coast
  • NT: Shelley Howell, Killarney Homes
  • TAS: Leana Mitchell, New Trend Homes
  • VIC: Rebecca Bishop, Elite Building Services

2021 HIA Australian Business Partner sponsor

HIA Insurance Services
2021 HIA Australian Business Partner sponsor HIA Insurance Services