SouthStar and VIDA San Antonio Win Developer of the Year

Celebrating VIDA: A Multi-Award-Winning Community Setting New Industry Standards

The Greater San Antonio Builder Association (GSABA) hosted its 2023 Summit Awards, in which builders, developers, and industry leaders gathered to recognize trailblazers in the community. VIDA has amassed accolades, sweeping awards for Developer of the Year, Best Website, Best Social Media, Best Commercial, and Best Print Ad.

VIDA extends warm congratulations to its builders, Perry Homes and Highland Homes, for their Summit Award victories across multiple categories. VIDA takes pride in having these esteemed builders as part of our community, contributing to the delivery of high-quality craftsmanship.

Developer of the Year: SouthStar


SouthStar Communities

At the heart of VIDA’s success lies its visionary developer, SouthStar. With an unwavering dedication to excellence, SouthStar transformed its vision into a reality. From designing intentional living spaces to fostering a sense of community, SouthStar has set new industry standards. SouthStar’s people-centric approach, emphasizing social interaction, green spaces, and shared amenities, has earned them the prestigious title of Best Developer.

Best Website: An Immersive Digital Experience

colorful mockup of the VIDA San Antonio website on mobile and desktop

VIDA’s website is a testament to its commitment to innovation and user experience. With a sleek design and intuitive navigation, it draws visitors into the vibrancy of VIDA. The website showcases each community aspect, from stunning visuals of modern residences to detailed information about amenities and nearby attractions. 

Best Social Media: Building an Engaging Community Online

Screenshot showing the feed of the LiveVidaSA Instagram, featuring a post showing a sign with Milas Lane

VIDA has mastered connecting with its audience with engaging content, showcasing the community’s thoughtful design, lifestyle, events, and resident stories. VIDA’s consistent engagement with followers have created a strong sense of belonging.

Best Commercial: Captivating Hearts and Minds


VIDA’s advertisements capture the essence of community and belonging to something larger than a development. The winning commercial served as a recap of Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s annual Lights of Esperanza event. The commercial conveys VIDA’s enthusiasm and commitment to keeping the Southside community informed on what is happening and serving as a partner and supporter to TAMU-SA. 

Best Print Ad: Elevating Visual Aesthetics

flyer from Live from the Southside

Published in Live From The Southside, VIDA’s print advertisements are a testament to the power of visual storytelling by combining connectivity, community, and innovation. Each ad encapsulates the spirit of the community, appealing to potential homeowners by highlighting distinctive features and a profound sense of unity within VIDA’s residences. 

VIDA’s recent achievements are a testament to the community’s dedication to innovation, connectivity, and exceptional living. The awards for Best Website, Best Social Media, Best Commercial, Best Print Ad, and Best Developer reflect the efforts of a team dedicated to building with the whole community at the forefront.

Thanks to the Greater San Antonio Builders Association for their advocacy and support of the development and construction industries, and for the terrific recognition for VIDA and SouthStar Communities.  

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