2018 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

2018 National Awards for Housing Excellence Winners Announced

 

VICTORIA, BC – March 23, 2018 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners for its 2018 National Awards for Housing Excellence, representing the best new homes, new communities, home renovations, and residential marketing in Canada. Forty National Awards for Housing Excellence were presented at the Association’s 75th National Conference in Victoria, British Columbia.

Calgary-based companies stole the show this year, bringing home 12 new home, renovation, and marketing awards, including the night’s top two honours: the Design Excellence Award and Marketing Excellence Award. 



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Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc. of Calgary earned the 2018 Design Excellence Award for their cumulative results in the new home categories. Homes by Avi also received three individual awards for Detached Home – Production (2,201 to 2,500 square feet); Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment Unit (1,000 sq. ft. and over); and a marketing award for Interior Decorating.

Stepper Homes Ltd. of Calgary earned the 2018 Marketing Excellence Award for their overall success in the marketing categories. Stepper Homes also recevied two individual marketing awards for Print Ad and Direct Promotion – Print.

The national award are highly competitive, and Calgary was not the only location to celebrate impressive results. Builders and renovators from lower mainland BC won 11 awards, and Ottawa-based companies collected 9 awards.

Local Victoria builder Falcon Heights Contracting Ltd. won the 2018 Net Zero Home Award while Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP from Edmonton 2018 Community Development Award.

CHBA outgoing president Eric DenOuden commented: “As a homebuilder, I appreciate what incredible effort it took to bring these projects to completion. Our 2018 Award finalists and winners are leaders in our industry, and they make us all very proud of their accomplishments. They truly represent housing excellence.”

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For more information:

Natasha Rombough
(613) 230-3060 ext. 224
housingawards@chba.ca

About the Canadian Home Builders' Association

Since 1943, the Canadian Home Builders' Association has been "the voice of Canada's residential construction industry" - one of the most vital and enterprising industries in Canada. Representing more than 8,500 member firms across Canada, CHBA members represent every part of Canada's housing industry - home builders, renovators, land developers, trade contractors, product and material manufacturers, building product suppliers, lending institutions, insurance providers, service professionals and others.

In 2016, the industry supported over 1 million jobs in new home construction, renovation and repair. It remains one of the largest employers in the country, with tens of thousands of business enterprises engaged. One of every 18 workers in Canada is working in residential construction, either directly on site or indirectly by supplying materials, technologies and services. Total wages paid in 2016 were estimated at $59.4 billion. The construction‐related value of new homes, renovations and repairs produced by the industry, including both on‐ and off‐site activities in 2016 exceeded $138 billion.

2018 Winners
 

DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD

Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc., Calgary, AB

MARKETING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Stepper Homes Ltd., Calgary, AB


NEW HOME AWARDS

 

ATTACHED HOMES – Low-Rise under 1,500 square feet
Zenterra Developments Ltd., Surrey, BC: “SOHO 1”

ATTACHED HOMES – Low-Rise 1,500 square feet and over
Adera Development Corporation, Vancouver, BC: “Greenway at South Ridge Club”

ATTACHED HOMES – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment Units under 1,000 sq. ft.
Adera Development Corporation, Vancouver, BC: “Prodigy”

ATTACHED HOMES – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment Units 1,000 sq. ft. and over
Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc., Calgary, AB: “Duke at Mission – Unit 113”

ATTACHED HOMES – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment (Entire Project)
Adera Development Corporation, Vancouver, BC: “Prodigy”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | One-storey Bungalow
Minto Communities Inc., Ottawa, ON: “The Butternut”


DETACHED HOMES – Production | Under 1,700 square feet
Ashton Luxury Living Inc., Calgary, AB: “The Rosemont”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 1,700 to 2,200 square feet
UrbanAge Homes Inc., Edmonton, AB: “Kitsilano”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 2,201 to 2,500 square feet
Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc., Calgary, AB: “Carrington Hawthorne”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 2,501 to 3,000 square feet
Vicky's Homes Inc., Edmonton, AB: “The Vania”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | Over 3,000 square feet
Marble Construction Ltd., North Vancouver, BC: “Tudor”

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | Under 2,500 square feet
Roadhouse Homes Ltd., Langley, BC: “Surf's Up”


DETACHED HOMES – Custom | 2,500 to 3,500 square feet
Gordon Weima Design Builder, Nepean, ON: “Modern Farmhouse”

     with Ardington + Associates Design Inc.


DETACHED HOMES – Custom | 3,501 to 5,000 square feet
Lupi Luxury Homes Inc., Calgary, AB: “Private Residence”

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | Over 5,000 square feet
Forge Properties Inc., White Rock, BC: “The Beachcomber”

     with Form Creative Inc., Christophe Vaissade Designs Inc.


NET ZERO HOME AWARD


Falcon Heights Contracting Ltd., Victoria, BC: “Synergy”

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Brookfield Residential (Alberta) LP, Edmonton, AB: “Lake Summerside”


RENOVATION AWARDS

 

Kitchen – under $50,000
Kon-strux Developments Inc., Calgary, AB: “Chef's Delight”

Kitchen – $50,000 to $100,000

Kon-strux Developments Inc., Calgary, AB: “Shades of Seafoam Blue”

Kitchen – Over $100,000

Kon-strux Developments Inc., Calgary, AB: “Linear Elegance”

Bathroom
ARTium Design Build, Ottawa, ON: “Designers Heaven”

Basement
Just Basements, Ottawa, ON: “Classy is the new cool!”

Outdoor Living
My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC: “Urban Farmhouse”

Whole House – under $150,000
Amsted Design-Build, Ottawa, ON: “Colour and Light”

Whole House – $150,000 to $250,000

Revelstoke Developments Corp., Ottawa, ON: “The Wingate”

Whole House – $250,000 to $500,000
Gordon Weima Design Builder, Nepean, ON: “It's all about the view”


Whole House – $500,001 to $1 million
My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC: “Urban Farmhouse”

Whole House – over $1 million
Marino General Contracting Ltd., Vancouver, BC: “Shaughnessy Sanctuary”


MARKETING AWARDS


Signage & Logo
Camrost Felcorp Inc., Toronto, ON and Gladstone Media Inc., Toronto, ON: “Foxbar Collection”


Brochure/Kit
Mizrahi Developments, Ottawa, ON: “1451 Wellington”

Website

Camrost Felcorp Inc., Toronto, ON and Gladstone Media Inc., Toronto, ON: “Foxbar Collection Website”

Digital Media Campaign
Zenterra Developments Ltd., Surrey, BC: “SOHO 1”

Direct Promotion – Print
Stepper Homes Ltd., Calgary, AB: “Homeowner Appreciation Movie Event Invitation”

Print Ad
Stepper Homes Ltd., Calgary, AB: “This Isn't Our First Rodeo”

Sales Office – Low-Rise
Losani Homes Ltd., Stoney Creek, ON: “Central Park”
     with McOuat Partnership


Sales Office – Mid- to High-Rise
Mizrahi Developments, Ottawa, ON: “1451 Wellington”


Design/Décor Centre
Great Gulf Homes, Toronto, ON: “Design Studio”

Interior Decorating
Homes by Avi (Canada) Inc., Calgary, AB: “Calgary Stampede Dream Home”