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Housing Industry Celebrates Achievements at CHBA National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence

March 6, 2015

Halifax, Nova Scotia, March 6, 2015 – The achievements of Canada’s leading home builders, renovators and developers were recognized at the Canadian Home Builders’ Association’s (CHBA)National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence - presented today. The awards were a highlight of the CHBA National Conference, with builders and renovators from across Canada receiving top honours.

“Each of these CHBA National SAM Award winners is outstanding,” CHBA President Bard Golightly said. “I congratulate all the winners and commend their tremendous accomplishments.”

The CHBA National SAM Awards honour outstanding achievement by home builders, renovators and developers, and by their marketing teams.

Albi Homes of Calgary, Alberta won the prestigious Grand SAM Award. The firm had won the Grand SAM in 2012. This prestigious award is presented annually to a CHBA builder member for combined excellence in both the building and marketing of new homes. Albi Homes was a finalist in seven separate categories in new homes and marketing.

Seven Lakes Developments Ltd. of Porters Lake, Nova Scotia won the Marketing Excellence Award with creative concept and production by McOuat Partnership. The award recognizes the builder-member achieving the highest cumulative results in at least four Marketing Award categories. The firm also won individual Marketing Awards in the Sales Office and Project Signage and Logo categories.

The CHBA National SAM Awards, presented in partnership with Masco/Delta Faucet and Genworth Canada is the country’s premier competition for new homes, home renovations, community development, marketing and sales. An independent panel of judges selected from across Canada presided over the competition.

The CHBA National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence was a highlight of the CHBA’s 72nd National Conference. The CHBA is the national voice of the residential construction industry, representing more than 8,500 member firms across the country. Membership comprises home builders, renovators, developers, trade contractors, building material manufacturers and suppliers, lenders and other professionals in the housing sector.

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For more information:

Michael Gough

Email: gough@chba.ca

Telephone:  613.230.3060 ext. 227


WINNERS FOR THE 2014 CHBA NATIONAL SAM AWARDS


– PRESENTED BY MASCO/DELTA FAUCET AND GENWORTH CANADA –

GRAND SAM AWARD

Albi Homes, Calgary, AB

MARKETING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARD

Hopewell Residential Management LP, Calgary, AB: “Mahogany Lakeside Living in Calgary”

GREEN HOME AWARD

Landmark Group of Builders, Edmonton, AB

NEW HOME AWARDS

Production Homes:

Single Detached Home Under 1,500 Square Feet

Pacesetter Homes, Edmonton, AB: “Maverick - New Castle”

Single Detached Home Between 1,500 and 2,200 Square Feet

Linwood Custom Homes Ltd., Young's Point, ON: “The Antler Trail”

Single Detached Home Over 2,200 Square Feet

Munro Homes Ltd., Regina, SK: “The Oslo Showhome, The Creeks”

Single Attached Homes

Lifestyle Homes Inc., Garson, ON: “4th Avenue Residence”

Custom Homes:

Single Detached Home Under 2,500 Square Feet

Econ Group Construction and Development Ltd., North Vancouver, BC

Single Detached Home Between 2,500 and 4,000 Square Feet 

My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

Single Detached Home Over 4,000 Square Feet


TS Williams Construction & KB Design, Nanoose Bay/Victoria, BC

Multi-Family Project:

Cedar Developments Corporation, Vancouver, BC: “Prelude”

HOME RENOVATION AWARDS

Kitchen

Timberworx Custom Homes, Guelph, ON

Any Room

Hierarchy Development & Design, Ottawa, ON

Whole House – Under $250,000

Timberworx Custom Homes, Guelph, ON

Whole House – Between $250,000 and $500,000

TQ Construction, Burnaby, BC

Whole House – More Than $500,000


My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

GREEN RENOVATION AWARD


My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

MARKETING AWARDS

Print Ad

Sterling Homes (Edmonton) Ltd., Edmonton, AB: “All Dressed Up”
Creative, concept and production: Leyteblair

Direct Promotion

Cresco Construction Limited, Bedford, NS: “#iCouldLiveHere Campaign”
Creative, concept and production: Kohoot Media

Website

Concert Real Estate Corporation, Vancouver, BC: “The Kip District”
Creative, concept and production: 52 Pick-up Inc.
 
Project Signage and Logo

Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS: “The Villages of Seven Lakes”
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

Brochure/Kit

North Prairie Developments Ltd., Saskatoon, SK: “Shangri-La on 4th”

Sales Office

Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS: “The Villages of Seven Lakes”
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

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