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Winners Announced for 2016 National Awards for Housing Excellence

KELOWNA, BC – May 6, 2016 - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners for its National Awards for Housing Excellence, presented in partnership with Masco Canada/Delta Faucet and Genworth Canada. Thirty-three CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence were presented at the Association’s 73rd National Conference in Kelowna, British Columbia.

Albi Homes from Calgary received both the Design Excellence Award and the Marketing Excellence Award in a sweep of the two top awards given for cumulative results in the New Home Awards and Marketing Awards categories. Albi received four awards in total and 11 nominations in a highly competitive competition.

Georgian International Development Corp. of Barrie, ON, Sterling Homes (Edmonton) Ltd. and Vicky’s Homes of Edmonton, AB were also winners in two categories.

CHBA President Bob Finnigan noted: “All of our award winners and finalists have a lot to be proud of, because they are the best of the best in new homes, home renovations, community development and marketing across Canada.”

CHBA members responded enthusiastically to new awards program with a record number of nearly 700 entries. A complete listing by category of all the CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence finalists can be found below.

About the Canadian Home Builders’ Association

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is the voice of the residential construction industry in Canada, representing more than 8,500 member firms across the country. Our membership spans new home builders, renovators, developers, trade contractors, building material manufacturers and suppliers, lenders, and other professionals in the housing sector.


For more information:


Michael S. Gough, CAE

(613) 230-3060(613) 230-3060  ext. 227




Design Excellence Award:
Albi Homes, Calgary, AB

Marketing Excellence Award:
Albi Homes, Calgary, AB

Community Development Award:
Georgian International Development Corp, Barrie, ON: “Braestone in the Horseshoe Valley”

New Home Awards:

Production Homes

One-Storey Bungalow
Gordon Tobey Developments Ltd., Brighton, ON: “The Hawthorn”

Detached Under 1,500 Square Feet
Corvinelli Homes ltd., Russell, ON: “The Sapphire on Central Park”

Detached From 1,500 to 2,000 Square Feet
Fernie Home Builders Inc., Fernie, BC: “Snow Creek Cabin”

Detached From 2,001 to 3,000 Square Feet
RDC Fine Homes Inc., Whistler, BC: “Crumpit Woods”

Detached From 3,001 to 4,000 Square Feet
Vicky's Homes, Edmonton, AB: “Vittorio”

Detached Over 4,000 Square Feet
Marble Construction Ltd., Vancouver, BC: “Leovista”

Attached Under 1,500 Square Feet
Hayer Builders Group, Surrey, BC: “Exchange”

Attached 1,500 Square Feet and Over
Albi Homes, Calgary, AB: “Vistas of Tuscany”

Custom Homes

Detached Under 2,500 Square Feet
Naikoon Contracting Ltd, North Vancouver, BC: “Midori Uchi”

Detached From 2,500 to 3,500 Square Feet
Brad-Mar Homes, Calgary, AB: “Hawks Landing Residence”

Detached Over 3,500 Square Feet
Jeffrey Robinson Construction Incorporated, Burlington, ON: “Ravines of Gloucester”

Multi-Family Homes

Mid- to High-Rise Projects
Forge Properties Inc., White Rock, BC: “Royce”

Apartment Style/Condominium Units Under 1,000 Square Feet
Branthaven Homes 2000 Inc., Burlington, ON: “Lake House”

Apartment Style/Condominium Units 1,000 Square Feet and Over
Queenscorp Group of Companies, Toronto, ON: “Watermark”

Home Renovation Awards:

Kitchen - Under $65,000
Coleman-Dias³ Construction Inc., St Thomas, ON: “1940's Colonial Revival - Kitchen Renovation”

Kitchen - $65,000 and Over
Pioneer Craftsmen Ltd., Kitchener, ON: “Comfort Kitchen”

Any Room
My House Design/Build Team, Surrey, BC: “Hillside Splendor”

Whole House - Under $250,000
Amsted Design-Build, Stittsville, ON: “First in Class”

Whole House - $250,000 to $500,000
Lacey Developments Ltd., Deroche, BC: “Farmhouse Reimagined”

Whole House Over $500,000
Alair Homes, Edmonton, AB: “Chrenek Acres”

arketing Awards:

Project Signage & Logo
Fusion Homes, Guelph, ON: “The Metalworks 1”

Concept, Creative and Production: Blackjet Inc.


New Horizon Development Group, Hamilton, ON: “Bridgewater Residences on the Lake”

Concept, Creative and Production: McOuat Partnership


Trickle Creek Custom Homes Inc., Calgary, AB: “”

Concept, Creative and Production: Chatterson Drive Inc.

Direct Promotion: Electronic

Ideal Developments, Markham, ON: “Pinnacle on 14th Avenue”

Direct Promotion: Print

Sterling Homes (Edmonton) Ltd, Edmonton, AB: “Addition/Re-Addition”

Concept, Creative and Production: Leyteblair

Print Ad

Sterling Homes (Edmonton) Ltd, Edmonton, AB: “Failure to Launch”

Concept, Creative and Production: Leyteblair 

Sales Office - Low-Rise

Georgian International Development Corp, Barrie, ON: “Braestone in the Horseshoe Valley”

Concept, Creative and Production: McOuat Partnership

Sales Office - Mid- to High-Rise

Spallacci Group, Hamilton, ON: “Residences of Royal Connaught”

Design/Décor Centre

Albi Homes, Calgary, AB: “The Galleria at ALBI”

Interior Decorating

Vicky's Homes, Edmonton, AB: “Vittorio”