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Winners Announced for 2019 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

NIAGARA FALLS, ONTARIO – MAY 10, 2019 – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the winners for its 2019 National Awards for Housing Excellence, powered by Avid Ratings Canada and 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 76th National Conference in Niagara Falls. The winners were selected by a panel of judges from over 700 entries from across the country.

Ontario-based companies had a particularly strong showing this year, bringing home 21 new home, renovation, and marketing awards. Companies from Alberta and British Columbia split the remaining 19 awards, with 10 and 9 respectively. Alberta firms also landed the night’s two most prestigious awards for Marketing Excellence and Design Excellence.

Averton, an Edmonton-based home builder, took home the 2019 Design Excellence Award for their cumulative results in the new home categories. Averton was also the winner in the Attached Home, Low-Rise, 1,500 square feet and over category.

Vicky's Homes Inc., also of Edmonton, Alberta earned the 2019 Marketing Excellence Award for their overall success in numerous marketing categories, including a win in the Direct Promotion – Print category.

The CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence are highly competitive, and this year’s Ontario entries were strong and numerous, with strong results in both the production and custom home categories, as well as in home renovations.

Other significant awards included Timberworx Custom Homes, of Aberfoyle, Ontario which won the 2019 Net Zero Home Award and three others, while Paradise Estates, of West Kelowna, BC, took home the 2019 Community Development Award.

CHBA outgoing president Nathan Stone commented: “As a homebuilder, I am tremendously impressed by the quality, design and innovation that this year’s Award winners represent. Our 2019 Award finalists and winners are leaders in our industry, and we are all very proud of what they have achieved in showcasing our industry. They certainly represent the best-of-the-best.”


For more information:

Natasha Rombough
(613) 230-3060 ext. 224

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 2017, the industry supported over 1.2 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 2017 were estimated at $73.6 billion. The construction‐related value of new homes, renovations and repairs produced by the industry, including both on‐ and off‐site activities in 2017 exceeded $150 billion.

2019 Winners



Averton, Edmonton, AB


Vicky's Homes, Edmonton, AB



ATTACHED HOMES – Low-Rise under 1,500 square feet
Lucchetta Homes, Welland, ON: "The Aberdeen, Riverside: The Residences At Hunters Pointe”
 with That's Fab Design

ATTACHED HOMES – Low-Rise 1,500 square feet and over
Averton, Edmonton, AB: "The Rouge, at Pivot”

ATTACHED HOMES – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment Project (Completed)
Kylemore Communities, Markham, ON: "The 6th Angus Glen”

ATTACHED HOMES – Mid- to High-Rise Condominium or Apartment Projects (Planned)
Mission Group, Kelowna, BC: "ELLA”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | One-storey Bungalow
SanDiego Homes Inc., Simcoe County, ON: "The Strathmore” 

DETACHED HOMES – Production | Under 1,800 square feet
Linwood Custom Homes Ltd., Kawarthas, ON: "The Cavendish”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 1,800 to 2,200 square feet
Marble Construction Ltd., North Vancouver, BC: "Montroyal”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 2,201 to 2,500 square feet
Ashton Luxury Living Inc., Calgary, AB: "The Cambridge”

DETACHED HOMES – Production | 2,501 to 3,000 square feet
RND Construction Ltd., Ottawa, ON: "The Meadow”
with Christopher Simmonds Architect

DETACHED HOMES – Production | Over 3,000 square feet
Marble Construction Ltd., West Vancouver, BC: "Roseberry”

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | Under 2,500 square feet
Timberworx Custom Homes, Aberfoyle, ON: "Green With Envy”
 with Ensuite/Emco Guelph, Riverside Millwork Group, Barber Glass

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | 2,500 to 3,500 square feet
Vision Pacific Contracting Ltd., Whistler, BC: "Mountain Lakeside Dream” 

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | 3,501 to 5,000 square feet
Timberworx Custom Homes, Aberfoyle, ON: "Avant Garde”
with Pella Windows and Doors, Building Knowledge Canada Inc., Bluewater Energy, Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada

DETACHED HOMES – Custom | Over 5,000 square feet
Best Builders Ltd., West Vancouver, BC: "Above It All”
with AH-Design, Chevalier Designs

Triple M Housing, Lethbridge, AB: "The Homestead” 

Timberworx Custom Homes, Aberfoyle, ON: "Avant Garde”
 with Pella Windows and Doors, Building Knowledge Canada Inc., Bluewater Energy, Panasonic Eco Solutions Canada

Paradise Estates, West Kelowna, BC: "Paradise Estates”


Kitchen – under $70,000
Granite Homes, Fergus, ON: "Heritage Lane Farmhouse Kitchen”

Kitchen – $70,000 to $100,000
Dependable Renovations Ltd., Calgary, AB: "Warm and Tranquil”

Kitchen – Over $100,000
Goldcon Construction, North Vancouver, BC: "Endlessly Elegant”
with McCabe Design & Interiors

Marvel Pro Contracting & Renovations Ltd., Kelowna, BC: "Luxury Master Bath”

Kay2 Contracting, Calgary, AB: "Mayland Heights Renovation”

Outdoor Living
Alloy Homes Incorporated, Calgary, AB: "Lotus House”

Whole House – under $150,000
SLV Homes, Sudbury, ON: "The Aspen”

Whole House – $150,000 to $300,000
ARTium Design Build, Ottawa, ON: "The ART House”

Whole House – $300,001 to $500,000
Granite Homes, Fergus, ON: "Heritage Lane Farmhouse”

Whole House – $500,001 to $1 million
West Ridge Fine Homes Ltd., Calgary, AB: "St. Andrew Custom” 

Whole House – over $1 million
Rodrozen Designs, Vancouver, BC: "Mid-Century Renaissance”


Signage & Logo
Tridel and The Brand Factory, Toronto, ON: "Aqualuna Logo & Signage”

Lucchetta Homes, Fonthill, ON: "Davis Heights”

Mizrahi Developments, Ottawa, ON: "1451 Wellington”

Digital Media Campaign
Empire Communities, Toronto, ON: "Empire Phoenix”
with Pureblink

Direct Promotion – Print
Vicky's Homes Inc., Edmonton, AB: "Cleaning Woes”

Print Ad
Lucchetta Homes, Welland, ON: "Riverside: The Residences At Hunters Pointe”
 with 180 Marketing

Sales Office – Low-Rise
Pace Developments and Ngen Communications, Barrie, ON: "Urban North”

Sales Office – Mid- to High-Rise
figure3 and CentreCourt, Vaughan, ON: "Transit City”

Design/Décor Centre
Activa, Kitchener, ON: "The Activa Design Studio”

Interior Decorating
Timberworx Custom Homes, Aberfoyle, ON: "Avant Garde”