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2016 CARE Awards Showcase Canada’s Finest West Coast Homes

Victoria, BC – Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction showcased their projects at the 2016 Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards of Vancouver Island on Saturday, October 1 at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. (The media release is here.)

(A selection of photos is available here, and more will be added to the www.careawards.ca website.)

More than 50 awards were presented at the CARE Awards’ 25th anniversary celebration attended by almost 300 builders, renovators, designers, trades, suppliers – members of the Victoria Residential Builders Association www.vrba.ca.

Drakefearann by Denford Construction Management Ltd. was the big winner capturing 12 Gold CARE Awards including Project of the Year and the People’s Choice Award. Also participating in the project were multiple award winners Goodison Construction and Jason Good Custom Cabinets. Jason Good won eleven Gold awards for a variety of projects including Drakefearann.

Other multiple winners were Abstract Developments, Aryze Developments, Christopher Developments, Città Group, Creative Spaciz Design Studio, Hobson Woodworks, Jenny Martin Design, Jodi Foster Interior Design, Maximilian Huxley Construction, NZ Builders Ltd, Terry Johal Developments, Step One Design, and Zebra Design and Interiors Group.

“Congratulations to the Gold CARE Award winners and finalists for their leadership in sustainable West Coast design and construction,” says Tim Schauerte, Chair of the 2016 CARE Awards. “Also, a special thank you to our much valued sponsors and MC’s Astrid Braunschmidt and Al Ferraby for an outstanding event!”

A special Award for Built Green Leadership was presented to Città Group, Limona Group and Verity Construction for leading the way in affordable, energy-efficient subdivisions. The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Bill Patterson, Città Group for strong contributions to heritage preservation and creating affordable, sustainable housing. Jenny Martin, Jenny Martin Design won the Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award for her important contribution in developing VRBA’s online Expression of Interest for consumers. The Building Better Futures Community Award was presented to Jo-Ann Roberts for fundraising work with the Threshold Housing Society creating housing for youth. The Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award went to Miles Gillespie, Stelly’s Secondary School, and the Student Design Award was presented to Madison Leslie, Vancouver Island University. Each student receives $500 to further their education.

“The CARE Awards is Canada’s premier event celebrating the very best in West Coast homes as well as the skilled people behind them,” says Casey Edge, Executive Director, Victoria Residential Builders Association.

Photos of the 2016 CARE Awards winners and finalists will be posted at www.careawards.ca.

The Victoria Residential Builders Association appreciates the generous support of its Sponsors:

GOLD:            BC Housing; bClear Benefits; Bear Mountain/Ecoasis; Built Green;  Coast Capital Savings; FortisBC; Hourigan’s Flooring; McLaren Properties Ltd; Tavelers Insurance Company of Canada

SILVER:         Aviva/National Home Warranty; Victoria Real Estate Board

MEDIA:           CTV; Times Colonist

BRONZE:       Trail Appliances

 

2016 CARE Awards Gold Winners

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home over 3,000 sq. ft. 

Christopher Developments and Zebra Design and Interiors Group – Lightbox

 Best Interior – Residential 5,000 – 6,999 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Pacific Edge

 Best Traditional Bathroom

Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction – Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 170 – 199 sq. ft.

Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. – Treebank

Best Outdoor Living Space over $100,000

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration $275,000 – $499,000

Città Group – Patio Court

Best Custom Millwork 1,600 – 4,999 sq. ft.

Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. – Treebank

Best Contemporary Kitchen under 170 sq. ft.

Jenny Martin Design – Rift

 Best Sales Centre / Show Home

Abstract Developments – Corporate Sales Gallery

 Best Interior – Residential under 1,600 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Pure

 Best Single Family Detached Home over $2,000,000

TS Williams Construction Ltd. and KB Design – The Element

 Best Interior – Commercial – over 2,500 sq. ft.

Città Group – Graphic Office Interiors

 Best Custom Millwork over 5,000 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets and Goodison Construction – Drakefearann

 Best Traditional Kitchen under 200 sq. ft.

Maximilian Huxley Construction – Terrace

 Best Condo / Townhouse Renovation

Città Group – Sitkum Road

Best Traditional Kitchen 200 – 250 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – London Fog

Best Single Family Detached Home  $1,500,000 – $2,000,000

Abstract Developments – Treebank

Best Master Suite under 450 sq. ft.

NZ Builders Ltd. – Gonzales Modern

Best Interior – Residential over 7,000 sq. ft.

Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction – Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 200 – 230 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets Inc. – Blue Lagoon

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration  $500,000 – $1,000,000

Maximilian Huxley Construction – Terrace

Best Interior – Residential 1,600 – 2,499 sq. ft.

Maximilian Huxley Construction and Jodi Foster Interior Design – The Hangout

Best Contemporary Bathroom over 130 sq. ft.

Jenny Martin Design, Ken Murray Developments and South Shore Cabinetry – Muse

Best Home Design

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

Best New Subdivision

Aryze Developments – Lateral

Best Commercial Project

Patterson & Kaercher Construction Ltd. – Promis Block Seismic Upgrade

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration over $1,000,000

Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction – Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 251 – 300 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Pure

Best Media Room

Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. – Treebank

Best Outdoor Living Space under $100,000

Christopher Developments – Lightbox

Best Traditional Kitchen 251 – 300 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Drakefearann

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home

Rayn Properties – Linden

Best Master Suite over 450 sq. ft.

Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Drakefearann

Best Interior – Residential 4,000 – 4,999 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting – Beckwith Farm

Best Website

Abstract Developments – Corporate Sales Gallery

Best Landscape

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 231 – 250 sq. ft.

Goodison Construction and Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Cadboro Bay

Award for Built Green Leadership

Città Group, Limona Group, Verity Construction

 Best Residential Renovation or Restoration under $275,000

Maximilian Huxley Construction and Jodi Foster Interior Design – The Hangout

 Best Single Family Detached Custom Home under 3,000 sq. ft.

Terry Johal Developments and Step One Design – Saxe Point Manor

 Best Interior – Commercial – under 2,500 sq. ft.

Creative Spaciz Design Studio – Clear White

Best Contemporary Bathroom under 130 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Pacific Edge

Best Contemporary Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.

Christopher Developments, Hobson Woodworks and Zebra Design and Interiors Group – Lightbox

Best Heritage Project

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

Best Multi-Family / Townhouse Project

Aryze Developments – Frank

Best Traditional Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.

Creative Spaciz Design Studio – Coastal Couture

Best Single Family Detached Home $1,000,000 – $1,500,000

NZ Builders Ltd. – Gonzales Modern

Best Custom Millwork under 1,600 sq. ft.

Jason Good Custom Cabinets – Blue Lagoon

Best Interior – Residential 2,500 – 3,999 sq. ft.

Falcon Heights Contracting – Confluence

Best New Home Design

Step One Design and Terry Johal Developments – Saxe Point Manor

Project of the Year

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

People’s Choice Award

Denford Construction Management Ltd. – Drakefearann

Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill Patterson, Città Group

Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award

Jenny Martin, Jenny Martin Design

Building Better Futures Community Award

Jo-Ann Roberts, Threshold Housing Society

Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award

Miles Gillespie, Stelly’s Secondary School

Student Design Award

Madison Leslie, Vancouver Island University

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