The 2018 CARE Awards Finalists have been announced by the Victoria Residential Builders Association.

They represent Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction showcasing the finest new homes, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms and outdoor living spaces.

Finalists are selected by a panel of industry professionals using criteria such as architectural design, quality workmanship, creative use of space, and energy efficiency.

The Gold winners will be announced at the CARE Awards gala on Saturday, Sept 29, Fairmont Empress Hotel.

The public will select the winner of the People’s Choice Award from Finalist photos displayed at Hillside Centre Aug 27 – Sept 9, and online at

Voters are entered to win a stay at Long Beach Lodge Resort,, 2002 Project of the Year.

Planning a new home or renovation? Visit and submit an Expression of Interest to our members. Perhaps your project will become a 2019 CARE Awards winner!

VRBA appreciates the generous support of our 2018 CARE Awards Sponsors:

Gold: BC Housing; BCCA Employee Benefits; Built Green; Coast Capital Savings; FortisBC; Hourigan’s Flooring; McLaren Properties Ltd.; Slegg Building Materials; Travelers Insurance Company of Canada; Victoria Real Estate Board

Silver: Aviva – National Home Warranty

Media: CFAX/CTV; Times Colonist, Yellow Sheet Construction Data

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