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CARE Awards Celebrate Canada’s Leaders in West Coast Home Construction

VICTORIA – Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast home design and construction were celebrated at the 2018 Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards of Vancouver Island on Saturday, September 29 at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Sixty awards were presented at the 27th annual event attended by 300 builders, renovators, designers, trades, suppliers. The news release is available here.

Project of the Year – Single Family  was awarded to Christopher Developments Inc for Beachside, winning six Gold CARE Awards. Project of the Year – Multi-Family went to Mike Geric Construction for Travino Landing winning three Gold awards. Verity Construction won Green Builder of the Year presented by Built Green Canada CEO Jenifer Christenson. The People’s Choice Award was won by Clarkston Construction for My Time, receiving three Gold awards.

“Congratulations to the Gold CARE Award winners and finalists for their leahttp://www.vrba.ca/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/2018-CARE-Awards-Gold-Winners-Media-Release.pdfdership in sustainable home design and construction,” says Todd Halaburda, Chair of the 2018 CARE Awards. “A special thank-you to our sponsors for their support and to MC’s Astrid Braunschmidt, CTV and Al Ferraby, CFAX for another outstanding event.”

The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to John Sercombe, Limona Group for leadership in Built Green construction and market affordability. The Building Better Futures Community Award was presented to Built Green Canada for its commitment to environmentally-friendly construction based on affordability education, and proven practice. The Award for Excellence in Housing Affordability went to BC Housing in partnership with the Vancouver Island Health Authority and Nanaimo Travellers Lodge Society for Eden Gardens, a project providing affordable, accessible housing and care for people with dementia. Mike Dalton, Città Group won the Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award for important contributions to the industry and charitable giving.

Award for Best Apprentice was presented to “Koko” Relleve, Città Group, Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award to Maluchi Tully and Student Design Award to Alyson Wheeldon. Each receives $500 from the Victoria Residential Builders Association.

“The CARE Awards highlight Canada’s finest West Coast homes and the skilled people behind them,” says Casey Edge, Executive Director of the Victoria Residential Builders Association.

Photos of the 2018 CARE Awards winners and finalists will be posted at www.careawards.ca.

2018 CARE Awards Sponsors:

GOLD:            BC Housing; BCCA Employee Benefit Trust; Built Green Canada; 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

BRONZE:       FloForm Countertops; Trail Appliances

2018 CARE Awards Gold Winners

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home under 2,500 sq. ft.

Scala Developments Ltd. – Lot 133

 

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home 2,500 – 3,500 sq. ft.

Christopher Developments Inc. – Beachside

 

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home over 3,500 sq. ft.

Philco Construction & Ryan Hoyt Designs – Seashell

 

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home under 2,400 sq. ft.

Città Group – Monteith

 

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home 2,400 – 3,000 sq. ft. (tie)

Bowcey Construction Ltd. – Natures Park

and Patriot Homes – San Juan                                                          

 

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home 3,001 – 3,500 sq. ft.

Pacific Concept Developments – Copperwood

 

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home over 3,500 sq. ft.

Draycor Construction Ltd. & Spaciz Design Studio – Tapered Distinction

 

Best Single Family Detached Home $1,000,000 – $1,250,000

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Spaciz Design Studio – Beach Drive

 

Best Single Family Detached Home $1,250,000 – $2,000,000

GT Mann Contracting – Norfolk

 

Best Single Family Detached Home $2,000,000 – $3,000,000

Abstract Developments and Zebra Group – Oakhaven

 

Best Single Family Detached Home over $3,000,000

Clarkston Construction – My Time

 

Best Subdivision

Scala Developments Ltd. – Hilltop Neighbourhood

 

Best Multi-Family / Townhouse Project (tie)

Everise Developments – The One

and Westhills Land Corp., Victoria Design Group Ltd. and Verity Construction – Westhills Small Footprint Homes

 

Best Accessory Building / Garden Suite / Micro-house

Christopher Developments Inc. – Beachside

 

Best Condominium Unit

Terry Johal Developments and South Shore Cabinetry – Harbourside

 

Best Outdoor Living Space under 1,000 sq. ft.

Draycor Construction Ltd. and Spaciz Design Studio – Talon’s Grip

 

Best Outdoor Living Space over 1,000 sq. ft. (tie)

Clarkston Construction – My Time

and GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Zebra Group – Waring

 

Best Landscape

Pacific Concept Developments – Copperwood

 

Best New Home Design under $1,000,000

Christopher Developments Inc. – Beachside

 

Best New Home Design over $1,000,000

KB Design – Crestview

 

Best Innovative Feature

Pacific Coast Land Inc. and Java Designs – HighPoint

 

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration under $600,000

Goodison Construction Ltd. – Mid-Century Modern

 

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration over $600,000

Roads’End Contracting and Zebra Design & Interiors – Pacific Homestead

 

Best Traditional Kitchen under 200 sq. ft.

Seba Construction, Jenny Martin Design and Thomas Philips Woodworking – Grey Haven

 

 

Best Traditional Kitchen 200 – 300 sq. ft.

Seba Construction and Thomas Philips Woodworking – Casa Blanca

 

Best Traditional Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.

Griffin Properties Ltd. – Uplands

 

Best Contemporary Kitchen under 175 sq. ft.

Goodison Construction Ltd. and Jason Good Custom Cabinets Inc. – Mid-Century Modern

 

Best Contemporary Kitchen 175 – 275 sq. ft.

Terry Johal Developments and South Shore Cabinetry – Pinnacle

 

Best Contemporary Kitchen 276 – 325 sq. ft.

Terry Johal Developments and South Shore Cabinetry – Moderno

 

Best Contemporary Kitchen over 325 sq. ft.

Pacific Concept Developments – Albury

 

Best Traditional Bathroom

Jenny Martin Design – Sandbanks

 

Best Contemporary Bathroom under 150 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Spaciz Design Studio – Beach Drive

 

Best Contemporary Bathroom over 150 sq. ft.

Goodison Construction Ltd. – Mid-Century Modern

 

Best Master Suite under 350 sq. ft.

Città Group – Monteith

 

Best Master Suite 351 – 600 sq. ft. (tie)

Christopher Developments, Zebra Interiors and Hobson Woodworks Inc. – Beachside

and Pacific Concept Developments – Copperwood

 

Best Master Suite over 600 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Mari Kushino Design – Norfolk

 

Best Interior – Residential under 2,800 sq. ft.

Goodison Construction Ltd. – Mid-Century Modern

 

Best Interior – Residential 2,800 – 3,499 sq. ft. (tie)

Christopher Developments Inc., Zebra Interiors and Hobson Woodworks Inc. – Beachside

and Jenny Martin Design – Aberdeen Grove

 

Best Interior – Residential 3,500 – 4,999 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Spaciz Design Studio – Beach Drive

 

Best Interior – Residential over 5,000 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Mari Kushino Design – Norfolk

 

Best Custom Millwork under 3,000 sq. ft.

Goodison Construction Ltd. and Jason Good Custom Cabinets Inc. – Mid-Century Modern

 

Best Custom Millwork 3,000 – 6,000 sq. ft.

Jenny Martin Design – Sandbanks

 

Best Custom Millwork over 6,000 sq. ft.

GT Mann Contracting Ltd. and Thomas Philips Woodworking Ltd. – Norfolk

 

Best Interior – Commercial

Michelle Matte Interiors – KeyNexus

 

Best Condominium / Mixed-Use Development

Mike Geric Construction – Travino Landing

 

Best Customer Service – Builder

Limona Group

 

Best Sales Centre / Show Home

Jenny Martin Design – Park Elm

 

Best Website

Limona Group – Royal Bay

 

Best Overall Marketing Campaign

Westhills Land Corp. – Phase 5 and 6 Executive Class Homes

 

Award for Indoor Environmental Achievement and Energy Efficiency

Mike Geric Construction – Travino Landing

 

Green Builder of the Year

Verity Construction Ltd.

 

Home Design – Concept under 4,000 sq. ft.

Java Designs – The Manhattan

 

Home Design – Concept over 4,000 sq. ft.

KB Design – Portage Point

 

Project of the Year – Multi-Family

Mike Geric Construction – Travino Landing

 

Project of the Year – Single Family

Christopher Developments Inc. – Beachside

 

People’s Choice Award

Clarkston Construction – My Time

 

Lifetime Achievement Award

John Sercombe, Limona Group

 

Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award

Mike Dalton, Città Group

 

Building Better Futures Community Award

Built Green Canada

 

Best Apprentice

“Koko” Relleve, Città Group

 

Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award

Maluchi Tully, Lambrick Park Secondary

 

Student Design Award

Alyson Wheeldon, Vancouver Island University

 

Award for Creating Excellence in Housing Affordability

BC Housing, Vancouver Island Health Authority and Nanaimo Travellers Lodge Society

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