Central Alberta homebuilders recognized

Laebon Homes was crowned builder of the year large volume on Saturday, winning five awards at the Central Alberta homebuilders awards of excellence.

Laebon Homes was crowned builder of the year large volume on Saturday, winning five awards at the Central Alberta homebuilders awards of excellence.

Platinum Homes was named builder of the year small volume.

The large volume award goes to builders who build more than 25 homes per year. The small volume builder builds 24 or fewer homes.

Bowood Homes received the award for renovator of the year.

To win the prestigious awards, entrants were awarded points received for housing and/ or renovation projects entered in the Canadian Home Builders Association — Central Alberta Region Awards of Excellence. Those results were combined with results from customer and trade partner surveys.

In addition to the housing awards, the following president’s awards were also handed out:

l Rookie of the year: Brandon Bouchard of Paul Davis Systems

l Member of the Year: Dorinda Gallant of Sorento Custom Homes.

The Gus Bakke Memorial Award went to Kevin Wilkie of True-Line Homes for significant contribution to the association.

“Congratulations to all of the award recipients, your commitment to excellence truly defines the Canadian Home Builders Association,” said Dwayne Eagleson, chair of the 2015 awards committee for the central region.

Award categoryies and winners:

Best New Home: Single Family Home with or without Garage:

Winner for best new home up to $224,999 (SF1)

Laebon Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $225,000 and $259,999 (SF2)

Falcon Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $260,000 – $299,999 (SF3)

Scarlett Built Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $300,000 and $374,999 (SF4)

Scarlett Built Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $375,000 and $449,999 (SF5)

Falcon Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $450,000 and $524,999 (SF6)

Laebon Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $525,000 and $599,999 (SF7)

Laebon Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $600,000 and $674,999 (SF8)

Mason Martin Homes

Winner for Best New Home Between $675,000 and $749,999 (SF9)

Sorento Custom Homes

Winner for Best New Estate Home Between $750,000 and $999,999 (EH1)

Platinum Homes

Winner for Best New Estate Home over $1,000,000 (EH2)

Mason Martin Homes

Best New Home: Multi Family Townhouse/Duplex/Complex:

Winner for Best New Multi Family Home – Town House/Duplex Style under $224,999 (MF3)

Laebon Homes

Winner for Best New Multi Family Home – Town House/Duplex Style over $225,000 (MF4)

True-Line Homes

Note: The price for the single family, estate home and multi-family homes listed above does not include the price of land.

2015 Awards Category: Best Renovation Project

Winner for Best Renovation under $74,999 (RN1)

Sorento Custom Homes

Winner for Best Renovation over $125,000 (RN3)

Bowood Homes

Excellence in Interior Design

Winner for the Excellence in Interior Design (ID1)

Falcon Homes Ltd.; Interior Designer(s): Stephanie Fehr, Gina and Kevin Pardy

Safety Leadership Award (SLA)

l

Bruin’s Plumbing and Heating

Winner for the Safety Leadership Award – Builder Member Category

Falcon Homes

Partner Awards:

Winner for Trades of the Year – Small Category

Clearview Glass Service Ltd.

Winner for Trades of the Year – Large Category

Bruin’s Plumbing and Heating

Winner for Supplier of the Year – Small Category

General Appliances

Winner for Supplier of the Year – Large Category

Executive Home Building Centre

Winner for Service Professional of the Year – Small Category

Snell and Oslund Surveys

Winner for Service Professional of the Year – Large Category

Servus Credit Union

Note: Small category represents businesses with 24 and under employees; large category represents businesses with 25 employees and over.

For more information about the awards or the association see www.chbaca.ca

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Central Alberta Region is a not-for-profit organization with a regional membership of more than 160 companies, with a national body of more than 8,000 companies across Canada. Membership is comprised of single and multi-family new home builders, renovators, residential land developers, trades, suppliers, building material manufacturers and professional companies involved in some aspect of home building. Its vision: “To be the preeminent voice of the Residential Construction Industry in our community.”

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