Award of Excellence for Platinum Homes

Platinum Homes and Developments was recognized Friday evening in Jasper at the annual awards presentation of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association — Alberta.

Platinum Homes and Developments was recognized Friday evening in Jasper at the annual awards presentation of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association — Alberta.

The Red Deer builder and renovator received a 2013 Award of Excellence in Housing in the renovation category for projects between $200,000 and $500,000. Awards of Excellence were presented in 22 categories, with Edmonton builders claiming 14, Calgary companies receiving six, and one each going to Red Deer and Lethbridge.

Merit Awards were also presented for each area of the province, with Sorento Custom Homes claiming the honour for Central Alberta.

Also announced were three Builder of the Year awards, with Homes by Avi winning in the large volume category, White Eagle Homes in the small volume category and Qualico Group of Companies in the multi-family category.

There were 412 entries for this year’s awards, with 137 judges involved in the selection process.

A release issued by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association — Alberta said the residential construction sector in the province is having a good year, with housing starts up 10 per cent during the first half of 2013 and forecast to remain high next year.

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association — Alberta represents more than 1,500 business members, including home builders, renovators, developers, trade and supply companies, and professional services.

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