CHBA-CI unveils Keystone Awards finalists

Winners will be announced on Feb. 2 at the Keystone Awards Gala at Thompson Rivers University’s Grand Hall.

The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Interior has announced the 2019 finalists of the 14th Annual Keystone Awards.

The awards were established to recognize and honour excellence in the homebuilding industry in Kamloops and across the Thompson-Nicola Regional District.

article continues below

To be eligible for an award, a project must have been be built, renovated, developed, created and/or marketed between Jan. 1, 2017, and Oct. 26, 2018.

Finalists and winners were selected by three award-winning professionals in the homebuilding industry. A representative from BDO Canada LLP recorded and tabulated each judge’s vote.

“We were thrilled to showcase the incredible work that is done in the Thompson and Nicola valley region” CHBA-Central Interior president Kelly Reid said.

The CHBA-Central Interior is the voice of professional residential building in the Central Interior region of British Columbia.

Winners will be announced on Feb. 2 at the Keystone Awards Gala at Thompson Rivers University’s Grand Hall.

Tickets to the event can be purchased online atchbaci.ca.

THE FINALISTS

Best Single-Family Detached Home, $350,000 to $500,000:

•  Enzo Holdings Ltd. - 2018 Training House (project partners, TRU School of Trades and Technology and Motivo Design Group);

• Gordon Ross Contracting Ltd. - Wood Residence;

• Kellermeier Contracting Ltd. - 1592 Emerald Drive;

• Ojavee Homes Ltd. - Ojavee Homes Saddleback;

•  Ojavee Homes Ltd. - Ojavee Homes Woodrush;

•  WD Wedgewood Developments Inc. - Modern Infill (project partner, Motivo Design Group).

 

Best Single-Family Detached Home, $500,000 to $750,000:

• MDM Contracting - Hidden Vale Residence;

• Watermark Custom Built Homes - Middleton Residence.

 

Best Single-Family Detached Home, $750,000 to $1 million:

 • Gordon Ross Contracting Ltd. - Howard & Morton Home.

 

 Best Single-Family Detached Home, $1 million to $1.5 million:

 • Chimera Construction Ltd. - Dhaliwal Residence (project partners, Iqbal Dhaliwal and I G Stonetile);

• Granite Developments Inc. - Riverside Residence;

• Launch Construction Ltd. - Lakeside Oasis;

• Paul Lesage Construction Ltd. - Werner Residence.

 Best Single-Family Detached Home, $1,500,000 and over:

• Hodder Construction - Modern Oasis (project partner, Motivo Design Group).

 

Best Multi-Family Development:

• A&T Project Developments - Village Walk

 

  Best Residential Renovation, $75,000 to $150,000:

• Launch Construction Ltd. - A River Runs Through It;

• Malcolm Homes Ltd. - St. Paul Remodel (project partner, Motivo Design Group);

• Motivo Design Group - Happy Wife, Happy Life (project partners, DW Builders and 7 Point Millworks);

• Portfolio Interiors, Settlers Crossing.

 

 Best Residential Renovation, $150,000 to $300,000:

• Launch Construction Ltd. - The Full Meal Deal;

• MDM Contracting - Hook Road Residence.

 

 Best Residential Renovation, $300,000 and over:

• All by Design Inc. - The Royal Reno (project partner, Greenhome Design & Construction Ltd.

 

Best Innovative/Special Feature: New or Renovated:

• DW Builders - Prohibition Wine Cellar;

• MDM Contracting - Hook Road Kitchen and Feature Wall;

• Powder Ventures Excavating Ltd. - Lookout Ridge Retaining Wall;

• Smart Homes by SA Electric - Birkenhead Smart Home;

• Smart Homes by SA Electric - In Home Sports Lounge (project partner, DW Builders).

 

Best Landscape: New or Renovated:

• Powder Ventures Excavating Ltd. - Lookout Ridge Retaining Wall, Hard Landscaping.

 

 Best Outdoor Living Space, New or Renovated:

• Portfolio Interiors - Dunrobin Place (project partner, Thompson Regional Contracting);

• Powder Ventures Excavating Ltd. - Lookout Ridge Retaining Wall.

 

Best Kitchen Design Project, Under $30,000 (new):

• Enzo Holdings Ltd. - 2018 Training House (project partners, Excel Industries Ltd. and Motivo Design Group);

• Portfolio Interiors - Cantle Kitchen.

 

Best Kitchen Design Project, $30,000 and over (new):

• Chimera Construction Ltd. - Dhaliwal Residence (project partners, Iqbal Dhaliwal and Sunrise Kitchens Ltd.);

• DW Builders - Chef’s Dream (project partner, Excel Industries Ltd.);

• Kamloops Home Hardware Building Centre - Mountainview Residence (project partner, Janzen Construction);

• Launch Construction Ltd. - Classy Contemporary Kitchen;

• Portfolio Interiors - Doubletree Watermark Custom Built Homes Shaw Residence (project partners, Terry Noel and Top 40 Woodworks).

 

Best Interior Design, New or Renovated:

• All by Design - Burns Lake House (project partners, GEM Quality Homes and Living Kitchens Ltd.);

• All by Design - The Royal Reno (project partner, Greenhome Design & Construction Ltd.);

• Portfolio Interiors - Doubletree

• Portfolio Interiors - Maywood Cantle Drive;

• Portfolio Interiors - Saddleback, Ojavee Homes (project partner, Ojavee Homes Ltd.);

• Portfolio Interiors - Settlers Crossing.

 

Best Housing Design:

• All by Design Inc. - Brown Residence (project partner, MDT Homes Ltd.);

• Motivo Design Group Inc. - Modern Infill (project partner, WD Wedgewood Developments Inc.);

• Motivo Design Group Inc. - Modern Oasis (project partner, Hodder Construction).

 

Best Marketing Project, Website:

• A&T Project Developments Inc. - Echo Landing Website;

• ARPA Investments Ltd. - ARPA Investments Ltd.;

• ARPA Investments Ltd. - The Station;

• ARPA Investments Ltd. - The Vistas;

• The Reach - The Reach Website (project partners, Coastlines Creative Group and Fresh Inc.);

 

Best Customer Service by a CHBA CI Member, Builder:

• DW Builders;

•  Wrabel Brothers Construction Ltd.

 

 Best Customer Service by a CHBA CI Member, Non-Builder:

• BDO Canada LLP;

• Canadian Western Bank

 

 Best Public/Private Partnership:

• Thompson Rivers University School of Trades and Technology, 2018 Training House.

 

Best Sub Trade:

• Anchor Construction Ltd.;

• Beattie Insulation Ltd.;

• Noremac Concrete Pumping;

• Robinson Masonry

 

Best Supplier:

• Kamloops Home Hardware Building Centre;

• Kamloops Truss Ltd.;

• River City Rock Products Ltd;

• The Fireplace Centre

 

 Best Service/Professional:

• Gillespie and Company LLP.;

• Travelers Insurance Company of Canada;

• TRUE Consulting;

• TRUE Land Surveying

 

 Customer Choice Awards (3-5 Homes):

• Launch Construction Ltd;

• Meranti Developments Ltd.

© Kamloops This Week
KTW Daily News Alerts
KAMLOOPS WEATHER

Question of the Week POLL

Has the SNC-Lavalin controversy involving the federal Liberal party impacted the way you may vote in the federal election?

or  view results

Popular Kamloops This Week

Events Calendar