Builders association names the best achievements in home design and construction
Build it, and they will come.
The who’s who of Victoria’s booming construction, design and renovation industry gathered on October 20 at the Fairmont Empress for the 32nd annual Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence Awards of Vancouver Island.
Fifty-one awards were presented at the event, which was attended by 280 builders, designers,
trades and suppliers — Canada’s leaders in home design and construction here on the West Coast.
Among the highlights:
Project of the Year – Single Family went to GT Mann Contracting and Spaciz Design Company for Water’s Edge.
Project of the Year – Multi-Family was awarded to Abstract Developments for Bellewood Park.
The popular People’s Choice Award was won by Terry Johal Developments and KB Design for Legato.
The Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Wilf Gorter, Gorter Construction for his leadership in the industry and community.
Two companies received the Building Better Futures Community Award: Aryze Developments for developing much-needed missing-middle housing for young families and Denford Construction Management for their creative retirement communities serving a growing seniors population.
“The CARE Awards highlight Canada’s finest West Coast homes, the skilled people behind them, and their contributions to the industry and our community,” says Casey Edge, executive director of the VRBA. Adds Ellie Sercombe, chair of the 2023 CARE Awards: “These projects demonstrate the gold standard for design, sustainability, and professionalism.”