Cassidy deVeer named president of CHBA Central Okanagan

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3rd Generation Homes president is first female to step into the role KELOWNA, BC - The Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today that Cassidy deVeer is its new president. DeVeer is president of 3rd Generation Homes, a family-run residential and commercial construction company that specializes in custom homes. DeVeer took on the role on February 12th at a ...

CHBA-CO recognizes excellence at annual awards gala

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 Sunterra Custom Homes takes top award for Single Family Home Builder of the Year Large Volume Kelowna, BC – The Canadian Home Builders' Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today the winners of its inaugural Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence. Formerly known as the Tommie Awards, the Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence is a continuation of the Tommie Awards ...

Report shows Energy Step Code costs five times more than estimate

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Homebuilders’ association recommends energy renovation program to maximize environmental benefit.  KELOWNA, B.C. - Today, the Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CBHA-CO) released its report “A Study by Industry for Consumers” on the cost of implementing the BC Energy Step Code (Step Code). Its data reveals a significant increase in cost to the homebuyer, up to five times the amounts estimated by the Step Code Council. While the Step Code has been presented as having ...

CHBA Central Okanagan announces finalists for the 2019 Tommie Awards

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Tommie Awards celebrate excellence in homebuilding and renovation in the Central Okanagan November 30, 2018, Kelowna, B.C. – The Canadian Homebuilders of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2019 Tommie Awards. The Tommie Awards is an annual awards program that celebrates excellence in home building and renovation within the Central Okanagan. To be eligible ...
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Bellamy Homes Visionary New President of CHBA Central Okanagan

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Local and industry crusader Les Bellamy to lead CHBA as Central Okanagan faces challenges. KELOWNA, BC: The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today that Les Bellamy is its new President. Bellamy is the creator and founder of Bellamy Homes, a unique residential home builder focused on custom designed homes with smart livable spaces. Bellamy formally took ...

New drywall tariffs “dumped” as CHBA wins Tribunal

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KELOWNA, B.C. In a major victory for the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and its builder, renovator, developer and drywall contractors, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) recently tossed-out a complaint by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada alleging that dumping of 54-inch drywall made in the U.S. was hurting their business in Western Canada. Justin O’Connor, president of the Central Okanagan chapter ...

Concerned British Columbians launch campaign to Scrap the Speculation Tax

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BRITISH COLUMBIA – A coalition of concerned British Columbians launched a campaign called Scrap the Speculation Tax to demand that Premier John Horgan and the government reverse their decision to implement a Speculation Tax on B.C. and Canadian taxpayers. While the government wants to address housing affordability, this patchwork tax will do the exact opposite. It will kill jobs, hurt ...

25th Annual Tommie Awards sell out as housing starts up 72%

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Industry booms with 7000 jobs created and $400 million in wages during record year in Kelowna Kelowna B.C. On January 28, 2017 the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) Central Okanagan will be holding its 25th annual Tommie Awards. The sold out awards ceremony received a record number of entries this year as 200 finalists will be competing for 39 awards. ...