Record-breaking year as local home builders win National awards

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

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Central Okanagan Canadian Home Builders Association applauds award-winning members

June 15, 2020, KELOWNA, BC – On June 12th, home builders from the Central Okanagan won the highest accolade in the Canadian Home Building industry as a record-breaking five local builders won National Awards as the CHBA Canadian Home Builders Association hosted its National Awards for Housing Excellence via livestream.

Okanagan members were nominated for a total of ten of the 39 National awards, highlighted by Ian Paine Construction taking home three trophies. Marvel Pro Contracting & Renovations, and Macdonald Lakeshore Properties LP also brought home the hardware with one trophy each. A full list of nominees and categories is below. 

The CHBA winners were selected by a panel of judges from over 700 entries from across the country. and represents the best new homes, new communities, home renovations, and residential marketing in Canada. 

“Despite making up only three per cent of the national building community, Okanagan builders and renovators continue to prove that they are some of the best in Canada, taking home 12 per cent of the awards in the country. This year we had one member who has won in back to back years, and another that won three awards. It’s been a challenging couple of months for builders across the country, so this is some great news to celebrate” says Daniel Winer, Executive Officer, CHBA Central Okanagan. 

CHBA Members Nominated for National Award: 

  • Bellamy Homes – Detached Homes – Custom | 3,501 – 5,000 sq. ft.
  • Bercum Builders – Net Zero Home Award
  • Harmony Homes – Entry Level Home Affordability
  • Macdonald Lakeshore Properties – Marketing – Sales Office
  • Paine Construction and Design – Kitchen Renovation, under $70,000
  • Pars Luxury Custom Homes – Detached Homes – Custom | 5,00 sq. ft. +

CHBA National Award Winners

  • Macdonald Lakeshore Properties – Excellence in Community Development Award 
  • Marvel Pro Contracting & Renovations – Excellence in Bathroom Renovation
  • Paine Construction and Design –  Whole Home Renovation | $150,000 – $300,000 / Whole Home Renovation | Over $1 Million / Renovator Excellence Award

The Okanagan is known for its entrepreneurship in fields like technology and spirits, but we don’t highlight enough that these independently-owned local builders and renovators are some of the best in Canada. Our members constantly build incredible homes and complete breathtaking renovations. Residents should know that when they are working with a CHBA-CO member, they are working with some of the best builders and renovators in the country.”

CHBA-CO is the regional voice of the residential construction industry in the Central Okanagan. It represents more than 250 members and is part of an affiliated network of nine local home-building associations located throughout the province. The industry contributes over $23.1 billion in investment value to British Columbia’s economy creating 158,000 jobs in new home construction, renovation and repair. One in five employees in British Columbia work in the home-building industry. 

Sheerwater Renovation by Paine Construction and Design, who won National Awards in these categories: Whole Home Renovation | $150,000 – $300,000 / Whole Home Renovation | Over $1 Million / Renovator Excellence Award
Photo Credit: Paine Construction and Design.

Award-winning entry as Marvel Pro Contracting & Renovations wins the National Award for – Excellence in Bathroom Renovation. Photo Credit: Marvel Pro Contracting & Renovations.

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For further information about the CHBA-CO, visit www.chbaco.com

Media Contact:

Christopher Campbell
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Scott Henderson
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scott.henderson@dhzmedia.com

About the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Okanagan:

CHBA CO is the regional voice of the residential construction industry in the Central Okanagan. It represents more than 250 members and is part of an affiliated network of nine local home building associations located throughout the province. The industry contributes over $23.1 billion in investment value to British Columbia’s economy creating 158,000 jobs in new home construction, renovation, and repair. One in five employees in British Columbia work in the home building industry.