CHBA - Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing & Safety Award Finalists
EDMONTON – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta is pleased to announce the 82 finalists for the 2016 CHBA – Alberta Awards of Excellence in Housing presented by RBC Royal Bank. This year’s awards feature 27 individual categories plus four prestigious Builder of the Year Awards. CHBA – Alberta is also proud to announce the 12 finalists for the four Safety Leadership Awards sponsored by ATCO. Winners will be announced September 16 at CHBA – Alberta’s annual conference in Jasper.
“Even in challenging economic times, our members submitted more than 400 housing and safety award entries to compete for the honour of being named one of Alberta’s best. That says a lot about how proud they are of today’s projects and their confidence in the industry’s strong future,” said Ryan Scott, President of CHBA – Alberta.
A strong field of companies will compete for top honours in the housing awards. The following builders earned more than three spots in the finals: UrbanAge Homes (5); Pacesetter Homes (4); and StreetSide Developments (4). Edmonton region projects are finalists in 39 categories, followed closely by Calgary region at 36. Lethbridge has five finalists and Central Alberta has two projects in contention for provincial awards.
The high point of the evening will be the announcement of the four Builder of the Year Awards for the best overall scores in the competition. A new medium-volume award will be presented this year along with awards for small- and large-volume builders and top multi-family builder.
“This year’s awards demonstrate the extensive choice of products available across Alberta. Homes range from $250,000 to more than $1.5 million and other sectors of the housing market are represented with awards for the best multi-family, green home, community development and renovation,” said Jim Rivait, CEO, CHBA – Alberta.