Greater Vancouver Builders’ Association Announces 2014 Ovation Awards Finalists
Celebrating Metro Vancouver’s best builders, renovators and designers

March 5, 2014 – The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association (GVHBA) has announced the finalists for the fifth annual 2014 Ovation Awards.

The awards honour excellence in the design and construction of new single-family and multi-family homes as well as the renovation of existing homes.

See the photos from the first-ever Finalists’ Reception by clicking here.  Thanks to Martin Knowles Photo/Media.

GVHBA Ovation Awards 2014: Finalists by Category *In alphabetical order (project name in italics)

Best Kitchen Renovation – Under $50,000
• Level One Construction Ltd., Golden Kitchen Glow
• Level One Construction Ltd., Pristine Dream
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Indian River

Best Kitchen Renovation: $50,000 – $99,999
• Klondike Contracting Corporation, Sky-High Sanctuary
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Green with Envy
• TQ Construction Ltd., Foresthill Kitchen

Best Kitchen Renovation: $100,000 and over
• Euro Canadian Construction Corp., English Bay Condo Renovation
• reVISION Custom Home Renovations Inc., The House Fit For “Sonny and Claire”

Best Kitchen and Greatroom Renovation
• Best Builders Ltd., Reviving the 70’s (Associate: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.)
• maison d’etre design-build inc., Four to One

Best Bathroom Renovation: Under $35,000
• Kerr Construction, Sleek Bathroom

Best Renovated Room
• maison d’etre design-build inc., Master Suite Getaway
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Green with Envy

Best Addition Renovation
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Meadfield (Associate: Sensitive Design)
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Mountain Highway (Associate: Sensitive Design)
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Panorama (Associate: Sensitive Design)

Best Accessible Renovation
• Best Builders Ltd., The Homecoming

Best Exterior Renovation
• maison d’etre design-build inc., 70’s Upgrade
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Green with Envy

Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation
• Euro Canadian Construction Corp., English Bay Condo Renovation
• Frits De Vries Architect Ltd., Marina Side Residence
• maison d’etre design-build inc., Discerning Luxury
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Klahanie Comfort

Best Renovation: Under $100,000
• Essy West Contracting Inc., West End Loft Renovation
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Klahanie Comfort
• Vancouver General Contractors Inc., Marinaside Penthouse Renovation

Best Renovation: $100,000 – $299,999
• Klondike Contracting Corporation, Hillside Home
• Nesseler Construction Ltd., Beach Retreat
• Rain City Renovations, W10 Basement

Best Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999
• Naikoon Contracting Ltd., 1975 Parker
• Boda Construction Ltd., Edgemont Natural
• Best Builders Ltd., Reviving the 70’s (Associate: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.)

Best Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Meadfield (Associate: Sensitive Design)
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Green with Envy
• reVISION Custom Home Renovations Inc., The House Fit For “Sonny and Claire”

Best Renovation: $800,000 and over
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., Mountain Highway (Associate: Sensitive Design)
• Best Builders Ltd., West Van Getaway

Best Custom Home: Under $750,000
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Quilchena Classic
• Mountainside Design + Build, Transitional Timber Frame Home
• Frits De Vries Architect Ltd., Dunbar Laneway

Best Custom Home: $750,000 – $1.5 million
• Marble Construction Ltd., 3197 Bewicke Avenue
• Kerr Construction, Alder Crossing
• Frits De Vries Architect Ltd., Heather Street

Best Custom Home: Over $1.5 million
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Adera Radiance
• Boda Construction Ltd., Rockbank
• Best Builders Ltd., Orchard Way

Best Single-Family Detached Home: Less than 2,000 s.f.
• Talisman Homes Ltd., Resort Living
• Portrait Homes Ltd., Hampstead Phase 2 at Silver Ridge – Alder Plan

Best Single-Family Detached Home: 2,000 s.f. and over
• Talisman Homes Ltd., Resort Living I
• Talisman Homes Ltd., Resort Living II
• Wesgroup – Bluetree Homes, Bluetree Homes at Citadel Heights

Best Single Family Residential Community
• Portrait Homes Ltd., Hampstead Phase 2 at Silver Ridge
• Wesgroup Properties – Bluetree Homes, Bluetree Homes at Citadel Heights

Best Townhouse/Rowhome Community: Less than 1,500 s.f.
• Milori Family of Companies, Cove Gardens
• Nordic Projects Ltd., The Camden
• Wesgroup Properties – ParkLane Homes, Winchester Estates

Best Townhouse/Rowhome Community: 1,500 s.f. and over
• Alchemy Construction Ltd., Lonsdale Contemporary
• Kooney Homes Ltd., Zen TH Phase 1
• Milori Family of Companies, Cove Gardens

Best Multi-Family Lowrise Development
• Allaire Properties Easton Inc., Easton

Best New Kitchen: Under $100,000
• Kooney Homes Ltd., Zen TH Phase1
• Novak Contracting & Construction, A Taste for Elegance
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Quilchena Classic

Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and over
• Jade Lion Estate Homes Ltd., Tuscan Sunrise
• Marble Construction Ltd., 3197 Bewicke Avenue
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Adera Radiance

Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated
• Best Builders Ltd., Orchard Way
• Best Builders Ltd., Reviving the 70’s (Associate: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.)
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Green with Envy

Best Special Feature: New or Renovated
• Best Builders Ltd., Cypress
• maison d’etre design-build inc., Texture and Light
• Tavan Developments Ltd., Adera Radiance

Best Interior Design Custom Residence: New or Renovated
• Beyond Beige Interior Designs Inc., Hamilton – Eclectic Industrial
• maison d’etre design-build inc., Contemporary Detailing
• Sarah Gallop Design Inc., Reviving the Seventies (Associate: Best Builders Inc.)

Best Interior Design Display Suite: Single Family or Townhouse Community
• Ikonik Homes, Jacobsen (Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing)
• Wesgroup Properties – Bluetree Homes, Bluetree Homes at Citadel Heights
• Wesgroup Properties – ParkLane Homes, Winchester Estates

Best Interior Design Display Suite: Condominium
• Forge Properties Inc., Royce White Rock (Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing)
• Wesgroup Properties – Bluetree Home, Bluetree Homes at Mackin Park

Best Marketing Campaign
• Allaire Properties Easton Inc., Easton
• Forge Properties Inc., Royce White Rock (Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing)
• Kooney Homes Ltd., Zen TH Phase 1

Excellence in Innovation and Sustainability in New Residential Construction
• Talisman Homes Ltd., Resort Living II

FortisBC Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in New Residential Construction
• Alchemy Construction Ltd., Lonsdale Contemporary

BC Housing Award for Excellence in Creating Affordable Housing Choices
• Alchemy Construction Ltd., Lonsdale Contemporary

GRAND OVATION AWARDS

People’s Choice Award: To be determined by consumer votes.

Renovator of the Year: Small Volume
• maison d’etre design-build inc.

Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
• Best Builders Ltd.
• Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc.
• TQ Construction Ltd.

Custom Builder of the Year • Best Builders Ltd.
• Tavan Developments Ltd.

Single-Family Builder of the Year
• Portrait Homes Ltd.

Multi-Family Builder of the Year
• Kooney Homes Ltd.
• Platinum Group of Companies