The Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association congratulates the finalists of the 2017 Ovation Awards, and is proud of the exceptional talent of its members, and their commitment to design and construction excellence.

Shaw Viewers' Choice Ovation Award

Voting is now closed — the winner of the Shaw Viewers’ Choice Awards will be announced at the Gala! The public was invited to vote for their favourite Multi-Family Residential Community in the inaugural Shaw Viewers’ Choice Award.  There were four incredible Metro Vancouver developments choose from, and the winner decided by popular vote — to be announced at the Ovation Awards gala on April 29!  Stay tuned to see who wins.


The Greater Vancouver Builders’ Association (GVHBA) announces the 2017 Ovation Award Finalists

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.

Recognition as an Ovation Award finalist exemplifies the commitment of GVHBA members to construction and design excellence. Competition is strong and being named a finalist represents a huge achievement.

Photos of the 2017 Finalists’ Reception event available here, courtesy of Carsten Arnold Photography.

For the eighth year in a row, FortisBC is the presenting sponsor. Patron sponsor is once again BC Housing.

Platinum Sponsor:
 Caesarstone Canada
Premium Sponsor: LIXL Canada Brands (American Standard, DXV, GROHE)
Broadcast Sponsor: Shaw Cablesystems
Premium Gala Sponsor: FloForm Countertops | Cambria
Silver Sponsor: Trail Appliances
Bronze Sponsors: Cantu Bathrooms, Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies, I-XL Masonry Supplies, PPG/Dulux, Coultish Lawton Capital Group
Supporting Sponsors: BCIT, Harris Rebar, Torlys Smart Floors
Creative Sponsor: Ballistic Arts Media Studios Inc.
Print Sponsor: Minuteman Press
Tabulation Sponsor: Eccounting
Legal Sponsor: Kuhn LLP
Media Sponsors: Black Press Group, Glacier Media Group, REW.ca, The Vancouver Sun, The Province, YP Next Home
Photography Sponsors: Carsten Arnold Photography (Reception), Martin Knowles Photo/Media (Gala)
Gala Sponsors: Federated Insurance, Fireplaces Unlimited, Graytek

2017 OVATION AWARDS FINALISTS

Best Kitchen Renovation: Under $75,000
My House Design/Build Team for Ultimate Remix (Surrey)
Tavan Developments for Hamilton on the Hill (Vancouver)
Jedan Brothers Contracting for Capacious (Coquitlam)
Jedan Brothers Contracting for Prodigious (Coquitlam)

Best Kitchen Renovation: $75,000 - $125,000
My House Design/Build Team for Treetop Tranquility (Surrey)
New Vision Projects for Transitional Transformation (Delta)
- Designer: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.
RodRozen Designs for Pristine Cuisine(Vancouver)
MPB Construction for Modern and Rustic (Surrey)

Best Kitchen Renovation: Over $125,000
My House Design/Build Team for Classic Elegance (Surrey)
Euro Canadian Construction for Chef's Delight (Vancouver)
maison d'etre design-build for Fire & Glass (Vancouver)

Best Kitchen and Greatroom Renovation
Marino General Contracting for Edgy Outlook on a Vancouver Classic (Vancouver)
Shakespeare Homes & Renovations for Classically Prepared (North Vancouver)
- Designer: Sensitive Design
Project Mint Developments for North-Van Bungalow (Vancouver)
- Designer: Harmony Sense Interiors

Best Bathroom Renovation: Under $35,000
Tavan Developments for Hamilton on the Hill (Vancouver)
Jedan Brothers Contracting for Oasis (Coquitlam)
renovateme! design and construction for River Rock Retreat (North Vancouver)

Best Bathroom Renovation: $35,000 and over
My House Design/Build Team for Classic Elegance (Surrey)
Versailles Building & Design for Beach House for Memories (Burnaby)

Best Renovated Room
My House Design/Build Team for Classic Elegance (Surrey)
Versa Platinum Construction for Let There Be Light! (Langley)
maison d'etre design-build for Elemental (Vancouver)
- Associate: Graytek
Versa Platinum Construction for Cave à Vin (Langley)

Best Heritage or Character Home Renovation
Marino General Contracting for Edgy Outlook on a Vancouver Classic (Vancouver)
Saint Construction Management for Graveley Street (Vancouver)
Troico Home Solutions Inc for Retro Teals (Coquitlam)

Best Exterior Renovation
Upward Construction & Renovation for Kerrisdale Contemporary (North Vancouver)
My House Design/Build/Team for Classic Elegance (Surrey)
New Vision Projects for Patio Party (Delta)
- Designer: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.
Best Builders Ltd for Modern Retreat (Delta)
- Designer: Architrix Design Studio Inc.

Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: Under $300,000
My House Design/Build Team for Treetop Tranquility (Surrey)
maison d'etre design-build for Seaside Bliss (Vancouver)
Troico Home Solutions Inc for Inlet Oasis (Coquitlam)

Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: $300,000 and over
Euro Canadian Construction for Hycroft Reimagined (Vancouver)
maison d'etre design-build for On a Clear Day (Vancouver)
- Associate: Graytek
RodRozen Designs for Marina Exquisite (Vancouver)
Versailles Building & Design for Beach House for Memories (Burnaby)

Best Renovation: Under $200,000
My House Design/Build Team for Ultimate Remix (Surrey)
My House Design/Build Team for Golf Side Retreat (Surrey)
Troico Home Solutions Inc for Inlet Oasis (Coquitlam)
Best Builders Ltd for In Vivid Colour (Delta)
- Designer: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.

Best Renovation: $200,000 - $399,999
Kemp Construction Management for By the Bay (Delta)
- Designer: Sarah Gallop Design Inc.
- Associate: Exclusive Floors
- Associate: Sherwood Painting
Homestar Building Corp for Yimin Renovation (Surrey)
- Designer: Fox Design Studio
Sprucehill Contracting for Don't Fight The White (North Vancouver)
Project Mint Developments for North-Van Bungalow (Vancouver)
- Designer: Harmony Sense Interiors

Best Renovation: $400,000 - $699,999
Saint Construction Management for Ross Street (Vancouver)
Versa Platinum Construction for Let There Be Light! (Langley)
Shakespeare Homes & Renovations for Classically Prepared (North Vancouver)
- Designer: Sensitive Design
Alair Homes Vancouver for Blue Sky (Vancouver)

Best Renovation: $700,000 - $1 Million
Upward Construction & Renovation for Kerrisdale Contemporary (Vancouver)

Best Renovation: $1 Million - Under $3 million
Marino General Contracting for Kitsilano Dreaming (Vancouver)
My House Design/Build Team for Classic Elegance (Surrey)
Best Builders Ltd for Modern Retreat (Delta)
- Designer: Architrix Design Studio Inc.

Best Renovation: Over $3 Million
Marino General Contracting for Edgy Outlook on a Vancouver Classic (Vancouver)

Best Small-Scale Home Under 1,000 s.f.
Smallworks Studios / Laneway Housing for East Van Coach House (Vancouver)

Best Custom Home: Under $1 Million
Ronse Massey Developments for Keat's Retreat (Vancouver)
Marble Construction for Kings  (North Vancouver)
NRT Development for W11 (North Vancouver)
- Associate: Powerhouse Tile
- Associate: Orca Security
Archia Development for Inglewood Ave (West Vancouver)

Best Custom Home: $1 Million - Under $1.5 Million
Blackfish Homes for Alpine (North Vancouver)
- Associate: Westeck Windows and Doors
Archia Development for Haywood Ave. (West Vancouver)
VictorEric Premium Homes for Wiltshire Residence (Vancouver)
VictorEric Premium Homes for Hythe Residence (Vancouver)

Best Custom Home: $1.5 million - $3 Million
Tavan Developments for Hudson on the Park (Vancouver)
Homestar Building Corp for North Langley Family Home (Surrey)
- Designer: Fox Design Studio
Blackfish Homes Ltd. Mathers (North Vancouver)
- Associate: Monarch Floors & Window Coverings
- Associate: SSC Countertops
- Associate: Caesarstone Canada
Sartori Custom Homes The Windsor (North Vancouver)

Best Custom Home: Over $3 million
Mulberry Property Group Mulberry (North Vancouver)

Best Single-Family Detached Home (Production): Less than 2,400 s.f.
Miracon Development Westside Phase 1 – Orchard (Surrey)

Best Single-Family Detached Home (Production): 2,400 s.f. and over
Portrait Homes for Nelson Peak Phase 2 (Richmond)
Miracon Development for Westside Phase 1- Signature (Surrey)

Best Townhouse/Rowhome Development (Production): Less than 1,500 s.f.
Tien Sher Group of Companies for Jade (Richmond)
Ikonik Homes for The Smith (Surrey)

Best Townhouse/Rowhome Development (Production): 1,500 s.f. and over
Hayer Builders Group for Summit (Surrey)
- Major Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing
Adera Development Corp for South Ridge Club – Willsbrook (Vancouver)

Best Townhouse/Rowhome Development (In-Fill)
Project Mint Developments for Pender Duplex (Vancouver)

Best Multi-Family Lowrise Development
Tien Sher Group of Companies Balance (Richmond)
Adera Development Corporation Prodigy (Vancouver)
Adera Development Corporation The Shore IV (Vancouver)

Best Multi-Family Highrise Development
Beedie Development Group / Anthem Properties Group JV (Joint Venture) for Station Square Phase 4 (Vancouver)
- Architect: Chris Dikeakos Architects
Onni Group of Companies for Block 100 (Vancouver)
- Architect: Chris Dikeakos Architects

Best Residential Community: Single Family
Portrait Homes Ltd for Nelson Peak Phase 2 (Richmond)

Best Residential Community: Multi-Family
Zenterra Developments for Hyde Park Phase 2 (Surrey)
Hayer Builders Group for Summit (Surrey)
- Major Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing
Adera Development Corporation for Prodigy (Vancouver)
Adera Development Corporation The Shore IV (Vancouver)

Best New Kitchen: Under $50,000
3 Dimension Construction Group for Family & Formal (Richmond)
- Designer: Linhan Design and Interiors
Miracon Development for Westside Phase 1 (Surrey)
Hayer Builders Group for Summit (Surrey)
- Major Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing
Project Mint Developments for Pender Duplex (Vancouver)
- Designer: Designs by Katerina & Silvie
Ikonik Homes for The Smith (Surrey)

Best New Kitchen: $50,000 - $99,999
DVL Homes for Morgan Creek Classic (Surrey)
Marble Construction for Kings (North Vancouver)
Best Builders for Georgian Manor (Delta)
- Designer: Architrix Design Studio
Troico Home Solutions for Book Matched and Bold (Coquitlam)

Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and over
Marble Construction for Leovista (North Vancouver)
Sprucehill Contracting for Home Sweet Chateau (North Vancouver)
Mulberry Property Group for Mulberry (North Vancouver)
VictorEric Premium Homes for Wiltshire Residence (Vancouver)

Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated
Zenterra Developments for Hyde Park Phase 2 (Surrey)
Sprucehill Contracting for Home Sweet Chateau (North Vancouver)
Best Builders for Modern Retreat (Delta)
- Designer: Architrix Design Studio
VictorEric Premium Homes for Hythe Residence (Vancouver)

Best Special Feature: New or Renovated
Marble Construction Ltd for Leovista  (North Vancouver)
Build-Pros Construction for Certified Platinum Green Regal (North Vancouver)
Mulberry Property Group for Mulberry (North Vancouver)

Best Interior Design Display Suite: Multi-Family Home
Zenterra Developments for SOHO Phase 1 Pre-Sales Retail (Surrey)
Hayer Builders Group for Summit (Surrey)
- Major Associate: Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing
Project Mint Developments for Pender Duplex (Vancouver)
Thind Properties for Pixel (Burnaby)

Best Interior Design Display Suite: Single-Family Home
Miracon Development for Westside Phase 1 (Surrey)
Tien Sher Group of Companies for Tuttle+Patterson (Richmond)

Best Interior Design Custom Residence: New or Renovated
Marble Construction for Leovista (North Vancouver)
Mulberry Property Group for Mulberry (North Vancouver)
VictorEric Premium Homes for Wiltshire Residence (Vancouver)
VictorEric Premium Homes for Cambridge Residence (Vancouver)

Best Marketing Campaign
Zenterra Developments for SOHO Phase 1 Pre-launch (Surrey)
Miracon Development for Westside Phase 1 (Surrey)
Thind Properties for Pixel (Burnaby)

Excellence in Innovation and Sustainability in New Residential Construction
Symphony Homes for Elenora Residences (Burnaby)
Adera Development Corporation for Sail (Vancouver)

Excellence in Building Science in Residential Construction
Blackfish Homes for Alpine (North Vancouver)
- Associate: Westeck Windows and Doors
Avestex Construction Corporation for Avestex (West Vancouver)

BC Housing Award for Excellence in Creating Innovative Housing Choices
Tien Sher Group of Companies for Balance (Richmond)

FortisBC Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in New Residential Construction
Symphony Homes for Elenora Residences (Burnaby)
Blackfish Homes for Ambleside (North Vancouver)
- Associate: Westeck Windows and Doors
- Associate: SSC Countertops
- Associate: Caesarstone Canada
Build-Pros Construction for Certified Platinum Green Regal (North Vancouver)

2017 GRAND OVATION AWARDS FINALISTS
Residential Renovator of the Year
Marino General Contracting (Vancouver)
My House Design/Build Team (Surrey)
maison d'etre design-build (Vancouver)
RodRozen Designs Inc. (Vancouver)

Custom Home Builder of the Year
Tavan Developments (Vancouver)
Build-Pros Construction (North Vancouver)
Sprucehill Contracting (North Vancouver)

Single-Family Home Builder of the Year
Portrait Homes Ltd. (Richmond)
Miracon Development (Surrey)

Multi-Family Home Builder of the Year
Zenterra Developments (Surrey)
Hayer Builders Group (Surrey)
Adera Development Corporation (Vancouver)

To see the list of past winners*, click on the respective year you wish to view:

*Please note that at the time of the award finalist and winner announcements, all companies listed were GVHBA members.  To check if a listed award recipient is a current GVHBA member, please check our member listings at www.gvhba.org.