SOURCE: Victoria Residential Builders Association

Victoria Residential Builders Association

October 05, 2016 17:11 ET

2016 Care Awards Showcase Canada's Finest West Coast Homes

VICTORIA, BC--(Marketwired - October 05, 2016) - Canada's leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction showcased their projects at the 2016 Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards of Vancouver Island on Saturday, October 1 at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.

More than 50 awards were presented at the CARE Awards' 25th anniversary celebration attended by almost 300 builders, renovators, designers, trades, suppliers -- members of the Victoria Residential Builders Association www.vrba.ca.

Drakefearann by Denford Construction Management Ltd. was the big winner capturing 12 Gold CARE Awards including Project of the Year and the People's Choice Award. Also participating in the project were multiple award winners Goodison Construction and Jason Good Custom Cabinets. Jason Good won eleven Gold awards for a variety of projects including Drakefearann.

Other multiple winners were Abstract Developments, Aryze Developments, Christopher Developments, Città Group, Creative Spaciz Design Studio, Hobson Woodworks, Jenny Martin Design, Jodi Foster Interior Design, Maximilian Huxley Construction, NZ Builders Ltd, Terry Johal Developments, Step One Design, and Zebra Design and Interiors Group.

"Congratulations to the Gold CARE Award winners and finalists for their leadership in sustainable West Coast design and construction," says Tim Schauerte, Chair of the 2016 CARE Awards. "Also, a special thank you to our much valued sponsors and MC's Astrid Braunschmidt and Al Ferraby for an outstanding event!"

A special Award for Built Green Leadership was presented to Città Group, Limona Group and Verity Construction for leading the way in affordable, energy-efficient subdivisions. The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Bill Patterson, Città Group for strong contributions to heritage preservation and creating affordable, sustainable housing. Jenny Martin, Jenny Martin Design won the Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award for her important contribution in developing VRBA's online Expression of Interest for consumers. The Building Better Futures Community Award was presented to Jo-Ann Roberts for fundraising work with the Threshold Housing Society creating housing for youth. The Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award went to Miles Gillespie, Stelly's Secondary School, and the Student Design Award was presented to Madison Leslie, Vancouver Island University. Each student receives $500 to further their education.

"The CARE Awards is Canada's premier event celebrating the very best in West Coast homes as well as the skilled people behind them," says Casey Edge, Executive Director, Victoria Residential Builders Association.

Photos of the 2016 CARE Awards winners and finalists will be posted at www.careawards.ca.

The Victoria Residential Builders Association appreciates the generous support of its Sponsors:

GOLD: BC Housing; bClear Benefits; Bear Mountain/Ecoasis; Built Green; Coast Capital Savings; FortisBC; Hourigan's Flooring; McLaren Properties Ltd; Travelers Insurance Company of Canada
SILVER: Aviva/National Home Warranty; Victoria Real Estate Board
MEDIA: CTV; Times Colonist
BRONZE: Trail Appliances

2016 CARE Awards Gold Winners

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home over 3,000 sq. ft.
Christopher Developments and Zebra Design and Interiors Group - Lightbox

Best Interior - Residential 5,000 - 6,999 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Pacific Edge

Best Traditional Bathroom
Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction - Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 170 - 199 sq. ft.
Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. - Treebank

Best Outdoor Living Space over $100,000
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration $275,000 - $499,000
Città Group - Patio Court

Best Custom Millwork 1,600 - 4,999 sq. ft.
Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. - Treebank

Best Contemporary Kitchen under 170 sq. ft.
Jenny Martin Design - Rift

Best Sales Centre / Show Home
Abstract Developments - Corporate Sales Gallery

Best Interior - Residential under 1,600 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Pure

Best Single Family Detached Home over $2,000,000
TS Williams Construction Ltd. and KB Design - The Element

Best Interior - Commercial - over 2,500 sq. ft.
Città Group - Graphic Office Interiors

Best Custom Millwork over 5,000 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets and Goodison Construction - Drakefearann

Best Traditional Kitchen under 200 sq. ft.
Maximilian Huxley Construction - Terrace

Best Condo / Townhouse Renovation
Città Group - Sitkum Road

Best Traditional Kitchen 200 - 250 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - London Fog

Best Single Family Detached Home $1,500,000 - $2,000,000
Abstract Developments - Treebank

Best Master Suite under 450 sq. ft.
NZ Builders Ltd. - Gonzales Modern

Best Interior - Residential over 7,000 sq. ft.
Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction - Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 200 - 230 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets Inc. - Blue Lagoon

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration $500,000 - $1,000,000
Maximilian Huxley Construction - Terrace

Best Interior - Residential 1,600 - 2,499 sq. ft.
Maximilian Huxley Construction and Jodi Foster Interior Design - The Hangout

Best Contemporary Bathroom over 130 sq. ft.
Jenny Martin Design, Ken Murray Developments and South Shore Cabinetry - Muse

Best Home Design
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

Best New Subdivision
Aryze Developments - Lateral

Best Commercial Project
Patterson & Kaercher Construction Ltd. - Promis Block Seismic Upgrade

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration over $1,000,000
Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Goodison Construction - Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 251 - 300 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Pure

Best Media Room
Abstract Developments and Hobson Woodworks Inc. - Treebank

Best Outdoor Living Space under $100,000
Christopher Developments - Lightbox

Best Traditional Kitchen 251 - 300 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Drakefearann

Best Single Family Detached Spec Home
Rayn Properties - Linden

Best Master Suite over 450 sq. ft.
Denford Construction Management Ltd. and Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Drakefearann

Best Interior - Residential 4,000 - 4,999 sq. ft.
GT Mann Contracting - Beckwith Farm

Best Website
Abstract Developments - Corporate Sales Gallery

Best Landscape
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

Best Contemporary Kitchen 231 - 250 sq. ft.
Goodison Construction and Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Cadboro Bay

Award for Built Green Leadership
Città Group, Limona Group, Verity Construction

Best Residential Renovation or Restoration under $275,000
Maximilian Huxley Construction and Jodi Foster Interior Design - The Hangout

Best Single Family Detached Custom Home under 3,000 sq. ft.
Terry Johal Developments and Step One Design - Saxe Point Manor

Best Interior - Commercial - under 2,500 sq. ft.
Creative Spaciz Design Studio - Clear White

Best Contemporary Bathroom under 130 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Pacific Edge

Best Contemporary Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.
Christopher Developments, Hobson Woodworks and Zebra Design and Interiors Group - Lightbox

Best Heritage Project
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

Best Multi-Family / Townhouse Project
Aryze Developments - Frank

Best Traditional Kitchen over 300 sq. ft.
Creative Spaciz Design Studio - Coastal Couture

Best Single Family Detached Home $1,000,000 - $1,500,000
NZ Builders Ltd. - Gonzales Modern

Best Custom Millwork under 1,600 sq. ft.
Jason Good Custom Cabinets - Blue Lagoon

Best Interior - Residential 2,500 - 3,999 sq. ft.
Falcon Heights Contracting - Confluence

Best New Home Design
Step One Design and Terry Johal Developments - Saxe Point Manor

Project of the Year
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

People's Choice Award
Denford Construction Management Ltd. - Drakefearann

Lifetime Achievement Award
Bill Patterson, Città Group

Bill Wansbrough Memorial Award
Jenny Martin, Jenny Martin Design

Building Better Futures Community Award
Jo-Ann Roberts, Threshold Housing Society

Herman Rebneris Student Carpentry Award
Miles Gillespie, Stelly's Secondary School

Student Design Award
Madison Leslie, Vancouver Island University

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Casey Edge
    Executive Director
    Debra Dahlgren
    Events Manager
    admin@vrba.ca
    250-383-5044