Housing Industry Celebrates Achievements at CHBA National SAM Awards - Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence

HALIFAX, March 6, 2015 /CNW/ - The achievements of Canada's leading home builders, renovators and developers were recognized at the Canadian Home Builders' Association's (CHBA)National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence - presented today. The awards were a highlight of the CHBA National Conference, with builders and renovators from across Canada receiving top honours.

"Each of these CHBA National SAM Award winners is outstanding," CHBA President Bard Golightly said. "I congratulate all the winners and commend their tremendous accomplishments."

The CHBA National SAM Awards honour outstanding achievement by home builders, renovators and developers, and by their marketing teams.

Albi Homes of Calgary, Alberta won the prestigious Grand SAM Award. The firm had won the Grand SAM in 2012. This prestigious award is presented annually to a CHBA builder member for combined excellence in both the building and marketing of new homes. Albi Homes was a finalist in seven separate categories in new homes and marketing.

Seven Lakes Developments Ltd. of Porters Lake, Nova Scotia won the Marketing Excellence Award with creative concept and production by McOuat Partnership. The award recognizes the builder-member achieving the highest cumulative results in at least four Marketing Award categories. The firm also won individual Marketing Awards in the Sales Office and Project Signage and Logo categories.

The CHBA National SAM Awards, presented in partnership with Masco/Delta Faucet and Genworth Canada is the country's premier competition for new homes, home renovations, community development, marketing and sales. An independent panel of judges selected from across Canada presided over the competition.

The CHBA National SAM Awards – Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence was a highlight of the CHBA's 72nd National Conference. The CHBA is the national voice of the residential construction industry, representing more than 8,500 member firms across the country. Membership comprises home builders, renovators, developers, trade contractors, building material manufacturers and suppliers, lenders and other professionals in the housing sector.

 

WINNERS FOR THE 2014 CHBA NATIONAL SAM AWARDS
– PRESENTED BY MASCO/DELTA FAUCET AND GENWORTH CANADA–

 

GRAND SAM AWARD
Albi Homes, Calgary, AB

MARKETING EXCELLENCE AWARD
Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AWARD
Hopewell Residential Management LP, Calgary, AB: "Mahogany Lakeside Living in Calgary"

GREEN HOME AWARD
Landmark Group of Builders, Edmonton, AB

NEW HOME AWARDS

Production Homes:

Single Detached Home Under 1,500 Square Feet
Pacesetter Homes, Edmonton, AB: "Maverick - New Castle"

Single Detached Home Between 1,500 and 2,200 Square Feet
Linwood Custom Homes Ltd., Young's Point, ON: "The Antler Trail"

Single Detached Home Over 2,200 Square Feet
Munro Homes Ltd., Regina, SK: "The Oslo Showhome, The Creeks"

Single Attached Homes
Lifestyle Homes Inc., Garson, ON: "4th Avenue Residence"

Custom Homes:

Single Detached Home Under 2,500 Square Feet
Econ Group Construction and Development Ltd., North Vancouver, BC

Single Detached Home Between 2,500 and 4,000 SQUARE FEET
My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

Single Detached Home Over 4,000 Square Feet
TS Williams Construction & KB Design, Nanoose Bay/Victoria, BC

Multi-Family Project:
Cedar Developments Corporation, Vancouver, BC: "Prelude"

GREEN HOME AWARD
Landmark Group of Builders, Edmonton, AB

HOME RENOVATION AWARDS

Kitchen
Timberworx Custom Homes, Guelph, ON

Any Room
Hierarchy Development & Design, Ottawa, ON

Whole House – Under $250,000
Timberworx Custom Homes, Guelph, ON

Whole House – Between $250,000 and $500,000
TQ Construction, Burnaby, BC

Whole House – More Than $500,000
My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

GREEN RENOVATION AWARD
My House Design/Build Team Ltd., Surrey, BC

MARKETING AWARDS

Print Ad
Sterling Homes (Edmonton) Ltd., Edmonton, AB: "All Dressed Up"
Creative, concept and production: Leyteblair

Direct Promotion
Cresco Construction Limited, Bedford, NS: "#iCouldLiveHere Campaign"
Creative, concept and production: Kohoot Media

Website
Concert Real Estate Corporation, Vancouver, BC: "The Kip District"
Creative, concept and production: 52 Pick-up Inc.

Project Signage and Logo
Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS: "The Villages of Seven Lakes"
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

Brochure/Kit
North Prairie Developments Ltd., Saskatoon, SK: "Shangri-La on 4th"

Sales Office
Seven Lakes Developments Ltd., Porters Lake, NS: "The Villages of Seven Lakes"
Creative, concept and production: McOuat Partnership

 

SOURCE Canadian Home Builders' Association

For further information: Michael Gough, Email: gough@chba.ca, Telephone: 613.230.3060 ext. 227

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