February 4, 2019

Kamloops, B.C. - 14th Annual Keystone Award Winners Named at Gala

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior announced the winners of the 2019 Keystone Awards of Housing Excellence. The black tie gala event was held at the TRU Grand Hall on Saturday February 2nd where 300 guests gathered to honour the best in the industry.

“Thank you to our members, sponsors and staff who have contributed to the success of the evening. The success of Keystone Awards could not be achieved without a strong and vibrant industry to support it” says Executive Officer Rose Choy.

This year’s master of ceremony Terry Lake warmed the audience with his wit and humorous stories. Sean Watson, a magician who performs at venues like MGM Grand Casino and Mandalay Bay entertained the audience before the awards program.

“Congratulations to all the winners! We are pleased that the event has grown, both in nominee submissions and in attendance. I encourage those who missed this year’s deadline to start thinking about entering next year to showcase their products and services. The Awards also encourage builders to stretch themselves and strive to create the best in home building.” said CHBA Central Interior 1st Vice President Jere Lorenz.

Following is the list of categories and winners:

1. Best Single Family Detached Home $350,000 to $500,000 - WD Wedgewood Developments Inc. for Modern Infill, Project Partner - Motivo Design Group

2. Best Single Family Detached Home $500,000 to $750,000 - MDM Contracting for Hidden Vale Residence

3. Best Single Family Detached Home $750,000 to $1,000,000 - Gordon Ross Contracting Ltd. for Howard & Morton Home

4. Best Single Family Detached Home $1,000,000 to $1,500,000 - Granite Developments Inc. for Riverside Residence

5. Best Single Family Detached Home $1,500,000 and over - Hodder Construction for Modern Oasis Project Partner - Motivo Design Group

6. Best Multi-Family Development - A&T Project Developments for Village Walk

7. Best Residential Renovation $75,000 to $150,000 - Motivo Design Group for Happy Wife, Happy Life, Project Partners - DW Builders and 7 Point Millworks

8. Best Residential Renovation $150,000 to $300,000 - MDM Contracting for Hook Road Residence

9. Best Residential Renovation $300,000 and over - All by Design Inc. for The Royal Reno, Project Partner - Greenhome Design & Construction Ltd.

10. Best Innovative/Special Feature - New or Renovated - DW Builders for Prohibition Wine Cellar

11. Best Landscape - New or Renovated - Powder Ventures Excavating Ltd. for Lookout Ridge Retaining Wall - Hard Landscaping

12. Best Outdoor Living Space - New or Renovated - Portfolio Interiors for Dunrobin Place, Project Partner - Thompson Regional Contracting

13. Best Kitchen Design Project under $30,000 - Enzo Holdings Ltd. for 2018 Training House, Project Partners - Excel Industries Ltd. and Motivo Design Group

14. Best Kitchen Design Project $30,000 and over - Watermark Custom Built Homes for Shaw Residence, Project Partners - Terry Noel and Top 40 Woodworks

15. Best Interior Design - New or Renovated - All by Design Inc. for The Royal Reno, Project Partners - Greenhome Design & Construction Ltd.

16. Best Housing Design - Motivo Design Group for  Modern Infill, Project Partner - WD Wedgewood Developments Inc.

17. Best Marketing Project Website - The Reach for The Reach Website, Project Partners - Coastlines Creative Group and Fresh Inc.

18. Best Customer Service by a CHBA CI Member – Builder - Wrabel Brothers Construction Ltd.

19. Best Customer Service by a CHBA CI Member - Non Builder - BDO Canada LLP

20. Best Public/Private Partnership - TRU School of Trades and Technology for 2018 Training House

21. Best Sub Trade - Beattie Insulation Ltd.

22. Best Supplier -
River City Rock Products Ltd.

23. Best Service/Professional - TRUE Consulting and TRUE Land Surveying

24. Customer Choice Award (3-5 homes) - Launch Construction Ltd.

To view photos of all winning entries, click here.

CHBA Central Interior is a vibrant active association of over 230 members, the voice of residential construction in this region.


For more information, contact:
Rose Choy, Executive Officer
Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior
Phone: 250.828.1844
Email: [email protected]

"As a member of the CHBA, for the past 20 years, I have always found the association to be an extremely valuable resource and advocate for the industry."