Finalists announced for best in Vancouver Island construction

NANAIMO – Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards announced April 16.

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Vancouver Island announced the finalists for the 2016 Vancouver Island Building Excellence (VIBE) Awards.

The VIBE Awards showcase the best in residential construction, design and renovation that Vancouver Island has to offer and are recognized as Vancouver Island’s premier residential housing awards program.

Finalists and winners will be celebrated at a black tie awards gala on April 16 at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre.  Tickets can be purchased online at www.VIBEawards.ca.

The finalists are:

Best Single Family Home (1,500 – 3000 sq.ft.) – Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd. Nanaimo for Efficient Living at The Ridge; Satgur Developments Inc., Nanaimo for Silver Monarch.

Best Single Family Home (more than 3,000 sq.ft.) – Keith Baker Design Inc., Victoria and Project Partner Jason Powell Construction for Hawks Nest; LIDA Homes Inc., Victoria for Nitnat;    Etienne Design, Denman Island and Project Partner Island Timber Frame Ltd. for Eagles Aerie; Martin Custom Builders, Nanaimo and Project Partner Gower Design Group for Ballenas Bluff; Award Builders Ltd., Victoria and Project Partner Graham Sherwin Studio for No Visible Means of Support.

Single Family Production Home – CA Design, Qualicum Beach and Project Partner Bayshore Construction for West Ridge – The Colwell; CA Design, Qualicum Beach and Project Partner Triple H Construction for West Ridge – The Alston; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith and Project Partner The Gales Development for The Gales.

Best Residential Renovation (under $50,000) – B.Gallant Homes, Nanaimo and Project Partner Georgia Strait Kitchen & Bath for Schooner Cove Ensuite.

Best Residential Renovation ($50,000-$150,000) – B.Gallant Homes, Nanaimo for Yellow Point Studio / Garage; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Into the Light.

Best Residential Renovation ($150,000-$350,000) – Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd., Nanaimo for Refreshing Start; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Sweet Conversion; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Sophisticated Condo.

Best Residential Renovation ($350,000 and over) – Falcon Heights Contracting, Victoria for Haro View; Nu-View Homes, Sidney for The Isabella; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith and Project Partner Daniel McGrath Ltd. for Treehouse; MAC Renovations, Victoria for On the lake.

Best Single Family Kitchen Renovation (under $50,000) – Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd., Nanaimo for Refreshing Start; Nu-View Homes, Sidney for The Isabella – Unit 1; B.Gallant Homes, Nanaimo and Project Partner Concept Kitchens for Corfu Kitchen.

Best Single Family Kitchen Renovation (over $50,000) – B.Gallant Homes, Nanaimo and Project Partner Mid Island Cabinets for San Pariel Kitchen; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Copper and Wood; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Sophisticated Kitchen.

Best Townhouse Development – Bernhardt Contracting, Victoria for North Park Passive House.

Best Single Family Kitchen New (under $50,000) – Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd., Nanaimo for Efficient Living at the Ridge; CA Design, Qualicum Beach and Project Partner Triple H Construction for West Ridge – The Alston Kitchen; CA Design, Qualicum Beach and Project Partner Bayshore Construction for West Ridge – The Colwell Kitchen.

Best Single Family Kitchen New (over $50,000) – Martin Custom Builders, Nanaimo and Project Partner Woodform Interiors for Ballenas Bluff; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith and Project Partner Katherine Hildebrand Design for Maison de Campagne.

Best Multi-Family Low Rise Development – Denford Construction Management Ltd., Victoria for Retirement Community in Campbell River.

Best Innovative Feature (New or Renovation) – Keith Baker Design Inc., Victoria and Project Partner Jason Powell Construction for Hawks Nest; B.Gallant Homes, Nanaimo and Project Partner Make-A-Wish Foundation BC & Yukon for Lucas’ Playhouse.

Best Outdoor Living Space (New or Renovation) – Architrave Architecture Design Build Ltd., Nanoose Bay for Vineyard Out Door Living; Denford Construction Management Ltd., Victoria for Retirement Community in Campbell River; Flintstones Masonry & Home Improvements Ltd., Victoria and Project Partners Jonathan Craggs and Capital Iron for Wildflower.

Best Landscape Design (New or Renovation) – Denford Construction Management Ltd., Victoria for Retirement Community in Campbell River.

Best Interior Design Custom Residence (New or Renovation) – Denford Construction management Ltd., Victoria for Retirement Community in Campbell River; tdSwansburg design studio, Victoria and Project Partner Martin Custom Builders for Ballenas Bluff.

Best Any Room – GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith and Project Partner Katherine Hildebrand for Maison de Campagne; MAC Renovations, Victoria for Master Serenity.

Best Environmental Initiative –  Bernhardt Contracting, Victoria for North Park Passive House.

FortisBC Award for Excellence in Energy Efficiency in new Residential Construction – Martin Custom Builders, Nanaimo for Ballenas Bluff; Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd., Nanaimo for Efficient Living at the Ridge.

 


GRAND VIBE AWARDS FINALISTS

 

Residential Community of the Year – CA Design, Qualicum Beach for West Ridge – Phase 1.

Project of the Year – Keith Baker Design Inc., Victoria for Hawks Nest; Denford Construction Management Ltd., Victoria for Retirement Community in Campbell River; B. Gallant Homes, Nanaimo for Lucas’ Playhouse; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith for Treehouse.

Renovator of the Year – B. Gallant Homes, Nanaimo; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith; MAC Renovations, Victoria

Single Family Builder of the Year – Pheasant Hill Homes Ltd., Nanaimo; GNB Builders Inc., Ladysmith.

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