Milestone takes top CHBA design award
September 23, 2020
A new house interior by Milestone Builder Group.
Milestone Builder Group of Edmonton captured the 2020 Design Excellence Awards in the new home category in the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) 2020 National Awards for Housing Excellence. Milestone was also the winner in the ‘Detached Home, Production, 2,401 to 2,800 square feet’ category and in the marketing category for ‘Direct Promotion – Print.’
This year there were once again over 700 entries in the annual awards that recognize excellence in Canadian housing in new homes, renovations, community development, and residential marketing. Nearly 200 judges from across the country were involved in selecting the winning entries.
The 2020 Marketing Excellence Award for overall success in marketing categories went to Rosehaven Homes in Oakville, Ontario. Rosehaven also took home the marketing awards for ‘Digital Media Campaign – Mid to High-Rise,’ and ‘Print Ad.’
For the first time, the CHBA awarded a Renovation Excellence Award for best overall performance in home renovation categories. The award went to Paine Construction and Design in Kelowna, B.C., who also won for ‘Whole Home Renovation –$150,000 to $300,000’ and ‘Whole Home Renovation – over $1 million.’
Another first this year was the Entry-Level Home Affordability Award, which was given to Blue Ocean Construction Inc. in Burnaby, B.C., for its “The Small Home Initiative” project.
Minto Communities won the Net Zero Home Award; Premiere Island Homes took the Modular Innovation Award; and Macdonald Lakeshore Properties LP, won for Community Development.
“The innovation and design that we saw this year truly showcases our industry, and we are so proud of today’s winners and finalists,” said CHBA CEO Kevin Lee.