The Winners of the OHBA 2014 Awards of Distinction Image

The Winners of the OHBA 2014 Awards of Distinction

By Lucas on Sep 23, 2014

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) Awards of Distinction is one of the most prestigious awards ceremonies in the industry. Based on design expertise, building quality, sales, and marketing, the finalists are divided into 39 categories, and winners are selected by a panel of industry professionals.

First things first, we would like to congratulate Minto Communities for taking home top honours with the 2014 Ontario Home Builder of the Year Award. Minto’s combined skills of developing live/work/play communities, practicing environmentally friendly building methods, and outstanding customer service makes them this year’s top builder in Ontario.

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See below for the full list of winners:

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN

Most Outstanding Production Built Home (One storey)

J. Corsi Developments Inc. for: The Vermouth – Sudbury

Most Outstanding Production Built Home (Two storeys up to 2500 sq. ft.)

Eastforest Homes Ltd. for: Vista Hills "Cottonwood" – Waterloo

Most Outstanding Production Built Home (Two storeys 2501 sq. ft. and over)

Fusion Homes for: Sunningdale Green "Renaissance" – London

Most Outstanding Attached Multi-Unit Home (semi/town home/stacked)

Premium Building Group for: Winter Duet – St. Catharines

Most Outstanding Custom Home (Up to 3000 sq. ft.)

Delta-Rae Homes for: Custom Home "Calabria" – Whitby

(credit to: Hunt Design)

Most Outstanding Custom Home (3001-5000 sq. ft.)

Whitehall Homes & Construction Ltd. for: Westdale Project "Transitional Design" – Oakville

Most Outstanding Custom Home (5001 sq. ft. and over)

Fourteen Estates Ltd. for: The Sandpiper – Port Perry

Most Outstanding Mid-Rise Building (4 - 10 storeys)

MADY Development Corp. for: Brookdale on Avenue Road – Toronto

(credit to: RAW Design, McOuat Partnership Marketing)

Most Outstanding High-Rise Building (11+ storeys)

Great Gulf Homes for: Monde Condos – Toronto

(credit to: Cecconi Simone, Quadrangle Architects Ltd., Community)

Most Outstanding High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite (4+ storeys up to 800 sq. ft.)

Adi Development Group Inc. for: Link Condos + Towns "Tempus" – Burlington

(credit to: Raw Architects, Drive Agency)

Most Outstanding High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite (4+ storeys 801 sq. ft. and over)

Rosehaven Homes for: The Randall Residences "Galbraith" – Oakville

(credit to: Ferris Rafauli Architectural Design, Richard Wengle Architect Inc.)

RENOVATIONS

Most Outstanding Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value up to $250,000)

Prycon Custom Building and Renovations Inc. for: Waterfront Contemporary Addition – Midland

(credit to: Contractors Rental Supply, Duncan Drywall, Robinson Enterprises)

Most Outstanding Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value between: $250,001 - $500,000)

Lagois Design - Build - Renovate for: Next Level Bungalow – Ottawa

Most Outstanding Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value over $500,001)

Barbini Developments Inc. for: Talwood – Toronto

(credit to: Clearsphere)

Most Outstanding Kitchen Renovation

Timberworx Custom Homes for: Modern Legacy – Milton

(credit to: Stonex)

Most Outstanding Bathroom Renovation

Timberworx Custom Homes for: Evening in Paris – Puslinch

ROOM DESIGN

Most Outstanding New Home Kitchen (New home up to 2000 sq. ft.)

Lucchetta Homes for: Hunter's Pointe, the Residences – Welland

Most Outstanding New Home Kitchen (New home 2001 sq.ft. and over)

Castleform Developments Inc. for: 29 Yorkview – North York

(credit to: My Design Studio)

Most Outstanding High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite Kitchen

Great Gulf Homes for: Monde Condos – Toronto

(credit to: Cecconi Simone, Quadrangle Architects Limited)

Most Outstanding New Home Bathroom

Aspen Ridge Homes for: Upper West Side – Thornhill

PROJECT IMAGE & ADVERTISING

Best Video Low-Rise Project (1-3 storeys)

Georgian International Build Corp. for: Braestone – Oro-Medonte

(credit to: McOuat Partnership Marketing)

Best Video High or Mid-Rise Project (4+ storeys)

Urban Capital and Malibu Investments for: Smart House – Toronto

(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc., ZeroFractal Studio Inc.)

Best Use of Social Media

Monarch Corporation for: Tranquility – Ajax

(credit to: McOuat Partnership Marketing, PMA Brethour Realty Group)

Best Website (Builder or Renovator)

Urban Capital and Malibu Investments for: Smart House – http://smarthousetoronto.com/

(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc.)

Best Low-Rise Ad Campaign (1-3 Storeys)

Monarch Corporation for: Monarch Corporation – North York

(credit to: McOuat Partnership Marketing)

Best High or Mid-Rise Ad Campaign (4+ Storeys)

Urban Capital and Malibu Investments for: Smart House – Toronto

(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc.)

Best Project Logo Branding (For individual community logo)

Cable Bridge Enterprises Limited for: Treetops – New Tecumseth

(credit to: Brookfield Residential, Orchard Ridge Homes, BAM Builder Advertising and Marketing Inc.) and Georgian International Build Corp. for: Braestone – Oro-Medonte

(credit to: mcOuat Partnership Marketing)

ON-SITE SALES PRESENTATION

Best New Home Sales Office (Up to 1500 sq. ft.)

Pratt Homes for: Yonge Station – Barrie

Best New Home Sales Office (1501 sq. ft. and over)

Great Gulf Homes for: Yonge + Rich – Toronto

(credit to: Burdifilek Interior Design, Community)

Best Design/Decor Centre

Brookfield Residential for: Brookfield Residential – Markham

Best Interior Decorating - Model Home/Suite (Up to 2000 sq. ft.)

Marz Homes for: Azure - The Emerald – Grimsby and Glenview Homes for: Monahan Landing - The Adirondack – Kanata

Best Interior Decorating - Model Home/Suite (2001 sq. ft. and over)

Mattamy Homes Ltd. for: The Preserve - Oakville - The 50' Oriole – Oakville

(credit to: Gardy Interiors Ltd., Q4 Architects Inc., Payne & Associates)

Best Low-Rise Project Sales Brochure (1-3 Storeys)

Paradise Developments for: Aurora Trails – Aurora

(credit to: G. Ryan Design, Hunt Design Associates Inc.)

Best High or Mid-Rise Project Sales Brochure (4+ storeys)

Great Gulf Homes for: Yonge + Rich – Toronto

(credit to: Community)

PRESTIGE AWARDS

Project of the Year - Low-Rise (Model homes must be open to the public)

Aspen Ridge Homes for: Kleinburg Hills – Kleinburg

Project of the Year - High or Mid-Rise (Must be 50% pre-sold)

Great Gulf Homes for: Yonge + Rich – Toronto

(credit to: Burdifilek Interior Design, Community)

OHBA People's Choice Award

Cable Bridge Enterprises Limited for: Treetops – New Tecumseth

(credit to: Brookfield Residential, Orchard Ridge Homes, BAM Builder Advertising and Marketing Inc.)

OHBA Ontario Renovator of the Year

OakWood Renovation Experts – Navan

OHBA Ontario Home Builder of the Year

Minto Communities – Toronto / Ottawa

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