Industry Awards

Ovation Awards

Recognizing Excellence in New-Home Construction, Renovation and Design in Metro Vancouver, click here for details to and how to enter.

Awards of Excellence

Each year a select few GVHBA members receive Awards of Excellence for their service to the Association and to the home building industry.

Rooftopper Awards 
Builder Member, Larry Clay, Clay Construction Inc.
Renovator Member, Cheri Stefanucci. Abstract Homes & Renovations Inc.
Supplier Member, Alisa Aragon, Your Mortgage Solutions Group
Corporate Member,  Dick’s Lumber & Building Supplies

Chair’s Award of Honour
Ron Rapp, Morningstar Homes Ltd., Coquitlam

Builder Member of the Year
Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., North Vancouver

Corporate Member of the Year
Kuhn LLP, Vancouver

Marketing Award
Suppliers Council:
Dorothy Wolf, XL Flooring, North Vancouver
Martin Knowles, Martin Knowles Photo / Media, Vancouver
Lonnie Chiasson, Hy-Line Sales Ltd., Langley

Technical Excellence Award
Grant Miller, Foxridge Homes, Surrey

RenoMark ™ Renovator Member of the Year
Abstract Homes & Renovations Inc., Vancouver

Supplier Member of the Year
Jamie Banfield Design, Port Moody

Sub-Contractor Member of the Year
505-Junk, Richmond

Community Service Member of the Year
Jeff Bontkes, Benchmark Homes, Langley

Gary Santini Education & Training Award
Shakespeare Homes and Renovations Inc., North Vancouver

Handshake Award (Conducting business with most members)
Builder first place – Clay Construction Inc., Langley  (doing business with 95 member companies)
Renovator first place- Troico Homes Solutions Inc., Coquitlam (doing business with 88 members)
Builder second place – Abstract Homes & Renovations Inc., Vancouver (doing business with 42 members)
Renovator second place – TQ Construction Ltd., Burnaby (doing business with 74 members)
Random draw winner – maison d’etre design build inc., Vancouver (doing business with 53 members)

Volunteer Of The Year Award 
Nicholas Petrie, Draft On Site Services, Burnaby

Peter Simpson Award
Klaus Nesseler, Nesseler Construction Ltd., Delta

Hall of Fame Inductees
Robert & Harry Grimm, Portrait Homes (2017) Ltd., Richmond

Previous Hall of Fame Inductees

Norm Couttie
Ralph Belisle
Richard Kadulski
Portrait Homes
Mark Gauvin, Gauvin 2000 Construction Ltd., Coquitlam

Gary Friend
Peter Simpson
Milan Ilich
Chuck Marr
George Pinch
Cec Ballard
Bob Rasmus
Lloyd Hughes
Ron Jenish
Ken Farrish
Leigh Grelish
Harald Koehn
Steve Kurrein
Bill Parneta
Michael Audain
David Hill
Neil Ziola
Larry Bourne
Dave Deighton
Denny Pearce
Bill Strain
George Thew
Doug McLean
Gary Santini
Ken Sawatsky
Albert Koehli

CHBA-BC Provincial Georgie Awards

The Georgie Awards salute the outstanding professionals of the BC homebuilding, design and renovation industries. Entries are judged by an impartial panel of industry experts from across Canada and the United States. For more information visit the Georgie Awards website.

CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

The National Awards for Housing Excellence pay special tribute to the achievements of new home builders, home renovators, developers and new home sales and marketing professionals from across the country. The competition is open to member builders, renovators, and land developer members. For more information visit the CHBA Natoinal Awards for Housing Excellence website.