February 5, 2017  

Kamloops, B.C.  2017 Keystone Award Winners Named at Gala

Last night, CHBA Central Interior announced 24 winning entries in the 12th Annual Keystone Home Builders Awards of Excellence. The black tie gala was held at the TRU Grand Hall where everyone gatheres to honor the best in their industry.

Following is the list of categories and the winners:

1.     Best Single Family Detached Home: Under $350,000 - Watermark Custom Built Homes - 7th Avenue

2.     Best Single Family Detached Home: $350,000 to $500,000 - Copper Island Fine Homes Inc. - Eagle Bay

3.     Best Single Family Detached Home: $500,000 to $750,000 - WD Wedgewood Developments Inc. - Donald Residence; Project Partner - Motivo Design Group Inc.

4.     Best Single Family Detached Home: $750,000 to $1,000,000 - Pache Builders Ltd. - Lake Front Home

5.     Best Multi-Family Development - Lane's End Holdings (Sedona) Ltd. - Cornerstone 580; Project Partner - Brendan Shaw Real Estate

6.     Best Residential Renovation: Under $75,000 - MDM Contracting - Kitchen and Bathroom Renovation; Project Partner - Mirrors Image Design Company

7.     Best Residential Renovation: $75,000 to $150,000 - DW Builders - Ultimate Entertainment Space; Project Partner - Motivo Design Group Inc.

8.     Best Residential Renovation: $300,000 to $500,000 - Launch Construction Ltd. - The Lake Project

9.     Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 and over - All by Design - Copper Island Cliffside; Project Partner: Al Onsorge

10.     Best Innovative / Special Feature: New or Renovated - SA Electric Automation and Sound - "Smart Home"

11.     Best Outdooer Living Space: New or Renovated  - Powder Ventures Excavating Ltd. - Bella Vista Retaining Walls

12.     Best Kitchen Design Project: Under $30,000 - Watermark Custom Built Homes - 7th Avenue

13.     Best Kitchen Design Project: $30,000 and over - 7 Point Millworks Ltd. - Dufferin; Project Partner - Upcountry Design Consulting Ltd.

14.     Best Interior Design: New or Renovated - Motivo Design Group Inc. - Ultimate Entertainment Space; Project Partner - DW Builders

15.     Best Housing Design - Motivo Design Group Inc. - Burns Residence; Project Partner - Right at Home Construction

16.     Best Marketing Project: Website - Gordon Ross Contracting Ltd.; Project Partner - Shot Hawks Aerial Photography

17.     Best Customer Service by a CHBA CI Member - Non Builder - Windsor Plywood

18.     Best Public / Private Partnership - Thompson Rivers University - 2016 Training House

19.     Building Energy Efficiency Award - Trout Creek Enterprises - Vader Residence

20.     Best Sub Trade - Beattie Insulation Ltd.

21.     Best Supplier - Norberg Truss Ltd.

22.     Best Service / Professional - Travelers Insurance Company of Canada

23.     Customer Choice Awards (3-5 homes) - Dueck Construction

24.     Customer Choice Awards (6-9 homes) - Granite Developments

CHBA CI President Rob Lemire said, “The continued passion shown for housing by builders, trades and suppliers in the Kamloops region, has once again delivered some of the best homes in Canada over the past year. Tonight’s awards have showcased these talents yet again.”               

CHBA Central Interior is a vibrant active association of 200 members, the voice of residential construction in this region.
Winning Entry Photos 


For more information, contact
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."