The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Awards of Distinction finalists. Judged by a panel of industry professionals from across Canada, the entries were submitted into 41 categories showcasing excellence in building, design, professional renovation, and sales and marketing.
The OHBA 2018 Awards of Distinction winners will be announced September 25 at the OHBA Conference in Ottawa at the Shaw Centre. Guests will be welcomed at the Awards of Distinction Pre-Reception presented by Delta, before sitting down to the Awards of Distinction Dinner and awards presentation, co-presented by Rogers Communications Inc. and Federated Insurance. The celebration will continue at the Awards of Distinction Post-Reception presented by Moen.
Notably, OHBA will also announce the winner of the prestigious 2018 Ontario Home Builder of the Year award to a company that exemplifies outstanding professionalism and integrity within their business, industry and community.
Finalists in this category are Tridel, Minto Communities, and Great Gulf. Meanwhile, finalists for the coveted 2018 Ontario Renovator of the Year award are Amsted Design-Build, OakWood, and Lagois Design Build Renovate.
Until Friday August 24, the public also has a chance to vote online for their favourite project and help decide who wins the 2018 People’s Choice Award by voting online. People’s Choice Award contenders are the top finalists in Project of the Year Low-Rise, and Project of the Year High or Mid-Rise awards categories:
- Geranium and Pemberton Group for Friday Harbour, Innisfil
- HIP Developments for The Gaslight District, Cambridge
- Minto Communities for Glen Agar, Etobicoke
- Mizrahi Developments for The One, Toronto,
- North Drive Investments Inc. for One Forest Hill, Toronto
- Paradise Developments for High Point, Brampton
“This year, we’ve seen the rise of #homebelievers in Ontario – that is, government, builders, renovators, and local champions rallying around the great Canadian dream of home ownership. The OHBA Awards of Distinction has always celebrated that dream by recognizing excellence in homebuilding, professional renovation, and sales and marketing; all of these efforts which lead to more housing supply and choice in communities across Ontario,” says OHBA President Pierre Dufresne, “Congratulations to the 2018 Awards of Distinction finalists!”
The complete list of finalists is available online via the Ontario Home Builders’ Association website, linked here.