Top builders from around Metro Vancouver were recognized by the Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN) with 2020 Awards for Housing Excellence. The Awards Gala presentations were moved online this year and streamed live from an opulent house in North Vancouver. Celebrating the 11th awards season, 31 builders were awarded 55 prestigious HAVAN Awards.
Naikoon Contracting Ltd. (North Vancouver) celebrated five wins including Grand HAVAN Award: Custom Home Builder of the Year, plus Best Custom Home: $2 Million – Under $3 Million for Deep Cove Cliffhanger; Best Custom Home: $3 Million and Over and Best Certified High-Performance Home: New or Renovated for West Bay Net Zero; and Best Infill Development (six units of less) for The Ridge.
“We feel so lucky to be given the opportunity to bring the architect’s visions to reality for our clients with these special projects. This year was especially exciting because of the diversity of winning projects that were entered,” said Joe Geluch, Naikoon president. “Our team at Naikoon is so proud and excited be named 2020 custom home builder of the year and we will continue the celebration well into the summer!”
Miracon Developments Inc. (Surrey) also collected a total of five wins, including two Grand HAVAN Awards for Best Residential Community: Single Family for SOUTHCREST, and Grand HAVAN Award: Single-Family Home Builder of the Year. Other awards included Best Single-Family Detached Home: 2,400 S.F. and Over, and Best Interior Design Display Home: Singe-Family Home (Production) for SOUTHCREST -Estate B, and Best Single-Family Detached Homes Development (Production) for SOUTHCREST.
My House Design Build Team (Surrey) brought home four awards including Grand HAVAN Award for Residential Renovator of the Year, plus Best Renovation: Over $1 Million for Skaha Vista; Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: $250,000 and Over for Creekside Glamour; and Best Kitchen Renovation: Under $75,000 for Modern Refuge.
Marble Construction Ltd. (North Vancouver) notched four wins including Best Custom Home $1.5 Million – Under $2 Million, Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and Over, and Best Outdoor Living Space: Custom or Renovated for Rosebery, plus Best New Kitchen: Under $50,000 for Montroyal.
Other Grand HAVAN Award winners included Park Ridge Homes Inc. (Surrey) for Best Residential Community: Multi-Family, and Zenterra Developments Ltd. (Surrey) for Multi-Family Home Builder of the Year.
More than 400 entries were juried by a peer-reviewed panel of award-winning builders, renovators, and designers from outside the Metro Vancouver area. The complete list of winners can be viewed at www.havan.ca/awards/.