Calling All Builders, Renovators, Designers – Okanagan Housing Awards Nominations are Open!
September 26, 2023 – Kelowna, B.C. – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) is calling all builders, renovators, and interior designers to submit their top projects for the 31st Annual Okanagan Housing Awards.
The awards program features top projects completed in the residential construction industry in both single-room and whole home construction, renovation, and design, as well as featuring awards for special achievements in areas like energy efficiency.
Now in their 31st year, the Okanagan Housing Awards have become a marquee event in the region and one of the largest awards programs in British Columbia. The program celebrates everything from small scale homes, energy efficiency in new builds and renovation, as well as multi-million dollar homes and world-class design. Locally, the Okanagan Residential Construction industry creates $2.5 billion dollars in economic output and is the largest economic driver in our local economy. Winners of the Okanagan Housing Awards regularly go on to win awards at both the Provincial and National level.
“The Okanagan Housing Awards are an opportunity to recognize and celebrate excellence in housing development, innovation, and sustainability within our community.” says Daniel Winer, Executive Officer for CHBA-CO. “Housing is the topic of the day, and we want to highlight the tireless efforts of builders, renovators, designers, and their trades who power the housing sector. By shining a spotlight on their achievements, we aim to inspire others to follow suit and contribute to the transformation of our regional housing landscape.”
Photo Caption: Wilden Living Lab, multi-award winner by AuthenTECH Homes
Photo Credit: Provided by Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Central Okanagan
“We’ve been honoured to win these awards in previous years and can state first-hand that they are not just symbols of achievement; they are a testament to the collective efforts of an exceptional team and a thriving community.” Said Krista Paine, President of CHBA-CO. “There is no better way to showcase the best of our local residential construction industry.”
The call for entries deadline is November 3, with the finalists to be announced on December 8. A Gala event announcing the winners is scheduled for March 2, 2024.
Businesses looking to submit their best project this year can do so here.
About the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO):
Representing over 340 members, the CHBA-CO advocates on behalf of and provides education and community-building opportunities for builders, renovators, interior designers, and the suppliers and trade companies they employ. Locally, CHBA-CO members create over 16,000 local jobs, contributing over one billion dollars to our local economy. One in five employees in British Columbia work in the home building industry. For more information visit www.chbaco.com