Niagara Construction News staff writer
The Niagara Home Builders Association (NHBA) has announced the winners for the 2013 Awards of Excellence.
Mountainview Homes captured the Builder of the Year award. “Offering an opportunity of homeownership to much of Niagara’s demographics, quality and craftsmanship, myHome Tracker online accessibility and customer experience makes Mountainview Niagara’s largest builder,” the NHBA said in its announcement. “Mountainview Homes holds continuous safety orientations for all people on site, including visitors. Employees support the industry serving on industry related Boards and Committees locally, regionally and provincially.
“In 2013 Mountainview Homes was no stranger to the community; involved in Niagara College – Building Futures Campaign, Operation Yellow Ribbon – an organization supporting families of soldiers overseas, sponsoring minor hockey and soccer teams and supporting a number of charity groups,” the association news release said
Silvergate Homes received the Excellence in Green Construction or Renovation award for advancing green building awareness. “Silvergate’s new 2013 building program will deliver Niagara’s first and only Energy Star and Green House certified community at Village on the Twelve,” the NHBA announcement said. “In-house training to develop knowledge and understanding of the techniques is provided to staff, trades, suppliers and sales teams. Leading edge waste management strategies are in place to meet one of the green house certified builder requirements of a minimum 25 per cent waste from sites must be diverted from landfill.”
Other awards in the 32-category program include:
New home – production-built
Best overall single new home design for one-storey up to 1,800 sq. ft.
MaBo Westside Construction Ltd., Mountain Maple model, Welland
Best overall single new home design for one-storey over 1,800 sq. ft.
Rinaldi Homes, Winterbury III, Welland
Best overall single new home design for two-storey up to 2,000 sq. ft.
Kenmore Homes, Tristan, Niagara Falls
Best overall single new home design for two-storey 2,000 to 2,500 sq. ft.
Policella Homes, Robinson Residence, Welland
Best overall single new home design for two-storey over 2,500 sq. ft.
DRT Custom Homes and Renovations, Glenmore, St. Catharines
Best condo/townhome up to 1,500 sq. ft.
Mountainview Homes, Stone Mill, Niagara Falls
Best condo/townhome over 1,500 sq. ft.
Premium Building Group, Niagara Falls North, Niagara Falls
New home – custom built
Best custom designed home with value under $500,000
Mountainview Homes, Matovic Residence, Niagara Falls
Best custom designed home with value $500,000 to $750,000
That’s Fab Design, Something’s Gotta Give, Wainfleet
Interior construction/room design
Most outstanding bathroom – new construction production built
Great Gulf Homes, Erie, Thorold
Most outstanding bathroom – new construction custom home
Premium Building Group, West St. Catharines, St. Catharines
Most outstanding kitchen – new construction production built
Mountainview Homes , Kingsbridge, Niagara Falls
Most outstanding kitchen – new construction custom home
Karisma Build Group, Discovery, Fonthill
Most outstanding exemplary room – new construction production built
Great Gulf Homes, Erie Great Room, Thorold
Most outstanding exemplary room – new construction custom built
Silvergate Homes, Royal Henley “Garage”, St. Catharines
Most outstanding finished basement
Lucchetta Homes, Brondi Basement, Pelham
Most outstanding kitchen renovation
Silvergate Homes, Chapel Street
Most outstanding bathroom renovation
Distinctive Designs & Cabinetry, Clifton Court Residence
Most outstanding renovation under $100,000
Homes By Hendriks, An Eye for The Possible
Most outstanding renovation between $100,000 and $249,000
Homes By Hendriks, Traditional 80’s Reform
Most outstanding renovation between $250,000 and $499,000
Silvergate Homes, Chapel Street
Most outstanding exterior renovation
Homes By Hendriks, Lakeside Luxury
Most innovative exterior detailing
Windrush Hill Construction, Next Generation, St. Catharines
Most innovative outdoor space
Lucchetta Homes, Stark Residence, Pelham
Best print ad/direct mail promotion
Rosehaven Homes, Live the Niagara Lifestyle
Best social media
Mountainview Homes, media package
Lucchetta Homes, lucchettahomes.com
Best marketing brochure
Rinaldi Homes, Village West
Best showroom or sales office or decor centre located in Niagara region
Mountainview Homes, Design House, Thorold
Best interior decorating – model home/suite located in Niagara region
Mountainview Homes, Kingsbridge, Niagara Falls