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OHBA CONGRATULATES 2019 AWARDS OF DISTINCTION WINNERS
(Collingwood) September 24, 2019 –

For the fourth time, the Tridel Corporation won the prestigious 2019 Ontario
Home Builder of the Year award from the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) in its Awards of Distinction
program (AoD). Tridel has an enviable reputation for seeking excellence in all aspects of its organization. That
includes innovative designs of a new building concepts, supporting its employees, philanthropic efforts or
community initiatives that ensure their neighbourhoods remain a place where people can work, live and play.. The
Tridel W.I.S.E corporate social responsibility strategies focuses on four pillars: workforce, industry, society and
environment. Last year, through the W.I.S.E program, over 120 Tridel employees participated in 35 charitable
events. In addition, Tridel’s charitable foundation BOLT, founded in 2009, has raised over $3.1 million for
construction career youth engagement programs and has given out 342 scholarships. The Tridel commitment to
their customers reflects its “Built for Life” trademark that embraces condominium living to the fullest, in beautiful,
safe, healthy sustaining communities where the genuine care and outstanding experience of their customers is the
company’s greatest mission.

The 2019 Ontario Renovator of the Year honours went to Amsted Design-Build – this is the third time company has
won the coveted award. At Amsted Design-Build, people are their top priority. Operating in the Ottawa-area for over
30 years, Amsted Design-Build is also a community champion. . With a company-wide focus on giving back, Amsted
is an active member of the Ottawa community, supporting such worthwhile organizations as the Boys and Girls Club
of Ottawa, Hospice Care Ottawa, Wear Red Fridays supporting Canadian troops, and many more. Amsted also
shows a commitment to providing sustainable opportunities and take a holistic approach to green design by using
sustainable materials throughout their designs. In addition to this, Promus Ottawa, Amsted’s sister-company,
provides responsible, responsive and professional disaster restoration services to the Greater Ottawa Area. The
teams work together under one roof, sharing staff, resources and a corporate culture, to take advantage of
synergies that exist between the industries.

The Ontario Home Builder of the Year and Renovator of the Year represent the highest standard for home building
and professional renovation and set the bar in leadership, community service, customer service, and innovation for
the rest of Ontario’s industry.

The 2019 Prestige Award winners also include:
Project of the Year – Low-Rise: Treasure Hill Home Corp. for Charbonnel – Toronto (credit to: 52 Pickup
Inc.)
Project of the YearHigh or Mid-Rise: Hines, Tridel for Aqualuna – Toronto (credit to: The Brand
Factory)
People’s Choice Award: Acorn Developments for Limerick Point – Richmond Hill (credit to: Guidelines
Advertising)
This year’s winners and finalists were recognized at the AoD Pre-Reception presented by Masco, the AoD Dinner
and Awards presentation co-presented by Rogers Communications Inc. and Federated Insurance, dinner wine was
provided by Reliance Home Comfort and the AoD Post-Reception was presented by Moen.

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN
Production Built Home (One storey)
Rinaldi Homes (Niagara) Inc. for Scandinavian Escape “Bayshore” – Fonthill
(credit to: Amber Stairs & Railings Ltd., Aristocrat Floors of the World, Artcraft Kitchens, One Stop Fireplace Shop)

Production Built Home (Two Storeys up to 2500 SF)
Premium Building Group for On Richardson Creek “Lot 2 Martindale” – St. Catharines
(credit to: Aristocrat Floors of the World, Bardon Supplies Ltd., Burnstein Brick, Regional Doors & Hardware)

Production Built Home (Two – Three Storeys 2501 SF and over)
RND Construction Ltd. for Riverpark Green “The Meadow” – Ottawa
(credit to: Christopher Simmonds Architect Inc.)

Attached Multi-Unit Home
Treasure Hill Home Corp. for Charbonnel “Corner Unit Block 3” – Toronto
(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc., Richard Wengle Architects, Inc.)

Stacked Townhome Unit
Minto Communities for Oakvillage “TH-1374” – Oakvillage

Custom Home (Up to 3000 SF)
RND Construction Ltd. for The Galleria – Ottawa
(credit to: Ha2 Architectural Design)

Custom Home (3001-5000 SF)
Timberline Custom Homes for Horse Lovers Haven – Elizabethville

Mid-Rise Building (4 – 10 Storeys)
Devron Developments Inc. for The Winslow – Toronto
(credit to: ERA Architects, II By IV Design, Vanderbrand)

High-Rise Building (11+ Storeys)
Hines, Tridel for Aqualuna – Toronto
(credit to: The Brand Factory)

High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite (4+ Storeys up to 800 SF)
MOD Developments Inc. for 55C – Toronto
(credit to: Cecconi Simone Inc.)

High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite (4+ Storeys 801 SF and over)
Rosehaven Homes for Odyssey – Grimsby

Lobby Entrance
Kylemore Communities & Angus Glen Developments for The 6th Angus Glen – Markham
(credit to: Mike Niven Interior Design Inc., The Brand Factory)

RENOVATION
Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value up to $250,000)
Valleyburn Properties Corp. for The Farmhouse Revival – St. Thomas

Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value between: $250,001 – $500,000)
Alair Homes for Highland – Barrie

Home Renovation (Actual Retail Value over $500,001)
CCR Building & Remodeling Inc. for Ravine Retreat – London

Kitchen Renovation
CCR Building & Remodeling Inc. for Elegant Eatery – London

Bathroom Renovation
Amsted Design-Build for Ensuite Extra – Ottawa
(credit to: Irpinia Kitchens Ottawa, Stylehaus Interiors)

ROOM DESIGN
New Home Kitchen (New Low-Rise Home up to 2500 SF)
Timberworx Custom Homes for Heritage Lake Estates “Green with Envy” – Puslinch
(credit to: Barber Glass, Ensuite/Emco Guelph)

New Home Kitchen (New Low-Rise Home 2501 SF and over)
Losani Homes for Woodlands – Ancaster

High or Mid-Rise Condo Suite Kitchen
Georgian International Build Corp. for Mountain House at Windfall – Town of Blue Mountains

New Home Bathroom
Rinaldi Homes (Niagara) Inc. for Scandinavian Escape – Fonthill
(credit to: Aristocrat Floors of the World, Artcraft Kitchens)

IMAGE & ADVERTISING
Low Rise Project Video (1-3 Storeys)
Aspen Ridge Homes, CountryWide Homes, Regal Crest Homes, The Conservatory Group for Observatory Hill –
Richmond Hill
(credit to: NGEN Communications)

High or Mid-Rise Project Video (4+ Storeys)
Empire Communities for Empire Maverick – Toronto
(credit to: Pureblink)

Social Media Campaign
Empire Communities for Empire Phoenix – Etobicoke

Website
Empire Communities for Empire Maverick – Toronto
(credit to: Pureblink)

Low Rise Ad Campaign (1-3 Storeys)
Great Gulf for Great Gulf Whitby Meadows – Whitby
(credit to: Montana Steele Advertising)

High or Mid-Rise Ad Campaign (4+ Storeys)
Homes By DeSantis Inc. for CoMo Condos – Stoney Creek
(credit to: McOuat Partnership)

Low-Rise Project Logo Branding (1-3 Storeys)
Treasure Hill Home Corp. for Charbonnel – Toronto
(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc.)

High or Mid-Rise Project Logo Branding (4+ Storeys)
Devron Developments Inc. for The Winslow – Toronto
(credit to: Vanderbrand)

ON-SITE SALES PRESENTATION

New Home Sales Office (Up to 1500 SF)
Pratt Hansen Group Inc. for The Gallery Condominiums – Barrie

New Home Sales Office (1501 SF and over)
Alterra Group of Companies for Rush – Toronto
(credit to: The Brand Factory)

Design / Decor Centre
Activa Holdings Inc. for A Place for Inspiration – Kitchener

Model Home / Suite (Up to 2500 SF)
Lucchetta Homes for Davis Heights – Fonthilll
(credit to: Raphael Gomes Interiors)

Model Home / Suite (2501 SF and over)
Tribute Communities for Storybrook – Fergus

Low-Rise Project Sales Brochure (1-3 Storeys)
Acorn Developments for Limerick Point – Richmond Hill
(credit to: Guidelines Advertising)

High or Mid-Rise Project Sales Brochure (4+ Storeys)
Plazacorp Investments Ltd. for Bijou On Bloor – Toronto
(credit to: The Brand Factory)

INNOVATION
Innovation Award
Enbridge Gas Inc. for Canadian Canoe Museum – Peterborough

PRESTIGE AWARDS
Project of the Year – Low-Rise
Treasure Hill Home Corp. for Charbonnel – Toronto
(credit to: 52 Pick-up Inc.)

Project of the Year – High or Mid-Rise
Hines, Tridel for Aqualuna – Toronto
(credit to: The Brand Factory)

OHBA People’s Choice Award
Acorn Developments for Limerick Point – Richmond Hill
(credit to: Guidelines Advertising)

Ontario Renovator of the Year
Amsted Design-Build – Ottawa

Ontario Builder of the Year
Tridel – Toronto

Media contact: Kathryn Segal, Communications Manager, 416-443-1545 ext. 231 or ksegal@ohba.ca
Ontario Home Builders’ Association, 20 Upjohn Road #101, North York, Ontario M3B 2V9 (416) 443-1545 Toll Free:800-387-0109

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