Our Awards

It’s nice to be recognized for good work!

The Homebuilders’ Association Vancouver (HAVAN) Awards for Housing Excellence – previously known as the GVHBA Ovation Awards – recognize the best homebuilding industry professionals in the region. HAVAN honours the best new-home construction, renovation and design projects in Metro Vancouver.

HAVAN AWARDS: WINNER (Formerly GVHBA Ovation Awards)

  • 2011 Best Renovation: $400,000 – $599,999 “West 12th”
  • 2011 Best Renovation: $600,000 – $799,999 “Quadra”
  • 2012 Best Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Garden House”
  • 2012 Best Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “York Street”
  • 2012 Best Custom Home: Under $500,000 “Vancouver Laneway”
  • 2013 People’s Choice Award
  • 2013 Best Addition/Conversion Renovation “Eagleridge”
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: $500,000 – $999,999 “Courtyard House”
  • 2013 Best New Kitchen: Under $100,000 “Sentinel House”
  • 2014 Custom Builder of the Year
  • 2014 Best Kitchen and Great Room Renovation “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Accessible Renovation “Durham”
  • 2014 Best Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Custom Home: Over $1.5 million “Orchard Way”
  • 2014 Best Outdoor Living Space “Orchard Way”
  • 2014 Best Interior Design: Custom Residence (Associate) “Stirling House”
  • 2017 Best Exterior Renovation “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2017 Best Renovation: $1.5 Million – $3 million “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2017 Best New Kitchen: $50,000 – $99,000 “W 51st”
  • 2018 Best Custom Home: Over $3 million “Above It Al/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Outdoor Living Space: Custom/Renovation “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2021 Best Renovation: $400,000 – $699,999 “Belle Vue”
  • 2011 Best Renovation: $400,000 – $599,999 “West 12th”
  • 2011 Best Renovation: $600,000 – $799,999 “Quadra”
  • 2012 Best Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Garden House”
  • 2012 Best Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “York Street”
  • 2012 Best Custom Home: Under $500,000 “Vancouver Laneway”
  • 2013 People’s Choice Award
  • 2013 Best Addition/Conversion Renovation “Eagleridge”
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: $500,000 – $999,999 “Courtyard House”
  • 2013 Best New Kitchen: Under $100,000 “Sentinel House”
  • 2014 Custom Builder of the Year
  • 2014 Best Kitchen and Great Room Renovation “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Accessible Renovation “Durham”
  • 2014 Best Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Custom Home: Over $1.5 million “Orchard Way”
  • 2014 Best Outdoor Living Space “Orchard Way”
  • 2014 Best Interior Design: Custom Residence (Associate) “Stirling House”
  • 2017 Best Exterior Renovation “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2017 Best Renovation: $1.5 Million – $3 million “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2017 Best New Kitchen: $50,000 – $99,000 “W 51st”
  • 2018 Best Custom Home: Over $3 million “Above It Al/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Outdoor Living Space: Custom/Renovation “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2021 Best Renovation: $400,000 – $699,999 “Belle Vue”

HAVAN AWARDS: FINALIST (Formerly GVHBA Ovation Awards)

  • 2011 Best Condominium Renovation “Bayshore Residence”
  • 2012 RenoMark Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2013 Best Heritage Renovation “Arthur Drive”
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: Over $2 million “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Custom Builder of the Year
  • 2014 Best Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Eagleridge”
  • 2014 Best Outdoor Living Space “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Special Feature: New or Renovated “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2014 People’s Choice Award
  • 2014 Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2016 Best Exterior Renovation “Charing Court”
  • 2016 Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: Under $200,000 “In the Sky”
  • 2016 Best Renovation: Under $100,000 “Chehalis”
  • 2016 Best Custom Home: $1.5 million – $3 million “Canterbury”
  • 2016 Best New Kitchen: Under $100,000 “Canterbury”
  • 2016 Residential Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2016 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2016 People’s Choice Award
  • 2017 Best Renovation: Under $200,000 “Third Avenue”
  • 2017 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2018 Best Interior Design: New or Renovated “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and Over “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: Under $300,000 “Harbor View”
  • 2018 Best New Kitchen: $50,000 – $99,999 “Vista Views”
  • 2018 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2020 Best Custom Home: $1 million – under $1.5 million “Family Traditions/Arbutus”
  • 2020 Best Master Suite: New or Renovated “Old Town Road”
  • 2020 Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and Over “Old Town Road”
  • 2020 Best New Small-Scale Home “Hidden Haven/Arbutus”
  • 2021 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “At Water’s Edge”
  • 2021 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2016 Best Exterior Renovation “Charing Court”
  • 2016 Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: Under $200,000 “In the Sky”
  • 2016 Best Renovation: Under $100,000 “Chehalis”
  • 2016 Best Custom Home: $1.5 million – $3 million “Canterbury”
  • 2016 Best New Kitchen: Under $100,000 “Canterbury”
  • 2016 Residential Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2016 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2016 People’s Choice Award
  • 2017 Best Renovation: Under $200,000 “Third Avenue”
  • 2017 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2011 Best Condominium Renovation “Bayshore Residence”
  • 2012 RenoMark Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2013 Best Heritage Renovation “Arthur Drive”
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: Over $2 million “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Custom Builder of the Year
  • 2014 Best Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Eagleridge”
  • 2014 Best Outdoor Living Space “Stirling House”
  • 2014 Best Special Feature: New or Renovated “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2014 People’s Choice Award
  • 2014 Renovator of the Year: Large Volume
  • 2018 Best Interior Design: New or Renovated “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and Over “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Townhouse/Condominium Renovation: Under $300,000 “Harbor View”
  • 2018 Best New Kitchen: $50,000 – $99,999 “Vista Views”
  • 2018 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2020 Best Custom Home: $1 million – under $1.5 million “Family Traditions/Arbutus”
  • 2020 Best Master Suite: New or Renovated “Old Town Road”
  • 2020 Best New Kitchen: $100,000 and Over “Old Town Road”
  • 2020 Best New Small-Scale Home “Hidden Haven/Arbutus”
  • 2021 Best Outdoor Living Space: New or Renovated “At Water’s Edge”
  • 2021 Custom Home Builder of the Year

The Georgie Awards® are the Canadian Home Builders’ Association of British Columbia’s (CHBA BC), premier housing awards, recognized both provincially and nationally as a standard of excellence in the residential construction and renovation industry.

  • 13x Georgie Award Winner
  • 10x Georgie Award Finalist

CHBABC GEORGIE AWARDS: WINNER

  • 2016 Best Condo Renovation “In the Sky”
  • 2010 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “West 12th”
  • 2008 Best Single Family Detached Home “Orchard Way”

CHBABC GEORGIE AWARDS: FINALIST

  • 2010 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Quadra”
  • 2010 Best Condo Renovation: $200,000 and Over “Bayshore”
  • 2011 Best Single-Family Home up to 2,000sqft: under $350,000 “Vancouver Laneway”
  • 2011 Best Residential Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Arthur Drive”
  • 2011 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2011 Best Kitchen Renovation: Under $100,000 “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2011 Residential Renovator of the Year
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: $1,500,000 – $3,000,000 “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Stirling House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Garden House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Eagleridge”
  • 2013 Best Innovative Feature “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2016 Best Innovative Feature: New or Renovated “Charing Court”
  • 2018 Best Condo Renovation: $250,000 and Over “Harbour View”
  • 2018 Custom Home: $3,000,000 and Over “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Residential Renovation: $100,000 – $299,999 “Third Avenue”
  • 2018 Best Residential Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2020 Best New Small-Scale Home “Hidden Haven/Arbutus” (LWH)
  • 2020 Best Master Suite: Up To $100,000 “Family Traditions/Arbutus”
  • 2021 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2022 Custom Home: $1,000,001 – $1,500,000 “Triadic”
  • 2022 Best Residential Renovation: $1,000,000 and Over “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Kitchen Renovation: Over $150,000 “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Best Kitchen Renovation: Over $150,000 “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Condo Renovation: Over $250,000 “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Best Interior Design: Custom Residence “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Innovative Feature: New or Renovation “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Residential Renovator of the Year
  • 2010 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Quadra”
  • 2010 Best Condo Renovation: $200,000 and Over “Bayshore”
  • 2011 Best Single-Family Home up to 2,000sqft: under $350,000 “Vancouver Laneway”
  • 2011 Best Residential Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Arthur Drive”
  • 2011 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2011 Best Kitchen Renovation: Under $100,000 “Cypress/Shaughnessy”
  • 2011 Residential Renovator of the Year
  • 2013 Best Custom Home: $1,500,000 – $3,000,000 “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $300,000 – $499,999 “Stirling House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $500,000 – $799,999 “Garden House”
  • 2013 Best Residential Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Eagleridge”
  • 2013 Best Innovative Feature “Sentinel House”
  • 2013 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2016 Best Innovative Feature: New or Renovated “Charing Court”
  • 2018 Best Condo Renovation: $250,000 and Over “Harbour View”
  • 2018 Custom Home: $3,000,000 and Over “Above It All/Rockridge”
  • 2018 Best Residential Renovation: $100,000 – $299,999 “Third Avenue”
  • 2018 Best Residential Renovation: $800,000 and Over “Modern Retreat/Pinecrest”
  • 2020 Best New Small-Scale Home “Hidden Haven/Arbutus” (LWH)
  • 2020 Best Master Suite: Up To $100,000 “Family Traditions/Arbutus”
  • 2021 Custom Home Builder of the Year
  • 2022 Custom Home: $1,000,001 – $1,500,000 “Triadic”
  • 2022 Best Residential Renovation: $1,000,000 and Over “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Kitchen Renovation: Over $150,000 “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Best Kitchen Renovation: Over $150,000 “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Condo Renovation: Over $250,000 “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Best Interior Design: Custom Residence “Still Life”
  • 2022 Best Innovative Feature: New or Renovation “Gardenside”
  • 2022 Residential Renovator of the Year

The CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence celebrate the best in Canadian new homes, renovations, community development, and residential marketing. Winners are selected by a group of judges made up of industry professionals from all over Canada.

CHBA NATIONAL AWARDS: WINNER

  • 2019 Custom Home: Over 5,000 square feet “Above It All/Rockridge”
Best of Houzz is a community-based award determined by Houzz users all over the world, and given to housing and design professionals for excellence in design (based on the most popular project photos) and service (based on client reviews).
HOUZZ AWARDS

  • 2013 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2014 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2015 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2016 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2016 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2017 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2017 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2020 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2021 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2021 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2022 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2013 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2014 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2015 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2016 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2016 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2017 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2017 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2020 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2021 Best of Houzz: Design
  • 2021 Best of Houzz: Service
  • 2022 Best of Houzz: Design
HOUZZ BADGES
  • Star Houzzer
  • Houzz Influencer
  • 100,000 Ideabook Saves
  • 5 Star Houzzer
  • Recommended on Houzz

SUMMARY OF AWARDS

  • [22] time HAVAN Awards Winner (Formerly GVHBA Ovation Awards)
  • [54] time HAVAN Awards Finalist (Formerly GVHBA Ovation Awards)
  • [3] time CHBABC Georgie Awards Winner
  • [29] time CHBABC Georgie Awards Finalist
  • CHBA National Award Winner – 2019
  • Best of Houzz: Design – 2013 – 2017, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Best of Houzz: Service – 2016, 2017, 2021
  • Houzz Photo Excellence – 2015
  • GVHBA Builder Member of the Year – 2014
  • HAVAN Hero of the Year Award – 2021 (Owner, Todd Best)

If you have a project in mind, we’d love to discuss it!

We create exceptional homes and renovation projects for clients across the Lower Mainland: from West and North Vancouver, to South Delta, South Surrey, and White Rock. If you’re ready to bring your dream to life, please give us a call or send us an email!

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