VRBA Launches 2017 CARE Awards “Call for Entry”

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2016 CARE Award winner for Homes $1.5M to $2M. Treebank by Abstract Developments

The Victoria Residential Builders Association announces the Call for Entry for the 2017 Construction Achievements and Renovations of Excellence (CARE) Awards of Vancouver Island.
“The CARE Awards represent an opportunity to view outstanding projects by Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction,” says Maurizio Conforti, Chair of the 2017 CARE Awards. “The public will be invited to help celebrate by voting for their favourite during the People’s Choice Award contest in September.”
The entry deadline is Monday, June 12, 4:00 pm, when all entries must be received at the VRBA office, #1-3690 Carey Rd, Victoria. The CARE Awards entry forms and criteria are online at www.vrba.ca. All entrants must be members of the Victoria Residential Builders Association, a registered non-profit organization promoting education, professionalism, consumer awareness, and housing affordability.
The Gold winners will be announced at the CARE Awards gala on Friday, September 29 at the Fairmont Empress Hotel. Prior to the event, the public will be asked to select the winner of the annual People’s Choice Award from among the CARE Awards finalists. Project photos will be displayed at shopping centres and www.careawards.ca. Voters are entered to win a stay at Long Beach Lodge Resort, www.longbeachlodgeresort.com, 2002 CARE Awards Project of the Year.
The CARE Awards finalists are selected by a panel of industry professionals using criteria such as architectural design, quality workmanship, creative use of space, and energy efficiency. The categories are Residential Planning Design & Construction; Interior Design; Commercial Planning & Design; Customer Service; Sales & Marketing; Special Achievement; and Special Interest.
“The CARE Awards event is a members-only competition to ensure standards are maintained,” says Casey Edge, Executive Director, VRBA. “Industry professionals with an interest in the CARE Awards are encouraged to apply for membership in the Victoria Residential Builders Association.”
For more information, visit www.vrba.ca or contact admin@vrba.ca