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Winners for the 31st Annual Housing Excellence Awards

SASKATOON, SK (FEB 13, 2023) – The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association is excited to announce the winners for the 31st Annual Housing Excellence Awards. The 31st Annual Housing Excellence Awards took place on Saturday, February 11th, 2023 at Prairieland Park.

The Housing Excellence Awards are the highest honour bestowed by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association. The awards celebrate the achievements of the Association’s professional members who continue to advance the goals of the residential construction industry. Finalists and award winners for this event were chosen by an esteemed international panel of judges.

Some highlights from the evening included Edgewater Development Corporation receiving “Certified Professional Home Builder of the Year” and North Ridge Renovations receiving “Certified Professional RenoMark® Renovator of the Year”. Durabuilt Windows & Doors took home “Trade Partner of the Year” and Wayne Halabura from Edgewater Development Corporation was honoured as “Ambassador of the Year” for his many contributions to the residential construction industry.


Congratulations Winners!


Customer Choice Awards

Single Family Small Volume Builder 0-5: Hometown Homes

Single Family Medium Volume Builder 6-46: Spruce Homes

Single Family Large Volume Builder 47+: Warman Homes

Multi Family Builder 10+: North Ridge Development Corporation


Marketing Awards

Best Brochure/Kit: Spruce Homes

Best Digital Media Campaign: Ehrenburg Homes

Best Radio Ad: North Ridge Development Corporation

Best Sales Centre: Local Flooring Group


Renovation & Interior Decorating Awards

Interior Decorating: Maison Design + Build

Bathroom Renovation of the Year: Centennial Kitchen & Bath

Kitchen Renovation of the Year Under $50,000: Mavrik Home Builders

Kitchen Renovation of the Year $50,000 and Over: Spruce Homes

Whole Home Renovation of the Year: Mavrik Home Builders


Industry Awards (Sales & Customer Service)

Top Sales Achievement – Small Volume Builder: Andrew Wagner, Maison Design + Build

Top Sales Achievement – Medium Volume Builder: Susan Halabura, Edgewater Development Corporation

Top Sales Achievement – Large Volume Builder: Dave Rempel, Ehrenburg Homes

New Home Salesperson of the Year: Tabitha Andrade, North Ridge Development Corporation

Outstanding Customer Service: Brenda Peters, North Ridge Development Corporation


Industry Awards (Community & Leadership)

Environmental Stewardship: Durabuilt Windows & Doors

Environmental Leadership in Housing: North Ridge Development Corporation and Big Block

Safety Stewardship Award: All Weather Windows

Safety Leadership in Housing: North Ridge Development Corporation

Community Impact Award: Maison Design + Build and Edgewater Development Corporation


Housing Awards: Production & Design

Best Production Home up to 1500sq. ft.: Longyu-BLZ Construction

Best Production Home 1501 – 1900 sq. ft.: Spruce Homes

Best Production Home Over 1900 sq. ft.: Selkirk Developments

Best New Home Design: Spruce Homes


Custom Home Awards

Best Custom Home Under 1800 sq. ft.: Zak’s Building Group

Best Custom Home 1800 – 2500 sq. ft.: Spruce Homes

Best Custom Home 2501 – 3500 sq. ft.: Westridge Homes

Best Custom Home Over 3500 sq. ft.: Spruce Homes


Multi-Family Project Awards

Best Townhouse Project (Up to 50 units): Ehrenburg Homes

Best Townhouse Project (Over 50 units): North Prairie Developments

Best Apartment-Style Project: Big Block


Association Awards

Parade of Homes Top Performer: Lexis Homes

Trade Partner of the Year: Durabuilt Windows & Doors

Certified Professional RenoMark® Renovator of the Year: North Ridge Renovations

Certified Professional Home Builder of the Year: Edgewater Development Corporation

Ambassador Award: Wayne Halabura, Edgewater Development Corporation


Media Contact:

Kirsten Szwydky | Marketing & Communications Coordinator


The Saskatoon & Region Home Builders’ Association (SRHBA) is the professional association representing approximately 245 companies involved in the housing industry and provides the only certifications available for professional home builders and renovators.

It is the expert voice focused on improving affordability, quality and choice of housing in Saskatoon and Region, and works collaboratively with stakeholders and governments to get there.

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