Chard Development was thrilled to have been acknowledged by the Victoria Residential Builders Association (VRBA) with the Award for Excellence in Housing Affordability this past Friday, October 20 at their Annual CARE Awards Gala. Chard’s Haven project was also recognized for Best Overall Marketing Campaign.
Members of VRBA and fellow peers within the development, design and construction industries gathered at the Fairmont Empress Hotel for the Annual CARE Awards Gala to celebrate excellence in real estate construction and design. A total of 280 builders, designers, trades and suppliers attended the event, where 51 awards were given.
Chard was recognized with the award for Excellence in Housing Affordability for their innovative partnerships with BC Housing to create affordability in two multi-family projects – Haven and Vivid at the Yates. A unique affordable homeownership offering, Haven was also recognized for Best Overall Marketing Campaign.
The CARE Awards were created by VRBA in 1991 to recognize the West Coast’s creative design and craftsmanship and celebrate excellence in the industry. 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. They represent the gold standard for the residential construction industry on Canada’s West Coast.