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LETHBRIDGE, AB (March 3, 2021) – On February 26, the Building Industry & Land Development Association Lethbridge Region (BILD) – Lethbridge Region hosted their 22nd annual Awards of Excellence in Housing and presented 25 awards to the highest scoring developer, renovators, home builders, trade and suppliers. The virtual event was capped off with the prestigious Builder of the Year Award that recognized one builder for their efforts in customer satisfaction, new home design, safety, and community and association involvement.


The Awards of Excellence in Housing celebrates the achievement of BILD Lethbridge Region members that continue to advance the goals of the residential construction industry and who offer quality, affordability, and choice of housing in well planned communities for Lethbridge region consumers.


This year’s award categories included new home design, community development, safety, energy efficiency, renovation, marketing, along with best trade and best supplier. Criteria for each award is complex and multi-faceted to ensure the absolute highest standards are recognized. 16 industry professionals from across the country rigorously judged the entries to determine the winners.


Perry Neufeld, BILD Lethbridge President commented, “This year’s entries produced an impressive display of design and innovation. Our land developers, homebuilders, renovators, trade and supplier members are leaders in our industry, and I am proud to be part of such excellence. Congratulations to all the entrants and winners.”


“It was great to celebrate these noteworthy achievements during a year of uncertainty. Our members continue to strive for excellence creating a quality showcase for judges,” said Bridget Mearns, Executive Officer of BILD Lethbridge. “The commitment BILD Lethbridge members have in designing, building, and supplying the best products for Lethbridge citizens is truly admirable making the competition fierce amongst entrants.”


Highlights from the ceremony included Ashcroft Master Builder being awarded Builder of the Year for 2020 for the second year in a row. Their achievements included an additional seven awards:  three for home designs; sales centre; website; and best new home sales person. Avonlea Homes kept the pressure on winning seven awards for their creative designs, safety initiatives and development project: Empire Home Renovations once again swept all three renovation categories.


See all the award winners below:


New Home Single Family Category

$200,000 & Under

Avonlea Homes

The Derby

$230,000 – $260,000

Avonlea Homes

The Isla

$260,000 – $290,000

Stranville Living Master Builder

The Dunbarr

$290,000 – $320,000

Stranville Living Master Builder

The Hemsdale

$320,000 – $350,000

Ashcroft Master Builder

The Kristoff

$350,000 – $400,000

Ashcroft Master Builder

The Hardy Residence

$400,000 – $450,000

Avonlea Homes

The Aerin

Over $1,000,000

Riverpark Homes

The Happy Kasper




New Home Multi-Family Category

3 or More Units

Ashcroft Master Builder

The Townhomes in Southbrook


Ashcroft Master Builder

The Mirren




Energy Efficient Award Category

Energy Efficient Housing

Greener Homes

Terra Casa




Design Award Category

Best Ensuite

Avonlea Homes

The Aerin

Best Kitchen

Avonlea Homes

The Aerin




Renovation Awards Category

Best Ensuite Renovation

Empire Home Renovations

Jesse Residence

Best Kitchen Renovation

Empire Home Renovations

Lennox Residence

Overall Renovation

Empire Home Renovations

Lennox Residence




Industry Awards Category

Best Supplier

All Weather Windows


Best Trade

Neu-Lite Electric





Marketing Awards Category

Best Website

Ashcroft Master Builder


Best New Home Sales Person

Ashcroft Master Builder

Alex Amonson

Best Residential Sales Office

Ashcroft Master Builder





Safety Awards Category

Builder Safety

Avonlea Homes


Trade/Supplier Safety

Neu-Lite Electric





Development Award Category

Best Development

Avonlea Homes





Builder of the Year Award Category

Builder of the Year

Ashcroft Master Builder



The following sponsors made the 22nd annual Awards of Excellence in Housing possible:


94-1 CJOC and 2day FM 98.1 & My Lethbridge Now

Alberta New Home Warranty Program

All Weather Windows

Ashcroft Master Builder

Avonlea Homes

Canadian Brewhouse

City of Lethbridge – Lethbridge Land

Country 95.5 & B-93.3 and Lethbridge News Now

Customer Insight

Feature Productions

Granite Rocks

KB Heating, Plumbing & Air Conditioning

Lealta Building Supplies

Lethbridge College

Logic Lumber

Melcor Developments

National Home Warranty

Neu-Lite Electric Inc.

Shaw & Associates Chartered Accountants


Stranville Living Master Builder

Tetra Tech

The Engravers

Timber-Tech Truss Inc.

Westminster Nordbridge Liquor Stone

WSP Canada



You can view the winning entries at


For more information, please contact:

Bridget Mearns, Executive Officer

Cell 403-393-3344