Builders, developers, and real estate professionals from across the Greater Toronto Area came together on May 11 to honour the winners of the 2023 BILD Awards.
Presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association, the annual awards recognize excellence in architecture, design, people and sales, and marketing of new homes in the GTA. Nearly 1,000 entries were submitted for the 47 awards.
"The BILD Awards finalists and winners exemplify excellence and innovation as they bring the GTA’s new communities to life," said Dave Wilkes, President and CEO of BILD.
"The BILD Awards are an opportunity to celebrate these dynamic companies and remarkable people shaping our region."
Notable wins included The Daniels Corporation, which was named Home Builder of the Year, Mid/High-Rise, and Great Gulf, which received the award for Home Builder of the Year, Low-Rise. The category recognizes builders who set the industry standard through their professionalism and dedication to excellence.
For the 12th time since 2010, Tridel earned a Green Builder of the Year Award, this time in the Mid/High-Rise subcategory. Meanwhile, Minto Communities was named Green Builder of the Year, Low-Rise.
Silvio De Gasperis, the President and CEO of the TACC Group of Companies, received the Lifetime Achievement Award. BILD's highest honour, the award recognizes members who have dedicated a lifetime to the association and the industry, and who demonstrate significant leadership and commitment to the greater good.
Here are all the winners of the 2023 BILD Awards:
BILD Award Winners: Pinnacle Award Winners
Home Builder of the Year, Low-Rise: Great Gulf
Home Builder of the Year, Mid/High-Rise: The Daniels Corporation
Green Builder of the Year, Low-Rise: Minto Communities
Green Builder of the Year, Mid/High-Rise: Tridel
Best New Community, Planned/Under Development: Mattamy Homes – Clockwork – II BY IV DESIGN
Best Community, Built: MOD Developments and Woodcliffe Landmark Properties – Waterworks – Diamond Schmitt Architects Incorporated, Ceecconi Simone Inc., and L.A. Inc.
Project of the Year, Mid/High-Rise: Collecdev – Cielo Condos – Montana Steele Advertising, ADHOC STUDIO
Project of the Year, Low-Rise: Minto Communities – The Heights of Harmony – The Brand Factory and RN Design Limited
Best International Project of the Year: Great Gulf – La Clara, Palm Beach Florida – Montana Steele Advertising
People’s Choice Award: Tridel – Harbourwalk at Lakeview – II BY IV DESIGN, The Brand Factory, JOEY AI, and Pureblink
BILD Awards Winners: People and Sales
Lifetime Achievement Award: Silvio De Gasperis, President and CEO, TACC Group of Companies
Angelo DelZotto Fearless Innovator Award: (Pinnacle) Wise Meter Solutions
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Award: The Daniels Corporation
Ignat Kaneff Inspiration Award (Pinnacle): Spotlight Development Inc.
Riley Brethour Leadership Award: Daniel Salerno, Paradise Developments
Stephen Dupuis CSR Award (Pinnacle): TAS
Best Sales Person or Team, Low-Rise: P2 Realty Inc., Brokerage: Anthony Garisto, Daniela LaFace, Pat Lombardi, Natalie Doyle for CountryWide Homes, Midhurst Valley
Best Salesperson or Team, Mid/High-Rise : Hersh Realty Group and Homelife/Metropark Realty Inc.: Greenpark Group, The Fifth at Charisma
Best Presentation Centre: Lakeview Village – Lakeview Village Discovery Centre
Best Customer Care: Tridel
BILD Awards Winners: Marketing
Best Project Branding & Identity, Mid/High-Rise: Windmill Developments – Courcelette – 52 Pick-up Inc.
Best Project Branding & Identity, Low-Rise: Centra Homes & Sterling Group – Artisan Towns – COOLAID Studios
Best Organic Social Campaign: Empire Communities – Empire Everyday Beautiful
Best Brochure, Mid/High-Rise: Camrost Felcorp – EXS (Exchange Signature Residences) – IBI Group, MAED Collective, Gladstone Media, and Pureblink
Best Brochure, Low-Rise: StateView Homes– ELIA
Best Site Signage: Almadev – LSQ – Channel 13 Advertising & Design Inc.
Best Website: Distrikt – Corporate Website – 52 Pick-up Inc.
Best Short Video (<45 sec.): Pratt Hansen Group – Elements Condominiums
Best Long Video (>45 sec.): OPUS Homes – OPUS Homes – RYAN Design International
Best Rendering, Mid/High-Rise: Curated Properties– AKRA – Austin Birch, kg&a, and RAW Design Inc.
Best Rendering, Low-Rise: Eden Oak– Sapphire Ridge – COOLAID Studios and RN Design Limited
Best Amenity Rendering, Mid/High-Rise: Daniels Homes – Daniels on Parliament, North Tower – U31 and Kirkor Architects & Planners
Best Home Interior Rendering, Mid/High-Rise: Camrost Felcrop – The Frederick (Unit 5) – Pureblink, Gladstone Media, and IBI Group
Best Home Interior Rendering, Low-Rise: Rosepark Towns – McOuat Partnership Too Studio Inc.
Best Experiential Marketing Campaign: Curated Properties – AKRA – Austin Birch, kg&a, and RAW Design Inc.
Best Advertising Campaign, Paid Media (Pinnacle): Mattamy Homes – Soleil – KNYMH, NAK Designs, Tara Lee, Norman Hill Realty, and Apt. Agency
Best Overall Marketing Campaign (Pinnacle): Collecdev – CieloCondos – Montana Steele Advertising and ADHOC STUDIO
BILD Awards Winners: Architecture and Design
Best Suite Design (900 sq. ft. or less): Fitzrovia – The Parker, Holland – Graziani + Corazza Architects Inc. and Figure3
Best Suite Design, Large (>900 sq. ft.): Sean Homes – Rainwater, Unit 109 – 4 Architecture Inc. and Apt. Agency
Best Innovative Suite Design: Andrin Homes – Glenway Urban Towns: Live/Work, 3 Bedroom Corner – SRN Architects Inc.
Best Model Suite: Zanier Homes – King Terrace, The Polo Collection, 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom, Den – Tomas Pearce Interior Design Consulting Inc. and QTK Fine Cabinetry
Best Mid-Rise Building Design (Pinnacle): Crystal Glen Homes – Marquie Elevated Living – SRN Architects Inc. and COOLAID Studios Inc.
Best High-Rise Building Design (Pinnacle): Tridel – Harbourwalk at Lakeview Village – II BY IV Design
Best Single-Detached House Design: Eden Oak – Sapphire Ridge, Sierra 62-03 – RN Design Limited, COOLAID Studios, and Spectrum Realty Services Inc., Brokerage
Best Single-Detached House Design, Large: Hallett Homes – Glen Abbey Encore Phase 3, Remmington – Q4 Architects
Best Semi/Townhouse Design: Primont Homes – Joshua Creek Montage, RLT-06 – RN Design Limited and The Brand Factory
Best Innovative House Design: Gold Park Homes – Pine Valley: Forevergreen, Beaumont – Hunt Design Associations Inc., McOuat Partnership, Team 2000 Realty Inc., Qoo Studio, and U31
Best Model Home: Gold Park Homes – Pine Valley: Forevergreen, The Oakgrove Elevation C –Hunt Design Associations Inc., U31, Team 2000 Realty Inc., and McOuat Partnership