Finalists announced for the 40th annual BILD Awards

By Susan Legge
May 08, 2020

This fall, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) will be recognizing its top builders and developers, projects and marketing initiatives at the 40th annual BILD awards. The event is usually held in the spring, but due to COVID-19 restrictions, it is now planned for Thurs., September 10, 2020.

The awards honour achievements in planning, design, sales, marketing and city building in 40 categories. The winners are determined by a group of expert judges from across North America based on hundreds of submissions from across the GTA.

Here is the list of this year's finalists.

PINNACLE AWARDS

Home Builder of the Year, Mid/High-Rise

Collecdev
Great Gulf Homes
Tribute Communities
Tridel

Home Builder of the Year, Low-Rise

Great Gulf Homes
Mattamy Homes Limited
OPUS Homes
Pace Developments Inc.

Green Builder of the Year, Mid/High-Rise

Collecdev
Minto Communities
Tridel

Green Builder of the Year, Low-Rise

The Acorn Development Corporation
Core Development Group
Great Gulf Homes
Minto Communities

Best New Community (Planned/Under Development)

• Diamondcorp, Dream Asset Management Corp., Fram Building Group and Kilmer Van Nostrand | Brightwater | Giannone Petricone Associates Inc., Urbantech Consulting
• ELAD Canada | Galleria on the Park (01 & 02) | The Brand Factory, U31, Core Architects Inc.
• Menkes Developments Ltd. | Mobilio | Cornerstone Marketing Realty Inc., NAK Design Group, The Brand Factory, The Design Agency
• Tridel | Tridel at The Well | Diamond Luxury Developments Corp., RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust II BY IV DESIGN, The MBTW Group / W Architect Inc., The Brand Factory

Best New Community (Built)

• Canderel Management Inc. | Residences of College Park | BURDIFILEK, Graziani + Corazza Architects Inc.
• Concord Adex Inc. | Concord CityPlace | Core Architects Inc., IBI Group
• Metropia | e Condos
• Tridel | Ten York | II BY IV DESIGN

Project of the Year, Mid/High-Rise

• Aalto Development Inc. | Lakhouse | Montana Steele Advertising
• Collecdev | Tretti | Montana Steele Advertising
• Concord Adex Inc. | Concord Canada House
• Tridel | Tridel at The Well | Diamond Luxury Developments Corp., RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust II BY IV DESIGN, The MBTW Group / W Architect Inc., The Brand Factory
• ELAD Canada | Galleria on the Park (01 & 02) | Core Architects Inc.,The Brand Factory, U31

Project of the Year, Low-Rise

• Core Development Group | Clonmore Urban Towns | Baker Real Estate Incorporated, McOuat Partnership, Raw Design, U31
• Metropia & Context Development Inc. | New Lawrence Heights
• North Drive Investments Inc. | 36 Birch | CINDERBLOC, Janet Rosenberg & Studio, kg&a
• Pace Developments Inc. – Urban North – RN Design, NGEN Communications
• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media, GCB Interior Architecture Inc.

Best International Project of the Year

• To be announced

People’s Choice Award

• Collecdev | Tretti | Montana Steele Advertising
• Metropia & Context Development Inc. | New Lawrence Heights
• Pace Developments Inc. – Urban North – RN Design, NGEN Communications
• Tridel | Tridel at The Well | Diamond Luxury Developments Corp., RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust, II BY IV DESIGN, The MBTW Group / W Architect Inc., The Brand Factory
• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media, GCB Interior Architecture Inc.

 

MARKETING AWARDS

Best Project Branding & Identity, Mid/High-Rise

• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Montana Steele Advertising
• ELAD Canada Realty Inc. | Galleria on the Park (01 & 02) | The Brand Factory, U31, Core Architects Inc.
• Lanterra Developments | No. 31 Condominiums | Montana Steele Advertising
• Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties | untitled. Toronto | Gladstone Media

Best Project Branding & Identity, Low-Rise

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media
• Keewatin | The Brand Factory
• North Drive Investments Inc. | 36 Birch | CINDERBLOC
• Sorbara Group of Companies | Trailways | Apt. Agency

Best Brochure, Mid/High-Rise

• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Montana Steele Advertising
• Lanterra Developments | No. 31 Condominiums | Montana Steele Advertising
• Minto Communities | 123 Portland | U31

Best Brochure, Low-Rise

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Limerick Point | Guidelines Advertising Inc.
• Kylemore Communities / Angus Glen Developments | Kylemore Communities | The Brand Factory
• North Drive Investments Inc. | 36 Birch | CINDERBLOC
• Treasure Hill Home Corp. | Canyon Hill | Impact North Inc.

Best Site Signage

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media
• ELAD Canada Realty Inc. | Galleria on the Park (01 & 02) | The Brand Factory
• Graywood Developments Ltd. | 250 Lawrence | Montana Steele Advertising
• Rosehaven Homes Limited | KiWi Condos | McOuat Partnership

Best Amenity Rendering, Mid/High-Rise

• ANX | ADHOC Studio
• Graywood Developments Ltd. | 250 Lawrence | Montana Steele Advertising, Patton Design Studio, Pureblink, Quadrangle
• MOD Developments Inc. | 55C Bloor Yorkville Residences

Best Home Interior Rendering, Mid/High-Rise

• Alterra Group of Companies;Graywood Developments Ltd. | Wonder Condos | L.A. Inc., Pureblink
• ELAD Canada | Galleria on the Park (01 & 02) | ADHOC Studio
• Tridel | The Well Condos, Suite 3G+DT | II BY IV DESIGN, The MBTW Group / W Architect Inc., Pureblink, The Brand Factory

Best Rendering, Mid/High-Rise

• Alterra Group of Companies and Graywood Developments Ltd. | Wonder Condos | Alexander Budrevics & Associates Limited, L.A. Inc., Pureblink
• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Montana Steele Advertising
• SkyTower at Pinnacle One Yonge | ADHOC Studio

Best Home Interior Rendering, Low-Rise

• DECO Homes | Cityside | Guidelines Advertising Inc.
• Hallett Homes | Encore Glen Abbey | Caramel, Jane Lockhart Interior Design, Q4 Architects
• Treasure Hill Home Corp. | Charbonnel Towns, Living Room | 52 Pick-up Inc., Paul Johnston: Unique Urban Homes, Pureblink
• Treasure Hill Home Corp. | Charbonnel Towns, Ensuite | 52 Pick-up Inc., Paul Johnston: Unique Urban Homes, Pureblink

Best Rendering, Low-Rise

• Empire Communities | Empire Avalon (Autumn) | Pureblink
• Empire Communities | Empire Avalon (Winter) | Pureblink, One Riser Designs Inc.
• North Drive Investments Inc. | 36 Birch | CINDERBLOC

Best Website

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media
• Empire Communities | Empire Life Reimagined | Pureblink
• Tribute Communities | Y&S | Guidelines Advertising Inc.

Best Short Video

• Altree Developments | Thirty Six Zorra | Gladstone Media
• Minto Communities | 123 Portland
• Minto Communities | The Saint | The Brand Factory

Best Long Video

• Altree Developments | Thirty Six Zorra | Gladstone Media
• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Montana Steele Advertising
• Lanterra Developments | No. 31 Condominiums | Montana Steele Advertising
• Tridel | Tridel at The Well | The Brand Factory

Best Organic Social Campaign

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll | Gladstone Media
• Great Gulf Homes | Corporate Campaign | Montana Steele Advertising
• Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties | untitled. Toronto | Gladstone Media

Best Experiential Marketing Campaign

• Brookfield Residential | Dockside in Whitby | Coolaid Studios Inc.
• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Montana Steele Advertising
• Rosehaven Homes Limited | KiWi Condos | McOuat Partnership

Best Advertising Campaign (Paid Media) (Pinnacle)

• Capital Developments, Metropia and RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust | 11 Yorkville Condos | Baker Real Estate Incorporated, Cecconi Simone Inc., Montana Steele Advertising
• Chestnut Hill Developments | Universal City Condos, Tower Three | IN2ITION Realty, Montana Steele Advertising
• Great Gulf Homes | Great Gulf Whitby Meadows | Montana Steele Advertising
• The United Bldg. | L.A. Inc.

Best Overall Marketing Campaign (Pinnacle)

• Aspen Ridge Homes | Crosstown | The Brand Factory
• Empire Communities | Empire Life Reimagined | Pureblink
• Reserve Properties and Westdale Properties | untitled. Toronto | Gladstone Media, kg&a
• The United Bldg. | L.A. Inc.


ARCHITECTURAL/DESIGN AWARDS

Best Suite Design

• Centre Court Developments Inc. and Smart Centres | TC 5, Unit 12 | figure3, L.A. Inc., Nak Design Strategies Inc.
• Diamond Kilmer Developments | Reunion Crossing, Suite 1B | Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects
• Minto Communities | The Saint, 878 | figure3
• MOD Developments Inc. | 55C Bloor Yorkville Residences, Suite 01B | Cecconi Simone Inc.

Best Suite Design, Large

• Alterra Group of Companies | 321 Davenport, Suite 3AC1 | The Brand Factory, U31
• Centre Court Developments Inc. and Smart Centres | TC 4, Suite PH10 | figure3, L.A. Inc., Nak Design Strategies Inc.
• Minto Communities | 123 Portland, Suite 1441 | U31

Best Innovative Suite Design

• MOD Developments Inc. | 55C Bloor Yorkville Residences, Suite 01B | Cecconi Simone Inc.
• Reserve Properties Limited and Westdale Properties | untitled. Toronto, Suites P-607-612S, 707-712S, 507-512S | IBI Group, U31
• Rosehaven Homes Limited | The Randall Residences, The Cantley

Best Model Suite

• Briarwood Homes | Connectt Condos | IN2ITION Realty
• Concert Properties Ltd. | 88 Scott, Penthouse
• MOD Developments Inc. | 55C Bloor Yorkville Residences | Cecconi Simone Inc.

Best Mid-Rise Building Design (Pinnacle)

• Alterra Group of Companies | 321 Davenport | Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects, U31
• Diamond Kilmer Developments | Reunion Crossing | Giannone Petricone Associates Inc. Architects
• The Harbour Club | Onespace Unlimited Inc.
• Laurier Homes Limited | Upper Beach Club Condominiums | Onespace Unlimited Inc.

Best High-Rise Building Design (Pinnacle)

• Camrost Felcorp Inc. | Exchange District | IBI Group
• Collecdev | Nordic | Montana Steele Advertising
• Collecdev | Tretti | Montana Steele Advertising
• Tridel | Tridel at The Well | The MBTW Group / W Architect Inc.

Best Single-Detached House Design

• Cachet Estate Homes Inc. | Mount Hope, Highland | Hunt Design Associates
• Madison Group | Frenchman’s Bay, The Wharf | FBP Architects Inc.
• Primont Homes | BluMont, Apres ‘A’ | RN Design Ltd., The Brand Factory

Best Single Detached House Design (Large)

• Farsight Homes | Estates at Sunset Ridge, The Sapphire | Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists, Colours & Concepts Inc., Builder Insight Group Inc.
• Hallett Homes | Encore Glen Abbey, Regent | Q4 Architects
• Hallett Homes | Encore Glen Abbey Aubrey | Q4 Architects

Best Innovative House Design

• Fernbrook Homes and Tiffany Park Homes | Mapleview Park Kelso | Hunt Design Associates, Guidelines Advertising Inc.
• Mason Homes | The Arbours, The Sherwood
• Arista Homes Limited | Upper Unionville, UNIT 2203 | Hunt Design Associates

Best Semi-Detached/Townhouse Design

• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll, The Cedar | GCB Interior Architecture Inc., VA3 Design
• The Acorn Development Corporation | Lookout on the Knoll, Upper House | GCB Interior Architecture Inc., VA3 Design
• Tribute Communities | Hyland Village, Montrose | Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists, Guidelines Advertising Inc.

Best Model Home

• Farsight Homes | The Estates at Sunset Ridge, The Sapphire | Colours & Concepts Inc., Builder Insight Group Inc., Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists
• Fourteen Estates Ltd. | Eden Park, Evermore | Cassidy & Co. Architectural Technologists
• Poetry Living | Abbey Lane Towns, TH-RL 19-4 | Flora DiMenna Designs Inc., RN Design Ltd.

 

PEOPLE & SALES AWARDS

Riley Brethour Leadership Award (Pinnacle)

• To be announced

Stephen Dupuis CSR Award (Pinnacle)

• To be announced

Best Salesperson or Team, Mid/High-rise

• Austin Birch Development Marketing for 123 Portland and The Saint by Minto Communities
• Lisa Chester, Marianne Del Giudice, and Tania Waheed of International Home Marketing Group Realty Inc. for the Exchange District by Camrost Felcorp Inc.
• RAD Marketing for King Toronto Condos

Best Customer Care

• Brookfield Residential | Coolaid Studios Inc.
• Great Gulf Homes
• Minto Communities

Best Salesperson or Team, Low-Rise

• VJ Prashad, Bonnie Lam, Ivan Cosic, Cassandra Cathcart, Andrea Papeo and Liana Pronio of IN2ITION Realty for The Way Urban Towns by Sorbara Group of Companies
• Zach Brandwein, Arianna Soroush and Parivash Sharaf of International Home Marketing Group for Lookout on the Knoll by The Acorn Development Corporation
• P2 Realty Inc. for Urban North Townhomes by Pace Developments Inc.

Best Presentation Centre

• Centre Court Developments Inc.;Smart Centres | Transit City | figure3, L.A. Inc., Nak Design Strategies Inc.
• Malen Capital Corporation | Monza Condos | Ryan Design International
• Paradise Developments | New Kleinburg | Ryan Design International

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