Congratulations to the VIREB Commercial Building Awards Winners

April 29, 2014

The Nanaimo Golf Club was named the Judges Choice, best overall winner at the 7th Annual Vancouver Island Commercial Building Awards.

A near record number of nominations entered this year’s Commercial Building Awards, which celebrate the best in commercial and industrial construction north of the Malahat.

Award of Excellence Category winners included:

  • Multi-Family Townhouse – The Waterfront at Mill Bay
  • Multi-Family Apartment – Madrona Green of Nanaimo
  • Community Institutional – Cowichan Lake Library and Cumberland Library (two winners)
  • Community Institutional – Fire Halls – Nanoose Bay Fire Hall
  • Office – Island Oral Facial & Implant Surgery of Parksville
  • Retail – Port Place Shopping Centre, Building D of Nanaimo
  • Retail – Auto – Mercedes-Benz/Smart, BMW/Mini, Subaru of Nanaimo
  • Specialty Housing – Great-West Student Residences of Nanaimo
  • Hospitality – Nanaimo Golf Club
  • Industrial – Archie Johnstone Plumbing & Heating of Nanaimo
  • Industrial/Service Commercial – Reno – Andrew Sheret Ltd. Of Courtenay
  • Office/Retail – Reno – Target Renovation of Campbell River
  • Heritage Reno – The Rowe House of Nanaimo
  • BC Hydro Green Award – Gabriola Island Fire Hall

Awards of Merit went to:

  • Mixed Use – Sproat Lake Landing
  • Multi-Family Townhouse – Heritage Views of Nanaimo
  • Multi-Family Apartment – Sage Manor of Qualicum Beach
  • Community Institutional – Oceanside Health Centre of Parksville
  • Community Institutional – Fire Halls – Gabriola Island Fire Hall and Mill Bay Fire Hall
  • Office – Pacific Station of Nanaimo and North Cowichan Municipal Hall Addition of Duncan
  • Retail – Chemainus Village Square of Chemainus and Timberline Village Shopping Centre of Campbell River
  • Retail – Auto – Laird Wheaton GM of Nanaimo
  • Specialty Housing – Rose Harbour of Campbell River
  • Hospitality – Whiskey Landing Lodge of Ucluelet
  • Industrial – Office of Hazelwood Construction, Nanaimo
  • Office/Retail – Reno – Estevan Professional Centre (North Park Plaza) of Nanaimo

Honorable Mentions were awarded to:

  • Multi-Family Townhouse – The Ridge of Nanaimo
  • Retail – Crown Isle Shopping Centre, Building E, F & G of Courtenay
  • Specialty Housing – Edgewood of Nanaimo
  • Hospitality – Seamark Restaurant of Qualicum Beach
  • Industrial – Gregg Distributors Warehouse of Nanaimo
  • Industrial/Service Commercial Reno – Midland Tools Exterior Renovation, Nanaimo
  • Office/Retail – Reno – Cowichan Health & Wealth Centre of Duncan and La-z-Boy of Courtenay