Phase one of River's Edge in Chilliwack was named best multi family development at the 6th annual Fraser Valley Commercial Building Awards held last Thursday in Langley.

Phase one of River's Edge in Chilliwack was named best multi family development at the 6th annual Fraser Valley Commercial Building Awards held last Thursday in Langley.

Chilliwack developments earn top spots in FV building awards

Two Chilliwack developments were among the winners at the Annual Fraser Valley Commercial Building Awards.

Two Chilliwack developments were among the winners at the Annual Fraser Valley Commercial Building Awards Thursday night at the Cascades Casino Resort in Langley.

The Hub at King George Station of Surrey won the Judges’ Choice, Best Overall Entry Award at the event, now in its sixth year.

The Hub also won the Office Category, which featured a record 40 finalists from commercial and industrial buildings built in the Fraser Valley, from White Rock to Chilliwack.

The first phase of Chilliwack’s new River’s Edge residential development on Peach Road took top honours in the multi family category. (Architect/designer: Ankenman Associates Architects Inc.; general contractors: Gore Brothers, Diverse Construction, Parklane Holdings and Tribrink Contracting Ltd.)

In the retail category, Frankie’s Italian Kitchen & Bar at 7350 Vedder Road earned an award of merit. (Architect/designer: Denis Turco Architect Inc.; general contractor: Gerry Enns Contracting Ltd.)

Also featured prominently in the winner’s circle was Chilliwack architecture firm Craven Houston Powers, which was involved in the award-winning Abbotsford Mental Health Care Facility and WestGen building in Abbotsford.

New institutional, commercial, industrial, multi family, recreational and renovation projects completed between January 1, 2015 and August 31, 2016 were eligible.

Other category winners of the event were as follows:

Agricultural: WestGen, 1625 Angus Campbell Road, Abbotsford. Architects/Designers: Craven Huston Powers Architects. General Contractor: Unitech Construction Management.

Community Institutional: Timms Community Centre, 20399 Douglas Crescent, City of Langley. Architect/Designer: HCMA Architecture & Design; General Contractor: DGS Construction Company Ltd.

Community Recreational: Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre, 16855 24 Avenue, Surrey. Architect/Designer: HCMA Architecture + Design; General Contractor: Ellis Don.

Industrial: Texcan at Pacific Link Business Park, 10499 Grace Road, Surrey. Architect/Designer: Taylor Kurtz Architecture + Design Inc.; General Contractor: ICC Integrated Construction Concepts Ltd.

Mixed Use: Coulter Berry Building, 9220 Glover Road, Fort Langley. Architect/Designer: Keystone Architecture & Planning Ltd.; General Contractor: XARIS Construction Management.

Multi Family: River’s Edge, Phase I, 5402 Peach Road, Chilliwack. Architect/Designer: Ankenman Associates Architects Inc.; General Contractors: Gore Brothers, Diverse Construction, Parklane Holdings and Tribrink Contracting Ltd.

Renovation/Restoration: Wendy’s Restaurant, 32733 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford. Developer: Urban Systems Ltd.

Retail: TD Bank at Ocean Park, 1161 128th Street, Surrey. Architect/Designer: Jordan Kutev Architect Inc.; General Contractor: Vedentec Management Inc.

Retail/Automotive: OpenRoad Exotics, 6006 Collection Drive, Langley. Architect/Designer: Christopher Bozyk Architects; General Contractor: Ventana Construction.

Seniors’ Housing: Evergreen Complex Care, 1550 Oxford Street, White Rock. Architect/Designer: Ankenman Associates Architects Inc.; General Contractor: Vanmar Constructors Inc.

Wood Construction: Royce, 14855 Thrift Avenue. Architect/Designer: Ankenman Associates Architects Inc.; General Contractor: Peak Construction Group of Companies.

 

Awards of Merit

Agricultural: Berryhill Foods, 8132 Brannick Place. Architect/Designer: GM Drafting; General Contractor: John Craig Construction.

Community Institutional: Abbotsford Mental Health Care Facility, 33134 Marshall Road. Architect/Designer: Craven Houston Powers Architects; General Contractors: Kinetic Construction Ltd.

Industrial: Valley Driving School, 27078 56 Avenue, Langley. Architect/Designer: Krahn Group of Companies; General Contractor: Glacier West Construction.

Multi Family: Balance, 13678 Grosvenor Road, Surrey. Architect/Designer: Yamamoto Architecture Inc.; General Contractor: Tien Sher Construction.

Retail: Frankie’s Italian Kitchen & Bar, 7350 Vedder Road. Architect/Designer: Denis Turco Architect Inc.; General Contractor: Gerry Enns Contracting Ltd.

Mercana Art Décor, 3250 189 Street, Surrey. Architect/Designer: CTA Design Group; General Contractor: Prism Construction.