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Two Fernie Homebuilders Finalists for CBHA Awards – The Free Press

Two Fernie companies were included on the Keystone Award shortlist of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association.

Fernie Home Builders and Parastone Developments both made the cut in different categories.

Fernie Home Builders is in the running for first place in the Best Detached Single Family Home category from $ 1 million to $ 1.5 million for its Elkhorn Chalet project, while Parastone Developments is in the running for Best Detached Single Family Home in less than $ 500,000 for their Yirri cottages. in the Montane housing estate.

Parastone Sales and Marketing Director Seven Szelei said they were honored to be nominated for the award.

“This reflects the hard work of our staff, their vision and their commitment to believe that we can offer the best product in the province in our respective category,” he said.

“It’s also great to hear that Mike Delich (owner of Fernie Home Builders) has been nominated in his respective category.

“The appointment of two Fernie developers is not possible without the support of local employees and contractors, local businesses, the Town of Fernie, Tourism Fernie, the Chamber of Commerce and all the amazing residents of Fernie. that make it such a magical and desirable place. community.”

The Elkhorn Hut by Fernie Home Builders. (Image courtesy of Fernie Home Builders / Photo by Matt Kuhn)

“We are honored to be a finalist for the British Columbia Interior Housing Awards,” said Mike Delich of Fernie Home Builders.

“The winners will be honored at an event in Kamloops on February 12, 2022 and we are delighted to attend. We thank and thank our dedicated team of carpenters, skilled tradespeople, suppliers and artisans who worked on this one-of-a-kind home.

The CBHA has more than 20 categories in which home builders, developers and designers can enter their projects, with a “record number of entries” from the BC Central Interior division of the CBHA.

“This shows how busy our industry has been over the past few years, and we are delighted to recognize these members for all their hard work,” said CBHA Central Interior President Jere Lorenz.

The CBHA did not host a Keystone Prize in 2021, which means that applications for the 2022 Prizes include developments and projects between 2019 and 2021.

Parastone has already won accolades by winning the Georgie Awards for its Yirri Cottages earlier this year.

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