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NAHB Awards

Toronto-based Montana Steele Strategic Marketing picked up 17 NAHB Silver Awards for The Nationals new home sales and marketing awards, the Brand Factory was honoured with 10 and PUREBLINK received six.

Hosted by the National Association of Home Builders, The Nationals salute the best in North America’s building industry for their professionalism, integrity and creativity.

Silver Award winners are the top vote recipients in each category and are the finalists for the Gold Awards. Gold Awards in each category will be presented as part of the International Builder’s Show on January 10 in Orlando, Fla. During a three-day judging process, a panel of industry professionals from across North America will determine the award winners from a field of over 1,100 entries.

Other GTA-based Silver Award winners include Builder Advertising and Marketing (BAM), McOuat Partnership, 52 Pick-Up and In2ition Realty.

Brand Factory

  • Best Logo Design: 35 Wabash by ZINC Developments
  • Best Brochure Lifestyle Magazine: Scala by Tridel; SQ by Tridel; 35 Wabash by ZINC
  • Best Print Campaign: Tridel SQ
  • Best Radio Commercial: Touchstone Resort by Freed Developments; Muskoka Bay Resort by Freed Developments)
  • Best TV Commercial: Tridel SQ
  • Best Website for a Builder: Freed Developments
  • Best Presentation Centre: 200 Russell Hill by Hirsh Development Group

Montana Steele Strategic Markeing

  • Best Brochure Urban Highrise: Rodeo Drive by Lanterra Developments and Cadillac Fairview (CF)
  • Best Social Media Campaign: Bside by Minto Group
  • Best Print Ad: Rodeo Drive by Lanterra and CF
  • Best Print Campaign: Vista Crossing by Dream
  • Best Overall Advertising Campaign: Rodeo Drive by Lanterra and CF
  • Best Marketing of Green/Sustainable Program: Bside by Minto
  • Best Website for a Community: Cachet Orangeville by Cachet Estate Homes, cachetorangeville.com
  • Best Sales Centre: Vista Crossing by Dream
  • Best Presentation Centre: Rodeo Drive, Lanterra and CF; Bside by Minto
  • Best Signage: Brighton by Dream
  • Best Landscape Design Neighbourhood: Rodeo Drive, Lanterra and CF
  • Best Architectural Design of an Attached Home (single plan): Bside by Minto; Longbrach 2 by Minto
  • Attached Community of the Year: Rodeo Drive, Lanterra and CF with Hariri Pontarini Architects, interiors by Studio Munge and landscaping by NAK
  • Detached Community of the Year: Vista Crossing by Dream with Brown & Associates Planning Group architects, interiors and sales office by Dream and Montana Steele interiors landscaping by exp Services
  • Master Planned Community of the Year: Brighton by Dream, with architecture by KPMB, b&a Planning Group and Stantec, interiors by Montana Steele and In2ition, landscaping by Stantec

PUREBLINK

  • Best TV Commercial: The Park Club, ELAD with The Walsh Group; Avalon by Empire Communities
  • Best Website for a Builder: Empire Communities, empirecommunities.com
  • Best Computer Generated Sales Tool: Eau Du Soleil, Empire Communities; Sonic by Lindvest with LA Ads; Avalon by Empire Communities

McOuat Partnership

  • Building Community Spirit Award: Losani Family Foundation

52 Pick-Up

  • Best Presentation Centre: The Residences of the Hotel McGibbon by SilverCreek

Builder Advertising and Marketing (BAM)

  • Best Brochure Community: Avalon by Empire Communities

In2ition Realty

  • Sales Team of the Year: The 6ixth by Metroly Developments and Distrikt Developments

A full list of Silver Award winners is available at thenationals.com/SilverWinners2017