Best of the best: Overall winners in major categories will now represent the HIA Hunter region at the 2019 HIA-CSR n Housing Awards in Perth.
Almost 600 members of the local residential construction industry were on hand when the winners and finalists were announced at the 2018 HIA-CSR Hunter Housing andKitchen &Bathroom Awards ceremony on Saturday, October 13.
Held before a record crowd of local industry leaders and peers from across the Hunter and Central Coast regions, the awards acknowledge the talent of designers, builders, suppliers and manufacturers who plan and construct quality new homes, townhouses, renovations, kitchens, bathrooms and outdoor projects.
Judged by industry professionals, winners were selected in 28 separate categories, with Construct Central Coast taking out the coveted HIA-CSR Hunter Home of the Year Award for the second year running.In a mirror result to last year, the award winning home from the Central Coast also won the Custom Built Home of the Year, Bathroom Project of the Year, and twofurtherawards.
Against strong competition the judges said “this expansive home is stunning from all angles. The level of internal architectural detail is in itself outstanding.The home is spread over 3 levels with multiple living areas designed to give the family of 5 ample space to live and play.”
Construct Central Coast and all award winners and finalists should be congratulated on their dedication to achieving thebest workmanship and standards in every project they undertake. HIA’s Awards provide a tremendous opportunity for our members to showcase their projects,highlighting building and design excellence.
Valley Kitchens & Joinery was the most awarded picking up six awards, while other significant winners on the night, included GJ Gardner Homes Newcastle for ‘Display Home of the Year’, Hotondo Homes Central Coast for ‘Project Home of the Year’, Sean Richards Building for ‘Renovation/Addition Project of the Year’, Yarrum Designer Homes for ‘Spec Home of the Year’, P & D Bush Building for ‘Townhouse/Villa of the Year’ and Millbrook Homes for ‘Apartment of the Year’.
* Editorial supplied – Craig Jennion , HIA Executive Director (Hunter)