Arrowleaf Cellars is up for a commercial building award

Arrowleaf and Cadence at the Lakes up for building awards

Two Lake Country builders up for Southern Interior Construction Association Commercial Building Awards

A couple of Lake Country builders have been announced as a finalist for the 7th Annual Southern Interior Construction Association Commercial Building Awards Gala October 22 at the Coast Capri Hotel in Kelowna.

Arrowleaf Cellars and Cadence at the Lakes were both named as a finalist for the awards.

The event will honour the best in commercial and industrial construction throughout the region. Commercial and industrial properties from every corner of the Thompson, Okanagan and Kootenay regions are represented as finalists in the event.

The Awards, which annually draws the top developers, general contractors, realtors, contractors and business people to celebrate the best of the best from Kamloops to Fernie and Osoyoos to Golden”.

We are extremely pleased to once again be hosting the SICA Commercial Building Awards for the southern interior,” says Bill Everitt, SICA Chief Operating Officer. “These awards are an opportunity to celebrate the owners, consultants and contractors who bring these creative, environmentally sensitive, and innovative projects to fruition.

Business Examiner Thompson Okanagan has coordinated the Commercial Building Awards since its inception, and also produces similar programs throughout B.C., including Northern BC, the Fraser Valley and Vancouver Island.

“The projects that are nominated are exceptional and on par with any area throughout the province,” says MacDonald. “These events are great because this is a time to celebrate the people behind the scenes who make these important buildings come to life, and have them come out and take a bow for their fine work.”

Last year’s Judges’ Choice winner for best overall entry went to Southern Okanagan Secondary School of Oliver, which also took top spot in the Community Facilities category.

The finalists are:

Kamloops: CHBCI Training House, Fairfield Inn and Orabella.

Kelowna: 3935 Lakeshore, BCAA, Kelowna Flightcraft Aerospace, Orchard Ford, Queensway Transit Exchange, San Ocello Retrofit, Sandhill Estate Winery, Skyview Terraces, SOLE, Upper Avenue, Kelowna Yacht Club and the YMCA Renovation.

Lake Country: Arrowleaf Cellars and Cadence at the Lakes.

Penticton: Cannery Brewing Company, Penticton Sockeye Hatchery and Stuart Bish Photography.

Salmon Arm: Columbia Shushwap Regional District Administration Buildilng.

Vernon: Mara House and TRTA Renovation

West Kelowna: Casa Palmero, Fabricland and Mar Jok Elementary

School.

The event is sponsored by Gold Sponsor Re/MAX Commercial, and Category Sponsors Meyers Norris Penny (MNP) Chartered Accountants, Coldwell Banker Horizon Realty and Colliers International Kelowna.

Tickets to the event are $95 plus tax, available through www.businessexaminer.ca/events, but must be booked by Tuesay, October 20. For further information, contact Mark MacDonald at 1-866-758-2684 Ext. 120. Or email mark@businessexaminer.ca