Each year, Markham gives Building Excellence Awards to new home builders. We recognize builders that:

  • Follow the Building Code & Building Code Act;
  • Meet Regulations;
  • Have excellent site administration;

Latest Winners

2011 Building Excellence Award Winners

Small Volume (5 – 24 dwelling units):

  • Baywood Homes;
  • Flato Developments;
  • Laurier Homes (Windsong) Limited

Large Volume (25+ dwelling units):

  • 1644138 Ontario Inc. (Times Group/Life Construction);
  • Cathedraltown (Andrin Woodbine Homes Limited);
  • Arista Homes (Boxgrove) Incorporated;
  • Monarch Corporation;
  • Paradise Homes Windsong Corporation;
  • Great West/Castle Rock (Southoak Estates Inc.)

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who can win?
    Builders of new homes in Markham can win the Building Excellence Award. There are two categories:
    • Small Volume (5 to 24 dwelling units);
    • Large Volume (24 plus dwelling units)
  2. How are builders evaluated?
    We choose winners based on:
    • Number of dwelling units constructed;
    • Building permits obtained prior to starting construction;
    • Mandatory inspections requested by the builder and performed by the inspector;
    • Registration with Tarion Warranty Corporation and zero claims or chargeable conciliations filed against the builder;
    • Number of inspections that required more than two visits to achieve compliance with the Ontario Building Code;
    • Number of inspections requested by the builder that were ready when inspector arrived at the job site;
    • Dwelling units occupied with Markham approval;
    • Number of completed inspections;
    • Percentage of new home construction inspected by building inspectors

Contact Information

Kathy Roach, 
Building Inspector Administrator, 
101 Town Centre Boulevard, Markham, Ontario L3R 9W3
Phone: 905.477.7000 extension 2717
Fax: 905.415.7501
E-mail: kroach@markham.ca

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