Best Estate Home: $1,500,000 - $1,999,999

2024 Awards of Excellence in Housing | BILD Central Alberta


These awards recognize excellence in housing by association members in overall exterior and interior design, use of building materials, creative use of space, functionality of floor plan, and overall appeal.



  • BILD-Central Alberta members in good standing are eligible to enter.
  • Eligible units must be new housing completed between January 1 - December 31.
  • Dwelling units submitted for consideration in previous years are not eligible.
  • Model/ Project Name
  • City/ Town/ County
  • Above Grade Sqft
  • Below Grade Sqft
  • Date Completed
  • Sale Price
    Price is not construction cost but retail selling price.
    Price is to be based on the current market price at the time of submission or total retail sale price at the time of sale. Must be HOUSE ONLY, land and GST excluded.
    Include: Base model price, all interior/exterior upgrades, appliances and permanent fixtures, window coverings, basement development.
    Exclude: Land and GST, landscaping, garage (sales centre) finishing, and furnishings.
    Lottery homes, staff purchases, trade discounts, sweat equity and builder owner homes must submit the selling price as if the home/unit were sold to the public.
  • Company logo
    Please provide a copy of your company logo.
  • Simple Floor plan (PDF)
    No artist renderings (floor plan for basement must be included if applicable)
    -Digital image of each floor
    -Ensure company name is NOT on the plans
  • Marketing Feature Sheet (Do not use company name)
    Marketing Comments required for: Curb Appeal (Exterior -no artist renderings permitted); Kitchen; Great room/ Living room; Special Features (Extra Photos); Creative Use of Space
    Suggestion: Prepare your answers to the questions in a word document. Once you are satisfied with your comments, copy and paste into the correct area of the online MFS.
    Maximum word count: 750
  • Photos: Interior/ Exterior
    Up to twenty-two (22) different digital images- at least one for the following: Curb Appeal (Exterior -no artist renderings permitted); Kitchen; Great room/ Living room; Special Features (Extra Photos); Creative Use of Space; Foyer; and Ensuite/ Main Bath. No major alterations to the photos (interior or exterior) are permitted. Colour correction is acceptable. Exceptions: Sales Centres may be covered up with a standard garage door only. Dirt can be covered with grass (no landscaping).
Criterion Weight
Curb Appeal 15.0%
Kitchen 15.0%
Great Room/ Living Room 10.0%
Foyer 10.0%
Ensuite/ Main Bath 10.0%
Special Features 10.0%
Creative Use of Space 10.0%
Overall Impression 20.0%