PRESS RELEASE: Gilbert + Burke Wins Builder of the Year
Local home and cottage builder Gilbert + Burke celebrates 20 years of excellence, sweeping Peterborough & Kawarthas Home Builders Association awards.
October 8, 2020 – In an unpredictable year for Ontario’s independent businesses, Gilbert + Burke is wrapping up 2020 on a high point.
The elite home and cottage design and builders are marking their 20th year in business—a run that’s seen them establish as an industry-leader for Ontarians seeking stunning living spaces in the province’s top cottage destinations.
With the recent Peterborough & Kawarthas Home Builders Association 2019 Housing Design Awards, broadcast to its members via YouTube on October 2 due to COVID-19 restrictions, the excellence that Gilbert + Burke has become synonymous with was well-rewarded.
“This is great news from all perspectives,” says company President Randy Burke. “We’re proud of the homes we create with our clients, and we’re glad to see our local association recognizes that, too.”
Partner and Operations Manager Brian Gilbert agrees: “We’ve had opportunities to work with
some really amazing clients, in some unique, gorgeous spaces, and the whole team feels good to have their creative work celebrated.”
Gilbert + Burke effectively swept the awards show’s most prestigious categories, with wins for:
- Builder of the Year, Custom (Co-Winner)
- Best Custom Home under 2,500 Square Feet – Natural on Peninsula Lake
- Best Custom Home 2,500 – 4,000 Square Feet – Moon River View Cottage
- Best Custom Home over 4,000 Square Feet – Lake Simcoe Retreat
- Best Reno over 200K (Co-Winner) – South Georgian Bay Beauty
- Best Outbuilding – Contemporary Boathouse
- Best Any Room – Lake Simcoe Retreat & Master Suite Oasis
- Best Website – gilbertburke.ca
With a fresh arsenal of awards under their belts, the Gilbert + Burke team are looking toward
2021 with pride, and drawing up plans for 20 more years of exceptional, sustainable home
About Peterborough & Kawarthas Home Builders Association
Since 1956, Peterborough & The Kawarthas Home Builders Association (PKHBA) has
represented local building professionals’ interests—including home builders, renovators, sub-trade contractors, service professionals, manufacturers, suppliers and government agencies. The association works toward a fair and competitive marketplace, where businesses are equipped with skill and integrity, and consumers have access to quality housing.
About Gilbert + Burke
Founded in 2000, Gilbert + Burke has long been sought-after for their unique home design and remodelling work across Kawartha Lakes, Muskoka, Simcoe, Parry Sound and Georgian Bay. With a prestigious design team creating well-crafted, environmentally responsible homes, Gilbert + Burke work together with their clients to build exceptional lifestyle spaces.
For further information & media inquiries:
Cathy Burke, Vice President + CFO
Gilbert + Burke, [email protected]