Function, form and fit noted with Victoria building awards

Victoria Real Estate Board hands out annual commercial building awards

The year’s best-designed and built projects in the region were recognized at the Victoria Real Estate Board’s 21st annual commercial building awards.

Excellence award-winners at the Nov. 26 event were the Vergo family townhouse buildings on Carey Road (Community Housing category), the BMW and Jaguar-Land Rover dealerships on Esquimalt Road and Douglas Street, respectively (Auto); Kirby’s Source for Sport, 894 Cloverdale Ave. (Retail); Beacon Plaza, 2339 Beacon Ave. in Sidney (Retail Renovation); Romeo’s Restaurant, 1703 Blanshard St. (Restaurant); City Centre Sportsplex, 1097 Langford Pwy. (Recreation); North Saanich middle school, 10400 McDonald Park Rd. (Educational); The Oriental, 562 Yates St. (Heritage), and The 834, 834 Johnson St. (Multi-Family).

Special honours were also taken by North Saanich middle school (Green Award), Jaguar-Land Rover (Judge’s Choice) and Jeneece Place (Community Award), next to Victoria General Hospital.

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