HAVAN welcomed these new members in August

On Tuesday, August 20, HAVAN welcomed these new members: CANEX Building Supplies, Hugo Marketing & Consulting, Capture Energy, Craine Projects Ltd., Edgar Development, Braybrook Projects, Pogon Painting and Projects Inc., Home Depot of Canada, Cooper Equipment Rentals, Tamber Development Inc., Metropolitan Hardwood Floors Inc., DYG Windows Ltd. and BuildArt Development Ltd. CANEX Building Supplies Building…

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HAVAN welcomed these new members in May

On Tuesday, May 21, HAVAN welcomed these new members: R K Projects Ltd., LUX Architectural Panel, McKenna Construction Limited, Golden Way Enterprises Inc., American Express Canada Ltd., BONE Structure, Renner Glass Inc., BONA Development Ltd., Luso Development Corp., Intelligent Shade Systems Inc. dba Intelligent Window Coverings, C.A.V. Enterprise Inc., Marion Photography, Master Care Janitorial &…

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10th Annual HAVAN Ovation Awards Winners Announced.

VANCOUVER: The Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN, formerly GVHBA) Ovation Award winners were revealed to the more than 450 guests attending the Gala on Saturday, May 4th at the JW Marriott Parq, Vancouver. Special guests included the Honourable Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing, Selina Robinson, and BC Housing’s VP and Registrar Wendy Acheson. Celebrating the tenth awards…

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HAVAN welcomed these new members in April

On Tuesday, April 16, HAVAN welcomed these new members: Perfection Connection, TriiboxStudio Inc., Giovanna Averill Interiors Inc., Sitka Coast Construction Inc., Amour Construction Inc., Blue Horse Investments Inc., Pacific West Systems Supply, Wishbone Industries Ltd. and Out Of Line Designs. Perfection Connection Supplier: Audio / Video, Home Theatres, Lighting Control Systems, Motorized Window Shades #110…

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HAVAN Announces Interim CEO Ron Rapp

MEDIA RELEASE March 25, 2019, for immediate release. Homebuilders Association Vancouver Announces Interim CEO – Ron Rapp It is with great pleasure that the Homebuilders Association of Vancouver (HAVAN) today announces effective immediately, the Board of Directors has appointed Ron Rapp, formerly of Morningstar Homes, as HAVAN’s interim CEO for a period of six months.…

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2019 Ovation Awards Finalists Announced

MEDIA RELEASE March 5, 2019, for immediate release. 2019 HAVAN OVATION AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCED VANCOUVER, BC: The Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN, formerly GVHBA) Ovation Award finalists were revealed to the more than 200 guests attending the Finalists ‘Oiree on Thursday, February 28th in Vancouver. Celebrating the tenth awards season, almost 400 entries were submitted this…

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Association announces new brand identity

January 31, 2019 Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association Rebrands to Homebuilders Association Vancouver to Better Connect Homeowners with Homebuilding Resources Vancouver, January 30, 2019. It’s a brand-new day for the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association as they proudly reveal a new name, Homebuilders Association Vancouver (HAVAN), complemented by a new brand identity. The change is…

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HAVAN welcomed these new members in October

On Tuesday, October 23, 2018, we welcomed the following new members: Wesco Distribution Canada LP, BMF Homes Inc., Moor Design, Penrose Interior & Architectural Design dba Penrose Design, AccenTrix Design, E5 Home Design Inc., R.S. Osler Homes Ltd., Gracent Homes Ltd., Eurohouse Construction Inc., Fossil Developments Canada Ltd., NRG Insulation Systems, McCabe Design & Interiors,…

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HAVAN welcomed these new members in September

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, we welcomed the following new members: 1063508 B.C. Ltd. dba Alair Homes Tri-Cities, Chambers & Stark Design Studio Ltd., House of Bohn Designs Inc., Westcoast Outbuildings Inc., CertiHome, Rockwest Hardscapes & Pools Ltd., Zimal Homes Inc., Bradford Design Decorative Hardware Inc., Luongo Electric Inc., EB Industries Ltd. dba EB Painting,…

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HAVAN Volunteers Finish 3rd Floor Lounge Renovation at Easter Seals House in Vancouver

HAVAN RAISES $82K AND RENOVATES LOUNGE & KITCHEN AT EASTER SEALS HOUSE.  After 30 years, with 30,000 bed nights and hosting 5,000 families each year, Easter Seals House 3rd Floor Lounge needed refreshing to better serve the families who use it every day and thanks to the Homebuilders Association of Vancouver (HAVAN) the newly renovated…

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Colour me YIMBY – The Province

Like many recent years, 2016 could well have been called ‘Year of the NIMBY’ when it comes to new home construction in Metro Vancouver. The mere fact that most reading this know that NIMBY stands for “Not in My Back Yard,” goes to show how ubiquitous community pushback has become in the face of new development.…