SICA announces 2019 Industry Awards of Excellence Finalists

Kelowna, BC – The Southern Interior Construction Association (SICA) has announced the finalists for their 2019 Industry Awards of Excellence. Recognizing construction projects and industry leadership, we are pleased to be able to award the efforts of our industry.

For the inaugural year, 32 finalists have been selected in the Building Awards and Leadership Award categories. Finalists will be honoured at the Awards Dinner on October 3rd in Kelowna, one winner from each category will be announced as the winner in the respective category. 

"The nominations we received represented a construction value of over $106 million. This is a testament to the impact construction has on our local economies,” says Jason Henderson, SICA CEO.  

In addition to the 7 Building Award categories, SICA will present Leadership Awards to member companies who’ve demonstrated their commitment to being leaders in the construction industry with Education & Leadership Award, Innovation & Productivity Award, Safety Award and the SICA Member of the Year Award. 

Registration to attend the SICA Industry Awards of Excellence Awards Dinner on October 3, 2019 is now open and tickets are available at

Building Award Finalists:

Agricultural Category: 

  • Blackwell Dairy 
    • General Contractor: VVI Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: BlueGreen Architecture
  • Osoyoos Irrigation District, New Pumphouse
    • General Contractor: Greyback Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: Delterra Engineering, Ecora Engineering
    • Electrical Contractor: Interior Powertech
    • Mechanical Contractor: Combined Mechanical Contractors Ltd.

Educational Category: 

  • Kamloops Kidz Early Learning Centre
    • Architect: GTA Architecture Ltd.
    • Electrical Contractor: Howell Electric Ltd.
    • Mechanical Contractor: Interior Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
    • Trade Contractors: BLU Drywall, Beattie Insulation, United Floors – Nagel Creative Carpets Ltd., Top 40 Woodworks Ltd.
  • Thompson Rivers University Industrial Training & Technology Centre
    • General Contractor: Stuart Olson Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: Stantec Architecture
    • Electrical Contractor: Houle Electric Limited
    • Mechanical Contractor: Interior Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
    • Trade Contractors: Infracon, Stemmer Construction Ltd., Rutland Glass
  • UBCO – The Commons
    • General Contractor: Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd.
    • Architect: Moriyama & Teshima Architects/MQN Architecture & Interior Design
    • Electrical Contractor: Horizon Electric Inc.
    • Mechanical Contractor: Kal-West Mechanical
    • Trade Contractors: Kelowna Lite Kast, United Landscaping, Flynn Canada, Top 40 Woodworks Ltd.


  • Amplified Café
    • General Contractor: N&H Contracting
    • Architect: Spot on Interior Design
    • Electrical Contractor: Southgate Electric
    • Mechanical Contractor: Twin River Plumbing & Heating
    • Trade Contractor: Top 40 Woodworks Ltd.
  • Cedar Creek Winery Restaurant
    • General Contractor: Team Construction Management Ltd.
    • Architect: Meiklejohn Architects
    • Trade Contractors: Westside Tile, Kodiak Drywall and Steel Stud, 90 Degree Millwork, Kelowna Ready Mix Concrete


  • TNRD Civic Building Addition
    • General Contractor: N&H Contracting Ltd.
    • Architect: BlueGreen Architects
    • Electrical Contractor: Aspen Electric Ltd.
    • Mechanical Contractor: Twin River Plumbing & Heating
    • Trade Contractors: Rutland Glass, Western Roofing Master Roofers Ltd.
  • Vernon Multi-Use Facility Expansion
    • General Contractor: VVI Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: MQN Architecture & Interior Design


  • Advanced Dental Group
    • General Contractor: Chriscan Construction
    • Architect: Sinclair Dental
    • Electrical Contractor: Prospect Electric
    • Mechanical Contractor: Radian Mechanical
    • Trade Contractors: Eu-roc Interiors, Kelowna House of Floors, J.R Painting
    • Supplier: Sinclair Dental
  • MER Emergency Department Renovation
    • General Contractor: True Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: Kasian Architecture
    • Electrical Contractor: Sasco Contractors Ltd.
    • Mechanical Contractor: Interior Plumbing & Heating Ltd.
    • Trade Contractor: A1 Machine, NABCO Entrances, Competition Glass
    • Supplier: Tibar Construction Ltd.


  • 1155 Pacific Ave
    • General Contractor: Sawchuk Developments Co. Ltd.
    • Electrical Contractor: Krueger Electric
    • Mechanical Contractor: Leask and Company
    • Trade Contractors: Okanagan Fire Protection, Dig-It Contracting, Kelowna Steel Fabricators, Allmar International 


  • 1502 Sutherland Ave
    • General Contractor: Redline Contracting Ltd.
    • Architect: Fox Architecture
    • Trade Contractor: Glass Canada Inc.
  • The Foundry - Penticton
    • General Contractor: Chriscan Construction
    • Architect: evolve design | build 
    • Electrical Contractor: Pfitztech Electrical
    • Mechanical Contractor: Radian Mechanical
    • Trade Contractor: Ploutos Enterprises, Ellis Creek Kitchens, Eu-roc Interiors
  • TKI Construction Office Renovation
    • General Contractor: TKI Construction Ltd.
    • Architect: TKI Construction Ltd.
    • Electrical Contractor: Keldon Electric
    • Mechanical Contractor: Okanagan Plumbing & Gas Fitting
    • Trade Contractor: MBE Contracting, Glass Canada Inc, Gabe’s Painting & Decorating
  • KPMG Kamloops
    • Architect: MQN Architecture & Interior Design
    • Trade Contractor: A & T Developments Inc., Twin River Plumbing & Heating Co. Ltd., Total Office, Top 40 Woodworks Ltd.


  • Ashley Furniture Store
    • General Contractor: VVI Construction Ltd.
  • Cold Lake Gas Station & CRU
    • General Contractor: Parke Pacific Projects Ltd., Primco Dene Group of Companies
    • Architect: Douglas Sollows Architect Inc.
  • Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Kelowna
    • Architect: Faction Architecture
    • Trade Contractor: TRS Building Envelope Corp.

Leadership Award Finalists:

Education & Leadership: 

  • Laing Roofing Ltd.
  • Norsteel Building Systems Ltd.
  • TKI Construction Ltd.
  • Traine Construction & Development

Innovation & Productivity: 

  • Modu-Loc Fence Rentals
  • Secure-Rite 
  • Victaulic Virtual Design & Construction


  • Houle Electric Limited
  • Keldon Electric
  • Parke Pacific Projects
  • Traine Construction & Development

SICA Member of the Year

  • Acres Enterprises Ltd.
  • Kimco Controls Ltd. 
  • TKI Construction Ltd.
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