Creative commercial architecture in Abbotsford was recently highlighted at a gala presented by the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board (FVREB) and the Business Fraser Valley publication.
Abbotsford received six awards at the event, held on May 26 at the Langley Coast Hotel and Convention Centre.
The judges’ choice award for best overall building went to Abbotsford’s Bakerview Ecodairy, the first demonstration farm of its kind in Canada, located at 1356 Sumas Way.
The location garnered another award, in the agriculture/industrial category.
Primrose Gardens, a senior independent living facility located at 2021 Primrose St., was voted the best community institution.
EMCO office building, 32988 South Fraser Way, won best office, while Finnegan’s Pub/Phoenix Lounge, 33780 King Rd. won the best hospitality category.
Mill Tower corporate building, 34077 Gladys Ave. was given top prize for commercial renovation/restoration.
“Having witnessed firsthand the growth in my community and in the Fraser Valley, I am so proud to see our commercial building excellence being recognized,” said Sukh Sidhu, president of the FVREB and long-time Abbotsford realtor.
For more information and to see photos of the winning buildings, visit www.fvreb.bc.ca.