Concert Takes Top Honours at the 2008 Georgie Awards®

February 02, 2009

Concert has received three prestigious Georgie Awards®.

Vancouver, BC, Canada – Concert is pleased to announce that it has received two Grand Georgie Awards® and one Special Achievement Georgie Award® from the BC Chapter of the Canadian Homebuilders’ Association.

Concert was honoured with the prestigious Grand Georgie Award® for High Rise Home Builder of the Year. In addition, the company received the coveted Special Achievement Customer Choice Award based on third-party surveys administered to over 400 Concert homebuyers. The company’s 16-storey Emporio development in downtown Richmond was also acknowledged with a Grand Georgie® for Marketing Campaign of the Year.

“With such exceptional builders in our midst, we are delighted to have garnered these important industry awards,” said David Podmore, President & CEO, Concert Properties Ltd. “In particular, we are honoured to have been recognized directly by our homebuyers for our commitment to customer satisfaction through the Customer Choice Award.”

Judged by a panel of seven industry professionals from across North America, the Georgie Awards® received more than 500 entries from across British Columbia.

Named after Capt. George Vancouver, the Georgie Awards® were created in 1992 by the BC Chapter of the Canadian Homebuilders’ Association to recognize the best in British Columbia’s housing industry.

The winners were announced at the 2008 Georgie Awards® Gala on January 30, 2009 at the Westin Bayshore, Vancouver.

About Concert Properties

Concert is an award-winning diversified real estate enterprise involved in developing and acquiring commercial and industrial properties, rental housing, multi-family condominium housing, seniors living communities, and resort developments in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

For media inquiries contact:
Heather Harley
Telephone: 604.602.3713

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