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A roundup of news and online media coverage of Horizon's custom homes, renovations, and community giving programs.

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First Step Up Project is for the Miller Family [Victoria News]

The Miller family home renovation is the first project selected under Horizon Pacific’s Step Up Community Build Program. The project involved creating a main floor bedroom, ensuite, and expanded entrance doors and walkways for sixteen-year-old Corvin Miller. Corvin has tuberous sclerosis and grand map seizure disorder, which impairs his ability to walk and leaves him unable to manage stairs. Read the full story in the Victoria News.

Victoria News Story Miller Family

Fine Homebuilding Finalist Story in Times Colonist

This Times Colonist newspaper recently covered our Fine Homebuilding Reader’s Choice Award candidate. As the only finalist from Canada, this home was selected from dozens of entries, and continues to attract a lot of attention. It is also Victoria’s first Holmes Approved Home. You can also click here for a digital copy.

Victoria’s First Holmes Approved Home Featured on Cover of Inaugural Issue of Spruce Magazine

The cover home and feature article in Spruce Magazine’s premiere issue showcases a Horizon-built custom home offering modern design and materials that meet a large urban family’s practical needs. The region’s first Holmes Approved Home is a striking example of how design and building innovation can come together to fulfill a homeowner’s dream.

Uplands Home Reno featured on Victoria Art Gallery 2017 House Tour

A top to bottom renovation to this Uplands home redesigned the layout to showcase the homeowner’s art and better meet the couple’s needs, including adding aging-in-place features. This home was featured on the Victoria Art Gallery 2017 House Tour.

Iconic Beach Drive Home Featured in Capital Home Magazine

This multiple award-winning Oak Bay home includes an iconic flat-roof design and expansive outdoor kitchen, among other luxurious comforts. Despite being close to 10,000 sq ft, it is certified Built Green Platinum, the highest possible, resulting in an environmental footprint that has been minimized through a combination of design and technology. Feature starts on page 10.

Step up Program Featured in Saanich News

The Saanich News contacted us regarding our Step up Community build program, and so we sat down to go over the details and how we invision it helping the community.

Spring / Summer 2016 – SALT Magazine

The editors of SALT magazine sit down with Tim Agar of Horizon Pacific Contracting and finds out what Horizon does differently when building a sunroom. Tim explains how its all about planning, especially when considering future buildings and their ability to add sunrooms later.

March 2016 – Mike Holmes interview about Horizon Contracting

Our partnership with Mike Holmes has been garnering national attention. CBC On the Island interviews Mike Holmes and talks about the details of the partnership with us and what it means for those living in Victoria and the Gulf Islands. Listen to the interview.

March 2016 – Times Colonist feature article

The Times Colonist features a story that highlights the benefits and details of our partnership with Mike Holmes and his Holmes approved program.

March 2016 – Saanich news story

The Saanich News asked us for more detail on our partnership with Mike Holmes. Mike Holmes who was named Canada’s second most trusted person in 2010, has shown an outstanding commitment to quality and integrity. View the article and how our vision closely aligns with Mike Holmes. You can also view a digital copy of the paper here.

March 2016 – Douglas Magazine

Douglas Magazine is one of Canada’s premier home and architectural magazines. We’re proud to be featured on their wesite.

May 2016 – Pacific Truss highlights our Saanich Custom Home

Pacific Truss show cases their supply of engineered flooring and trusses for this custom home we’ve been building in Saanich. View their pictures and details on their website

September 2015 – Boulevard Magazine – Chiltern Renovation

Take a look at this stunning Victoria home renovation. A great showcase piece of what a full renovation can do! This article from Boulevard touches on some of the unique areas of this renovation project.

July 2013 – Boulevard Magazine – Fir Tree Glen Custom Home

We continue to get so many questions about this home, so it’s no wonder Boulevard Magazine wanted to feature this home on the front page. Take a sneak peak at this custom home, and what inspired the home owners to fulfil their vision with us.”

July 2013 – Boulevard Magazine – Radical Rockland Renovation

From blank canvas to artistic sophistication. This article from Boulevard features before and after photos that help showcase some of the stunning transformations that we tackled during this renovation project.

Nov / Dec 2010 – Boulevard Magazine – Cardigan Road Custom Home

Meet the owners of this wonderful custom home we built in 2009. With interviews and information from both the home designer, you get a true sense of the care and time that went into building their dream home.

May / June 2014 – YAM Magazine – Beach Drive Renovation

One of our favourite renovations that takes place in Victoria’s most prestigious neighbourhood, Oak Bay. YAM Magazine showcases the wine cellar of this fabulous Oak Bay home.

Jan / Feb 2013 – YAM Magazine – Echo Drive Custom Home

YAM Magazine features this stunning Echo Drive custom home. YAM Takes you through design choices, room highlights, and the details of the home construction from start to finish. See why this home is unlike any other you’ve seen.

June 2015 – Victoria News – Fir Tree Glen

Victoria news features us with information on the Fir Tree Glen custom home and the fact that it took “Project of the year” at the 2015 CHBA Vibe Awards.

Other links and honourable mentions

Salt Magazine feature on Wine Cellars

Salt Magazine features on Island Homes

Modern Home Victoria features Fir Tree Glen

House Hunting (Times Colonist) features Tim Agar on raising your house

Canada.com Asks Tim Agar about house Raising

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