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A roundup of news and online media coverage of Horizon's custom homes, renovations, and community giving programs.
Find out how an Oak Bay family redeveloped this beautiful property on Beach Drive into a spectacular west coast modern home while achieving the Built Green “Platinum” status. See the whole story here.
Read how a visionary baby boomer couple downsized into a one-level Fairfield townhome, transforming it from a 70s era building into a gorgeous mid-century modern home. With the help of interior designer Ivan Meade and Horizon, the couple now has a home “We could look forward to aging in,” says home owner Carol Tastad. Click here.
Read how an Oak Bay couple brought a century-old Samuel Maclure heritage home into the 21st century with the help of Horizon’s Tim Agar. “Every time he steps foot on the property, he brings value,” says home owner Michael Hooton. See the whole story here.
More than a century of wear and tear left this heritage beauty worn out. Horizon was hired to bring it back to life with a complete rebuild. Starting with a house lift, Horizon repoured the foundation, and painstakingly restored and modernized the interior and exterior, bringing it into the 21st century, while respecting its stylistic past. Read the full story in YAM magazine starting on page 38 here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Times Colonist features a story that highlights the benefits and details of our partnership with Mike Holmes and his Holmes approved program.
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.
Douglas Magazine is one of Canada’s premier home and architectural magazines. We’re proud to be featured on their wesite.
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
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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