Awards and Accolades

Berwick Retirement Communities

2011, 2010 & 2009 Best of the City in Victoria, BC
Best Retirement Community
Presented by Black Press Group Ltd.

2010 Governors’ Lifetime Achievement Award
Gordon Denford, President and CEO Berwick Retirement Communities
Presented by Victoria Chamber of Commerce

2009 CFAX Community Awards
Business Leader of the Year: Gordon Denford
Presented by TELUS Victoria Community Board

2007 Victoria Chamber of Commerce Awards
Business Leadership Finalist: Gordon Denford
Presented by Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

2006 Business Excellence Awards
Business of the Year in Construction and Development
First Runner Up: Business of the Year (50+ Employees)
Presented by the Business Examiner

Berwick House

2011, 2010 & 2009 Best of the City in Victoria, BC
Best Retirement Community
Presented by Black Press Group Ltd.

2010 Seal of Approval
Presented by British Columbia Seniors Living Association

2008 Greater Victoria Business Awards
Business of the Year (26 -75 employees)
Presented by Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce

2007 Business Excellence Awards
Finalist: Business of the Year (Over 50 Employees)
Presented by the Business Examiner

2006 Festival of Trees at The Empress Hotel
2nd Place: People’s Choice for Best Decorated Tree
Funds raised went to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation

Berwick On the Lake

2010 Sterling Community Awards
Customer Service for Businesses over 10 Employees
Presented by Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce

2010 Seal of Approval
Presented by British Columbia Seniors Living Association

2003 Sterling Community Awards
Service Business of the Year
Presented by Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce

2000 CARE Awards Vancouver Island
Gold: Excellence in Land Development and Landscape Design in a Multi-Family Dwelling
Presented by Canadian Home Builders Association of BC

1999 Georgie Awards
Finalist: Best Low-Rise Development
Finalist: Best Single/Multi-Family, Landscape Design Projects
Finalist: Best Brochure for a Project  (Low Rise Condominium)
Presented by Canadian Home Builders Association of BC

1999 City of Nanaimo Design Awards
Commitment to Excellence in Design within the City of Nanaimo
Presented by the City of Nanaimo

2006 & 2001 Spirit of Christmas for Retirement Facilities Award
1st Place
Presented by Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce

Appreciation Awards:
2007, 2004, 2002 from Tourism Nanaimo
2006 from the Come Ashore Program

Berwick On the Park

2010 Seal of Approval
Presented by British Columbia Seniors Living Association

2009 Service Provider of the Year (10+ Employees)
Presented by Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

2009-2004 Readers Choice Awards
Best Retirement Facility
Presented by the Kamloops Daily News

2005 Kamloops Business Excellence Awards
Service Provider Award
Presented by Kamloops Chamber of Commerce

2003 Georgie Awards
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Landscape Design
Presented by Canadian Home Builders Association of BC

Berwick Comox Valley

2010 Seal of Approval
Presented by British Columbia Seniors Living Association

2009 Best New Business of the Year
Presented by Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

2008 Commercial Building Awards
Award of Excellence in Community Seniors Housing
Presented by Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

2007 CARE Awards Vancouver Island
Gold: Best Outdoor Living Space
Gold: Best Assisted Living Project
Silver: Project of the Year
Silver: Best Mixed Use
Presented by Canadian Home Builders’ Association of BC

Berwick Royal Oak

2011, 2010 & 2009 Best of the City in Victoria, BC
Best Retirement Community
Presented by Black Press Group Ltd.

2010 CARE Awards Vancouver Island
Gold: Best Outdoor Living Space
Gold: Best Condo – Mixed Use Development
Finalist: Best Custom Millwork for spaces under 2000 sq. ft. (English Pub)
Finalist: Best Interior – Commercial (English Pub)
Finalist: Best Project Website 
Finalist: Best Overall Marketing Campaign 
Finalist: Best Project of the Year
Presented by Canadian Home Builders Association of BC

2010 Seal of Approval
Presented by British Columbia Seniors Living Association

2009 BC Georgie Award
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Landscape Design
Finalist: Best Multi-Family Low Rise Development
Finalist: Best Brochure

2008 Greater Victoria Commercial Building Awards
Senior Housing Excellence
Presented by Victoria Real Estate Board

2007 Business Excellence Awards
Construction and Development Company of the Year: Denford Construction Management Ltd.
Presented by the Business Examiner