Best New Community

2023 SAM Awards | Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association


This award recognizes the community that best combines excellence and innovation in design and marketing.  As this award recognizes the marketing of the community, it does not have to be built or under construction.  We encourage community partners to enter this category as co-submitters.

Entry will be judged on the overall appeal, relevant amenities, innovation/design, and branding/marketing. 

Entry Requirements

  • Statement (point form, 400 word maximum) detailing how the category criterion has been met
  • 6 digital images of your choice are required in 300 dpi resolution
  • Please indicate co-submitters.
Criterion Weight
Overall appeal 40.0%
Relevant amenities 20.0%
Innovation/Design 20.0%
Branding/Marketing 20.0%