Best Builder Design Centre

2023 SAM Awards | Greater Ottawa Home Builders' Association


This award recognizes the Builder that has created the best design centre, providing an exceptional experience to homebuyers.

Entry will be judged on overall continuity of all elements used in the design centre, the ability to characterize the lifestyle of the target market and communicate information to prospective buyers, and how the overall feel of the design center aligned with the brand providing an “on brand” client experience.    

Landscaping, signage, displays, model home merchandising, and best use of available space may be considered.  

Entry Requirements

  • Entrants must have a physical design centre open to the public that showcases their products and services, and provides a unique and engaging experience for homebuyers.
  • Statement (point form, 400 word maximum) detailing how the category criterion has been met. Please indicate the Design Centre address, hours of operation and phone number.
  • Please indicate co-submitters.
  • 6 digital photos of your choice are required in 300 dpi resolution.
Criterion Weight
Design and layout of the centre 30.0%
Product selection and presentation 30.0%
Customer experience and service 20.0%
Impact on sales and customer satisfaction 20.0%