Business View Magazine | November 2020

69 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE NOVEMBER 2020 Gilbert + Burke Wins Builder of the Year Awards! Announced in early October, Gilbert + Burke swept the Peterborough & Kawarthas Home Builders Association 2019 Housing Design Awards’ most prestigious categories, winning: Builder of the Year , Custom (Co-Winner) Best Custom Home under 2,500 Square Feet – Natural on Peninsula Lake Best Custom Home 2,500 - 4,000 Square Feet – Moon River View Cottage Best Custom Home over 4,000 Square Feet – Lake Simcoe Retreat Best Reno over 200K (Co-Winner) – South Georgian Bay Beauty Best Outbuilding – Contemporary Boathouse Best Any Room – Lake Simcoe Retreat & Master Suite Oasis Best Website – 317 Colborne St. E, Lindsay, ON K9V 4R3 705-324-3634 Kei-Lin RESIDENTIAL ROOFING • INTERLOCKING SLOPED ROOF SYSTEMS FLAT ROOFING • STEEL ROOFING • SINGLE-PLY MEMBRANE SYSTEMS TWO-PLY MEMBRANE SYSTEMS The installation systems and products demanded by Gilbert and Burke are of the highest quality. At Kei-Lin Roofing you will always get professional installation from our trained staff backed with quality life time products made for the future. We offer solutions! www. kei-linroofing .ca GI LBERT + BURKE ASSOC I ATES LTD . home design-builds, with an emphasis on client communication. Gilbert + Burke is registered with Tarion (new home warranty protection) with certification in Energy Star home building, and is a member of the Canadian Home Building Association, Renomark, Canadian Federation of Independent Business, and the Kawartha Lakes and Orillia Chambers of Commerce. Co-owner and President Randy Burke recounts, “We started the company in 2000 and the beginnings were fairly humble. It was a sole proprietorship, with the proprietor (me) doing most of the construction work and Cathy was working elsewhere but looking after the financial end of things, i.e. keeping the company books. And a year, two, three went by and a funny thing happened – when you show up when you’re supposed to and do what you say you’re going to do, people respect that and like it. So, we were able to source some good people to join us and it grew quickly from there. We had the good fortune of putting a team of excellent people together that enabled us to