September has definitely been Parkside's month!
After winning five awards at the Canadian Home Builders' Association CARE Awards Gala on September 24 (including the top honour CARE Development Project of the Year), Parkside was awarded a 5 Green Key rating with the Green Key Global Eco-Rating Program!
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Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa played belle of the ball at the Canadian Home Builders' Association CARE Awards Gala on Friday (Sept. 24), sweeping the ceremony with five awards including the top honour CARE Development Project of the Year!
Parkside (Ocean Place Holdings Ltd.), along with partner Interior Design Group, also took home awards for Best Commercial Project, Best Commercial Interior, Best Project Website and the Award for Outdoor Environmental Achievement.
Chief Development Officer Andy Pearson made five trips to the stage with Interior Design Group President Lana MacRae, surrounded by loud applause from the packed Crystal Ballroom at the Fairmont Empress Hotel.
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You've already chosen to stay in Canada's first LEED® Platinum-targeting resort hotel, so why not make your stay even more environmentally friendly?
Consider leaving your car at home (unless it's an alternate fuel vehicle, of course, because we've got electrical charging stations for you)!
Reduce your travel emissions and feel good about your vacation with Parkside's Green Transportation Guide to Victoria!
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Voting is now open for the 2010 CARE Awards People's Choice Awards!
How to vote
You can vote for Parkside online from August 3 to September 19, 2010 at www.careawards.com, or in-person at the following locations:
- Mayfair Shopping Centre at 3147 Douglas Street from Aug 16 - Sept 12
- Hillside Centre at 1644 Hillside Avenue from Sept 16 - 19
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For our July contest, we're asking our Living Planet Community what they do to help conserve our environment.
Check out what Parkside Living Planet Community group member Ty on the Island is doing to help conserve our planet:
"Since 1989, my wife and I have been fortunate enough to both work and live together; this allows for us to use only one vehicle, and, in turn, vastly reduces our carbon footprint.
We are also fortunate enough to live here in the CRD where we have access to terrific recycling services, and as such we find that we have less than one green garbage bag of garbage every two weeks.
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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend part of the year living on the beautiful West Coast of British Columbia?
Or what about living in a luxury urban second home with a fitness centre, 25-metre ozonated pool, rooftop gardens, designer furnishings and a gourmet kitchen - right in the heart of downtown Victoria on the beautiful West Coast of British Columbia?
Well now's your chance!
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In honour of our July contest, here are some of the many environmentally-conscious initiatives and features that Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa has implemented on its way to becoming Canada's first LEED® Platinum Certified resort hotel.
• During Parkside's construction, waste and materials were diverted from landfills at a rate of 92.3%.
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The Grand Opening and invite-only Gala at Parkside Victoria Resort & Spa on Friday, June 25 were a huge success!
The event kicked off with a champagne sabreing by Pacific Shores Resort & Spa's Sommelier and Director of Food and Beverage Atilla Cimsit before the doors opened to the food and wine exhibition.
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