TIE! After much deliberation the judges just couldn’t place one of these outstanding businesses ahead of the other. Congratulations to both of these longstanding businesses.
EcoVue Consulting Services: Starting in 2006 with three staff, a small Lakefield office and a client list of seven; they are now the largest planning consulting firm between Kingston and the GTA with nine staff, and averaging more than 100 active files at any one time. They are committed to planning for sustainable communities by finding balanced planning solutions that respect the natural environment, heritage and cultural resources, and economic realities. Staff are provided with a safe, supportive and motivating workplace including participation in a weekly yoga class.
Timberline Custom Homes: A reputation of excellent customer service and satisfaction while preserving the natural surroundings of the property has been built over 25 years. Growing from two people to 20 full-time, year round employees their gross sales have increased 600%. They provide a “complete building service” from concept to plans, permits, engineering and finished product, including services and landscaping. 80% of products and services are from local sub-trades and suppliers. A web portal is updated weekly with project photos to keep clients informed of progress.
Outstanding Business Achievement Award sponsored by County of Peterborough