Craig and Tracy Christensen of CCF Homes at the opening of the city’s largest display village at Emmadale Gardens.
Craig and Tracy Christensen of CCF Homes at the opening of the city’s largest display village at Emmadale Gardens. Kerry Thomas

Building on winning formula

THE blend of youth and experience has proved a winning combination once again for one of Gladstone's leading builders, Craig Christensen, and his company CCF Homes.

Mr Christensen has added three prestigious state awards to his tool belt.

After taking out the awards at a regional level, CCF Homes repeated their success at the 2011 State HIA CSR Housing Awards earlier this month, winning Project Home of the Year and Employer of the Year capped off by CCF Homes' employee 19-year-old Aaron Hitchcock being named Apprentice of the Year.

The HIA CSR Awards showcase the newest in home design and the latest in the best use of product.

"I am immensely proud of our continued success and for being recognised among the best builders in Queensland," Craig said.

"The awards are testimony to our quality product, talented team and personal service.

"I am especially thrilled Aaron won Apprentice of the Year. What a great way to celebrate the completion of his four-year apprenticeship with CCF. Aaron is passionate about building and makes an invaluable contribution to our projects."

Craig said that by taking on apprentices like Aaron CCF Homes was helping to ensure there was a quality pool of tradespeople in the Gladstone region.

Craig added that the award for the project home in Clarendon St, Gladstone, reflected CCF Homes' ability to create designer homes to suit individual clients and budgets.

"Through innovative design and efficient building practices we provide quality homes finished with high standard fittings and products for each and every client," he said.

CCF Homes has a display home at 52 Koowin Dr, Emmadale, open Saturdays and Sundays, 10am-2pm.



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