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Laurel James on HAVAN Measure Twice Cut Once Podcast Ep.61 Transcript

Our Director, Laurel James sat down with Jennifer-Lee and Mike from the HAVAN Podcast, "Measure Twice, Cut Once" to discuss Multi Family Homes. With all the changes coming to the province this summer, it's one you won't want to miss.

HAVAN Award Winners

HAVAN put on a fabulous Gala last night where two of Novell's projects were selected as winners: The Cheeky Yaletown Penthouse for Best Townhouse / Condominium Renovation under $300K and The Douglas Park Residence for Best Renovation $700K - $1.0 million.

Multiple Awards Finalist - Yaletown Penthouse

Multiple Awards Finalist! 🏆 🏆 Our Yaletown penthouse renovation project has been selected as a HAVAN Award Finalist as well as a Georgie Awards Finalist. With cheeky detailing, innovative design features and expert craftsmanship, this transformation reflects modern luxury at its finest.

In Search of the Missing Middle

Great news! Regulatory change from the Province of BC will permit the development of three or four residential units on lots currently zoned single-family or duplex and up to six units on larger lots. The goal is to increase housing supply, reduce the red tape associated with middle-density, and improve housing affordability.

HAVAN Award Finalist - Douglas Park Residence

This Douglas Park heritage home received a major addition, complete restructuring and updated interiors throughout. From the cozy master bedroom with its newly celebrated vault ceilings, spacious closets to the functional yet stunning kitchen and dining room, every aspect of this home welcomes you in.


Filmed in part on a Novell active site and featuring our very own Site Supervisor, Angelito Camaclang, we are proud to be Trades-Made and part of the 2023 Red Wing Shoes Campaign.

Building Ahead of Step Code with Higher Performing Homes

A high performance home utilizes design, construction processes, methods, materials and technologies that prioritizes energy efficiency, sustainability and durability.

Parker Street Infill Home In Construction

Our Parker Street infill home is currently in construction in East Vancouver, with completion set for early 2022.

Benefits of Design Build

Design-build is a construction approach that combines the design and construction phases of a project into one seamless process, with a single entity responsible for both.

Truly Design Build

Novell has the in-house capabilities and expertise to handle both the design and construction aspects of a project, without relying heavily on subcontracting any of the core work to external parties.

Elevate Your Kitchen Cabinets - Advice Featured on Redfin

We were recently featured by Redfin with some advice for elevating your kitchen cabinets. As the largest feature in most kitchens, cabinetry is always one of our top considerations!

Looking Back on 2020 with Gratitude

As we look back on the previous year, one thing is for certain. It has been a brighter, and more joyous year thanks to our clients!