Rockwood Best Managed Winner – 2022

Rockwood Custom Homes is proud to announce its third official recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2022 by Deloitte and CIBC. The 2022 Best Managed program award winners are among the best-in-class Canadian owned and managed companies with revenues over $50 million demonstrating leadership in the areas of strategy, capabilities and innovation, culture […]

Matt Llewellyn, Rockwood CFO wins 2022 Report on Business Best Executive Award

Annual awards program from The Globe and Mail celebrates excellence among non-CEO leaders Calgary, Alberta  Rockwood is pleased to announce that our CFO, Matt Llewellyn, has been awarded a 2022 Report on Business Best Executive Award. The Report on Business Best Executive Awards is an annual program to celebrate excellence among non-CEO leaders at the […]

Another big win for Rockwood and Allison Grafton

Winners of two Stevie Awards for Women in Business

Calgary, Alberta – September 23, 2021 – Rockwood Custom Homes and its president and founder, Allison Grafton, are celebrating a double win today. Allison Grafton was awarded a Gold Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada category and Rockwood Custom Homes has been named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Women-Run Workplace of the Year category in the 18th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

Rockwood Best Managed Winner – 2021

For the second year in a row, Rockwood Custom Homes is proud to announce its official recognition as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2021 by Deloitte. This prestigious honour goes to a small selection of Canadian companies that best demonstrate leadership in the areas of strategy, capabilities and innovation, culture and commitment, and financials to achieve sustainable growth. This year, additional criteria for COVID-19 response and management were also considered.

Rockwood and Allison Grafton take home two Stevie awards for Women in Business

International Recognition for Local Builder
Calgary, Alberta – October 2, 2020 – Two wins for Rockwood and its powerhouse female leadership! Rockwood Custom Homes has been named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the Women-Run Workplace of the Year category; and Allison Grafton, president and founder of Rockwood, takes home a Bronze Stevie® Award in the Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada category in the 17th annual Stevie Awards for Women in Business.

The Stevie Awards for Women in Business honor women executives, entrepreneurs, employees, and the companies they run, worldwide. The Stevie Awards have been hailed as the world’s premier business awards and are a prestigious international distinction.

Rockwood takes home prestigious BILD Alberta Award

On September 10th, 2020, the Building Industry Land Development Alberta Association (BILD Alberta) announced the winners of their annual BILD Alberta Awards. Over 100 judges participated in selecting this year’s winners, which were celebrated during a special online ceremony. A total of 29 awards were handed out to honour Alberta’s top home builders, professional renovators and community developers.

Rockwood Custom Homes took home a BILD Alberta Award in the Category: Multi-family Unit Over $500,000. The award was received for our Residences of King Edward project – Unit 301.

Maclean’s Best Managed

Maclean’s Magazine features Best Managed Winners in Special Report

This March, Rockwood Custom Homes was honoured with a Canada’s Best Managed Companies distinction by Deloitte. This prestigious award is not given out lightly, and Rockwood stands together with some of the best privately-held companies in Canada.

In its April 1st issue (currently on the stands), Maclean’s magazine selected a handful of Best Managed 2020 inners to share their success stories. Rockwood’s Allison Grafton was interviewed and shared her own trajectory from investment banker to luxury construction maven. Want to find out how did she do it? How Rockwood stands out from the pack? And why a team that plays together stays together?

Find out by reading the Best Managed feature in Maclean’s Special Report.

Read Maclean’s Special Report Online Here.

Rockwood Best Managed Winner – 2020

We made it! The Rockwood Custom Homes team is very excited to announce that we have been officially recognized as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies 2020 by Deloitte. As a winner, we were successful in demonstrating investment in talent and technology, innovation in a competitive environment, and an increased focus on global competition.

Now in its 27th year, Canada’s Best Managed Companies remains one of the country’s leading business awards programs, recognizing Canadian-owned and managed companies for innovative, world-class business practices. The highly competitive program honours excellence in privately held, Canadian-owned and managed companies with revenues over $25 million. Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies undergo a rigorous application process, but only the best are awarded with this prestigious designation (and only after a thorough review of the caliber of their management abilities and practices). Applicants are evaluated by an independent judging panel comprised of representatives from program sponsors in addition to special guest judges.

Growth 500 2019 – Rockwood’s fourth consecutive ranking

Ranks No. 375 on Canada’s 2019 Growth 500

– Rockwood once again makes Canadian Business annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Calgary, Alberta (September 18, 2019) Canadian Business and Maclean’s, two pinnacles of Canadian publishing, have ranked Rockwood Custom Homes No. 375 on this year’s Growth 500 listing—the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, ranked by five-year revenue growth.

“In many ways, the companies on the 2019 Growth 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies are diverse: they represent a vast array of industries, regions and size. But in one variable they are firmly united: each has demonstrated aggressive—often, exponential—revenue growth,” says David Thomas, editor of Canadian Business, where Growth 500 winners are profiled. The special print issue of Canadian Business is published with Maclean’s magazine in October; it also appears online at CanadianBusiness.com and Growth500.ca.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies Regional Finalists by Deloitte

We are thrilled to announce that on November 21st, 2018, at Calgary’s Studio Bell, Rockwood was recognized as one of this year’s Canada’s Best Managed Companies Regional Finalists by Deloitte.

Canada’s Best Managed Companies is Canada’s leading business awards program, honouring excellence in private Canadian-owned companies. Each year, hundreds of entrepreneurial companies undergo a rigorous application process, but only the best are awarded with this prestigious designation. Two phases of winners are announced – first the regional finalists, and then a select group of national finalists later in December.

Said president of Rockwood, Allison Grafton, “A huge thanks to Deloitte for putting on this program, which is not only inspiring, but a huge learning opportunity, as it required a deep dive into our business, operations and financials.”

To learn more about the Deloitte Best Managed program, please visit: https://www2.deloitte.com/ca/en/pages/canadas-best-managed-companies/topics/best-managed.html