Master Builders Tasmania held its Awards for Excellence on Saturday night in Hobart.
A record crowd of more than 500 people gathered at PW1 on Salamanca Wharf to celebrate the best the Tasmanian construction industry has produced over the past 12 months.
A diverse range of small, medium and large businesses from across the state were recognised at this year's event, which was its 30th edition.
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More than 50 awards were handed out on the night, with a broad range of companies commended for their work building and renovating homes, workspaces, schools and hotels.
Master Builders Tasmania chief executive Matthew Pollock said despite project delays and supply disruptions, the standard of workmanship on show over the weekend was world class.
"The night was a time to celebrate and let our hair down after a very challenging year for everyone," he said.
"There were some amazing projects and it was great to see many winners from all parts of the state."
Zanetto Builders were shortlisted in two categories this year and took out the award for best dwelling construction within a $500,000 to $750,000 price range.
The company's director Kyle Zanetto said this was the second year he had been a part of the event and he was thankful his work had been recognised this time around.
"We want to be award-winning builders," he said.
"We're aiming at building these high-end architectural homes and have got a few more that we're doing at the moment, which will hopefully be a part of next year's event."
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He said the Launceston-based outfit had been in business for just over four years but he had been building for close to a decade.
He explained that the award-winning West Launceston residence, which took six months to complete, is the first he'd designed and built for himself to live in.
"We were basically there 24/7, I'd even go there at night and on weekends too, all up we probably spent about 70 hours a week on it.
"The judges went around and spent a few hours at each of the projects that were nominated and then they voted on which they thought was the best."
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He explained the business initially began with just him and another employee but had grown over the years employ a total of 14 people.
"We're booked out for two years because the building industry in Tassie is just pumping at the moment.
People will struggle to find a builder who can start within the next 12 months."
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