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May 2015
Rockwood embarks on exciting new development amidst arts and cultural hub

Rockwood embarks on exciting new development amidst arts and cultural hub

2015 is shaping up to be an exciting year for Rockwood. In addition to its Villas at Aspen Heights development and a number of innovative custom homes, Calgary’s premiere luxury homebuilder is also embarking on a new project in Calgary’s inner city. Situated on one of Calgary’s historic sites, a former sandstone school built in 1912, Rockwood is set to build a suite of luxury flats amidst what will be Calgary’s newest arts and cultural hub.The arts complex, which will be ...
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November 2014
Two Years Running: Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of  WXN’s Most Powerful Women

Two Years Running: Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of WXN’s Most Powerful Women

CALGARY – November 18th, 2014 – For the second year in a row, Allison Grafton, president of Rockwood Custom Homes has been named as one of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) Top 100: Canada's Most Powerful Women. Repeating her 2013 success, Allison was again selected as an outstanding Canadian entrepreneur and is featured in the CIBC Entrepreneurs category.The WXN awards celebrate and highlight the professional achievements of women across the country in the private,...
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October 2014
Allison Grafton speaks out during Women’s History Month 2014

Allison Grafton speaks out during Women’s History Month 2014

Every October since 1992, Canada celebrates Women's History Month. It is the month where Canadians are urged to recognize and celebrate contributions of women to Canadian society and to recognize their achievements as part of our Canadian heritage.The theme for the 2014 Women’s History Month was “Canadian Business Women – A Growing Economic Force.” As a highly successful Canadian female entrepreneur, president of Rockwood Custom Homes, Allison Grafton, was chosen to p...
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September 2014
Rockwood’s president, Allison Grafton, earns coveted spot on PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

Rockwood’s president, Allison Grafton, earns coveted spot on PROFIT/Chatelaine W100

September 18th, 2014 – Calgary, AlbertaToday, the staff of Rockwood Custom Homes is celebrating president, Allison Grafton, as she claims a top three spot on the16th annual W100 ranking of Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs, produced by PROFIT, Canadian Business and Chatelaine.Ranking Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs on a composite score based on the size, growth rate and profitability of their businesses, the W100 profiles one hundred of the country’s most successful fem...
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July 2014
Calgary Herald showcases Leaders of Tomorrow

Calgary Herald showcases Leaders of Tomorrow

Date: July 24th, 2014 Late this June, Allison Grafton, president of Rockwood Custom Homes, was honoured with Business in Calgary’s Leaders of Tomorrow Award. All 26 award recipients were saluted at Calgary’s Metropolitan Centre with the Calgary Herald present to witness and take some photos. Click here to read the Calgary Herald article about the LOT awards and view a picture of Allison Grafton posing with her husband and a fellow honoree, Trevor Haynes from Black Diamond Group.
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Rockwood Custom Homes shortlisted for Western Canada’s prestigious Designer of the Year Awards

Rockwood Custom Homes shortlisted for Western Canada’s prestigious Designer of the Year Awards

Rockwood Custom Homes is honoured to be shortlisted as one of Western Living magazine’s Designers of the Year in the Interior Design category.
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June 2014
Leaders of Tomorrow

Leaders of Tomorrow

June 26, 2014 - Calgary, AlbertaRockwood Custom Homes staff were honoured to be recognized as one of 20 outstanding Calgary companies to be named as Business in Calgary’s Leaders of Tomorrow 2014. Allison Grafton, president of Rockwood, was one of the 20 leaders singled out to receive the award at a ceremony and awards presentation held at Calgary’s Metropolitan Centre this Thursday evening.The host of the event, Business in Calgary (BIC) magazine is a monthly publication that writes...
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Rockwood builds Calgary’s first Net Zero home

Rockwood builds Calgary’s first Net Zero home

Already a leader in Calgary’s construction industry, Rockwood Custom Homes has made another meaningful contribution to residential home building in the city—green building! Rockwood has just completed the build of Calgary’s first Net-Zero home—a home that produces at least as much energy as it consumes on an annual basis.It was no small feat… Rockwood worked closely with the homeowners and followed Passivhaus principles to minimize the home’s energy consumpti...
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April 2014
Rockwood wins Contractor of the Year Award, two years running!

Rockwood wins Contractor of the Year Award, two years running!

At Calgary’s Westin Hotel on April 17, 2014, Rockwood Custom Homes was honoured once again to receive a Contractor of the Year Award in the General Contractor (under $50 million annual revenue) category at Alberta Venture’s Contractor of the Year Awards Gala. This makes two years running that the boutique custom homebuilder received this important distinction, eking out its competition—Maverick Oilfield Services and Carbon Constructors.This year, Rockwood wowed the judges with ...
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Mom the builder

Mom the builder

Women are breaking through all sorts of glass ceilings and shattering old-school paradigms. In Our Home magazine’s latest issue (Spring 2014), a short feature titled “Mom the builder” talks about how women are effectively and ferociously moving beyond the traditional stereotypes of interior design. Allison Grafton, president of Rockwood Custom Homes, shares her thoughts on this and more here.
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