Brost Developments

2022 BILD Medicine Hat Awards of Excellence

The 2022 BILD Medicine Hat Awards of Excellence was a night of celebration for the members of our local thriving building community.  From land developers to builders, window suppliers, cabinet makers, electricians, plumbers, accountants, lawyers and more, the best our city has to offer were showcased. ~ The combined efforts of our dedicated Brost team […]

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Build With Family

When you make the decision to build with Brost, you have the peace of mind that our family will look after your family.  As a third generation builder, we take pride in the homes we build and renovate.  We build every one of our homes with the same level of craftsmanship as if it were […]

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Alberta New Home Warranty – Builder Spotlight

We were excited to be chosen by Alberta New Home Warranty (ANHWP) for a prestigious builder spotlight.  At Brost, we know our business is not just about building boxes, but building homes that truly reflect our homeowners, while also using our resources to support our community and industry. We invite you to click here to […]


Cost vs. Price

When looking to purchase a home, buyers will tend to focus on price.  Whether its a $300,000 or $700,000 home, its easy to compare primarily on the selling price.  In today’s building environment where energy efficiency is now part of the Alberta building code, there are added costs involved in construction that have made the […]

CHBA Awards of Excellence

2021 CHBA Medicine Hat Awards of Excellence

On April 24, 2021, the annual Canadian Home Builders Association of Medicine Hat Awards of Excellence were held.  Local builders enter the homes they built and renovated during the previous year and they are adjudicated by independent judges throughout our province.  In addition, the accolade of Builder of the Year and Renovator of the Year […]

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Why New Homes in Mature Areas Make Cents

Do you ever find yourself driving down a tree lined road on the Hill or in Riverside, passing schools, cafes and boutique shopping and think to yourself, “Wow, I wish I lived here!”? Only to turn your head and see the rows and rows of 60-100 year old homes and realize that you aren’t quite […]

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Water is the Enemy

The well-known Chinese General from antiquity, Sun Tzu, said “Know your enemy…” and in the case of housing construction, the primary enemy is water. In our part of the world, there are very few outside factors can do more damage to your home both in the short term and long term than water, including rainwater, […]

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Our Custom Design Process

Did you know that at Brost, we can custom design a home for you, right from the blueprint concept phase? Often, we speak to people who are discouraged because they can’t seem to find a home design that is just right for them. They’ve been on online, flipped through ours and other builders’ floor plan […]

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Why Choose a CHBA Builder?

(Note: some of the commentary below is an excerpt from the BILD Alberta website) Wondering about getting the best possible value for your home-buying money? Concerned about making the right choices for you and your family? Not sure how to find the right builder? Worried about getting the quality and service you want? When you […]

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The Modern Home

We’ve been in a few older homes recently and it has reminded us of just how differently we build homes today. And it made us ask the question “Why?” Why do we build laundry rooms now instead of tucking them away in the furnace room on a concrete floor? Why are ensuites in master bedrooms […]