The award was presented this Friday, May 17, at the site of new construction at 610 Daylight Point in Chatham.

Established in January of 2017, Maple City Homes is celebrating their third spring construction season with a flourish of activity across four construction sites including Daylight Point, Horizon Lane, and Moonstone Crescent with more than 370 lots currently in development.

“Our local housing market is setting record sales levels with homes selling at rapid speed. Maple City Homes is providing a great contribution to Chatham-Kent’s housing needs by building homes at a variety of price points and with an array of styles,” said Gail Hundt, President & CEO of the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce. “The creations of Maple City Homes, along with the workmanship of their related trades, showcase an impressive collection of housing options.”

Led by a team of five including Robb Nelson, President, Gilles Michaud, Vice President, and partners Darryl Clarke, Trevor Mailloux, and Kim O’Rourke Nelson, Maple City Homes currently employs 8 staff members. In addition, they support a variety of businesses by working with over 30 local contractors on their extensive building projects.

“Maple City Homes is continuing to work hard to help advance Chatham-Kent forward with their investment in new homes to serve the growing population, making Chatham-Kent a sought-after community for new enterprise and families,”  said Robb Nelson, President of Maple City Homes.

“I think it’s fair to say that Maple City Homes continues to make a significant impact on our local and regional economic development through their multi-million dollar projects,” said Jamie Rainbird, Manager of Economic Development. “Robb, Gilles, and the whole crew at Maple City Homes have been excellent partners to work with and I wish them continued success.”

For more information about Maple City Homes, including locations and listings, visit their website at

Darrin Canniff, Chatham-Kent Mayor; Gilles Michaud, Vice President; Robb Nelson, President; and Cecily Coppola, Chair of the Cha

Darrin Canniff, Chatham-Kent Mayor; Gilles Michaud, Vice President; Robb Nelson, President; and Cecily Coppola, Chair of the Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce.


Additional Details:

Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce Contact:
Gail A.B. Hundt
President & CEO
Chatham-Kent Chamber of Commerce
54 Fourth St., Chatham ON  N7M 2G2
Phone: 519 352-7540 ext 22    


Media Contact:
Andrew Tompsett
Marketing and Communications Officer
Economic Development Services, Community Development
Municipality of Chatham-Kent
315 King Street West
Chatham, ON  N7M 5K8
Phone: 519.352.8401 x2039
Fax: 519.436.3237