Alita Constructions top of small business in Armadale

Alita Constructions top of small business in Armadale

Alita Constructions director Alastair Kleyn accepts the Business Armadale business of the year trophy from Examiner Newspapers publisher Gerald Van Rongen, who sponsored the award. Photograph — Matt Devlin.

Forrestdale-based Alita Constructions took out the Business Armadale business of the year award sponsored by Examiner Newspapers on Friday night.

Alita Constructions is a family-owned business that builds and manages all types of projects from factory units to churches.

The business also took out the employer of choice and excellence in marketing categories.

Foothills veterinary hospital in Armadale took out two categories including successful start-up and the president’s award for innovation.

Other winners included Seadragonz swim school for excellence in small business, the Salvation army for community service, Wayne Nurse and associates for professional services and Yirra-Kurl for the business leader award.

The awards were held at the Armadale district hall with more than 120 guests attending.

• Examiner Newspapers was a sponsor of the awards.

Small business festival in the mall

A small business festival will be held in the Jull Street mall on November 13 from 11am to 4pm to celebrate the thriving business community in the Armadale region.

More than 50 businesses will showcase their products and the event will be hosted by Christina Morrissy.

Two stages will be loaded with entertainment including garden workshops and live music.
For a full program of events visit