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Price of low-rise homes more than doubled in last decade

The average price of new low-rise homes in the GTA hit $887,543 in June, more than double the June 2006 average of $393,398.






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Building industry tackles climate change

The building industry is working to help tackle climate change in many ways.






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Report finds land-use regulations are contributing to housing affordability crunch

A new expert report by the Fraser Institute found that onerous municipal regulations for residential development in the GTA are reducing housing supply and helping drive up prices.






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Building industry hosts affordable housing forum

The inadequate supply of affordable housing is a massive and growing problem in the GTA, and one that governments at all levels are actively working to address.






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Inconvenient truth about housing choice and prices in the GTA

The affordability of housing in the Greater Toronto Area is a serious issue and one that we have been raising for several years now. We are the industry that builds and develops the new homes and communities that house the growing population of the Greater Toronto Area. We build all kinds of homes for all kinds of people. But we…






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Love thy neighbour

Renovating is a great way to improve your home and your family’s enjoyment of it, and a refurbished home can enhance the look of your neighbourhood. However, the process can be hard on your neighbours.






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Sales of new high-rise homes boom while low-rise inventory continues to shrink

Sales of new high-rise homes surged in May while low-rise inventory fell to a new record low.






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GTA builders go beyond borders

Most of the companies building homes and developing land in the GTA are locally-owned and operated businesses. They are based here and have their head offices here. The owners not only invest in the GTA and employ people who live, work and play here, but they themselves live here and call this region home.






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Building industry creates jobs and drives economy

The building, development and professional renovation industry is one of the largest employers in the GTA, creating thousands of jobs every year.






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Transit needs development to be viable

Everyone is on board with building more transit in the GTA but it must be planned and delivered so that we maximize the return on our public investment for decades to come. The question is: how do we do that?