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Vote for the GTA’s project of the year

Every year, we recognize innovation and excellence in the land development and homebuilding industry through our annual BILD Awards program. In April we will present 50 awards to members who are raising the bar in the marketing, designing, planning and building of communities across the GTA.






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Government needs to recognize our housing supply problem

The provincial government recently promised action on skyrocketing hydro rates, now we need them to turn their attention to our housing supply crisis and resulting pricing challenges in the GTA.






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The GTA West Corridor is a much needed link

The GTA has experienced considerable growth in recent years and with it we’ve seen a huge increase in traffic congestion. The roads that move people and goods across the GTA haven’t been able to keep up with the increase of vehicles using them.






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Renovation grants offer savings to homeowners

There are numerous grants available to homeowners in the GTA to make their renovation easier financially.






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Outdated zoning bylaws act as barriers to intensification

Outdated zoning bylaws in municipalities across the GTA are contributing to our worsening housing supply shortage, further eroding choice for new home buyers and ultimately adding to the price growth of new homes.






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Welcoming the Mohammed family home

BILD Chair Steve Deveaux presented our Habitat partner family the Mohammeds with keys to their new home on November 7.






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New home prices see slight decline in October

October saw a modest increase in supply and mix of new homes in the GTA, as well as a slight decrease in average prices.






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OMB plays a key role in provincial land-use planning

The Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) is a needed third-party body that provides a public forum for appeals on local land-use planning matters.






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Parking Levy not the right tool to fill budget gap

We all have to pay part of the cost of much needed infrastructure. As a result, revenue tools are a difficult subject for everyone. Here are some facts around the potential implications of a new parking levy.






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The impact of rising home prices on millennials

As more millennials look to buy their first homes, many are finding themselves priced out of the market.