Excess regulation detrimental to skilled trades

Residential renovation is essential to the housing quality, energy efficiency and economic prosperity of our region. Just in the GTA alone, the industry creates nearly 100,000 new jobs every year.

Underground economy hurts us all

October is Renovation Month across Canada and this year, home builders’ associations across the country are working together to help you “Find the Magic in Your Home.”

Tell us your good news!

BILD is made up of more than 1,400 members who are committed to building a greater GTA and we want to tell the world about it.

Celebrating 10 years of doing good…caught on video!

To highlight some of the work BILD has done for our community partner Habitat for Humanity Toronto over the past 10 years, the Toronto Star has posted a video from our 21st annual Charity BBQ.

Your home deserves a pro

Home renovation is an important part of the GTA’s economic cycle, and with the affordability of new homes in a considerable decline, some people have chosen to renovate in order to improve their living space.

Renovator of the Year: A Lifetime Contractor

Greater Toronto, March 15, 2013 – A team that instills confidence while providing exceptional quality was the description most used by past clients of A Lifetime Contractor, the company named Renovator of the Year by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD). The company received the coveted award on opening day of the National Home Show at the Direct…

Quality projects and professional renovators recognized

Greater Toronto, March 15, 2013 – Remodeled bathrooms, respect for heritage and retrofits for energy efficiency were some of the highlights from this year’s Renovation and Custom Home Awards, sponsored by Reno and Decor Magazine and presented by the Building Industry and Land Development Association on the opening day of the National Home Show.

It’s all happening at the National Home Show

The National Home Show is less than a week away, and with Canada Blooms once again co-locating to create North America’s largest home and garden event, RenoMark™ renovator BILD Board member Brendan Charters went on the Real Estate Talk Show this week to brag about it.

Renovation and Custom Home Awards finalists revealed

The finalists of this year’s Renovation and Custom Home Awards have been announced. UPDATE: Renovator of the Year finalists announced!


Meet the winners of a $35,000 home renovation

For 35 weeks between March and November, we ran a contest with the Toronto Star to celebrate the 35th anniversary of their New in Homes section. Up for grabs was a prize worth $35,000 to put toward a new home or a renovation to be redeemed with a BILD member. There were 6,235 entries from readers across the GTA and beyond.