Tridel and Empire dubbed greenest of 2011 at BILD Awards

Greater Toronto, April 29, 2011 – Tridel and Empire Communities were each selected as Green Builder of the Year in their respective categories by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) on April 29, 2011. The Green Builder of the Year award recognizes the low- or high-rise builders who demonstrate outstanding leadership in the implementation of green building practices,…






Mattamy Homes crowned 2011 Home Builder of the Year at BILD Awards 2011

Mattamy Homes was named 2011 Home Builder of the Year by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) at the 31st Annual BILD Awards, held April 29, 2011. Originally established in 1998, the Home Builder of the Year award was created to recognize the builder who sets the standard for the rest of the industry by their leadership in…






Building industry crowns GTA’s best at 2011 BILD Awards

Greater Toronto, April 29, 2011 – It was a momentous evening for the building and development industry tonight as 34 of the GTA’s premier homebuilders ascended to the stage at the BILD Awards in front of their colleagues, which included nearly a thousand builders, designers, sales and marketing professionals. With over a thousand submissions and only 46 categories, the annual…






Sneak Peek From the BILD Awards Venue!

Stephen Dupuis checking out the rehearsal. Sorry, the identity of the presenter cannot be revealed at this time. The room is looking fantastic! Testing out the lighting.






‘Sustainable equilibrium’ in the housing market

As seen in today’s Metro News. By: Stephen Dupuis According to RealNet Canada Inc., BILD‘s official source of new home market intelligence, there were 3,434 new homes and condos sold in March 2011 and a total of 9,374 units sold from January to March. First quarter sales were down a modest 8.5 per cent year over year, but true to…






BILD Awards: The best of the best gear up for the GTA building industry’s big night!

  The BILD Awards are just a few days away, and we here at BILD are getting everything ready for the big event! The BILD Awards will be happening this Friday, April 29th at the Paramount Conference Centre in Woodbridge, with nearly a thousand industry professionals expected to be in attendance including home-builders, developers, design professionals and sales and marketing…






New home industry posts solid first quarter

Healthy sales of new homes in March contributed to a solid first quarter performance for the new housing market in the Greater Toronto Area, the Building Industry & Land Development Association (BILD) revealed today. According to RealNet Canada Inc., BILD’s official source of new home market intelligence, there were 3,434 new homes and condos sold in March 2011 and a…






Canada dominates housing market growth

As seen in today’s Metro News. By: Stephen Dupuis I went to a BILD-hosted seminar to learn about low-rise land supply — actually, the lack thereof — but I came away with three absolutely startling statistics gleaned from the GTA residential development market perspective presented by George Carras, President of RealNet Canada Inc. and the numbers guru for the entire…






Fall Home Show exhibit space going quickly

Based on the strength of the 2010 Fall Home Show and the amazing attendance spike at this Spring’s National Home Show, exhibitors have already locked-up more than half of the floor for the 2011 Fall Home Show, September 22-25, at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place.The Fall Home Show, produced by Marketplace Events in partnership with BILD, is perfectly timed…






BILD Spring Golf tourney is May 12

If watching the final round of The Masters didn’t put you in the mood to hit the links, you’re simply not a golfer and you can stop reading right now. If, on the other hand, you’ve been getting that familiar itch, there’s still about 25 foursomes available in BILD’s double-shotgun Spring tournament at Angus Glen on May 12. With thanks…