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Out-of-date zoning continues to impede intensification

Now that the Province has increased intensification and density targets in the GTA and plans to replace the Ontario Municipal Board with a Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, it’s more important than ever that municipalities update their zoning by-laws.






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Demand for new homes continues to outpace supply and drive prices in the GTA

In April, demand for new homes in the GTA continued to outpace supply, and prices for all types of available new homes were up significantly.






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Paying tribute to an industry titan

The home building and land development industry in the GTA is shaped and driven by an amazing group of exceptional visionary and hardworking city builders.






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Do you need a building permit for your home reno?

Now that you’ve decided to renovate your home, the first step is to do your homework and determine what building permits you might need.






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City building achievements honoured at annual BILD awards

The GTA home building and land development industry came together recently to celebrate city building achievements and the year’s best work in design, sales and marketing at the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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37th annual BILD Awards Winners

A complete list of winners from the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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Mattamy and Tridel named the GTA’s top builders

Mattamy Homes Limited and Tridel were named Home Builders of the Year by the Building Industry and Land Development Association at its annual BILD Awards on April 28th. Mattamy earned the distinction as low-rise builder of the year, while the title for mid/high-rise went to Tridel.






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GTA’s top builders and projects honoured at annual awards

The GTA’s home building and land development industry recognized its top builders, projects and marketing initiatives at the 37th annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 28th.






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Housing plan does little to address the real problems with new housing supply

While we are glad that the Ontario government has finally taken some action on our housing crisis in the GTA, something we have been urging for many months, it is unfortunate that they are not doing enough to address the underlying causes of our housing supply problems.






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Purpose-built rentals can help address housing demand

After years of being dormant, the purpose-built rental market is starting to come to life again as more developers consider building rental housing but there are still many challenges in the way.