Remember the 35-week contest BILD held with The Toronto Star last year? Out of more than 6,200 excellent entries, we named the Ferguson family as the winner of a $35,000 prize to put toward a new home or a renovation. Well, the four-week renovation project is complete and it’s a total transformation!
Greater Toronto, July 22, 2013 – Close to 600 builders, developers, sales and marketing professionals united recently to help the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) raise more than $36,000 for Habitat for Humanity Toronto – BILD members have raised more than $570,000 for the charity since 2003.
What we love most about our industry is its commitment to making the GTA a stronger and more vibrant place to live. We’re not just talking about building quality, complete communities across the region, but rather its dedication to giving back to communities through volunteerism, philanthropy and sponsorship.
Reduced affordability in the GTA’s new homes market continues to impair sales. According to RealNet Canada Inc., BILD’s official source for new home market intelligence, the 2,539 new home sales in May amounted to the lowest May on record. The decline was mainly driven by the low-rise market, which dropped to 33 per cent below the 10-year average – also…