Low-rise sales continue to slide

Greater Toronto, May 24, 2013 – Consumer confidence in the GTA’s new homes market is still low as sales amounted to the third-worst April on record, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.

Building Industry Releases Report, calls for changes to OBC that will result in safe, affordable homes

Greater Toronto, May 22, 2013 – An extensive report advocating for an Ontario Building Code change that will result in the construction of safe, affordable homes for residents across the GTA was released earlier today by the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD), the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) and the Canadian Wood Council.

Helping the economy grow

A recent report released by TD Economics, has recognized the building and development industry as a key contributor to the economic prosperity of the GTA.

BILD partners with TDSB

Following the lead of a number of our members, BILD has entered into a partnership with the Toronto District School Board via a Construction Trades Exploration Program – a high-school co-operative education program that provides students interested in the construction industry with the opportunity to acquire valuable industry experience.

Metrolinx Regional Transportation Plan Investment Strategy – Proposed Tools for Consultation

As the voice of the home building, land development and professional renovation industry and its consumers in the GTA, BILD has put together a list of 15 recommendations for Metrolinx as the agency moves forward with its investment strategy and its shortlist of revenue tools to fund its regional transportation plan.

Quality construction featured in The Toronto Star

BILD is working with the Toronto Star on a four-part series about quality construction across the GTA. Quality construction is executed every day by our members and this is one way we can tell the story and create champions for the industry.

Quality projects take centre stage at 33rd annual BILD Awards

The building and development industry celebrated the best in design, construction, sales and marketing at the 33rd annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 26.

New low-rise sales hit record low

Greater Toronto, April 23, 2013 – Sales of new detached, semi-detached and townhomes combined for the lowest March on record while prices continue to climb, BILD announced today.

Let’s get influential

As the voice of the land development, home building and professional renovation industry, it’s our Association’s job to lend our expertise to key decision makers and influencers in the GTA and beyond. This is why President and CEO Bryan Tuckey has made it a priority to meet with politicians, chief economists and media partners to help shed some light on…

A strong foundation starts with education

Last Friday BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey was invited by George Brown College’s Centre for Construction and Engineering Technologies to help break ground on their new Green Building Centre. It is the first facility of its kind and the applied research that will take place there will bridge the gap between industry and innovation.