BILD members take pride in construction

In a recent Toronto Star column (June 2), “Hudak poses a threat to Ontario’s water,” columnist Rick Smith wrote that developers build new homes irresponsibly in flood plains. BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey challenged Smith’s piece in a letter to the Star editor published Saturday.






BILD launches the Breaking Ground civic awareness series

As part of its 2014 communications strategy, BILD has once again launched a civic awareness campaign with the Toronto Star.






BILD applauds transit investments in budget

  Finance Minister Charles Sousa has been applauded by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) and BILD for the significant transit and transportation infrastructure investments announced in last week’s provincial budget, which focused on making major transit infrastructure investments to support Metrolinx’s Big Move and the Growth Plan.






A few facts about GTA condos

The GTA is a tale of two markets and you can’t properly assess the strength and stability of the high-rise sector without first looking at its ground-related counterpart.






Saluting our volunteers

Volunteerism is an important part of any industry, and the building and development is no exception. April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week, which marks a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers.






Toronto councillors speak at yVOTE

About 120 engaged BILD members attended the yVOTE? forum to hear three members of Toronto’s city council explain how they could become more involved politically.






Wood is good: BILD applauds province’s six-storey wood-frame proposal

BILD welcomes the provincial government’s proposal to allow for the construction of wood-frame buildings up to six storeys.






New home sales continue to improve in the GTA

Sales of new homes and condominiums in the GTA continue to improve, extending year-over-year increases to seven months.






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.






New home sales on the rise in the GTA

Sales of new homes and condominiums in the GTA were up significantly in January, as the industry and new-home buyers meet the challenges of rising prices.