OMB rules in favour of Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association DC Appeal

The Ontario Municipal Board released a decision last week that ruled in favour of the Hamilton Halton Home Builders’ Association’s (HHHBA) appeal of the 2012 Halton DC By-law No. 48-12. In fact, the OMB ruled in favour of HHHBA’s position on two issues appealed.






Rising housing prices trickling down to rental market

Earlier this week BILD president and CEO Bryan Tuckey had the opportunity to sit down with industry experts to participate in a roundtable discussion hosted by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.






New-home sales stable in 2015

The first two months of the year’s new home sales have proven to be stable and on par with the 10-year average.






Canadians struggle to afford a new home

A recent column in the Globe and Mail has elevated debate on the effectiveness of “smart growth” policies, highlighting the eroding abilities of millennials to afford a new home in Canada due to rising prices.






New report outlines challenges to GTA housing market

A recent report released by TD Economics confirmed that the housing market in the GTA is challenged by rising prices, reduced choice and a growing need for new and upgraded essential infrastructure.






Job creation just one of the benefits of development

The building, development and professional renovation industry is a major economic engine of the GTA. We create hundreds of thousands of jobs each year in construction and related fields, paying out billions of dollars in wages – money that later shows up as purchases across the region and fuels other industries.











Economic impact of new condos

The residential construction industry is a major economic engine in the regional, provincial and federal economy, and is an essential part of the economic strength and prosperity of the GTA. Here’s why:






Annual BILD and Toronto Star Breakfast

This year’s format was very fast-paced and informative – it was Pecha Kucha style, which meant that our presenters had to speak to their 20 auto-advancing slides and keep it under seven minutes!






BILD on the radio

BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey took over the airwaves last week on two radio stations speaking to the industry’s economic impact, consumer protection and a new housing type that will change the shape of Ontario cities and towns.






Condo builders pushing to new heights

Today’s condo builders and developers have sky-high standards to meet, and many of them exceed them.