What do homebuyers in the GTA think of the market?

After hundreds of newspaper columns, blog posts and various social media activities educating people about the challenges and opportunities of the building and development industry, we reached out to a few homebuyers in the GTA to ask them about some of their challenges and how they plan to overcome them.

BILD – your voice in the media

BILD continues to be the voice of the land development, home building and professional renovation industry in both government and the media.

Leadership starts with education

Several times a week, BILD staff dedicate a portion of their day to contributing fact-based, educational content for three local newspapers, a number of trade magazines and this blog. It’s our way of helping inform GTA residents about the realities of the building, development and professional renovation industry and its significant impact on their lives, but sometimes it seems like…

Looking forward by looking back

Happy New Year! We hope that everyone enjoyed the holiday season and got a chance to experience some of the special, festive events across the GTA.

New-home sales remain low despite modest increase

Greater Toronto, December 18, 2013 – New-home sales in the GTA saw a modest increase in November, but year-to-date figures are still at record lows.

Building Futures

In fall 2013, BILD worked with the Toronto Star to put out a four-part civic awareness series to help educate new-home purchasers about some key issues in the building and development industry in the GTA.

Zoning By-laws need to move to the 21st Century

Here at BILD, we’ve have seen numerous examples of NIMBYism when it comes to the introduction of new developments to neighbourhoods. So let’s look at a few misperceptions about the role development plays in communities and municipalities play in the approvals process.

Condo buying still a hot topic

If you’re in the market for a new condominium, now is a great time to start your search.

New home sales hit record low at end of Q3

New home sales in the GTA saw a modest increase in September, but year-to-date figures are still the lowest in 10 years.

Column Series on Development Charges

BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey has dedicated his Toronto Star column space to explaining the complex issue of development charges to the newspaper’s readers. The series focuses on the work that BILD Chapter members do throughout the year as various municipal and regional development charges by-laws come up for review across the GTA.