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.

Standing together in the name of affordability

Affordability continues to be a challenge for new home purchasers in the GTA and BILD is always at the forefront with key influencers and decision makers advocating for safe, affordable homes on behalf of home builders and buyers.

Choosing a kitchen layout

The kitchen is considered to be one of the most important rooms in any home and generally one of the most used. Many memories are created in the kitchen as it is a gathering place for family and friends and where some of the best parties are had.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Low-rise sector suffers limited supply at year’s end

Greater Toronto, January 23, 2013 – Sales of new ground-related housing in 2012 added up to the second-lowest total since 2000 as constrained land continues to affect affordability for new home buyers in the GTA, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) reported today.