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Ontario housing plan not slowing down GTA’s new home market

The Province’s fair housing plan, introduced in April, has had little real effect on the new home market in the GTA. Prices continue to increase and supply, especially for single-family low-rise homes, continues to be low.






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Province’s Housing Plan having little impact on the GTA new homes market

In May, the GTA’s new housing market showed few signs of slowing down, especially the condominium segment.






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Laneway suites could help increase housing supply

As we continue to contend with ongoing housing woes in the GTA, laneway housing is one potential way to help increase supply and provide much needed rental units.






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Out-of-date zoning continues to impede intensification

Now that the Province has increased intensification and density targets in the GTA and plans to replace the Ontario Municipal Board with a Local Planning Appeal Tribunal, it’s more important than ever that municipalities update their zoning by-laws.






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Demand for new homes continues to outpace supply and drive prices in the GTA

In April, demand for new homes in the GTA continued to outpace supply, and prices for all types of available new homes were up significantly.






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Paying tribute to an industry titan

The home building and land development industry in the GTA is shaped and driven by an amazing group of exceptional visionary and hardworking city builders.






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City building achievements honoured at annual BILD awards

The GTA home building and land development industry came together recently to celebrate city building achievements and the year’s best work in design, sales and marketing at the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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37th annual BILD Awards Winners

A complete list of winners from the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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GTA new housing supply crisis continues to shatter market records

In March, the GTA’s housing supply challenges resulted in record smashing prices, continued unprecedented inventory scarcity, and a never seen before level of new condo apartments sales.






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The Housing Market and Unintended Consequences

The just released new housing market data for February are both encouraging and discouraging. The data, provided by our official source of new home market intelligence Altus Group, shows record sales for the condominium market, especially in the 905 Region, and it shows an unprecedented scarcity of new housing inventory, particularly for low-rise homes.