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Our industry produces jobs as well as communities

The home building, land development and professional renovation industry builds cities and produces jobs. We are the industry that designs, develops, constructs and renovates the buildings and communities where people live, work, play and shop, and in so doing, are one of the largest employers in the region, providing jobs for thousands of GTA residents every year.






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Out-of-date zoning continues to impede intensification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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37th annual BILD Awards Winners

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






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Mattamy and Tridel named the GTA’s top builders

Mattamy Homes Limited and Tridel were named Home Builders of the Year by the Building Industry and Land Development Association at its annual BILD Awards on April 28th. Mattamy earned the distinction as low-rise builder of the year, while the title for mid/high-rise went to Tridel.






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GTA’s top builders and projects honoured at annual awards

The GTA’s home building and land development industry recognized its top builders, projects and marketing initiatives at the 37th annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 28th.






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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.






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Governments need to address the GTA’s housing supply crunch

We have a shortage of housing supply in the GTA that is approaching crisis levels and it’s time for governments to acknowledge the problem and take action to address it.






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Record year for the GTA new homes market

In the GTA new homes market, 2016 was a record setting year for low inventory, high prices and high-rise condo sales.






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The rising cost of constrained housing supply

The shortage of housing supply in the GTA and Vancouver is getting more and more attention as prices continue to climb.