Transit funding tools

Yesterday, BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey and BILD Chair Steve Upton attended the Toronto Region Board of Trade’s announcement of its funding recommendations for Metrolinx’s The Big Move.






Five reasons to buy a new condominium in the GTA

In Ontario, more than one million people are now living a condominium lifestyle and that number will continue to grow. The GTA is the fastest growing condominium market in North America, and here are five good reasons why.






Housing affordability a question of supply and demand

Housing affordability is a popular topic these days, not just among homebuyers but among members of the building and development industry as well.






BILD members victorious in nine at the Nationals

BILD members ascended to the podium nine times at last week’s National Sales and Marketing Awards presented by the National Association of Home Builders in Las Vegas.






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.






Hitting the airwaves

Being the voice of the building, development and renovation industry in the GTA means finding as many avenues as possible to help tell our story. That’s why we’re thrilled to announce that BILD’s voice can now be heard on the Real Estate Talk Show every Saturday at 6 p.m. by tuning to AM640.






Job increase points to our industry

Do you know how many people it takes to build a home? In the low-rise sector of our industry, typically 200 people will work on a single home and in the high-rise sector, each crane represents 300-500 jobs for about four years. It’s likely that you have neighbours, friends or family in the industry because there are many fields of…






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Rudolph P. Bratty and the Mikey Network honoured at the 32nd Annual BILD Awards

Renowned real estate developer, philanthropist, Chairman and CEO of The Remington Group Inc. Rudolph P. Bratty, was honoured with the prestigious BILD Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent 32nd Annual BILD Awards.






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Congrats to our 2012 Builder of the Year, Geranium Homes

Quality, service and customer commitment come together in equal measure to make a Home Builder of the Year. From the moment the agreement of purchase and sale is signed right through to post-closing service, the team at Geranium Homes has consistently met & surpassed customer expectations. A key component of the judging process is the Association’s survey of the builder’s recent occupants in…