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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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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 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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Mid-rise made possible with wood construction in the GTA

A new type of building is coming to the GTA; the first six-storey wood residential projects are just months away from construction. Mid-rise buildings, which are generally five to 11 storeys, are an important built form for the future growth of the region and the home building and land development industry wants to construct more of them. Building them is…






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Support for the GTA West Corridor

For many years, the GTA West Corridor has been considered and studied by the province as a new transportation link. The proposed highway and transitway would run from York Region, through Peel Region to Halton Region.






GTA housing price gap reaches new heights

The price gap between new high-rise and low-rise homes in the GTA hit a new record high in April, tripling over the past 10 years, the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) announced today.






OMB rules in favour of Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association DC Appeal

The Ontario Municipal Board released a decision last week that ruled in favour of the Hamilton Halton Home Builders’ Association’s (HHHBA) appeal of the 2012 Halton DC By-law No. 48-12. In fact, the OMB ruled in favour of HHHBA’s position on two issues appealed.






Time to respect the new-home buyer

A recent article in the Toronto Star reported that York Region council approved a recommendation to allocate an additional $66 million to bring TTC service into the region faster.






The condo: From start to finish

BILD and the OHBA are presenting a 10-expert panel discussion called Condo: Start to Finish to talk about each stage of development.






Local businesses benefit from new developments

Every neighbourhood within the City of Toronto is known for its distinct identity. Whether it’s a park, a trendy café or popular gathering place, there is a sense of community that comes with it.