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Purpose-built rentals can help address housing demand

After years of being dormant, the purpose-built rental market is starting to come to life again as more developers consider building rental housing but there are still many challenges in the way.






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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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The GTA West Corridor is a much needed link

The GTA has experienced considerable growth in recent years and with it we’ve seen a huge increase in traffic congestion. The roads that move people and goods across the GTA haven’t been able to keep up with the increase of vehicles using them.






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Are we building complete communities today and for the future?

As an industry, we strive to build complete communities where residents can live, work and play.






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Transit needs development to be viable

Everyone is on board with building more transit in the GTA but it must be planned and delivered so that we maximize the return on our public investment for decades to come. The question is: how do we do that?






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What do we do with stormwater?

During a rainstorm or after the snow melts, have you’ve ever wondered where does all that water go?






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Provincial budget needs to include transit funds

The Ontario government is set to table its budget next week and now, more than ever, the funding of transit infrastructure across the GTA needs to be a major component of it.






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GTA Market Update at The Buildings Show

The GTA new homes market is a tale of two markets: the low and high-rise markets. Each performs differently and has changed dramatically over the last decade. This was the topic discussed by a panel of BILD members at The Buildings Show on December 3.






Why infrastructure matters

BILD has partnered with the Toronto Star to create a video that shows how infrastructure is the foundation of our society and essential to the continued growth and prosperity of the GTA.






Infrastructure is essential

Infrastructure is a fundamental and essential part of our lives. It makes our cities run and it allows us to access clean water by simply turning a tap, get light by flipping a switch and get rid of waste by flushing a toilet.