What you need to know about buying a condo in the GTA

As the GTA continues to grow by up to 100,000 new residents every year, our industry has committed to implementing the intensification targets of the provincial growth plan by building quality, complete communities across the region.

Duncan Payne joins BILD as managing director – Home Shows

BILD is pleased to announce that Duncan Payne will be joining the organization as managing director of its three GTA-based Home Shows.

Renovation industry continues to grow

Renovating is a great way to boost the value of your home, not to mention the quality of life for you and your family. That’s why for the past 15 years, more and more Canadians are investing their hard-earned money into home renovations.

Saluting our volunteers

Volunteerism is an important part of any industry, and the building and development is no exception. April 6-12 is National Volunteer Week, which marks a time to recognize, celebrate and thank Canada’s 13.3 million volunteers.

Quality and professionalism recognized at annual awards

The Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) is proud to announce the best of the GTA’s home renovation and custom-home building industry.

Inspiration and information stand out at the National Home Show

The National Home Show returns to the Direct Energy March 14-23, so you can expect to see a lot of excited visitors lining up to receive professional advice and inspiration from real industry experts.

Get in the conversation at Destination Renovation

The National Home Show is just a week away and the anticipation is building as advertisements have begun to appear on television, radio and newspapers across the GTA. Best of all, you can hear people talking about it and feel the excitement in the air.

Excess regulation detrimental to skilled trades

Residential renovation is essential to the housing quality, energy efficiency and economic prosperity of our region. Just in the GTA alone, the industry creates nearly 100,000 new jobs every year.

Leadership starts with education

Several times a week, BILD staff dedicate a portion of their day to contributing fact-based, educational content for three local newspapers, a number of trade magazines and this blog. It’s our way of helping inform GTA residents about the realities of the building, development and professional renovation industry and its significant impact on their lives, but sometimes it seems like…

Underground economy hurts us all

October is Renovation Month across Canada and this year, home builders’ associations across the country are working together to help you “Find the Magic in Your Home.”