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Condo buyers come from all stages of life

What a year it’s been for condo sales. As of the end of July, condo apartments in high-rise and mid-rise buildings and stacked townhomes accounted for almost 80 per cent of the year-to-date sales of new construction homes in the GTA.






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Toronto Fall Home Show will help you shape your space

If you’re looking for advice or inspiration for your next home project, be sure to visit the Toronto Fall Home Show which will run from Sept. 15-17 at the Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place. With more than 300 exhibitors, celebrity experts, and service professionals the Show offers something for everyone. From design help, to advice from renovators, or an opportunity…






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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.






New series offers helpful renovation tips

Renovating a home can be intimidating for some. That’s why BILD has teamed up with the Toronto Star to bring you a series of helpful tips so you can renovate with confidence.






Density needed: more people and jobs make transit sustainable

We need more transit in the GTA and we have limited funding to build it. So it’s important that decisions about where and what to build are made based on facts.






Building communities where people play

In every complete community there are special places where people play. Whether it’s a trail system to cycle on, parks where children run and climb or recreation centres that allow a range of activities for all ages— these spaces are major hubs and often the heart of their communities.






Building communities where you live, work and play

We all want to be part of and live, work and play in communities. And we want those communities to be complete with not only physical buildings but parks, shops, green spaces and places to enjoy.






Economic impact of new condos

The residential construction industry is a major economic engine in the regional, provincial and federal economy, and is an essential part of the economic strength and prosperity of the GTA. Here’s why:






Annual BILD and Toronto Star Breakfast

This year’s format was very fast-paced and informative – it was Pecha Kucha style, which meant that our presenters had to speak to their 20 auto-advancing slides and keep it under seven minutes!






Keeping things fair for new neighbours

A recent article in the Toronto Star reported how Toronto mayoral candidates John Tory and Olivia Chow feel about development charges in the City of Toronto.