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.

Job creation in building and development outweighs most industries

Have you ever had to stand beside something when taking a photo, just to show how large it actually is? We felt that a recent article in the Toronto Star can help us do the same when it comes to job creation in the GTA.

Star’s intensification message on the right track

A column in the Toronto Star on Friday hits the nail on the head. A term that seems to be bandied about in the media a lot lately is “the Manhattanization of Toronto.” It can be used with a negative connotation implying that Toronto is being over-developed too quickly.

What’s the Big Idea here?

BILD has been following with great interest the Toronto Star’s “Big Ideas” series. This was created to collect and publish the most important issues presented to the newspaper by its readers and city experts on remaking Toronto. The process of the Big Ideas began eight months ago, and led to more than 1,000 ideas. It was whittled down to a…

Welcome to Bricktowne!

BILD wants to acknowledge Lefteris Karagiannis and the efforts by his owners group for building a new Toronto legacy with the unofficial establishment of Bricktowne.

BILD members take pride in construction

In a recent Toronto Star column (June 2), “Hudak poses a threat to Ontario’s water,” columnist Rick Smith wrote that developers build new homes irresponsibly in flood plains. BILD President and CEO Bryan Tuckey challenged Smith’s piece in a letter to the Star editor published Saturday.

BILD launches the Breaking Ground civic awareness series

As part of its 2014 communications strategy, BILD has once again launched a civic awareness campaign with the Toronto Star.

BILD – your voice in the media

BILD continues to be the voice of the land development, home building and professional renovation industry in both government and the media.