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Toronto housing boom driving economic growth in Ontario; masks weak business investment

Weak business investment in Ontario has the provincial economy increasingly dependent on Toronto’s housing market for growth, leaving the province especially vulnerable if the market slows, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.






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Province’s Housing Plan having little impact on the GTA new homes market

In May, the GTA’s new housing market showed few signs of slowing down, especially the condominium segment.






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Our industry produces jobs as well as communities

The home building, land development and professional renovation industry builds cities and produces jobs. We are the industry that designs, develops, constructs and renovates the buildings and communities where people live, work, play and shop, and in so doing, are one of the largest employers in the region, providing jobs for thousands of GTA residents every year.






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Demand for new homes continues to outpace supply and drive prices in the GTA

In April, demand for new homes in the GTA continued to outpace supply, and prices for all types of available new homes were up significantly.






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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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Do you need a building permit for your home reno?

Now that you’ve decided to renovate your home, the first step is to do your homework and determine what building permits you might need.






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City building achievements honoured at annual BILD awards

The GTA home building and land development industry came together recently to celebrate city building achievements and the year’s best work in design, sales and marketing at the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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37th annual BILD Awards Winners

A complete list of winners from the 37th annual BILD Awards.






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GTA’s top builders and projects honoured at annual awards

The GTA’s home building and land development industry recognized its top builders, projects and marketing initiatives at the 37th annual BILD Awards on Friday, April 28th.






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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.