Job creation in building and development outweighs most industries

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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. Read More

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Another strong month for GTA new-home sales

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Sales of new homes and condominiums in the GTA continue to show strength.

According to RealNet Canada Inc., BILD’s official source for new-home market intelligence, the new homes market is coming off a strong August with sales up 60 per cent from this time last year. Increases were recorded in both high-rise and low-rise sectors. Read More

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Ontario will permit six-storey wood buildings in 2015

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BILD, the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) and the Residential Construction Council of Ontario (RESCON) welcome the provincial government’s commitment to permit six-storey wood-frame buildings in Ontario for January 1, 2015. Read More

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BILD members dominant at OHBA Awards

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The GTA is a great place to buy a new home, condo or professional renovation. How else could you explain the utter dominance BILD members experienced at this year’s OHBA Awards of Distinction, which saw BILD members ascend to the stage in 29 of 39 categories? Read More

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Greenbelt’s story should be told with all the facts

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John Barber’s special report called “How green is the municipal election landscape?” (published Saturday, Sept. 13) exclaims that the McGuinty government’s introduction of the Ontario Greenbelt in 2005 set a new world standard in landscape protection.

We think that it is important to tell the entire story with all the facts. Read More

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Inspiration and information awaits at the Fall Home Show

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September is an exciting month. Kids are back in school, the Leafs and Raptors are set to play their first pre-season games and the Toronto Fall Home Show is back for another year. Read More

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Chow, Tory face off at OHBA mayoral debate

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Olivia Chow and John Tory went toe to toe in a one-on-one mayoral candidates debate hosted by the Ontario Home Builders’ Association on Friday. Read More

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Calling all riders – Stephen’s Ride for Humanity is almost here

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Stephen’s Ride for Humanity is only a few weeks away, so if you haven’t registered for one of the industry’s most popular fundraisers, now’s the time. Read More

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Star’s intensification message on the right track

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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. Read More

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What’s the Big Idea here?

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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 top-35 list. The newspaper is now in the process of narrowing down the list to a top-10 on Sept. 20 by asking its readers to VOTE on which they feel are the most important. Read More

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