Publication: Industry News

  • Construction Trades Applaud Federal Budget

    Canada’s Building Trades Unions are pleased with the continued support the government has demonstrated for middle class families in the 2017 budget “Building a Strong Middle Class.” But the Progressive Contractors Association of Canada (PCA) — which welcomed the federal government’s budget commitments in the area of skills training — also cautioned against consistent deficit…

  • Budget Good For National Housing Strategy

    Habitat for Humanity is pleased that the budget invests in a range of initiatives designed to build, renew and repair Canada’s stock of affordable housing and ensure that Canadians have affordable housing that meets their needs. It is also encouraged to see additional funding to help address the need for improved housing in the North,…

  • Consumer Protection - Illegal Building - Why It Matters!

    Since March is Fraud Prevention Month, you would have heard a lot about how consumers can protect themselves from being victims of fraud.

  • Condo Market : Is A Condo Right For You And Your Family?

    It takes a community to raise a child, and more parents are realizing that condominiums are in essence vertical communities where people get to know their neighbours in the hallways, elevators and shared amenity spaces.

  • Homes Are Selling Briskly Throughout The Gta: Crea

    According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales were up on a month-over-month basis in February 2017.

  • Madison Group, Nobu Hospitality Announce Nobu Toronto

    Madison Group and Nobu Hospitality announced plans for Nobu Toronto, a dynamic project featuring the first Nobu branded highrise residences, to be developed and sold by the Madison Group, and Canada’s first Nobu Hotel and Nobu Restaurant.

  • Community Builder - Geranium

    In 2017, Geranium is celebrating 40 years of community and homebuilding. The award winning company has an impressive portfolio of land holdings and completed master-planned communities, including over 8,000 homes built, across Southern Ontario.

  • Mikey Network One Example Of How Homebuilders Give Back

    Every February is heart month and with it comes the annual heart health campaigns from various groups, including the Mikey Network. While their slogan is “The Beat Goes On,” their message is of awareness and preparation. In construction, two important health and safety principles are awareness and prevention.

  • Millennials Are ‘generation Screwed’ On Real Estate

    Millennials want to be homeowners. Eight in 10 consistently say that home ownership is important to them, real estate is a good investment, and owning a home gives them a sense of pride.

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