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M-City looks to third phase in Mississauga
The long-awaited 15-acre M-City residential development in Mississauga, Ontario is underway—big time.

Passive homes house Indigenous
A $6.4 million townhouse development primarily for Indigenous tenants, built to the latest Passive House standards, will help Nanaimo address a severe shortage of affordable housing.

BILD gets political
Fresh off the election of Doug Ford and the Progressive Conservatives as the new Ontario government, the building community is now focused on the Ontario municipal elections this October.



Mortgage lenders take $2B haircut
Canada's mortgage lenders saw business plunge by $2 billion in the first quarter to $13.7 billion, the lowest level in nearly four years, Statistics Canada reports.

Quebec seen as hot cottage market
According to a cross-Canada survey of Royal LePage's recreational property specialists, the recreational market is primed for growth in 2018 as buyers flock to lakes and mountain tops with an eye towards retirement or a secondary home to raise children.

Winnipeg's SkyCity tower cancelled
The tallest condo building ever planned for Winnipeg has been toppled before it started.

Home developer links with Ti-Cats
Vaughan, Ontario-based Empire Communities, which has built more than 10,000 new homes over the past 25 years, has teamed with the Hamilton Tiger Cats football team in a unique promotion.

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Attack on Demand
Governments are gutting Canada’s housing market by stifling demand and stalling supply.

Market Report: Quebec Steps Up

La belle province has its housing groove back.


Renovator profile:
Design, build and keep the HAMMERDOWN

Despite government disruptions home builders delivered 200,000 new homes and more than one million jobs in 2017.

TOOL TALK: Renovation is Outpacing New Construction

One characteristic of renovation is that contractors are more a jack of all trades, using a wider variety of tools than new construction workers and often dabbling in fields that are not their speciality.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Future-Proofing the Home Building Industry.

ECONOMICS REPORT:
Don’t Stress the Stress Tests: Housing Starts to Remain Stable in “Lukewarm” Market.

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