After first postponing the date the legacy legislation from its predecessor would come into force, the provincial government now plans to repeal the New Home Warranty Act.
The new policy would give developers a basis to challenge any local government's veto of non-employment land uses in suburban office parks.
Construction site security is under renewed scrutiny after a member of the public gained access to a downtown property and scaled a crane.
An engineer offers tips for maximizing common element warranty coverage to get construction deficiencies resolved in new condo complexes.
How might Ontario’s development landscape shift as the PCs take over the provincial policy levers from a 15-year-old Liberal government?
A real estate analyst takes aim at a 'fallacy' reflected in Toronto's downtown planning framework, which calls for large condo units.
Condo living may just be a phase for millennials in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area, new research out of Ryerson University suggests.
Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?
One GTA-based condo building won’t face the dilemma of when to switch over its HVAC system from heating to cooling this spring thanks to cogeneration.
The economic realities of development today have meant that suite sizes have had to shrink, and developers are creating amenity-laden buildings to compensate.
The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
The British Columbia government expects to collect about $520 million in new annual revenue through additional residential property taxes and property transfer taxes.
Ontario is looking to boost elevator availability in multi-storey residential buildings, as well as long-term care and seniors’ homes.
With construction booming and land scarce, condo buildings in urban areas may face a situation where a neighbouring developer requires access to their land.
Starting next year, builders and vendors of residential conversion projects will have to register with Tarion and get approval to proceed with their plans.
Nearly five decades of lower-density development will take some time to fill in to more compact neighbourhoods and pedestrian-oriented commercial streets, but the vitality of the city's condominium market demonstrates that single-family residential is no longer the default built form.
Ontario’s residential construction industry is anxiously awaiting tools from the province to help it uphold its workplace health and safety obligations when recreational cannabis becomes legal next year.