Since 2015, the percentage of women participating in our industry has grown. Up from three percent, women now make up almost five percent of the workforce. According to the Ontario Construction Forecast, this growth has been driven by increased wages and stable job prospects. However, this same forecast shows that the percentage of women … Continue reading How the Construction and Home Building Industries are Supporting Women in Trades
Interim Control Bylaw (PB-36-19) imposes temporary prohibition or limitation on the development of Urban Growth Center and the areas around the Burlington GO station. NO NOTICE Only hours before it was intended for consideration, a report by staff on behalf of Burlington Mayor Marianne Meed Ward was released, proposing an Interim Control Bylaw (ICB) … Continue reading BURLINGTON MAYOR PROPOSES AND COUNCIL APPROVES DEVELOPMENT “FREEZE” FOR DOWNTOWN BURLINGTON AND SURROUNDING AREAS
If one of your New Year’s resolutions is to expand your skillset with new training, the LEED® Certification Process may be exactly what you’re looking for. It’s not mandatory, but if you choose to participate, the training offers many benefits. The education is specific to your trade, whether you’re a project manager, an electrician, or … Continue reading Green Resolutions – the Benefits of the LEED® Certification Process
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It is time for us to look back with gratitude at the successes 2018 has brought us and look forward with positivity to all that 2019 will bring. We are thankful to do this surrounded by the support of all our members. We wish you the very … Continue reading HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM ALL OF US AT HAMILTON-HALTON HOME BUILDERS’ ASSOCIATION
As a good standing member of the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association (HHHBA), you want to deliver every new home you build on time (and preferably, on budget too). Sometimes, home building is smooth, simple, and seamless. Everything goes according to plan and you – and your customer – are satisfied with the process and results. … Continue reading New Home Delays. How to Protect Yourself as a Builder.
In 2012: Ivor Wynne Stadium – while it had its charms and 84 years of history inside of it – was badly outdated and in dire need of replacement. In 2014: With much fanfare and anticipation, Tim Hortons Field opened as a civic and sporting jewel all Hamiltonians could take pride in. But the years … Continue reading Lessons Learned from the Construction of Tim Hortons Field
As a member in good standing with the Hamilton-Halton Home Builders’ Association, your mandate is to: Give your clients what they want. Deliver beautiful new homes in a timely, professional, and efficient manner. When meeting with prospective customers, you can expect to be asked a ton of questions about things like your work, your processes, … Continue reading 4 Questions Every New Home Builder Should Ask Their Clients
You’re thinking about your vacation and you can’t wait to hop on that plane and jet away to somewhere warm and sunny for the week. (You deserve it, after all). Before heading to the airport, you’ll want to ensure your home is properly secured beyond just locking the doors and setting the alarm (if you … Continue reading Going Away for Vacation? Secure Your Home with These Tips.
Buying and moving into any new house is exciting. However, when it’s a new construction build – and you’re the first who gets to call it “home” – that provides its own special experience. As you research home building companies, you’ll eventually find a builder who has everything you’re looking for. Before signing any paperwork, … Continue reading 7 Things Every New Home Construction Buyer Should Research (Infographic)
U40 Chairty Bowl For Mohawk College Bursary Wednesday, March 6 Splitsville Hamilton Registration | 3:30 pm Bowl | 4 pm Upstairs Lounge | 5:30 pm Special AGM Luncheon Wednesday, April 10 Burlington Golf & Country Club Reception | 11:30 am Lunch & Program | 12 noon Membership Drive & Open House Wednesday, April 17 Hamilton-Halton … Continue reading Latest Events