By Jim Lamzela Special to Ottawa Construction News Most manufacturers have a hard time figuring out what the secret is to getting architects to spec their products. The truth is, there isn't a secret formula that all architects use. However, there are...
The CANADIAN PRESS A record number of Toronto homes priced over $3 million sold last year, Re/Max said in a report this week, even as amid the economic downturn during the COVID-19 pandemic. Real estate agents sold 1,062 Toronto homes over...
The CANADIAN PRESS After seeing buyers compete with multiple offers on homes across the Greater Toronto Area, real estate agent Navid Rashid is recovering from an unusually busy December that capped an unusually busy year. “December in the past has usually...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Higher prices for lumber this year have added about $30,000 on to the cost of the typical new home, RBC analyst Paul Quinn said in report. An unexpected rebound in wood product prices is boosting profits...
Ontario Construction News staff writer Algonquin College is leading a  $7-million expansion of a national project to help Indigenous youth obtain trades training while attending school. The three-year project, funded by Employment and Social Development Canada, is mandated through Indigenous YouthBuild...