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By Soumyah Ghosh Director at MNP Digital From the outside, it’s easy to think homebuilding, construction and renovation companies have little need to use digital technologies in their everyday operations. But if you own or manage a business in this industry, you know differently – digital transformation can increase revenue and create efficiencies at all levels. Digital transformation impacts every industry in...
By Frank Lohmann Director, Building Science, CHBA Canadian renovators are experts in applying the “house-as-a-system” concept, and CHBA’s newly published Renovators’ Manual embraces this concept and integrates it into all aspects of home renovations. Understanding the house-as-a-system is increasingly critical for renovators, since the national codes will require minimum levels of energy efficiency for existing buildings in 2025. And in the...
By Leah Nord Senior Director, Operations, CHBA Labour shortages are causing major delays throughout the residential construction sector. On average, the cost of labour/trades has gone up 28 per cent since the pandemic, according to CHBA’s most recent (Q3 2022) Housing Market Index. And future projections do not provide any reassurance – in fact, it’s quite the opposite. According to BuildForce...
By Yasmin Goodwin & Luke Hall my-designstudio.com One of the most immediate disruptions to the multi-residential builder industry that the digital revolution has created is a shift in how homebuyers interact with your brand. If you haven’t mapped out your digital selling strategy, you’re simply going to get left behind. Fortunately, there’s still time for you to transition your business to...
By Nicole Storeshaw Director, Government Relations, CHBA Acquiring land is a huge investment, and developers shouldn’t need to worry about expropriation by municipalities as a risk. Expropriation does happen, though. And when it does, it should be finalized fairly and swiftly. But a case in Halifax in which things did not go smoothly recently made it all the way to the Supreme...
Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) members have been building, developing and renovating Canadian homes for generations. We are sharing the extraordinary contributions CHBA members make in their communities every day through our ongoing #CdnBuilt for Generations campaign. Here are a few recent stories. To read more stories follow our hashtag or visit blog.chba.ca/category/giving-back. Alair Homes sponsors Soap Box Derby in...
Time to appreciate the dedication of members at all levels
They say Rome wasn’t built in a day, but Canada will need to build the equivalent of Rome in the next five years, according to its own population projections.
You’ve heard the terms computer chips and semi-conductors. And you’ve heard that there are shortages. But now that you’re out shopping for vehicles, the significance is going to hit home. Even the mighty Toyota Motor Corp. has had to stop production from time to time at its plant in Japan because of the shortages. Many automaker websites display a warning that...