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GVHBA welcomes these new members

GVHBA welcomes these new members

On Tuesday, November 21, 2017, we welcomed the following new members: Wales Construction and Management, Woodquest Construction Ltd., International Anti-Slip Anywhere Inc., BFJ Design, Pro-line Kitchen Centre Inc. dba Kitchen Art Design, Haitao Hu, Registered Professional Engineer, Cape Group, Pittfield Design Inc. dba Maas Designs Inc., Gary Wong Realty, Paradigm Surfaces Inc., Vertu Construction Ltd.,…

INCREASES FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT COULD ADD UP TO $5,000 TO THE PRICE OF A SINGLE FAMILY HOME: HOMEBUILDERS

  • Advocacy
  • October 20, 2017
  • Posted by: Amanda Camara

The Metro Vancouver regional district, an unelected body responsible for utilities like water and sewer, are set to increase sewer fees for new development, sparking an outcry from the Greater Vancouver Homebuilders Association (GVHBA) and Urban Development Institute (UDI).

IMPACT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING: GVHBA AND UDI SEND COLLECTIVE MESSAGE TO THE METRO VANCOUVER

IMPACT ON AFFORDABLE HOUSING: GVHBA AND UDI SEND COLLECTIVE MESSAGE TO THE METRO VANCOUVER

  • October 19, 2017
  • Posted by: Amanda Camara

GVHBA and UDI send collective message to the Metro Vancouver board chair outlining their concerns with the sudden fee increase and lack of meaningful consultation with industry stakeholders.

Wildfires help push plywood costs higher in Metro Vancouver

  • September 17, 2017
  • Posted by: Dawn Sondergaard

The drawn-out winter also affected prices, which have doubled in some cases By Justin McElroy, CBC News Posted: Jul 27, 2017 10:22 PM PT Last Updated: Jul 28, 2017 8:17 AM PT The size of the B.C. wildfires and the length of the evacuation orders are having a big impact on plywood prices throughout the province, say those in the lumber…

GVHBA welcomes these new members

  • June 20, 2017
  • Posted by: Renée Auer

On June 20, 2017, the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association welcomed these new members:  On June 20, 2017, the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association welcomed these new members: Royal Vela Developments Ltd., Schulz Construction, Canada Glass Restore dba Vancouver Home Maintenance, Zytech Building Systems LP, Power Pros Electrical Ltd., Belfast Construction Ltd., ISN Enterprises Inc.,…

Residential design trends showcased

  • June 8, 2017
  • Posted by: Justine Nadia

Anyone considering a custom-home build or a residential renovation may want to free up some time on Sunday when the Greater Vancouver Home Builders’ Association once again presents its Parade of Renovated and Custom Homes. The 24th annual self-guided tour, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., represents “a unique opportunity to view the…