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Ottawa’s Next Big Housing Discussion: Zoning for Infill

Recently Statistics Canada released new census figures that showed the population of Ottawa-Gatineau grew from 1,371,576 in 2016 to 1,488,307 last year. This 8.5 per cent population growth over the last five years is higher than the national rate of 5.2 per cent, and meant Ottawa passed Calgary to become the fourth largest Canadian urban…

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RenoMark Members Thrive in the 2022 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence

The CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence 2022 Finalists have been announced. Once again, GOHBA members had an extremely strong showing with 8 members earning 17 nominations in 15 categories! A big congratulations to all of our local finalists and best of luck on May 13! Amsted Design-Build Best Bedroom/Suite: “Accessible Oasis” Best Kitchen Renovation…

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LEEP COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS WORKSHOP

  WHO SHOULD ATTEND? This workshop is for builders, designers, architects, and contractors who are looking to achieve higher performance housing in a cost-effective way. Estimators, trades, renovators, project managers, site supers/coordinators, and product suppliers will also find tremendous benefit from this workshop. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN? You’ll learn how to use NRCan’s Cost Benefit…

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GOHBA Community Magazine – Winter Edition 2022

The digital edition of GOHBA COMMUNITY Magazine – Winter 2022 is available now! The new edition includes features on: • The Official Plan • Ottawa’s Housing Market Outlook • Encouraging Careers in the Skilled Trades • 2021 Housing Design Award Winners • All Things Home People’s Choice Winner and GOHBA’s full Membership Directory!

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December 2021 new-home sales finish the year strong

By: Anita Murray, All Things Home | January 17, 2022   Photo credit: AllThingsHome.ca December 2021 recorded the highest new-home sales for the month in over a decade. . . New-home sales were up in December but, overall, 2021 saw fewer sales than the COVID-disrupted 2020 new-home market. There were 393 sales last month, up 37 per cent compared…

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COVID-19 Industry Update – January 4, 2022

Good afternoon, As part of our ongoing communication with members, we wanted to provide the following update: 1) New Home Construction and Renovation Not Affected by New COVID Restrictions The provincial government announced yesterday a return to a Modified Step 2 as of Wednesday, January 5 for a minimum of 3 weeks (at least January…

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Event – Breakfast Social with Mayor Jim Watson

The Future of Ottawa’s Housing Market We are excited to announce our new Breakfast Social event coming in March, 2022, sponsored by Tomlinson Group. For this event we are welcoming Ottawa Mayor, Jim Watson, and David Coletto, Founding Partner & CEO of Abacus Data to talk about the future of Ottawa’s Housing Market. David Coletto…

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Post your job now to hire a student for May 2022!

Algonquin College co-op students are eager to start applying to your jobs for the summer! Hiring an Algonquin College co-op student is a great way to access some of Ottawa’s top talent, don’t miss out and post your jobs on HireAC before January 18th to be included in the first round of hiring. Students are taught by industry…

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Ottawa-based green builders capture two 2020 EnerQuality Awards

By: Patrick Langston, All Things Home | December 02, 2021   Two, much-awarded, Ottawa-based housing leaders have added to their trophy collection with wins at the 2020 EnerQuality Awards. RND Construction won green renovation project of the year for an art deco project in Rockcliffe Park and Minto Communities, founded and still headquartered in Ottawa, won Ontario green builder of…

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