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Financially Sustainable Municipalities

Development Charges, Property Taxes, Municipal Budgets and Household Budgets. These are topics of the utmost importance to all Sudburians.   Join us on May 15, 2014 as we discuss Fiscal challenges facing Canadian Municipalities, Why Land Developers should care about our municipality’s fiscal health, how to get Beyond Development Charges, Risks and tools for planning […]

Building & Selling Energy Efficient Homes

As an industry, our goal should be to motivate home buyers to demand and purchase energy efficient homes. Building code is helping with this and it is rapidly changing – the new OBC has more changes than ever before. This will continue into 2017 and beyond – with the goal eventually being “net zero” homes […]

CHBA National SAM Awards – Local Finalist

The Sudbury & District Home Builders’ Association (SDHBA) is pleased to announce that ZAGMAR BUILDERS INC of Sudbury is a finalist in two categories for the 2013 CHBA National SAM Awards, sponsored by MASCO and Delta Faucet. These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovation, innovative technology and construction, outstanding presentation and marketing […]

Official Plan Awareness Needed

Recently the Sudbury & District Home Builders’ Association worked on a joint statement to Greater Sudbury’s City Council with the Greater Sudbury Chamber of Commerce and the Sudbury Construction Association. In part the joint statement reads: “It is difficult for our community to grow and become a vibrant place to live if developments are constantly […]

Economic Impacts of Residential Construction

Economic Impacts in  2012 Builders and Renovators in Greater Sudbury.   Employers in Residential Construction, as a group, are amoung the largest employers in City of Greater Sudbury.   Wages in Residential construction show up in purchases across the whole economy.     Investing  in a new home or renovating an existing one is the […]

Residential Awards of Excellence

Through the Residential Awards of Excellence (RAE) & Culinary Gala we recognize and honour achievements in the residential construction industry in Greater Sudbury. The SDHBA, together with UNION GAS and FISHER WAY, invites all new home builder, renovator, and service / supply members to enter the 2013 R.A.E.’s — the residential construction industry’s premier award program in Northern Ontario!