With creativity comes possibility, and that is exactly what one property leader in Ontario is creating by the truckload. Based in Toronto, Ontario, Downing Street Group is a Canadian trailblazer that gives new meaning to real estate market leadership. The company offers loans, investment opportunities, and commercial and residential leasing, and has a property development division that invests in new communities, often on rehabilitated land.
SJOC ConstructionBetter Construction Experiences
Among construction sector stars, most life stories you hear are about kids becoming interested in the industry in their childhood, working alongside parents in the family business, building a backyard shed, replacing pipes, patching holes in walls.
EnercareTurning the Energy Tide with Net Zero Homes
As the cost of living soars and climate change looms, developing a robust stock of net zero homes might just be the best option for a more sustainable society. The Canadian government, supported by the Ontario Energy Association (OEA), aims to reach net zero emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) by 2050.
AMRIK Developments Supporting Alberta-Area Builders and Charities with Continued Growth
Real estate developer AMRIK Developments, based in Edmonton, Alberta, serves various areas of the province. Harpreet Singh is the owner of AMRIK Developments—named after his paternal grandfather, Amrik Singh—and incorporated the organization in 2008.
Canadian Home Builders’ AssociationThe Need for Housing is Now
Over the months leading up the release of Canada’s latest federal budget, A Plan to Grow Our Economy and Make Life More Affordable, there was speculation over what recommendations the 304-page document would contain about the nation’s housing crisis. Highlighted as a priority for all levels of government, the dearth of all kinds of housing, from single-family homes to condominiums, townhomes to rental units, is a threat to our future.
Building Knowledge CanadaThe Science of Sustainable Home Building – Balancing Energy Efficiency, Carbon Reduction, and Climate Resiliency
There is a well-worn cliché that we have all heard a thousand times: “They sure don’t build them like they used to.” It is usually a complaint about how, in the modern world, we have chosen to trade quality for convenience or to save a little money. In the homebuilding field, one company is forever changing the way homes are built, with a focus on energy efficiency, carbon reduction, and climate resiliency—and without sacrificing affordability.
Elviano Homes Ltd.Welcome Home: A One-Stop Shop for Beautiful Buildings
There’s no place like home, especially when that home is created with a client’s particular vision in mind. With a sterling 16-year reputation in Toronto’s high-end construction sector, Elviano Homes Ltd. recognizes the importance of expert design, quality materials, and experienced trades, along with enduring, open and consistent communication in order to create “forever homes” for valued customers.
Karwood Contracting LimitedKarwood Does It Differently
Karwood Contracting Limited offers an integrated suite of construction, land development, real estate, and design services. Using advanced tools, low-carbon wood, and a nimble approach, Karwood builds attractive, energy-efficient residences.
Azora GroupFamily Values
Some residential developers create cookie-cutter housing projects, then leave as soon as the work is done. The opposite is true of Azora Group, which builds communities. While Azora’s design-oriented multi-family and single-family dwellings are of exceptional quality and value, Azora also designs them for real family life.
Fusioncorp DevelopmentsTurning Vision into Reality
Developing a passion for the building industry at an early age, Nick Ainis remembers setting up a make-believe office in the family garage with his cousin and future partner Jim Ainis. “We were pretending to sell real estate,” says Nick.
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