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by Bob Finnigan

Bob Finnigan is the 2007 GTHBA President, and is also president of Heathwood Homes and The Heron Group.

December 14 - The best gift is giving back

Last week I had the honour of making my final formal remarks to the BILD membership as 2007 President of our Association. Serving as president was a great way for me to give back to industry which has given so much to me.

December 7 - Sustainable Condo finds a home

The traveling exhibit also known as the Sustainable Condo has found a semi-permanent home. The full-size presentation suite which has graced nine temporary venues over the last fourteen months will be housed at Exhibition Place for at least the next year.

November 30 - ENERGY STAR® program success benefits community

Last week I wrote of how BILD and its individual members give back to the community in so many ways, spotlighting our educational course sponsorships at the University of Waterloo and Ryerson University and our Ted Libfeld scholarship program with Ryerson.

November 23 - BILD educational partnerships: Because the GTA is our home too

The Building Industry and Land Development Association and its members give back to the community in so many ways. While charities are the most frequent beneficiaries of our philanthropy, BILD does give back to the community through three separate and distinct educational partnerships.

November 16 - All boats rise with the tide, economist says
November 9 - The feds giveth, the City taketh away
November 2 - Land transfer tax: the good, the bad and the ugly
October 26 - Because the GTA is our home too
October 19 - Poll reveals deep opposition to housing tax
October 12 - Housing and hockey unite us all
October 5 - BILD members fare well at provincial awards
September 29 - Johnston says what he means, means what he says
September 22 - Say no to retroactive double taxation?
September 15 - GTA builders 'movin' on up '
September 8 - Green Renovations made easy
August 30 - Hottest summer ever for new home sales
August 23 - Building homes, building dreams, building green
August 16 - Housing then, now and tomorrow
August 9 - RenoMark ™ program sweeping the nation
August 2 - New home market up sharply in June
July 26 - Super-size me: Housing stats impress
July 19 - No punches pulled in land transfer tax fight
July 12 - Reader vehemently reject land transfer tax
July 6 - Just say no to Toronto land transfer tax
June 29 - New home market surges in May
June 22 - Housing then, now and tomorrow
June 15 - Meet two-time renovator of the year, Frank Cohn
June 8 - Market stats continue to impress
June 1 - Choosing building material and products with care
May 25 - Combating the underground economy in construction
May 18 - Who says you can't go home?
May 11 - As housing goes, so goes the nation
May 4 - Home Builder, Green Builders of the Year revealed
April 27 - Protecting Your Family
April 20 - Toronto's best renovators named for 2007
April 13 - Dream Team builds Dream Home
April 6 - National Home Show surest sign of spring
March 30 - In search of the best of the best!
March 23 - Builder, renovator awards finalists revealed
March 16 - Buyers feel now is time to buy
March 9 - Residential construction engine that drives economy
March 2 - Canadian builders aim for results
February 23 - Presenting the GTAs energy stars
February 16 - Building green with brick, block and stone
February 9 - Associate awards celebrate best of best
February 2 - Building on Opportunity in 2007
January 26 - ecoENERGY: Using Less, Living Better
January 19 - Expand your castle at the Metro Home Show
January 12 - Renovation is more than a half-hour episode
January 5 - Opening the door on 2007!