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Construction News you need to know courtesy of the HHCA

2024-05-02T15:39:26+00:00

HHCA February Construction News Don't miss the most recent HHCA Newsletter! There are lots of exciting events coming up, record breaking building permits and new education! Take a look at everything coming up in the February Newsletter! Read the newsletter here!

Construction News you need to know courtesy of the HHCA2024-05-02T15:39:26+00:00

Final budget, completion date still uncertain for Hamilton LRT

2024-02-08T19:32:43+00:00

Final budget, completion date still uncertain for Hamilton LRT Metrolinx executive told HHCA's Construction Forecast audience last week the agency is making solid progress on its Hamilton LRT project version 2.0 with early works begun and significant details now nailed down, but two big ones still unconfirmed – cost and completion date. Jason Fellen, vice-president for Hamilton light rail transit for the agency, offered members of the Hamilton-Halton Construction Association an update on the complex 14-kilometre project during the HHCA’s 2024 forecast event. Fellen told the Hamilton builders Metrolinx has chosen to proceed with an Alliance model for package [...]

Final budget, completion date still uncertain for Hamilton LRT2024-02-08T19:32:43+00:00

January Newsletter

2024-01-03T15:05:49+00:00

January 2024 Newsletter Happy New Year from the HHCA! The start of a new year is always exciting, and we have a lot of great things planned! Our Construction Forecast is coming up later this month, members are applying for safety awards, and the Young Leaders Group have a Talk scheduled for mid-February. Some new and proposed legislative changes have been announced in the industry, prompt payment resources are available, and the CEBA loan repayment deadline has been extended. Read the HHCA newsletter now! Read the newsletter here!

January Newsletter2024-01-03T15:05:49+00:00

December Newsletter

2023-12-04T15:18:07+00:00

December 2023 Newsletter HHCA Would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season! We have lots coming up in the New Year including new education and the most attended event of the year- The Construction Forecast! Read the December Newsletter to find out more details. Read the newsletter here!

December Newsletter2023-12-04T15:18:07+00:00

November Newsletter

2023-11-01T14:57:15+00:00

November 2023 Newsletter HHCA is so excited that the most wonderful time of the year is this month! Read our November Newsletter to find out more about our Christmas Luncheon, and Silent Auction, a whole line up of education and more! Read the newsletter here!

November Newsletter2023-11-01T14:57:15+00:00

City surpasses $2 Billion Construction Value at Record Pace

2023-10-25T18:34:11+00:00

The City of Hamilton has reached a new major milestone for the highest all-time construction value on record, $2,133,057,915. On October 13, 2023, the City officially hit the $2 billion mark, 40 days earlier than the previous record set in 2021, making it the earliest the City of Hamilton has reached this mark. This is the second time the City has hit the $2 billion milestone. On October 19, 2023, the City broke its all-time construction value record. Overall, the value represents 4,755 building projects within the residential, institutional, commercial and industrial sectors, including permits issued for 3,103 dwellings/units. [...]

City surpasses $2 Billion Construction Value at Record Pace2023-10-25T18:34:11+00:00

Master plan for the redevelopment of Stelco’s Hamilton lands to be submitted in coming months

2023-10-12T13:58:54+00:00

Welcome to Steelport, the newest standard-bearer for modern industry. A world-class industrial park connecting rail, road, and water in the historic port of Hamilton. The private equity firm, Slate Asset Management, behind the revitalization and redevelopment of Stelco’s Hamilton lands says it plans to submit its formal plans to the city in the coming months, with the first phase of development expected to start next year. As you know, Slate purchased the approximately 800-acre parcel of industrial land once dedicated to steelmaking in June 2022 in a $518-million deal, laying out their plans to transform it into a modern commercial [...]

Master plan for the redevelopment of Stelco’s Hamilton lands to be submitted in coming months2023-10-12T13:58:54+00:00

October Newsletter

2023-10-05T15:21:35+00:00

October 2023 Newsletter HHCA is so excited that the most wonderful time of the year is right around the corner! Read our October Newsletter to find out more about our Christmas Luncheon, a visit with Miss Canada, a whole line up of education and more! Read the newsletter here!

October Newsletter2023-10-05T15:21:35+00:00

Canada announces GST Rebate to incentivize construction of rental homes

2023-09-15T14:26:41+00:00

Enhanced GST Rental Rebate to build more apartments for renters On September 14, 2023, the Prime Minister announced that the government will introduce legislation to enhance the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Rental Rebate on new purpose-built rental housing, to incentivize construction of much-needed rental homes for Canadians. To build more rental housing, the removal of GST will apply to new purpose-built rental housing, such as apartment buildings, student housing, and senior residences built specifically for long-term rental accommodation. This enhancement increases the GST Rental Rebate from 36 per cent to 100 per cent and removes the existing GST [...]

Canada announces GST Rebate to incentivize construction of rental homes2023-09-15T14:26:41+00:00

September Newsletter

2023-09-06T15:08:40+00:00

September 2023 Newsletter Don't miss the most recent HHCA Newsletter! We have been working on an informative Stat Dec Webinar, an information session on the WSIB Excellence Program, WIC's 9 & Dine & so much more! Take a look at everything coming up and get the latest news on the construction industry! Read the newsletter here!

September Newsletter2023-09-06T15:08:40+00:00
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