WHAT A GREAT EVENT!! THANK YOU to all who drop by  during the day to see the  displays of new safety products and equipment,  the fall arrest demonstration tower & controlled fire training equipment; demonstrations for proper procedures, assessment and treatment for construction victims; the information for Health & Safety programs;  theWelland Canal Fallen Workers[...]

OHBA Recognition

Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) recently recognized Mike Memme (Mountainview Homes) for “Chairing the OHBA/Tarion Liaison committee for eight years and the phenomenal job representing our association”. President John Meinen stated “Mike’s knowledge and expertise were, and continue to be, a huge asset”.


  TUESDAY MAY 10, 2016 – The Annual “PRESIDENTS’ DINNER“  featuring a fireside chat with special guest OHBA President John Meinen.  Registration, Meet & Mingle begins at 5:45pm with buffet dinner at 6:30pm.  Dinner sponsor: COGECO Location:  St. Catharines Golf and Country Club, St. Catharines   SATURDAY MAY 14 – SUNDAY MAY 15, 2016 – ParadeofHomes2016[...]

Kristen French Advocacy Centre Playhouse Competition and Auction

Four local home builders – RINALDI HOMES, SOUTHPORT BUILDERS NIAGARA, MOUNTAINVIEW HOMES and PHELPS HOMES competed in the playhouse building competition to build playhouses to be auctioned off in support of the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre.  Attached article courtesy of The St. Catharines Standard. Playhouse Build Competition and Auction

Municipal Leaders share their thoughts on growth and whats in store for residential construction

Niagara’s municipal leaders shared insights into growth and residential construction in their respective communities, with members of the Niagara Home Builders Association  at NHBA’s recent Industry Dinner.  Media coverage  courtesy of Niagara This Week. Municipal Leaders and NHBA

Finalists for the 2016 CHBA National Awards for Housing Excellence have been announced.

  The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce the finalists for the inaugural National Awards for Housing Excellence, sponsored by Delta Faucet and Genworth Canada. CHBA Chief Executive Officer Kevin Lee noted: “These prestigious awards are about all about excellence and the very best in new homes, home renovations, community development and[...]

Niagara College School of Trades Awards Ceremony

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association  is pleased to support the NIAGARA COLLEGE RENOVATION TECHNICIAN-CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM with a Scholarship in recognition of the importance of education and encourages students to pursue careers in the construction industry.    

Tarion announces best new home builders as chosen by their customers

  The finalists for the 2016 Homeowners’ Choice Awards, presented by Tarion, have been announced. These are the only awards that give Ontario’s new home buyers the power to have their new home builder recognized for customer service excellence. Formerly known as the Tarion Awards of Excellence, the Homeowners’ Choice Awards recognize a builder’s excellence in customer[...]

Underground Economy

Legitimate contractors pay price of Ontario’s underground economy By Lindsey Cole Joe Vaccaro, chief executive officer of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA), puts his views on the underground economy bluntly: Consumers take part in under-the-table transactions because they want a discount, plain and simple.  “They’re looking to save the tax. It’s a combination of[...]

CMHC’s new Housing Market Information Portal

CMHC provides objective housing research and information to Canadian governments, consumers and the housing industry.  Discover a wealth of information at