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Monthly Archives: April 2013

B.O.L.T. fundraiser brings in $175,000 for youth programs

B.O.L.T. fundraiser brings in $175,000 for youth programs

[highlight]Tridel charitable organization funds scholarships for disadvantaged youth to study in construction programs[/highlight] One of Toronto’s most successful and high-profile condominium builders, Tridel, came up with a unique way of addressing the shortage of skilled construction trades workers, while providing opportunities for “marginalized” or disadvantaged youth, many of them wards of Children’s Aid. Tridel, in… Continue Reading

Tridel named Home Builder of the Year at BILD awards

Tridel named Home Builder of the Year at BILD awards

Tridel took the top honour at this year’s BILD Pinnacle Awards, being named Home Builder of the Year. The Building Industry and Land Development association presented its annual awards for design, construction, sales and marketing at a gala event on Friday, April 26. More than 1,100 industry professionals attended the event. Awards were given to the… Continue Reading

Tarion could change warranty coverage to include condo conversions

Tarion could change warranty coverage to include condo conversions

In 2012, the Condo Information Centre submitted a wide-ranging list of “absolutely necessary” changes it wants included in revisions to the Condominium Act. One of these is providing warranty coverage for purchasers of condo conversions. Tarion, the corporation whose mandate it is to protect “Ontario’s new home buyers” by providing warranty coverage, has until now… Continue Reading

Is this the year you go LED?

Is this the year you go LED?

Wherever you go these days, you see businesses switching their lighting systems from old-fashioned incandescent or harsh fluorescent to bright and shiny new LEDs. The local supermarket, the office where you work, the train station, restaurant or department store—all of these businesses are seeing the benefits of this rapidly developing technology. The light produced by… Continue Reading

Canada’s real estate industry in yes but no mode: report

Canada’s real estate industry in yes but no mode: report

It could be that “cautious optimism” is the defining Canadian character trait. In fact, a new report on the Canadian real estate industry, Canadian Real Estate Outlook, has the subtitle, “One foot on the gas, and the other on the brake.” Anyone who’s driven behind that kind of insecure driver knows how irritating and confusing… Continue Reading

Tridel wins Tarion award for outstanding customer service

Tridel wins Tarion award for outstanding customer service

Tridel has once again been recognized for its customer care practices, winning the Tarion Award of Excellence for Outstanding Customer Service. Tridel won the award in the high-rise category. “Tridel focuses on providing a highly personalized experience where our customers can be confident that we are actively looking out for their best interests,” said Danielle… Continue Reading

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