What We Do

With more than 60 years of experience in the building business, the SCHBA is here to assist you to: build a new house, renovate an existing home, or, become a better Builder, Renovator, Trade Contractor, or Supplier to the residential construction industry. The Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association is committed to residential construction excellence, providing affordable, quality housing in the Greater Barrie area.
When I talk to people about joining SCHBA, I always tell them that it is incredibly important to take ownership. As a single company or person, it is very difficult to get noticed or be heard. As part of a strong association, your voice is heard – and actually listened to. SCHBA works hard for it’s members, and I’ve seen first-hand the positive impact it has on your business. – Heljar Hansen, Pratt Homes
Since 1953 The Barrie Builders Association (renamed The Greater Barrie Home Builders Association in 1995, The Canadian Home Builders’ Association Simcoe County in 2009, The Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association in 2013) has been the voice of the Residential Home Building Industry in the Barrie Area. The inaugural meeting was held on March 16, 1953 at the Community House which was located at the corner of Dunlop St. West and Toronto St. Barrie.

Who We Are

Exists to preserve and enhance affordable, quality housing through professionalism, education, research and development, proactive legislative involvement and consumer advocacy * have information to assist consumers in choosing a professional in the residential building or renovation industry * have a list of members of the Association available to the public * members must adhere to a strict code of ethics * have an Ethics Board to deal with problems concerning their members, should any arise * Renomark program – renovators who qualify to join the program must meet certain criteria, be a member of the Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association, and abide by the Association’s code of ethics

Latest Updates

Business Information & Support During COVID-19

The City is doing everything possible, in full cooperation with the provincial and federal governments, to minimize the impact and see an economic recovery take place as soon as possible. The City of Barrie is working with our industry partners including Barrie Chamber of Commerce, Sandbox, Tourism Barrie, Barrie Construction Association, the Small Business Centre, the BIA, and the Henry Bernick Entrepreneurship Centre, with […]

Home Builders’ Association Supports Ontario Government Decision to Restrict Active Construction Projects

Barrie, April 3, 2020 — The Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association and the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) support the provincial government’s announcement to restrict construction to only active sites on the essential businesses list.  This new measure will reduce activity in the sector and enhance COVID-19 prevention measures, while enabling the completion of new […]

“This is Not Business As Usual”

Ontario Home Builders’ Association www.ohba.ca                      info@ohba.ca Premier Doug Ford made it clear, the construction industry has been put on notice regarding health and safety standards on jobsites during the COVID-19 State of Emergency with residential construction being included as an essential workplace under that order. The Premier stated that Ministry of Labour inspectors will be […]

Upcoming Events

14apr5:00 pm11:00 pmPOSTPONED - EnerQuality Awards

22apr6:00 pm8:45 pmCANCELLED - April Monthly Membership Dinner MeetingApril 22nd Dinner Meeting with special guest Mayor Jeff Lehman

29apr11:30 am2:00 pmCANCELLED - Industry LunchIndustry Lunch Featuring Olympian Brianne Jenner

14may9:00 am4:00 pmApprenticeship Expo, Elmvale Arena

27may6:00 pm8:45 pmMay Monthly Dinner Membership Meeting

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