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

BOB SCHICKEDANZ TO BE ELECTED 53rd PRESIDENT OF THE ONTARIO HOME BUILDERS’ ASSOCIATION

Toronto, Sept. 17, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bob Schickedanz will be elected President of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) for 2019-2020 at the association’s Annual Meeting of Members being held Monday, September 23 at the Blue Mountain Village and Conference Centre in Collingwood during the OHBA Annual Conference – Building Growth Together.  Bob most […]

Join industry experts from Ontario’s home building and professional renovation community for three days of insight, friendship, and leadership! Our members have spoken and we have listened! Be sure to check out the Program to see see the important changes to this year’s Conference.

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Prime Minister announces advisory committee aimed at promoting skilled trades

Published Friday, August 16, 2019 10:41AM EDT Last Updated Friday, August 16, 2019 2:24PM EDT HALIFAX — A new advisory committee will help promote apprenticeships and skilled trades across Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday. Trudeau made the announcement prior to a roundtable meeting focused on promoting trades for women at a Nova Scotia Community […]

Upcoming Events

22nov7:00 pm12:00 amAce Housing Awards & Presidents Bash

27nov6:00 pm8:45 pmDinner Meeting - Wednesday, November 27th

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