Member Benefits

The SCHBA Professional Advantage

1. SUPPORT YOUR OWN INDUSTRY

Standing alone you are “a voice in the dark” but by joining other members of the team, you become the “voice of the residential construction industry”.

2. STRENGTH IN NUMBERS

With over 110 members companies locally, 4000 members provincially and 7000 members nationally, gives you stronger representation at the municipal, provincial and national levels.

3. BE ON THE LEADING EDGE

Through the information resources available to you and the exchange of ideas at meetings, seminars and annual provincial and national conferences. You, and your ideas and suggestions are needed to build a stronger association.

4. INCREASE BUSINESS CONTACTS

You can tap into a network of potential customers and peers. The Ontario Home Builders’ Association consists of builders, renovators, engineers, land developers, trade contractors, manufacturers, suppliers, utility representatives, educational institutions, mortgage lenders, professional people and others engaged in the betterment of the residential construction industry.

5. AN INVESTMENT IN THE FUTURE

SCHBA is a member-driven organization – the agenda is set by members and for members. Our Association’s mission is two-fold: promote professionalism in the industry and pursue business conditions that will let you operate your business profitably. Making use of member services can lower your business costs.

6. PROMOTE PROFESSIONALISM

Identify yourself and your company as an industry professional. Association members use their membership and the distinctive logo to set themselves apart from part-timers, “tail-gaters” and underground contractors.

7. CONNECTING WITH CUSTOMERS

Members take part in a wide range of cooperative marketing activities that help them connect with customers. Working together, SCHBA members get the attention of media and consumers to highlight their skill and professionalism.

8. NETWORKING

As a SCHBA member, you can connect with industry colleagues to share information and make important business contacts. The contacts you meet quickly become your associates and customers.

Latest Updates

Duplex zoning can make neighbourhoods viable – and fun

Globe and Mail (Adrienne Tanner)/August 25  In 1980, when Eileen Mosca moved to Vancouver, she and her partner bought an old house on Rose Street that was split into two suites, essentially rendering it a duplex. “It was a seedy pocket of Grandview Woodlands, but it worked for us,” she recalls. “We had three kids […]

Ontario Electrical League calls for apprentice ratio reform

Daily Commercial News (Don Wall)/August 27 The Ontario Electrical League (OEL) has fired the first volley as the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) enters its next round of reviewing apprenticeship ratios for construction trades.

GTA’s new home market slows down significantly

Mortgage Broker News (Ephraim Vecina)/August 28  Sales of new homes in the Greater Toronto Area fell by 44% on a year-over-year basis in July, per the latest data from the Altus Group. The significant slowdown also marked a 55% decline from the 10-year average, according to Altus. Sales activity in the condo segment (covering low-, medium-, […]

Upcoming Events

17oct6:00 pmSCHBA Dinner Meeting with Special Guests

16nov6:00 pmACE Awards of Creative Excellence Gala

21nov6:00 pmSCHBA Dinner Meeting

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