A review of the latest quarterly data from Statistics Canada’s Labour Force.
Quarter 3 2016 - Employment growth decelerated in Greater Golden Horseshoe again in third quarter but picked up in rest of Ontario
Quarter 4 2016 - Employment in the GGH grew much faster than in the rest of the province in 2016
Resale Housing Market Trends
A review of the latest data by housing type from CMHC’s Starts and Completions Survey.
Quarter 3 2016 - Greater Golden Horseshoe (GGH) home sales and house prices rocket higher in third quarter
Quarter 4 2016 - Escalating house prices in the Greater Toronto/Hamilton Area should sustain exodus of buyers to outside the Green Belt
New Housing Market Trends
A review of the latest data from the Canadian Real Estate Association’s Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Housing Market Starts.
Quarter 3 2016 - GGH housing starts continue to trend lower in Q3 despite evidence of strong demand
Quarter 4 2016 - Ground-Related Housing Construction Rise Outside Greenbelt Outpaces GTHA
Non-Residential Construction Trends
A review of the latest data from Statistics Canada on the value of building permits issued by type of non-residential building.
Quarter 3 2016 - Despite an uptick in the third quarter, value of non-residential building permits has contracted year-to-date in the GGH
Quarter 4 2016 - Value of Non-Residential Building Permits in Greater Golden Horseshoe Drops to a Seven-Year Low in 2016