Prompt Payment & Conference Update
June 25, 2020
- Offsite Levies
- Inclusionary Housing
- City Charters
- Permit Timelines & Approvals
- Municipal Reserve Allocation & Use
- and more...
Advocacy Update & Housing Data
May 28, 2020
Through collaboration with local associations and the Government of Alberta, construction sites and project approvals have remained in place through the COVID-19 pandemic. The impact of this advocacy varies from member to member but it has reduced interest payments, cancelled contracts and preserved a significant number of jobs. While we continue to ensure sites stay open, advocacy efforts have...
Sharing Resources & Awards Website Now Open
April 30, 2020
While the world and our industry have changed over the past month and a half, the mission and work of BILD Alberta continues. Early on in this crisis our priorities shifted to ensuring construction sites remain open. As a result of BILD Alberta’s (and local associations’) strong relationships with government, and advocacy efforts, permits are still being processed and construction continues today...
Tips for Operating Worksites & Resources
March 31, 2020
Last week, in an ongoing effort to fight COVID-19, the Government of Alberta announced that all non-essential services must close. At this time, this does not include construction (including residential) as it has been identified as an essential service. As projects continue to move forward, it is important to remember that this could change at any time. For the latest information refer to government resources...
Prompt payment survey, conference 50% sold, awards criteria and more!
February 27, 2020
The Government of Alberta is seeking to introduce amendments to the Builders Lien Act. Included as part of this work is the development of what is referred to ‘Prompt Payment’. Prompt Payment is being considered in multiple provinces and is already active in Ontario. It involves stricter requirements for payment timelines (potentially 28-days) from owners to trades / suppliers and onto subtrades. This legislation is being developed at the request of numerous trade and supplier organizations who have indicated payment timelines have begun stretching beyond 70 days...
12 Storey-Wood, Forecasts and Year in Review
February 4, 2020
Scott Fash, Executive Director of BILD Alberta, was at the Government of Alberta's press conference that was part of Red Tape Reduction Awareness Week last week, where they announced the approval of 12-storey wood frame construction...
Executive Director Announced, Housing Reports, Call for Speakers
January 23, 2020