Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2020 10:30 AM
Construction value issued in Oshawa saw an increase in the previous two months, with the City of Oshawa setting three building records for the month of April 2020:
- Highest April for Residential permit value ($124.4 million, surpassing $63.4 million set in 2015).
- Highest April for number of Apartment Units (371 units, surpassing 171 units record set in 1981).
- Highest April for total number of residential units (452 units, surpassing 281 units record set in 1981).
The two major projects issued in...
Posted on Tuesday, May 05, 2020 12:45 PM
The Durham Economic Task Force (DETF) is once again reaching out to local business owners—via a three-minute online survey—to learn more about the economic impacts of COVID-19 and help to shape local recovery efforts.
When: The COVID-19 Economic Recovery survey will be open until May 19, 2020.
Why: Survey results will be used to develop a made-in-Durham local business recovery plan; outlining considerations for recovery...
Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 07:15 AM
On Friday April 24, 2020 Oshawa Mayor Dan Carter and Regional Councillor Tito-Dante Marimpietri, Chair of the Development Services Committee, held the inaugural meeting of the Mayor’s Economic Recovery Task Force. Chaired by Councillor Marimpietri, the Task Force includes representatives from a broad spectrum of the local economy including its public sector and post-secondary institutions, small and main-street businesses, the development and real estate community and key economic sectors.
Posted on Monday, April 20, 2020 09:30 AM
Durham Region’s business community is rallying together and working as one cohesive task force to support local businesses, from across the region, during these challenging times.
The Durham Economic Task Force—comprised of local chambers of commerce, boards of trade and business improvement areas (BIAs), the Business Advisory Centre of Durham and other key stakeholders—has shared feedback collected from Durham businesses owners with local elected provincial (MPPs) and federal representatives (MPs);...
Posted on Friday, April 17, 2020 10:00 AM
Construction value issued in Oshawa saw an increase last month, with the City of Oshawa setting two building records for the month of March 2020:
- Highest number of apartment units issued in any one month on record (504 units, surpassing 455 units record set in 1976)
- Highest March for residential permit value ($87.6 million, surpassing $63.2 million set in 2015)
The major project issued in March 2020 was a 504-unit apartment building for Tribute (Simcoe Street) Limited located at 2550 Simcoe St....