Become A Member
Savings & Discounts
If your business relates to the residential, new home construction or renovation industry in Greater Toronto, you will find that the Building Industry and Land Development Association (BILD) membership has its advantages. This page is a summary of the benefits and advantages of joining the BILD -- Building a greater GTA.
Your BILD membership opens the door for you to cash-in on savings! We've leveraged our combined buying clout to negotiate numerous group discounts for you, the BILD member. You've invested in the BILD professional advantage -- now take advantage of the only association where it actually pays to be a member!
Merchant discount rates
Members save with Chase Paymentech’s preferred rates on credit and debit card processing. With rates as low as 1.792% for Visa and $1.94 for MasterCard credit and .114 cents for debit, members can save thousands per year!
Members receive the GTA Residential Lots module, a $2,388 value, FREE with a subscription to GTA Residential Land and any one of GTA Low Rise, GTA High Rise, or XR High Rise – The Lyon Report modules.
Save at the gas pumps
Enjoy a discount of 2 cents per litre on regular motor fuel and 2.2 cents on premium and diesel fuel purchases made at Petro Canada stations. Even one vehicle can achieve the minimum monthly purchase of 400 litres to qualify for this corporate discount. Forty-four members saved more than their entire membership fee and another 21 saved 75 per cent or more!
TD financing program for RenoMarkTM contractors
TD Home improvement dealer financing program provides financing for home improvements and renovations.
The Real Estate Talk Show advertising
BILD members save $5,000 when booking their radio appearance as an expert interview on The Real Estate Talk ShowTM heard on Talk Radio AM640 for $2,500.
Insurance premium savings
Mainway Insurance Group Insurance Benefit Plan -- comprehensive group insurance available to all members, regardless of company size covering: basic life and dependent life insurance, AD & D, weekly income, long term disability, extended health care, vision care, dental care and optional life insurance. Plus home and auto insurance is available at discounted rates to members and their employees for personal property and automobiles.
Federated Insurance Company of Canada Business Insurance Program -- coverage available for property, contractor's equipment, fleets, builders risk, business interruption, liability and directors & officers.
Office supplie discount
OHBA members have no extra charge for next day delivery or local pick up, on orders larger than $50 and no charge access for internet ordering. Plus save up to 75 per cent on periodic "strictly business" mini-catelogue, 45% off other office and computer products and 25 per cent on stock office furniture at Staples Corporate Express.
BILD employement advertising service for our industry to advertise job offerings directly to members.
Members save 10% on job postings at Canada's leading provider of on-line recruitment and job search solutions.
BILD members may download Agreement of Purchase and Sale (freehold), Renovation Agreement, Renovation Cost Estimate Budget sheet and the Builder Sub-Contractor Agreement.
Member-to-Member preferred savings
Some BILD member companies have created special programs or offer discounts exclusively to other BILD member companies. In some cases, these incentives are available to employees of member companies. (Program establishment is strictly voluntary.)