Through educational events and special initiatives, yBILD—Young BILDers—educates young industry leaders on housing and industry issues while providing them with professional development and career growth opportunities. We create strong industry advocates by investing in them today for strong leaders tomorrow.

yBILD Partner

yBILD Events

yBILD events are designed to help members under 40 gain a deeper understanding of the industry, provide professional development opportunities and build their personal industry network.

Committee Members

Connect with our committee members to help you grow your industry network.

  • JOELLE GOODWIN, Committee ChairMy Design Studio
  • ALEX ALPOIMTribute Communities
  • Nisa Ahsan
    NISA AHSANTridel
  • CHRIS DYNESCapital Developments
  • GREG GILBERT, Ex-OfficioFitzrovia Real Estate
  • SPENCER FEELEYFeeley Group Developments Limited
  • ASHNA HAJIPanasonic Canada
  • MICHAEL HANLONMarsh Canada Ltd.
  • RYAN LITricon Residential
  • MARINO SCOPELLETISunnylea Homes Ltd.
  • DANIEL TEPERMANHaven Developments
  • ANNIE YANGNorthcrest Developments

yBILD Leadership Award

Presented by MNP, this award honours and recognizes a young BILD member who demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities. These individuals motivate and inspire the people around them to exceed expectations, and they are engaged Young BILDers in the association, exemplifying what it takes to be industry leaders.

There is no fee to apply. Nominations open every October.

Do you know a Young BILDer who motivates and inspires the people around them to exceed expectations? Are YOU an engaged Young BILDer in the Association, demonstrating what it takes to be an industry leader? Nominate yourself or a colleague for the annual yBILD Leadership Award. Nominations will open each October.

The nominee must be 40 years of age or younger at the time of nomination. One finalist from each membership category will be chosen, with the winner selected by our industry leaders from among the finalists based on survey results and submission criteria.

A BILD member will have demonstrated several of the following examples of exceptional leadership and have met the minimum submission criteria:

• Is a current BILD member in good standing;
• Is under the age of 40 at the time of nomination;
• Is an active attendee of BILD and/or yBILD events and meetings or a yBILD Elite Event Pass Holder;
• Is an active BILD member (attending events, committee meetings, volunteerism);
• Nominator/nominee must provide a list of 10 colleagues with email addresses.
• Individuals must have given permission to participate in a BILD survey. Family members are not eligible to participate.
• Nominator/nominee must submit a letter outlining how the nominee meets the leadership criteria below (300 words or less).

• Motivates others to be involved in industry and association initiatives;
• Motivates and inspires the people around them to exceed expectations, inspiring a high level of commitment from others;
• Creates a compelling vision for the future and helps others understand their role in achieving it, giving team members all of the tools, authority and trust needed to achieve their tasks;
• Actively shares responsibility, authority, information and credit when working towards the achievement of a goal;
• Takes prompt decisive action to resolve issues quickly and effectively.

Meet our past yBILD Leadership Award Winners

Past Events

What kind of events does yBILD hold? See some of our past events.

(Pictured right) Members toured several key projects by Dream, Kilmer, Tricon, Anishnawbe Health and Waterfront Toronto, as part of the Master Plan for the 200-acre West Don Lands site.

Members of all ages took part in our first Bocce Social. More than 100 members gathered to network, cheer on the teams and enjoy the summer sunshine.

In this networking event at Walrus Pub’s Pong Bar, 100 yBILDers heard from Next Gen leaders on their current projects, how to gain their business, and what they look for when hiring new talent.

More than 200 members and colleagues spiked for charity at this annual volleyball tournament at Woodbine Beach, Toronto.

Reigning 2019 Champions Smash Club Six (SCS Consulting) took home the trophy from the tournament. This was the second win for the team.