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COMM 1113- Building Renovation

Market Trend Reports


Know your demographic


Know Your Demographic

Statistics Canada contains many types of reports and information sources. See:



Researching a specific neighbourhood? Try Neighbourhood Profiles (StatsCan data)

City of Toronto Neighbourhood Profiles 

Peel Region Ward Profiles (Brampton, Caledon, Mississauga)

Markham Ward Profiles

St. Catherines Statistics & Demographics 

Richmond Hill Demographics and Census 

Hamilton Ward profiles




Nielson Demographics

  • Some reports freely available

Market Trend Suggestions

  • Covid-19 and the building renovation industry
  • Aging in Place
  • Laneway Housing/Secondary Suites
  • Energy-Efficient Retrofits
  • Flipping Houses
  • Smart Homes/Building automation
  • Green Roofs
  • Upcycled/Recycled/Reclaimed Materials
  • Green Demolition
  • Asbestos Abatement
  • Green Materials
  • Heritage Home Renovation