In the Media

The latest news about R-Hauz

The National Post | February 1, 2021

Family Matters

Homes that work for the long haul, transitioning to accommodate adult children and aging parents are gaining in popularity.

Read More

Ontario Home Builder Magazine | January 13, 2021

Cut Above

R-Hauz’s pilot project could signal a new era for mid-rise wood..

Read More

Apeiron Construction | January 8, 2021

Finding The Missing Middle

When communities found themselves squeezed out of city living, town planners in Toronto were forced to meet the challenge head on. With innovation at its core, the Missing Middle is now becoming an exciting new opportunity for development.

Read More

Y Magazine by OPPI | November 30, 2020

COVID-19: The wake-up call to do better

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated the Ontario economy and impacted the short-term livelihood of millions of families. The immediate recovery imperative will be to fast track projects. It is hard to argue that getting Ontarians back to work should not be a government priority. Getting the cranes moving again on already approved projects is a positive step; construction is a leading employer in our province, and it will be a significant leader in job recovery.

Read More

Cision - Press Release | November 10, 2020

R-Hauz Solutions Inc. Secures $4.5M in Seed Funding

R-Hauz secures funding to increase capabilities in product delivery and technology, invest in supply chain expertise and expand infrastructure in strategic markets.

Read More

The National Post | October 24, 2020

Creative Spaces

Homeowners are turning to stand-alone additions to address their burning desire for more room. “I realized I could built it faster, for less money, and also to the highest standards we have for energy, thermal and sustainability. That was the lightbulb moment for me!” Leith Moore, veteran builder and co-founder of R-Hauz.

Read More

Toronto Life | October 20, 2020

Reasons to Love Toronto No. 12: Because prefab is fab

Lockdown pushed families into home-expansion panic mode, with parents forced to turn every forgotten corner into usable space: unfinished basements became makeshift offices, kids’ bedrooms became ad hoc dance studios and bathrooms became the only place to find a quiet escape for conference calls. To the rescue came prefabricated construction, a practical, affordable and quick way for cramped residents to squeeze every last inch out of their square footage. It’s a speedy solution for maxed-out households looking to keep extended family close—but not too close.

Read More

Smart Density: How We Built This Toronto | October 6, 2020

How We Built This Toronto with Leith Moore, R-Hauz

A digital mastermind series profiling Toronto’s top city-building innovators and the stories behind the movements they built. Join us for the next episode of the How We Built This Toronto mastermind series and hear about Leith Moore’s ascent into one of Canada’s preeminent creators, developers and builders of innovative housing solutions involving wood construction and factory built panelized solutions. Leith’s story starts with deep roots in the traditional real estate industry with 30+ years of development experience and evolved into a mission to solve the missing middle conundrum. They said it couldn’t be done, but Leith continued to persevere. A story that we are very excited to share.

Read More

Daily Commercial News by Construct Connect | September 22, 2020

Ontario’s first six-storey mass timber residential rental build could be a trendsetter

Ontario’s first six-storey mass timber residential rental building in Toronto is underway on Queen Street East. The largely prefabricated CLT structure will be assembled in less than six weeks, after the foundation has been completed. The mass timber design consists of a 20-foot-wide six-plex and a 40-foot 12-plex.

Read More

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation | September 18, 2020

Partnership to help create 5,000 new affordable homes across Canada

Every Canadian deserves a safe and affordable place to call home. Thanks to investments made by the Government of Canada and a unique partnership with the United Church of Canada, up to 5,000 new affordable housing units will be built across the country over the next 15 years. The announcement was held at 1598 Queen Street East in Toronto, the site of the first R-Hauz all-mass timber residential building in Toronto. The environmentally sustainable building represents UPRC’s commitment to fill the “missing middle” in housing across the country and advocate for progressive real estate models that are environmental and financially sustainable.

Read More

Toronto Star | August 30, 2020

Main attraction

Toronto’s main drags were hit hard by the lockdown. But the pandemic also spurred fresh ideas that could lead to vibrant streets of the future. After cataclysm often comes change. The pandemic has overturned our lives and our assumptions. In this occasional series, the Star looks at what lessons we might take and what future we might build.

Read More

Novae Res Urbis - Toronto, Vol. 24 | August 21, 2020

Faster, Cheaper, Simpler: Piloting New Housing Design

Posted with permission of the publisher of NRU Publishing Inc. Original article first appeared in Novae Res Urbis – Toronto, Vol. 24, No. 33, Friday, August 21, 2020.

Read More

The Toronto Star | June 22, 2020

Multi-generational housing is a growing trend that’s back, with a new twist

A growing trend in home use is rising from a tradition that was once just the way we lived: multi-generational housing. Even before the pandemic’s world-changing effects, 20 per cent of Canadians were living in multi-generational housing, according to a Pew Research Center study. Canadian Census data indicates an increase of 37.5 per cent in multi-generational housing from 2001 to 2016, with the highest proportion — 17 per cent — in Toronto.

Read More

Urban Land Institute Toronto x Ryerson City Building Institute | June 11, 2020

Video: Expanding Housing Options In Toronto

We were pleased to collaborate with Ryerson CBI and Urban Land Institute Toronto on this video featuring local city builders speaking to the challenge of housing affordability and options in Toronto. The aim was to provide a summary of current challenges, and some innovative solutions for multi-family, “Missing Middle” housing in residential neighbourhoods and along our avenues.

Read More

Newsletter | May 7, 2020

Covid-19 and R-New Normal

Business is not as usual – but we haven’t hit pause. Embracing this new state of being has allowed us to focus on perfecting our process, designs and creating content we hope you love…

Read More

Canadian Architect | April 2, 2020

Home Products: R-Hauz, Toronto, Ontario and Intelligent City, Vancouver, British Columbia

Canadian architects and designers have also been realizing the potential of prefab construction beyond the scale of modular homes. Potentially, some of the most impactful work is in mid-rise, infill housing—the “missing middle” that is considered crucial for densifying Canada’s cities. Bringing mass timber into the mix—a natural fit, in that mass timber products are fabricated to spec—has the potential to reduce the carbon footprint of the resulting buildings.

Read More

Canadian Architect | April 1, 2020

Canadian Architect R-Hauz Home Products

Construction is a field ripe for efficiency improvements: notwithstanding improvements in materials and in building science, a building takes roughly the same amount of time and labour to be built today as it did seventy years ago…

Read More

NOVÆ RES URBIS | April 1, 2020

Spurring Innovation: COVID-19 Impacts On The Real Estate Industry

As of 11:59 p.m. on March 24, all non-essential workplaces across Ontario were ordered to shut down indefinitely or have employees work from home wherever possible…

Read More

Ontario Home Builders' Association | September 20, 2019

Homes of the future – Planning for the future of toronto

In the urban centres of the Ontario of tomorrow, how will we live? Three to five decades from now, will autonomous cars and a seamless transit systems whisk us wherever we need to go? Perhaps robots or drones will deliver our packages and meals…

Read More

National Post | September 4, 2019

The $500,000 Toronto house is real — just look to the laneways

It’s only been a year since Toronto finally approved “as-of-right” zoning for laneway housing. But there have already been 100 inquiries — and as similar zoning is extended to the suburbs, as many as 47,000 sites may be eligible for new builds…

Read More

The Toronto Star | July 30, 2019

Firm bets prefab housing is city’s future

What if you could go to Ikea and purchase an entire house – flat-packed, ready to assemble? That is the basic idea behind R-Hauz Solutions. Inc., founded by veteran Toronto builder Leith Moore…

Read More

Reno & Decor | May 22, 2019

Laneways are now more than just vehicles

Toronto has a housing problem; some call it a crisis. One of the levers Council is pulling at to increase more urban housing options (a pilot project) is to construct laneway houses in rear yards that abut public lanes…

Read More

The Globe and Mail | March 11, 2019

A new push for housing density

Read More

Y Magazine | March 1, 2019

Affordable, mid-density housing that’s energy efficient to build and live in

Leith Moore has worked in land development and home construction since 1981. As president of Waverley Projects Inc., his focus is creative ground-oriented infil1 development and mid-rise transit-oriented development in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area…

Read More

NOVÆ RES URBIS | November 9, 2018

Regulations Falling Behind

City planning and building policies are starting to fall behind private sector innovation as the development industry accelerates its adoption of new technology, say industry professionals…

Read More

Latest Updates

Instagram

Something is wrong.
Instagram token error.
Follow our Instagram >

In the Media

5 months ago

Family Matters

The National Post View this post > See all Media >