When looking for new home builders in Pickering, you have many options. In this post, we’ll walk you through a few of the prominent developers in the area and let you know why we at Paradise have been the top pick for more than four decades.

Let’s explore!

New Home Builders In Pickering

Paradise Developments

At Paradise Developments, we’ve been in the home building business since 1972. We’ve built more than 13,000 homes throughout the Greater Toronto Area in that time. That equates to countless homeowners that have benefited from our past developments over the years.

Our homes offer the highest level of quality not just in terms of the buildings themselves but also the location.

Our Seatonville condo and townhouse development in Pickering is in preconstruction at Taunton Road & Brock Road. That’s near the Pickering Golf Club, Riverside Golf Course, Da Vinci Public School, and other amenities. It’s also just a short distance to the 401, connecting you to other GTA hotspots such as Brampton, Whitby, and Ajax.

Marshall Homes

While Paradise Developments has been in business since 1972, Marshall Homes was only founded in 1992. The company prides itself on producing a limited number of residences annually. It should come as no surprise, then, that the starting prices for their homes resemble that of properties in Toronto, the red-hot real estate market of which you were likely trying to escape. While those prices may be feasible for some, those looking for homes at more reasonable rates should consider Paradise Developments.

Mattamy Homes

Mattamy Homes was founded in 1978. They operate not just in the Greater Toronto Area but in the United States as well. While their status as North America’s largest privately-owned builder has its upsides, there are some significant downsides as well. If you’re looking for new home builders in Pickering that can provide a more personalized touch, you may find yourself a bit lost in Mattamy Homes’ infrastructure.

As some of Mattamy Homes’ reviews have shown, the company’s massive nature also allegedly inhibits its incentive to make things right in cases where something goes wrong.

At Paradise Developments, we have dedicated support staff for every development. We strive to always take care of our customers.

Fourteen Estates Ltd.

Lastly, let’s take a look at one of the custom home builders in Pickering.

Fourteen Estates prides itself as being the Greater Toronto Area’s foremost builder of luxury properties and communities. Unfortunately, they ran into some bad press recently. You can read about the client’s accusations (which include unfinished elements and shoddy work) here while the company has prepared its own response here.

That has prompted many other people to come forward on Fourteen Estates’ public pages claiming to have experienced similar issues with Fourteen Estates. Whatever your view of the situation (and, in fairness, you should read both sides before drawing a conclusion), it should serve as a reminder to choose home builders in Pickering very wisely.


We hope this brief review of some of the most recognized home builders in Pickering has piqued your interest in our Seatonville Urban Village Living development. If so, we invite you to get in touch with us to learn more about the development, including pricing and floor space.

5 Things To Do In Pickering

If you’re still on the fence about making Pickering your home, check out these popular activities in Pickering. They should give you a feel for what life in the area is like.

Frenchman’s Bay Marina

Frenchman’s Bay Marina is a beautiful scenic area. Visitors can enjoy the view of Frenchman’s Bay, sail or swim in its waters, or simply just take a relaxing stroll. The marina is also very rich in history, with provenance dating back to even before Canadian Confederation.

The original vision for the marina dates back to 1853.

Pickering Museum Village

The Pickering Museum Village is another great place to learn about history. The village contains a chapel as well as several homes and barns, all of which date back to the 19th century. Each building comes with its own captivating history offering a glimpse into early Canadian life.

The village also hosts events like birthday parties and weddings.

Wild Things Petting Farm

The Wild Things Petting Farm is a great place to enjoy wildlife with the family. Unlike most other petting zoos, the Wild Things Petting Farm allows animals to roam free, which means you can interact with them out in the open. If you’re an animal lover looking for a place to volunteer, you’ll be pleased to know the Wild Things Petting Farm also accepts people 14 and older for helping with tasks like cleaning and caring for the animals.

Petticoat Creek Conservation Area

The Petticoat Creek Conservation Area is a favourite weekend spot among locals. There are pools, picnic sites, a waterfront trail, and more offered at the park. Residents can also book private functions at the Petticoat Creek Conservation Area.

Waterfront Trail

The Waterfront Trail stretches from Niagara-on-the-Lake all the way to Brockville, Ontario. The Pickering section has been described as “a great place to unwind” by reviewers. It strikes a good balance between nature and practical amenities such as washrooms and snack bars.

Map of Pickering

Looking to get more familiar with the area? Check out the map of Pickering below. As a reminder, our Seatonville development is located near the intersection of Taunton Road & Brock Road.

Why Invest In Pickering?

Buying a property in Pickering represents a major investment. If you’re wondering whether Pickering is a good place to invest, check out the City of Pickering’s YouTube channel below.