Why UDI Pacific?
Thank you for your interest in joining the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region. Our offices in Vancouver, Victoria and Okanagan help connect municipalities, firms and organizations throughout British Columbia. Our member firms are involved in all facets of the development industry and together we work to build healthy, sustainable communities. Want to make a difference? Dedicated to professional development? Looking for opportunities to work with industry representatives on real issues? A UDI membership is just what you're looking for.
An Industry Voice: Join the team of industry leaders and professional staff who are active in promoting the interests of the development industry. Express your ideas and business interests on issues that affect the bottom line. UDI has been instrumental in influencing key public policy decisions at all levels of government.
An Information Pipeline: UDI research proactively analyzes the policy issues which affect the development industry, particularly at the provincial and municipal level. Members are kept informed of changes as they happen.
A Chance to Make a Difference: UDI remains actively involved in challenges that affect the community and its people. Our dedication to social housing, labour issues, environmentally responsible development and other programs gives us an opportunity to make a sizeable contribution to our communities.
Professional Development Opportunities: UDI Pacific's Professional Development programs keep members current on the policies, trends and future directions of the development industry. Members attend at a special member rate.
Government Liaison: UDI Pacific Members have long held strong relationships with municipal and provincial governments. This is your opportunity to work with key decision makers in your community through our Municipal Liaison Committees and professional development programs.
Partnerships + Networking Opportunities: Work directly with professionals from other organizations and universities to assist with solutions to current challenges facing the industry, curriculum development and the delivery of real estate programs.
A Social Calendar: Annual golf tournaments, receptions, development tours....we're known for our Mulligans and Strings.
Joining the Institute
After submitting the online application, we will contact you for next steps.
Applications must be accompanied by two letters of reference from current members of UDI Pacific. Please e-mail reference letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
UDI Pacific membership is corporate and is open to Developers/Builders (Residential, Office/Commercial, Industrial, Recreational, Mixed Use, Institutional), Municipalities, and Associate Firms (Architecture, Appraisal, Communications, Crown Corporations, Financial, Lending, Law, Real Estate Project Marketing, Construction, Accounting and Business Services, Consulting, Engineering, Government, and Property Management).
Please note that membership eligibility is currently limited to those firms and organizations listed above. If the applicant firm has offices in more than one region, each office wishing to become a member must apply separately.
If your firm is located outside of the three major regions (Greater Vancouver, Victoria and Okanagan), a corresponding membership is available. Please complete an application for the region nearest you and select "Corresponding" as the Membership Category. Once complete, applications are circulated and ratified by the Board of Directors in a two month process (three months for applications received in November and June). Incomplete applications cannot be processed.
For more information on membership with the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region, please give us a call at 604-669-9585 or send a message to Maggie Carate