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Friday, December 19, 2014
UDI is pleased to partner with Shaw TV on the “UDI Development of the Month” series. The series showcases the amenity contributions, sustainability features and economic impacts of real estate development projects throughout Metro Vancouver, Fraser...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Source:The Buzzer Blog http://buzzer.translink.ca/       Delegations from around the globe travel to Vancouver to meet with TransLink Left to Right: Guy Akester, Derrick Cheung, Ian Jarvis, Ibrahim Aleid, Saud Al-Saud, Ibrahim Alrajeh...
Thursday, December 18, 2014
What is the transportation referendum? The referendum will give Metro Vancouver residents the opportunity to vote on a funding source for proposed new transportation investments, including: better service on existing SkyTrain and bus...
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
For the last 26 years, every January has seen The Vancouver Board of Trade's annual Economic Outlook Forum kick off the Board of Trade's high-profile conference schedule. The forum - which takes place on Friday, January 16, 2015 - takes a timely look at...
Monday, December 15, 2014
This study provides estimates of the economic impact in 2013 of BC’srental-housing industry on the economies of BC and the rest of Canada.          Key Findings: In 2013, BC’s rental housing industry: ·    ...
Thursday, December 11, 2014
 Do you support a 0.5 per cent increase in Provincial Sales Tax in Metro Vancouver? That's the question Metro Vancouver mayors approved today as means to pay for a proposed $7.5 billion upgrade/expansion to the regional transit and transportation...
Thursday, December 4, 2014
Getting To Groundbreaking (G2G), a first of its kind annual report on the residential approval process in metro Vancouver focuses on the processes, experiences, and policies of residential building approvals.  The Greater Vancouver Home Builders'...
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Vancouver, B.C. - At the 30th anniversary of its biennial awards on Wednesday night, November 26th, the Urban Development Institute Pacific Region (UDI) announced the winners of the 2014 UDI Awards for Excellence.   “The UDI Awards are the premier...
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
BUILDING ENERGY AND RESOURCE MANAGEMENT Get a career in green, sustainable building management with the Building Energy and Resource Management (BERM) program at Douglas College. This two-semester program is designed to provide you with the specific...
Friday, November 21, 2014
Interest rate alignment drops mortgage rates slightly   By Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun November 20, 2014 As the major banks became more aligned in their five-year interest rates, the cost of borrowing to buy a home dropped to the...
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
The China Effect on Vancouver's Housing MarketThe Conference Board of Canada, November 20, 2014 at 11:00 AM PST Live Webinar by Robin WiebeThis live webinar will explore the state of the Vancouver housing market, the underlying...
Monday, November 3, 2014
"An excellent program with strong, well-thought out content that shifted my perspective on management, and validated not only is a new approach needed, but it's possible."  Lee Malleau, CEO / Founder at M+A Globalnomics and previous CEO, Vancouver...
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Click Here to read Joannah Connolly's 15 Lessons from the #UDISocial Breakfast Panel on Social Media for Real Estate (October 28, 2014) Thanks to the great panelists for sharing their social media knowledge and experience, and thanks to everyone who...
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, October 21, 2014 – Urban Land Institute British Columbia is pleased to announce Development Sector Lead BC with Stantec and Senior Urban Planner Carla Guerrera has been named one of Urban Land Institute’s 40 Under 40 top...
Monday, October 20, 2014
The Affinity Institute is hosting two upcoming confrerences. Use the codes below to receive a 15% discount when registering.  Hottest Construction Issues & Trends: Preparing for Success in 2015, chaired by John Logan, Jenkins Marzban Logan LLO...
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
The BC Government's Economic Development Division Webinar Series presents: Rental Renaissance: How to Support a Flourishing Rental Housing Sector in Your Community   Thursday October 30, 2014 1:30-3:00pm PST   Learn more The lack of...
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
The District of Squamish invites UDI members to attend an open house on October 23rd. Message from the District of Squamish below: The District of Squamish is undertaking a major update of its Flood Hazard Management Plan. The risk of flooding is a fact...
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
by  Jeff Nagel - Langley Times posted Oct 8, 2014 at 5:00 PM Housing and transit issues dominated a forum of Fraser Valley mayors organized by the Urban Development Institute Wednesday In Langley. The panel discussion featured...
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Oct 23, 2014 event - RICS and CIQS are collaborating on their first management seminar.  There are an unprecedented number of major construction and engineering projects underway in Canada with an ever increasing expectation of projects being...
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Mending the mismatch: Boomers and Gen Ys want compact communities and transit by: SPECIAL TO MLR -- on Sep 24, 2014 • 12:41 pm By: Patrick Santoro, Policy Analyst, Urban Development Institute Smart land use planning that...