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Thursday, July 30, 2015
This course is a comprehensive introduction to transportation in the Lower Mainland with a particular focus on Surrey. You will learn about a range of transportation issues, including roadway planning, the relationship between transportation and land use...
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Join the BC Chapter of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors for their annual Golf Day and Awards Dinner at Fraserview Golf Course!
Monday, July 27, 2015
    BC Construction Association’s survey on innovation - Chance to win Apple Watch  HPO has provided a grant to BCCA to develop a definition of innovation as it relates to BC construction business, along with a strategy and...
Monday, July 20, 2015
The Province of British Columbia is preparing a new Climate Leadership Plan to ensure it remains on the path to achieving 2020 and 2050 emissions targets.   British Columbians will have two opportunities over the next six months to participate in...
Friday, July 17, 2015
On July 9, 2015, the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia (LTSA) previewed the new fee listing for its land title and survey services. The new fees will be in effect in early November 2015. The new regulated fee structure, which reflects...
Thursday, July 16, 2015
This week the Real Estate Development Marketing Act (REDMA) regulation was amended to allow deposits to be moved between trustees.  Click here for the amendment.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
The Institute is seeking an individual to join our municipal affairs and research team. Working closely with industry leaders and relevant stakeholders, you will be responsible for the preparation and presentation of the Institute’s briefs,...
Wednesday, July 15, 2015
The City of New Westminster is requesting proposals for innovative affordable ownership or rental housing projects for two city-owned sites. The City is aiming to maximize the use of civic land assets while developing a model for addressing the very...
Thursday, July 2, 2015
Urban Development Institute disappointed but not discouraged by transit plebiscite results Vancouver - The results of Metro Vancouver’s transit plebiscite concluded this week that the majority of voters do not support a sales tax increase to fund transit...
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
PLEBISCITE VOTING RESULTS TO BE ISSUED THURSDAY, JULY 2   VICTORIA – Chief Electoral Officer, Keith Archer Ph.D. will issue the voting results for the 2015 Metro Vancouver Transportation and Transit Plebiscite at 10 a.m. on Thursday, July...
Wednesday, June 17, 2015
49th Annual CPTA National Workshop September 27 - 30, 2015 - The Marriott Harbourfront, Halifax "THE CHANGING TIDES OF PROPERTY TAX" Preliminary Program and Registration Form available at www.cpta.org   Its a great opportunity to obtain...
Monday, June 15, 2015
June 11, 2015 Legends of BC's development industry:   Nat Bosa - Bosa Development Michael Audain - Polygon Homes David Podmore - Concert Properties   Moderated by UDI Chair David Porte (Porte Development)
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
2015 Affordable Market Housing Webinar Series LONG TERM HOUSING DEMAND to 2041 BCREA projections in Vancouver | Victoria | Kelowna | BC Thursday June 25 2015| 1:30-2:30 PM PST   Summary The British Columbia Real Estate Association’s Economics...
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
UDI in the News - Recent media mentions Bob Rennie's Annual Address - Video, transcript, photos, and media coverage New UDI Board Members Golf Tournaments 2015 - Winners and photos UDI Event Calendar See you at upcoming UDI events!   
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
SAVE THE DATE – MORE INFORMATION COMING SOON Webinar: Windows, Doors and Skylights Public Review Thursday, June 18, 2015   Presented by:Office of Housing and Construction Standards Building and Safety Standards Branch   Some changes to...
Monday, June 8, 2015
  The new 2015 program is now available     Mark your calendars for October 27, 2015. BC Hydro is pleased to announce the program line-up around this year's theme, Getting to Zero: Innovating for the Future. And we're...
Friday, June 5, 2015
Click here to listen CBC's Kirk Williams interviews UDI President Anne McMullin about housing affordability. 
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
The transcript from Bob Rennie's UDI address 2015: "Can We Solve Affordability Without Density" is now available. Click here: http://indepth.rennie.com/2015/05/22/can-we-solve-affordability-without-density/
Tuesday, June 2, 2015
Huffington Post - Andree Lau http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/2015/05/22/bob-rennie-vancouver-real-estate-tax_n_7425434.html   Vancouver Observer - Simon Liem http://www.vancouverobserver.com/news/bob-rennie-calls-more-condos-plus-speculation-tax...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Written by Anne McMullin, President and Chief Executive Officer of Urban Development Institute (UDI) for Vancity Buzz They are doing it in London. They are doing it in Toronto. They want to do it in Vancouver. Taking notes from global cities where...