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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
This edition of the UDI developent of the month takes us to historic downtown New Westminster to see how historic character meets modern living at Salient's Trapp+Holbrook development. 
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
UDI Member and Past President Michael Geller is being honoured by ORT Vancouver for his lifetime of work. His passion as an architect, city planner and property developer has helped transform the face of Vancouver and the region. Geller will be feted at...
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
With new development comes new or restored amenities for the community. UDI's infographic series will highlight some of the excellent community amenities that have been paid for through new development. First up is the Yale Hotel restoration by Rize...
Friday, August 14, 2015
BC Construction Association’s survey on innovation (Apple Watch) To help us support development and construction businesses, policy makers, and investors, BCCA is developing a definition of innovation as it relates to BC construction, along...
Friday, August 14, 2015
UDI/Vancity housing affordability index: Rising prices put downtown’s family-friendly design at risk   Experts debate how policy can continue as families sacrifice to live in inner city   BY MICHAEL BERNARD, SPECIAL TO THE VANCOUVER...
Thursday, August 13, 2015
BC Building Envelope Council Conference Building Fundamentals: Put Into Practice     Register Today BC Building Envelope Council Conference Building Fundamentals: Put Into Practice Wednesday,...
Thursday, August 6, 2015
WestCoast Families magazine is presenting the annual “Families at Home” feature in the September 2015 issue in print and online. This includes combined advertising and editorial opportunities for new home residential and recreational developments at...
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...