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    The Institute encourages wise and efficient land use planning and progressive development practices

Publications

UDI Member Newsletter - April 2014
Member Newsletter                                                                ...
Creative Condos - UDI Article in Westcoast Homes
April 5, 2014Creative Condos  Imaginative new developments are improving housing affordability and livability for Metro Vancouverites  BY ANNE McMULLIN Metro Vancouver buyers have more options than ever before for developments that are...
UDI Letter of Support - Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place Conference
Attached is UDI's letter of support for the City of Vancouver's bid to host the Pro Walk, Pro Bike, Pro Place Conference in 2016. 
UDI Letter on Marpole Community Plan
UDI Letter on Marpole Community Plan
UDI Letter re: Draft Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan (DTES LAP)
UDI Letter to Vancouver Mayor and Council re: Draft Downtown Eastside Local Area Plan (DTES LAP) March 11, 2014
UDI State of the Market - Q4 2013
The UDI/Fortis State of the Market Quarterly Report - Q4 2013, prepared by Urban Analytics, provides up-to-date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing market.  A big thank-you to report sponsors FortisBC and Glacier Media for...
UDI State of the Market - Q3 2013
The UDI/Fortis State of the Market Quarterly Report - Q3 2013, prepared by Urban Analytics, provides up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing market. 
UDI Submission: Water Sustainability Act
UDI's letter to the Ministry of Environment regarding the Water Sustainability Act
Richmond Draft Community Energy and Emission Plan - UDI Submission
UDI submission to Richmond regarding the Draft Community Energy and Emission Plan (CEEP). The CEEP document can be accessed online here: http://letstalkrichmond.ca/document/show/208
Vancouver Transportation Plan and Community Plans - UDI Submission
On August 10th, 2012, UDI submitted a letter to the City of Vancouver on the Transportation Plan and Community Plans.
City of Vancouver Community Plans: Next Steps - UDI Submission
On September 25th, UDI submitted a letter to Mayor and Council on Vancouver's four Community Plans currently under review.
Heritage Amenity Bank and Transfer of Density - UDI Submission
On September 24th, UDI submitted a letter to the City of Vancouver regarding the Heritage Amenity Bank and transfer of density.
New Edition of Vancouver Building By-law (2014 Building By-law) - UDI Submission
On September 24th, UDI provided comments on the new edition of the Vancouver Building By-law.
UDI State of the Market - Q2 2013
Vancouver, BC – The Urban Development Institute (UDI), today released its State of the Market Quarterly Publication for the second quarter of 2013.  The report, prepared by Urban Analytics, provides a comprehensive analysis of key macro-economic and...
Property Tax Update
The UDI Taxation Committee successfully amended the regulation allowing for residential classification on vacant mixed-use development land. This amendment to the regulation was for land having no present use. Prior to the amendment, mixed-use sites were...
Economic Impacts of the B.C. Property Development Industry
"Total output generated by the property development industry in the BC economy is estimated to be $35.1 billion." Click the above link to download the full Economic Impact Study to read more about how the Real Estate Development Industry contributes to...
UDI 2012/2013 Annual Report
The 2012/2013 UDI Annual Report has now been published. Click below to open.
UDI Affordability Series - May 2013
UDI leads the discussion on housing affordability in Metro Vancouver.  Click here for the May 10th Vancouver Sun article.  
Burnaby Adaptable Housing Policy - UDI Submission
Click to view UDI's position on proposed changes to Burnaby's Adaptable Housing Policy.
Vancouver Marpole Community Plan - UDI Submission
Click to view UDI's position on the City of Vancouver's Marpole Community Plan.