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State of the Market Report - Q3 2016
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q3-2016. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
State of the Market Report - Q2 2016
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q2-2016. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
State of the Market Report - Q1 2016
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q1-2016. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
UDI Annual Report 2015/2016
For a recap of the the Urban Development Institute's activiy over the past year, including policy advocacy, events, committees/partnerships, and communications, click below to read the 2015/2016 Annual Report. Included in the report: Message from Board...
Infographic: Ecomonic Impact of BC Development Industry
We are pleased to share with you a new infographic which outlines the positive impact our industry has on the provincial economy.  The property development industry creates 107,000 jobs and annually generates $17 billion in GDP...
State of the Market Report - Q4 2015
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q4-2015. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
State of the Market Report - Q3 2015
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q3-2015. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
State of the Market Report - Q2 2015
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q2-2015. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
Position: UDI on New Taxes Negatively Impacting Affordability
The Mayor of Vancouver, Gregor Robertson, recently requested that the Province increase the Property Transfer Tax (PTT) on luxury homes, and introduce a speculation tax “… to discourage the quick resale or ‘flipping’ of new housing…”. The request was...
UDI Member Newsletter - June 2015
Annual Report 2014/2015
  It has been a terrific year for UDI. The Annual Report for the Urban Development Instute 2014-2015 includes: Letter from  UDI Chair, David Porte Letter from UDI President and CEO, Anne McMullin Letter from UDI Okanagan Chair, Andrew...
State of the Market Report - Q1 2015
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q1-2015. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
Opinion: Let’s plan for people and profit
A livable Vancouver requires a strong economy — and a long-range, regional perspective By Anne McMullin, Special to The Vancouver Sun April 9, 2015 When it comes to compact, walkable and livable urban development, the planners in this community...
State of the Market Report - Q4 2014
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q4-2014. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
State of the Market Report - Q3 2014
UDI Pacific’s 'State of the Market' quarterly publication - Q3-2014. The overall aim of the 'State of the Market' report is to provide up to date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets as well as the amalgamation of...
UDI Taxation Committee Notice: Split Class Assessments and October 31st Deadline
The UDI Taxation Committee is pleased to report a significant win regarding tax savings for split class properties. Click the attachment to read more about the conditions for development land and the October 31st deadline. Thanks to Peter Austin of...
UDI State of the Market - Q2 2014
Welcome to the fifth edition of UDI Pacific’s State of the Market quarterly publication. The overall aim of the report is to provide up-to-date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets, as well as the amalgamation of...
June Newlsetter
Click Here for the June UDI Member Newsletter
UDI Letter to New Westminster re: Density Bonusing Program Phase 2
Regarding Density Bonusing Program Phase 2
UDI State of the Market - Q1 2014
Welcome to the fourth edition of UDI Pacific’s State of the Market quarterly publication. The overall aim of the report is to provide up-to-date statistics and trends on the new home and re-sale housing markets, as well as the amalgamation of...