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Media Statement: 2017 Provincial Budget

February 21, 2017

BC Budget 2017 Includes Property Tax Relief for First-Time Homebuyers & 5,000+ Units of Affordable Housing First-time homebuyers will get…

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Media Release: State of the Market Q4 2016

February 20, 2017

Multi-Family Housing shortage still a major issue AFFORDABILITY IS NOT EXPECTED TO IMPROVE Feb. 20, 2017   VANCOUVER, BC —Only…

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Housing in BC in Balance not a Bubble

January 25, 2017

VANCOUVER, BC — Housing prices in Metro Vancouver are expected to continue their growth in 2017, predict some of BC’s…

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Read the latest industry news and developments Media Statement on Premier’s Announcement

December 15, 2016

HOMEBUYER INCENTIVES A GOOD FIRST STEP BUT BRITISH COLUMBIANS NEED MORE HOUSING OPTIONS The Urban Development Institute commends the provincial…

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UDI Member Bulletin: Omnibus Changes

November 30, 2016

Significant changes to the Contaminated Sites Regulation have been made and are effective November 1, 2017. These changes could have…

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UDI Awards: And the winners are….

November 24, 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL WINNERS AND FINALISTS  – UDI AWARDS 2016 Message from UDI President:  It was a great pleasure to…

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Vancouver Post Office Redevelopment – Open House November 22, 2016

November 18, 2016

Welcome to our first Community Open House. The Post Office has been part of Vancouver’s downtown for over half a…

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Canadian Brownfields Network Brownie Awards

September 30, 2016

CBN Member Newsflash: September 2016 – #2  The Brownies are Here Have You Nominated Your Project/Program Yet? Could your project/program…

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Homes sales in the attached and apartment market return to average August levels.

September 2, 2016

Limited supply and high prices leave affordability unchanged in the majority of Greater Vancouver Statistics released today from the Real…

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Radio Clip: Anne McMullin talks with Kirk LaPointe on Roundhouse Radio

July 27, 2016

Topics discussed: How the new additional 15% PTT tax for foreign buyers might impact the real estate market Municipal red…

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Government releases real estate transaction data

July 7, 2016

The Province released the first set of data today resulting from new measures to track the extent of foreign real…

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UDI Response to New Provincial Housing Statistics

July 7, 2016

Today, BC’s Minister of Finance said there is “room for improvement” when it comes to housing starts, which supports the…

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Featured Events

Sonja Trauss, SFBARF Founder and "Yes In My Backyard" (YIMBY) Advocate

March 31 @ 7:30 am

​San Francisco-based housing density advocate Sonja Trauss is leading the charge on building more housing options, from tall towers to condos to...

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Rennie Market Intelligence, Vice President, Andrew Ramlo

April 20 @ 11:30 am

Meet the man behind Bob Rennie's stats and research... UDI is pleased to present for our April luncheon an exclusive...

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Women of UDI Networking Night

April 25 @ 5:00 pm

Spring is just around the corner, let's reconnect with colleagues and meet new faces in the industry with the Women...

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