Urban
Development
Institute

pacific region

UDI Central

Metro Vancouver

Select a Category or Jurisdiction or browse all

Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop

October 12, 2016

Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop “The Design and Building of the Brock Commons! World’s Tallest Wood Building” Date: November 3rd, 2016 *note…

Read More

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…

Read More

Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Bylaw Changes

September 1, 2016

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste…

Read More

Electoral Area A Official Community Plan

August 12, 2016

Metro Vancouver acts as the local government for Electoral Area A, providing certain key services. For communities on the Howe…

Read More

ALERT – new penalties for Property Transfer Tax evasion

August 2, 2016

The Superintendent of Real Estate is warning developers that under newly introduced Property Transfer Tax legislation they would face significant…

Read More

UDI News Roundup

July 29, 2016

Below is a roundup of this week’s news regarding the new additional 15% Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers. BC…

Read More

Permit red tape holding up 69,500 housing units: Development industry

July 26, 2016

Complex permitting rules are holding up 69,500 housing units in a half-dozen Metro Vancouver cities, homes that the development industry says…

Read More

UDI Response: Real estate contracts signed prior to August 2nd should be exempt from new 15% additional Property Transfer Tax

July 26, 2016

Yesterday the Provincial Government announced of a large tax on foreign buyers of residential real estate While we understand why…

Read More

Media Release – UDI on 15% additional Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers

July 25, 2016

Today the provincial government announced that effective August 2nd 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for…

Read More

House prices too high? Unless supply increases, expect them to go higher

July 13, 2016

Alarmed by double digit increases in house prices in Vancouver (+29.6% y/y) and Toronto (+14.9%), which have sidelined a large…

Read More

Housing Vacancy and Housing Supply

July 11, 2016

Today BC Finance Minister Mike de Jong announced the Province will allow the City of Vancouver the statutory ability to proceed…

Read More

Housing Choice and Environmental Impact Calculator

April 4, 2016

The Housing Choice and Environmental Impacts Calculator is a new tool that communicates the trade-offs of different housing choices in…

Read More

Featured Events

UDI Luncheon - The City of Vancouver "Housing Reset"

September 26 @ 11:30 am

The City of Vancouver "Housing Reset" Join Gil Kelley, Kaye Krishna, and Kathleen Llewellyn-Thomas of the City of Vancouver at our first luncheon of the...

Read More

UDI Seminar: Part 2 Energy Step Code (ESC) Updates - Costing & Implementation of Airtightness Testing

October 5 @ 7:30 am

...Part 2 of the Energy Step Code (ESC) Update Seminars  UDI has gathered local and international experts to talk about further...

Read More
View All

© Copyright 2017 URBAN DEVELOPMENT INSTITUTE