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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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UDI Letter on the Green Building Rezoning Policy

November 14, 2016

UDI wrote a supportive letter to Council regarding the Updates to the Green Buildings Policy for Rezonings Report.   To…

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Low Rise Housing Updates to the VBBL

September 27, 2016

Please see the attached presentation from the City of Vancouver on low rise housing updates to the VBBL. CMO –…

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Xenophobic NIMBYs

September 26, 2016

UDI’s Editor-At-Large David Allison calls for an end to the racist rhetoric that permeates the housing debate. Xenophobic NIMBYs Sept…

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UDI Letter on Housing Mix Policy

September 7, 2016

Please see the attached UDI letter responding to the Housing Mix Policy. Ltr Mayor Robertson July 11 2016 Housing Mix…

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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…

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City of Vancouver grapples with development permit overload

July 27, 2016

Some developers are claiming that the city of Vancouver’s backlog of development permits has gotten so bad, they are waiting…

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UDI Letter on Grandview Woodlands Community Plan

July 25, 2016

Please see the link below to view the letter sent to the City of Vancouver. UDI Letter on Grandview Woodlands…

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Canadian Property Tax Association 2016 Vancouver Workshop Program

July 22, 2016

The Canadian Property Tax Association is holding its 50th Annual National Workshop in Vancouver this year. Final Registration Deadline: August…

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2016 Inflationary Rate Adjustments to Development Cost Levies (DCLs), Density Bonus Contributions and Community Amenity Contribution (CAC) Targets

July 20, 2016

The Administrative Report dated July 11, 2016, will be considered by Vancouver City Council at its meeting on:   DATE:…

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Vancouver to eliminate new greenhouse gas building emissions by 2030

July 13, 2016

Vancouver city planners have unveiled a new strategy to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from new constructions by 2030. “The Zero Emissions New…

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UDI Response to Zero Emissions Building Plan

July 12, 2016

Today, the Zero Emissions Building Plan (ZEBP) is being presented to council. The ZEBP targets “to reduce emissions from new…

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Featured Events

UDI Seminar: Open for Business - Coquitlam

November 28 @ 7:30 am

Coquitlam is one of the fastest growing communities in the Lower Mainland and is surrounded by a rich natural landscape....

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UDI U40 Leadership Breakfast with Cynthia Melosky

November 30 @ 7:30 am

We are excited to announce our November Leadership Breakfast will be hosted by Cynthia Melosky, Vice President Development at Polygon.

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UDI Vancouver - December Reception 2017 (Members Only)

December 13 @ 5:00 pm

It's UDI's annual Winter Reception, a festive event for UDI Members, public officials and special invited guests. There are no formalities to this...

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