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Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

June 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Mayor   Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes Unprecedented 0.6 per cent…

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The Superhero Secret Power of Women in Real Estate

June 14, 2016

UDI Editor at Large David Allison recaps his experience at the ‘Women Celebrating Women 2016’ event. DA – Women Celebrating…

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CBC Discussion with Anne McMullin and David Eby

June 10, 2016

High house prices are making home ownership an unaffordable dream for many in Vancouver. So what’s the solution? CBC’s Natalie…

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Vancouver CACs hurt growth B.C.-wide, industry says

June 1, 2016

Vancouver doesn’t know what it’s missing, says a commercial real estate industry group that’s taking the city to task for…

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Housing costs ‘clear and present danger’ to Metro’s economy

May 20, 2016

Metro Vancouver is one of the world’s most livable cities, but skyrocketing housing costs and inadequate transportation systems are eroding its ability…

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UDI Affordability Index: Homes get further and further out of reach in Vancouver

May 20, 2016

Owning a home in Vancouver gets further and further out of reach with each passing month. Just three per cent…

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Britco Plant Tour

April 20, 2016

Britco will be hosting a tour of their modular construction facility in Agassiz. During the tour, you’ll see the various…

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Getting to Groundbreaking Report: Year 2 – Focus on WoodFrame Apartments

April 12, 2016

Getting to Groundbreaking (G2G) examines the residential building approval process in the metro Vancouver region. The second year of the…

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UDI Congratulates the Federal Government for Transit Funding

April 7, 2016

The Urban Development Institute (UDI) applauds today’s announcement by the Federal to provide $460 million over the next three years…

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Building Smart with Air and Vapour Barriers

April 6, 2016

The Homeowner Protection Office (HPO) is offering a 2-hour Building Smart Seminar   Date: Thursday, April 28, 2016 and Wednesday,…

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UDI Editor-at-Large David Allison

April 1, 2016

APRIL 1st, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Urban Development Institute Names David Allison as UDI Editor-at-Large   The Urban Development…

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Mid Rise Construction Webinar March 30

March 23, 2016

Mid-Rise Construction Webinar March 30, 2016 – 10:00  am PST (1:00 pm EST) The Mid-Rise Wood Frame Construction Guide has…

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Featured Events

UDI Fraser Valley Event: 2018 Forecast Luncheon

June 21 @ 11:30 am

So…What Now? What’s Next… Submarket areas within the Fraser Valley continue to be active and represent a growing share of...

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UDI Vancouver - Summer Social 2018

July 10 @ 5:30 pm

The UDI U40 and Women of UDI Committees are pleased to co-host a collaborated event inviting all UDI members to...

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Women of UDI Book Club: Collaborating with the Enemy by Adam Kahane

July 19 @ 5:00 pm

The Women of UDI are excited to introduce our winter Book Club event featuring "Collaborating with the Enemy:  How to Work...

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