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Why Join UDI?

The Urban Development Institute serves as the voice of the real estate development industry in British Columbia. UDI fosters the effective exchange of information between industry stakeholders. Our members represent a diverse wealth of expertise across all aspects of land development and urban planning. Corporate members include:

  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Accounting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Project Marketing Agencies
  • Consultants
  • Financial Institutions
  • Engineers
  • Construction Companies
  • Property Management Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Non-Profits/Charities
  • Municipalities
  • Commercial Brokers

UDI Pacific provides professional development opportunities and is committed to the highest standards of professionalism.

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The Benefit

An Industry Voice

Join the UDI team of industry leaders and professional staff who are active in promoting the interests of the development industry. Express your ideas and business interests that affect the bottom line. UDI has been instrumental in influencing key public policy decisions at all levels of government.

A Chance to Make A difference

UDI remains actively involved in challenges that affect the community and its people. Our dedication to social housing, labour issues, environmentally responsible development and other programs gives us an opportunity to make a sizeable contribution to our communities.


Work directly with professionals from other organizations and universities to assist with solutions to current challenges facing the industry, curriculum development and the delivery of real estate programs.


UDI research proactively analyzes the policy issues which affect the development industry, particularly at the provincial and municipal level. Members are kept informed of changes as they happen.


UDI’s Professional Development programs keep members current on the policies, trends and future directions of the development industry.


Annual golf tournaments, Members only receptions, development tours, and special socials. Women of UDI and the Under Forty (U40) events are additional professional development and networking opportunities for UDI members.

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Featured Events

UDI SPECIAL EVENT - All Star Jam Charity

April 5 @ 6:00 pm

UDI has put together an All Star Band to entertain you and support a good cause! Come and see “The...

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UDI Seminar: Vancouver's Future in Passive House

April 24 @ 7:30 am

For developers, companies and consultants involved in the planning, design and construction of buildings, Passive House will be leading the...

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RED Talks: Demography Collision

May 31 @ 5:00 pm

Vancouver welcomes the most successful global thought leaders, real estate and development influencers and industry innovators to share concepts that...

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