pacific region

Why Join UDI?

The Urban Development Institute Pacific Region is a non-profit association (with international affiliations) that serves as the premier voice of the real estate development industry in British Columbia communicating with local governments, the media, and community groups on a number of issues.

Since 1972, UDI has been dedicated to fostering effective communication between the industry, government, and the public; and aims to improve both housing and job opportunities for all British Columbians.

UDI concentrates its activities in three primary areas: government and community relations, research, and professional development and education.

•Accounting firm
•Law firm
•Real Estate Appraisal
•Project Marketing Agency
•Consulting Agency
•Financial Institutions
•Property Management
•Commercial Brokerage
•Education Institutions
•Insurance Companies
•Private Lenders

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. Women of UDI and the Under Forty (U40) events are additional professional development and networking opportunities for UDI members.


Annual golf tournaments, Members only receptions, development tours, and special socials.

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Featured Events

UDI Vancouver - 2017 Forecast Luncheon

January 19 @ 11:00 am

Join us for UDI's most popular annual event, the 2017 Forecast Luncheon on the themes of master-planned communities and transit-oriented development.

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UDI Seminar: Housing in BC - Changing attitudes, habits and trends

January 24 @ 7:30 am

Real estate dominated our news and economy in 2016. How will we house the expected one million residents moving into...

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UDI U40 Tour - Station Square Project Tour Share:

January 26 @ 2:00 pm

SOLD OUT! Thank you for your support.  Please contact Ginny at gnormandeau@udi.org to be put on the waitlist. UDI Under-40s...

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