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Read the latest industry news and developments CHBA Builder’s Education Summit – Sept. 12-13 2016

August 9, 2016

We have an exciting lineup of seminars, including: Bullet-Proofing Your Business: Key Topics & Concerns for Business Owners and Independent…

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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…

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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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Radio Clip: Anne McMullin talks with Kirk LaPointe on Roundhouse Radio

July 27, 2016

Topics discussed: How the new additional 15% PTT tax for foreign buyers might impact the real estate market Municipal red…

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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…

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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…

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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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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…

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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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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…

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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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