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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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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 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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