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UDI on Housing Affordability

March 18, 2016

Over 600 citizens attended a housing forum on the evening of Wednesday, March 16 hosted by MLA David Eby. It…

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What $1 Million Buys You In Global Real Estate

March 15, 2016

According to The Wealth Report 2016, Monaco remained the world’s most expensive residential real estate market on a square-meter basis,…

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Excellence in structural and architectural wood design recognized at 2016 Wood Design Awards in BC

March 4, 2016

VANCOUVER, Feb. 29, 2016 /CNW/ – Inspired and innovative designs of wood structures in smaller urban BC centres and mid-rise construction…

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David Porte and Anne McMullin on Roundhouse Radio

March 3, 2016

On Tuesday, March 2nd 2016 Roundhouse Radio’s Don Shafer interviewed Anne McMullin (UDI President) and David Porte (UDI Chair, President…

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Sadhu Johnston appointed by Vancouver City Council as new City Manager

March 3, 2016

The Urban Development Institute congratulates Sadhu Johnston on being appointed Vancouver City Manager following a four month international search. Sadhu…

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Help At Last For The Metro Vancouver Rental Market

February 22, 2016

Rental vacancy rates in Metro Vancouver dropped 0.8 last year while average rent prices spiked. This is a concern. The…

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B.C. Property Tax Calculator

February 18, 2016

The Province has updated their website with changes to the PTT, including a calculator to show exactly how much is paid…

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BC Budget 2016: Changes to Property Transfer Tax and more

February 16, 2016

This afternoon Finance Minister Mike De Jong announced the provincial budget. Key changes related to the housing sector include (effective Feb. 17, 2016): New…

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BC Budget 2016

February 16, 2016

British Columbia’s continued fiscal discipline and steady economic growth are providing the means for new and increased funding for services,…

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UDI/Vancity Housing Affordability Index Q4 2015

February 15, 2016

Despite the lowest interest rates in memory, Vancouver houses continue to become less and less affordable, the UDI/Vancity Housing Affordability…

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White Rock – Proposed DCC Bylaw

February 5, 2016

The City of White Rock is updating its DCC program. Attached are the proposed DCC Bylaw (and Staff Report), which…

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Featured Events

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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UDI U40 Winter Social 2017

December 20 @ 5:00 pm

This holiday season, we are excited to hold our U40 Winter Social at the Loft at Earls Yaletown.  Enjoy the fabulous...

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UDI Vancouver - 2018 Forecast Luncheon

January 18, 2018 @ 11:00 am

*Sold Out* Hear our esteemed panel of industry leaders give their projections for this pivotal year ahead. Our panel covers...

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