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Government releases real estate transaction data

July 7, 2016

The Province released the first set of data today resulting from new measures to track the extent of foreign real…

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UDI Response to New Provincial Housing Statistics

July 7, 2016

Today, BC’s Minister of Finance said there is “room for improvement” when it comes to housing starts, which supports the…

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Changes for Local Governments Under Section 5 of the Building Act

July 6, 2016

To read the full article, please see the attached PDF. Changes for Local Governments Under Section 5 of the Building…

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What Local Governments Need to Know about the Building Act

July 6, 2016

To read the full article, please see the attached PDF. What Local Governments Need to Know About the Building Act

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Vancouver appoints new general manager of development services, buildings and licensing

July 4, 2016

June 30 2016 “Kaye’s demonstrated leadership will ensure that we make developing a building or licensing a business easier in…

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Building Homes for Boomerennials: Better Common Area Amenities?

June 30, 2016

(This is part 3 of a 4 part series.)  When it comes to housing and communities, the Boomers and Millennials share…

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Maybe I’m Wrong? Maybe The Boomers Don’t Want Condos or Apartments at All?

June 30, 2016

In 2015, I wrote a book called The Stackable Boomer. This is an excerpt.  The Nay-Sayers are Noted: Maybe the Boomers Aren’t…

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WeWork Launches WeLive: Something New that’s Really Very Old.

June 30, 2016

The idea of shared living space is nothing new. But on the other hand it’s entirely new in the hands…

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Planning Neighbourhoods for Boomerennials: Ideas that Work for Everyone.

June 30, 2016

When it comes to housing and communities, the Boomers and Millennials share many of the same needs and wants. Maybe…

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Grandview-Woodlands Draft Community Plan

June 27, 2016

The City of Vancouver has unveiled a new draft community plan for the Grandview Woodlands neighbourhood. The plan, which is…

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Featured Events

UDI Seminar: The Rising Cost of Construction

September 25 @ 7:15 am

In Metro Vancouver, housing starts are on the rise and the city is hitting record construction costs across the country....

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Women of UDI Networking Night

September 26 @ 5:00 pm

After a wonderful summer, let’s reconnect with colleagues and meet new faces in the industry with the Women of UDI....

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UDI Seminar: New Incentives for Energy Efficient Buildings

October 10 @ 7:15 am

For developers, companies and consultants involved in the planning, design and construction of buildings, find out how ZEBx, the province...

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