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BC’s Climate Leadership Plan

August 19, 2016

Read BC’s Climate Leadership Plan here. A full list of steps are outlined in the document. Here are a few…

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Metrotown Plan Update and Survey

August 18, 2016

The City of Burnaby is embarking on a community planning process to update the Metrotown Development Plan. The first phase…

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Electoral Area A Official Community Plan

August 12, 2016

Metro Vancouver acts as the local government for Electoral Area A, providing certain key services. For communities on the Howe…

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Registration is open for BC Housing’s Building Smart with Thermal Comfort Webinar Aug 25

August 12, 2016

Register today for Building Smart with Thermal Comfort, Solar Control and Passive Cooling webinar, Thursday, August 25, 2016. Residential building…

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BCBEC Conference – Sept 14, 2016

August 9, 2016

BCBEC presents a compelling 2016 Annual Conference and AGM. This one-day symposium is an industry-wide platform for networking, knowledge exchange…

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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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Featured Events

UDI Luncheon: Samuel Assefa, Director of Seattle’s Executive Office of Planning & Community Development

May 16 @ 11:30 am

UDI is excited to welcome Samuel Assefa, Director of Seattle’s Executive Office of Planning and Community Development as our keynote...

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UDI Seminar: First Nations Partnership Opportunities

May 22 @ 7:15 am

With ever shrinking amounts of land available to create more homes and job spaces to alleviate housing challenges in Vancouver, First Nations...

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UDI Luncheon: Mayor Kennedy Stewart - City of Vancouver

June 13 @ 11:00 am

UDI is pleased to welcome Mayor Kennedy Stewart of the City of Vancouver as the keynote speaker at our June...

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