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Housing Choice and Environmental Impact Calculator

April 4, 2016

The Housing Choice and Environmental Impacts Calculator is a new tool that communicates the trade-offs of different housing choices in…

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UDI Editor-at-Large David Allison

April 1, 2016

APRIL 1st, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Urban Development Institute Names David Allison as UDI Editor-at-Large   The Urban Development…

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Mid Rise Construction Webinar March 30

March 23, 2016

Mid-Rise Construction Webinar March 30, 2016 – 10:00  am PST (1:00 pm EST) The Mid-Rise Wood Frame Construction Guide has…

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2016 Federal Budget

March 23, 2016

The Federal Government released their 2016 budget on Tuesday, March 22. The budget highlighted the Governments’ intent to invest in…

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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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Featured Events

UDI Seminar: BC Building Code Updates

January 23 @ 7:15 am

Don Pedde, Senior Codes Administrator with the Building and Safety Standards Branch, will provide an overview of the BC Building...

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UDI Seminar: Planning and Building for Regional Flood Resilience

February 12 @ 7:15 am

UDI is excited to host this flood strategy seminar with PIBC.  Our panel will share diverse perspectives on the topic...

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UDI Luncheon: How Global Cities Tackle Affordability & What We Need to Do Next

February 21 @ 11:30 am

Join UDI as we dive into the affordability issue in major cities with an expert eye, to get a global...

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