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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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Project Delivery Models Course (Affinity Institute) – Sept 27

June 23, 2016

Project Delivery Models 2016  Chaired by: Doug Sanders, Partner, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP September 27th, 2016    SFU Segal Graduate School of…

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Media Release – UDI on Housing Affordability Government Action

June 22, 2016

Vancouver – Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson today pressed the provincial government to take action against owners of vacant homes, namely through…

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Proposed new inflationary adjustments of DCL, CAC Targets & Density Bonus Contributions

June 22, 2016

Please be advised that new inflation adjusted DCL rates, Fixed Rate CAC Targets and Density Bonus contributions are proposed to…

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Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes

June 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Office of the Mayor   Vancouver takes next steps on taxing empty homes Unprecedented 0.6 per cent…

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UDI Applauds New Transit Investments for Metro Vancouver

June 16, 2016

The Urban Development Institute (UDI) wants to congratulate the Metro Vancouver mayors and the Provincial and Federal governments on their announcement today…

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The Superhero Secret Power of Women in Real Estate

June 14, 2016

UDI Editor at Large David Allison recaps his experience at the ‘Women Celebrating Women 2016’ event. DA – Women Celebrating…

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CBC Discussion with Anne McMullin and David Eby

June 10, 2016

High house prices are making home ownership an unaffordable dream for many in Vancouver. So what’s the solution? CBC’s Natalie…

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VIDEO: Bob Rennie 2016 UDI Address

June 6, 2016

“We have to change the narrative” Bob Rennie of Rennie Marketing Systems delivers his final address to the Urban Development…

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Opinion: ‘Time to move forward with transit’ by Anne McMullin

June 6, 2016

Last week, Peter Fassbender, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and Minister Responsible for TransLink, announced $246 million of…

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Featured Events

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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UDI Seminar: Challenges of Creating Viable Rental Housing

June 18 @ 7:15 am

Faced with chronically high land and construction costs, municipal red tape and delays, and ever increasing taxes and fees, many...

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UDI - Summer Social 2019

June 27 @ 5:00 pm

The U40 and Women of UDI Committees are pleased to co-host UDI's Summer Social at the Local  Gastown.

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