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Who We Are

The Urban Development Institute is a non-profit association of the development industry and its related professions that is non-partisan in its activities. With over 850 corporate members, UDI Pacific represents thousands of individuals involved in all facets of land development and planning, including: developers, property managers, financial lenders, lawyers, engineers, planners, architects, appraisers, real estate professionals, local governments and government agencies.

 

Since 1972, the Pacific Region has been dedicated to fostering effective communication between the industry, government, and the public; and aims to improve both housing and job opportunities for all British Columbians. UDI Pacific also serves as the public voice of the real estate development industry, communicating with local governments, the media, and community groups. UDI concentrates its activities in three primary areas: government and community relations, research, and professional development and education.

UDI Fraser Valley Group is operated through UDI Pacific’s Vancouver office

Partner in Community Building

As a “Partner in Community Building,” the Urban Development Institute is committed to working with communities and governments to create and achieve the vision of balanced, well-planned and sustainable communities. The Urban Development Institute promotes wise and efficient urban growth, good planning and good development practices, affordable housing and high quality commercial and industrial developments.

MNP Economic Impact Study of Industry

UDI, in partnership with GVHBA and BCREA, recently published an economic impact study report that looked at how much the real estate industry contributes to the local BC economy. You can read the report here.

Featured Events

UDI Project Tour - 397 West 7th Ave

December 8 @ 3:00 pm

Located at 7th and Yukon Street in Vancouver near the Broadway/Cambie Skytrain transit nexus, the new four storey, 17,000 ft2...

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UDI Vancouver - Holiday Reception 2021

December 9 @ 5:00 pm

This holiday season, we are excited to be able to host our UDI Holiday Reception in-person once again for our UDI Members, public...

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UDI U40 Winter Social 2021

December 15 @ 5:00 pm

This holiday season, we are excited to be able to host our U40 Winter Social once again! Join us at the Loft...

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