Urban
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pacific region

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 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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