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Vancouver appoints new general manager of development services, buildings and licensing

July 4, 2016

June 30 2016 “Kaye’s demonstrated leadership will ensure that we make developing a building or licensing a business easier in…

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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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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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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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UDI Annual Report 2015/2016

May 12, 2016

For a recap of the the Urban Development Institute’s activity over the past year, including policy advocacy, events, committees/partnerships, and…

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UDIBC Donation Page for Alberta Fire Relief

May 10, 2016

A donation page has been set-up for the Red Cross. Urgent emergency services are required to support displaced individuals and families….

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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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BC Budget 2016

February 16, 2016

British Columbia’s continued fiscal discipline and steady economic growth are providing the means for new and increased funding for services,…

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Media Coverage: Forecast 2016

February 5, 2016

Media coverage from the 2016 January Forecast Luncheon. See articles attached below, referencing this annual event. Business in Vancouver News1130…

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VIDEO: UDI Forecast 2016

February 2, 2016

Missed the forecast lunch? Need a reminder of the statistics and market predictions presented by the panel of experts? We’ve…

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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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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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