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October 24, 2016

How community plans build livable neighbourhoods urban development By ANNE McMULLIN On July 28, 2016, the City of Vancouver approved the…

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Metro Vancouver Zero Waste Conference: Nov. 3

October 17, 2016

Rethinking material inputs to scaling transformative business models Cross-cutting discussions on Innovation in the Marketplace Instigating a Repair and Reuse…

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ICBA Petition – Get2Yes on more housing options in your community

October 14, 2016

Are you part of the large majority of British Columbians who support responsible development? Sign the petition to Get2Yes on…

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Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop

October 12, 2016

Timber Pre-Fabrication Construction Workshop “The Design and Building of the Brock Commons! World’s Tallest Wood Building” Date: November 3rd, 2016 *note…

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Homes sales in the attached and apartment market return to average August levels.

September 2, 2016

Limited supply and high prices leave affordability unchanged in the majority of Greater Vancouver Statistics released today from the Real…

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Proposed 2017 Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Bylaw Changes

September 1, 2016

The Tipping Fee and Solid Waste Disposal Regulation Bylaw describes solid waste regulations as well as tipping fees for waste…

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Electoral Area A Official Community Plan

August 12, 2016

Metro Vancouver acts as the local government for Electoral Area A, providing certain key services. For communities on the Howe…

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ALERT – new penalties for Property Transfer Tax evasion

August 2, 2016

The Superintendent of Real Estate is warning developers that under newly introduced Property Transfer Tax legislation they would face significant…

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UDI News Roundup

July 29, 2016

Below is a roundup of this week’s news regarding the new additional 15% Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers. BC…

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Permit red tape holding up 69,500 housing units: Development industry

July 26, 2016

Complex permitting rules are holding up 69,500 housing units in a half-dozen Metro Vancouver cities, homes that the development industry says…

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UDI Response: Real estate contracts signed prior to August 2nd should be exempt from new 15% additional Property Transfer Tax

July 26, 2016

Yesterday the Provincial Government announced of a large tax on foreign buyers of residential real estate While we understand why…

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Media Release – UDI on 15% additional Property Transfer Tax for foreign buyers

July 25, 2016

Today the provincial government announced that effective August 2nd 2016 an additional 15% Property Transfer Tax (PTT) will apply for…

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Featured Events

UDI Webinar: Lessons from the Winners of the CleanBC Net Zero Energy Ready Challenge

May 26 @ 9:30 am

The Net-Zero Energy-Ready Challenge is a provincial incentive program and juried competition designed to support, promote, and celebrate the design...

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UDI Webinar: Lunch with Bob Rennie (Members Only Webinar)

June 4 @ 12:00 pm

Sit Down for A Casual Chat About Where We've Been, Where We Are and Where We Are Going Join Anne...

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UDI Webinar: Green Building Regulatory Update

June 11 @ 9:30 am

Don't miss out on this opportunity to learn how green building regulations have changed in the past year and a...

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