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Why Join UDI?

The Urban Development Institute serves as the voice of the real estate development industry in British Columbia. UDI fosters the effective exchange of information between industry stakeholders. Our members represent a diverse wealth of expertise across all aspects of land development and urban planning. Corporate members include:

  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Accounting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Project Marketing Agencies
  • Consultants
  • Financial Institutions
  • Engineers
  • Construction Companies
  • Property Management Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Non-Profits/Charities
  • Municipalities
  • Commercial Brokers

UDI Pacific provides professional development opportunities and is committed to the highest standards of professionalism.

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UDI Member Testimonials

 

Homebuilder

“…Committee participation.”
Brian McCauley, CEO, Concert Properties Ltd., Vancouver

Homebuilder

“Ability to network and participate in advocacy.”
-Jonathan Meads, Development Manager, Qualico, Surrey

Appraiser

“Networking and industry insight.”
– Christina Dhesi,
Executive Director, Appraisal Institute of Canada – BC
, Vancouver

Investment

“Improved understanding of… state of the market, involvement with municipal liaison committees.”
– Geoff Nagle, Director of Development, Western Canada, Morguard, Vancouver

 

Market Research

“Our UDI membership provides us with tremendous access to a wide range of industry stakeholders and educational opportunities for our staff.”
– Michael Ferreira, Managing Principal, Urban Analytics, Vancouver

Insurance

“We love being part of a professional organization… [with a] strong membership and network that UDI Pacific Region has created and nurtured over the years.”
– Kerry Nagy, Assistant Vice President, Travelers Canada, Vancouver

Real Estate Analysis

“Excellent source for the industry and they provide good networking opportunities to connect with those within and outside the industry.”
– Don Cambell, Senior Analyst, Real Estate Investment Network, Fraser Valley

The Benefit

An Industry Voice

Join the UDI team of industry leaders and professional staff who are active in promoting the interests of the development industry. Express your ideas and business interests that affect the bottom line. UDI has been instrumental in influencing key public policy decisions at all levels of government.

A Chance to Make A difference

UDI remains actively involved in challenges that affect the community and its people. Our dedication to social housing, labour issues, environmentally responsible development and other programs gives us an opportunity to make a sizeable contribution to our communities.

PARTNERSHIPS AND NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES

Work directly with professionals from other organizations and universities to assist with solutions to current challenges facing the industry, curriculum development and the delivery of real estate programs.

AN INFORMATION PIPELINE

UDI research proactively analyzes the policy issues which affect the development industry, particularly at the provincial and municipal level. Members are kept informed of changes as they happen.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT Opportunities

UDI’s Professional Development programs keep members current on the policies, trends and future directions of the development industry.

SOCIAL CALENDAR

Annual golf tournaments, Members only receptions, development tours, and special socials. Women of UDI and the Under Forty (U40) events are additional professional development and networking opportunities for UDI members.

Featured Events

UDI Seminar: Common Values to Find Common Ground

October 2 @ 7:15 am

As our population and housing requirements continue to expand the opposing sides of the housing debate will likely grow even...

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UDI Seminar: TransLink CEO - Transportation Technologies and Strategies

October 8 @ 7:15 am

Everyone wants more transit, transportation, and commuting options across our vast Metro Vancouver region with 23 municipalities and a growing...

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Women of UDI and U40 Speaker Series - Larry Beasley’s Vancouverism: Past, Present and Future

October 30 @ 5:15 pm

Join us as we discuss how the term Vancouverism came to be globally recognized, what came together to make it...

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