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Monday, October 26, 2015
Join CMHC on November 2, 2015 to find out the latest housing market trends from top housing professionals. At our 21st Annual Vancouver Housing Outlook Conference you will be given insight into up-to-date housing market forecasts and analysis. As well,...
Friday, October 23, 2015
Micheal Ferreira of Urban Analytics gave his annual address to UDI on Thursday, October 22. This year his overview of the current Metro Vancouver housing market included many sales statistics, as well as an explanation of the three-legged housing...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
About the Building Code Appeal Board The Building Code Appeal Board tribunal, a quasi-judicial board, is enabled under the Building Act. The tribunal makes decisions and hears appeals from persons who have a dispute with a local authority having...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
The Urban Development Institute (UDI) strongly supports the removal of the Georgia and Dunsmuir viaducts. Replacing the viaducts has minimal impacts and a number of benefits for the community and Vancouver as a whole.   UDI has long been a strong...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Building First Nation Economies: Tax, Governance & Business Structures Chaired by: J. Peter Ranson, KPMG LLP December 3rd & 4th, 2015     SFU Center for Dialogue 580 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC This event will...
Monday, October 19, 2015
Public Engagement for Planning and Development When it comes to managing growth and developing neighbourhoods, people have many different viewpoints. The Township of Langley wants to hear them all - and wants to know the various ways residents would...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The Contaminated Sites Approved Professional Society (CSAP) will be hosting its annual Professional Development Workshop on October 28, 2015 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. As a forum for Approved Professionals and other interested parties to explore...
Thursday, October 15, 2015
The Wood Solutions Fair is the premier event in Canada dedicated to design and construction with wood products and systems. This one-day educational event, hosted by the Canadian Wood Council and Wood WORKS! BC showcases wood uses in...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
UDI member Hollyburn Properties has donated $1 million to Lions Gate Hospital Foundation to bring new state-of-the-art MRI technology to the Radiology Department at Lions Gate Hospital. Press release attached below:    
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The hot topic of discussion at the October 7th UDI U40 lunch was foreign ownership.  The expert panel shared differing perspectives on the issue.    Panelists: Dr. David Ley, Professor of Geography, UBC Jeffrey S. Lowe, Immigration Lawyer...
Thursday, October 8, 2015
News Release Victoria Thursday, October 8, 2015 10:18 AM The B.C. government has introduced legislative changes intended to support tenants fleeing family violence, reduce red tape for landlords and tenants and make it easier for members to terminate a...
Wednesday, October 7, 2015
  Wednesday, October 28, 2015, 5:30-8:30 p.m. Rogue Kitchen & Wetbar 200 Burrard St. (across from Vancouver Convention Centre)   Tickets $30 available at:   WEST ANNEX Gayle Roberts (1st floor) Nooshin Shafieian (2nd floor)...
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
View a 30-minute presentation about what the False Creek Flats planning team has heard during the Phase 1 public consultation. After, there will be an update from project partners Vancouver Economic Commission, and a Q&A. Light snacks and beverages....
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Background: Sharpen the pencils and let’s get down to the business of building more walkable, healthy, vibrant, economically thriving green neighbourhoods in the Pacific Northwest. CNU-C, as an advocate for pedestrian-oriented, sustainable urban design,...
Monday, October 5, 2015
Metro Vancouver’s Zero Waste Conference is October 29th and will feature leading speakers that are addressing waste generation and working in the emerging area of the circular economy, bringing together thought leaders, policy-makers, government...
Friday, October 2, 2015
Thursday, November 5, 2015 Langley Events Centre 11:30am Registration12:00pm Lunch12:30 - 3:30pm Forum Speakers We're excited to host the 5th Annual Economic Forum designed to connect and inform professionals with opportunities to be a part of the...
Friday, September 18, 2015
The 2015 theme for the 5th Annual Literacy Building Challenge is Adventure. Each sponsored team is challenged to use LEGO® to build a structure that reflects the bold and adventurous spirit of the community of Surrey. Your team is only limited by the...
Friday, September 18, 2015
This half-day workshop will focus on the design, planning and construction of mid-rise wood buildings in British Columbia. Presented by the Homeowner Protection Office (HPO), a branch of BC Housing, in partnership with the Canadian Wood...
Thursday, September 17, 2015
UDI thanks City of Vancouver Director of Planning Brian Jackson for his presentation today at our first lunch of the season.  Brian Jackson spoke about his accomplishments over the past 3 years, and challenges and opportunities for the City moving...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Building Smart with Mid-Rise Wood Buildings is a half-day workshop focussing on the design, planning and construction of mid-rise wood buildings in British Columbia. Please join us for an exciting exchange of ideas and learn from the practical experience...