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Thursday, January 21, 2016
Below are the speaker presentations from the 2016 January foreceast luncheon.
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
State-of-the-art Help Headquarters brings ‘downtown cool’ south of the Fraser. Read the full news release attached below.   
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
The Fraser Basin Council, a non-profit organization, is hosting a free webinar on "Economic Tools to Promote Climate Change Adaptation in the Real Estate Sector". The real estate sector plays a crucial role in providing people with places to live and...
Friday, January 8, 2016
The BC Provincial Government announced the release of the Vision document in December, along with news that three mental health and addiction treatment facilities, currently located on the Willingdon Lands in Burnaby, would be relocated to Riverview....
Friday, January 8, 2016
A half-day workshop and webinar focussing on how to design and select HVAC systems and equipment, including complying with building codes for home construction in British Columbia. Please join us for an exciting exchange of ideas and learn from the...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
The city announced that it's accepting submissions for its second urban-design awards to celebrate the types of projects that "contribute to creating a vibrant, livable city". According to a city news release, entries must be filed by February 15. Here...
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
LEED Green Associate Study Course The two-day LEED Green Associate study course provides the foundational knowledge for the LEED Green Associate exam. The LEED Green Associate Exam is an introductory-level exam for individuals who wish to demonstrate a...
Friday, December 11, 2015
2016 International Wood Symposium – Friday, January 22, 2016 Exemplary wood design: The future with wood products, systems and logistics Date: Friday, January 22, 2016Location: Vancouver Convention Centre – West, 1055 Canada Place, Level...
Friday, December 11, 2015
Nominate a deserving architect, engineer or building owner for an innovative and inspiring wood project Recognize projects throughout BC – and now internationally with the NEW! International Wood Design category Wood WORKS! BC’s annual Wood...
Monday, December 7, 2015
The proposed revision to the Local Government Act is now available on the Ministry of Community, Sport, and Cultural Development’s website. The Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development has information about the revision on its...
Tuesday, December 1, 2015
Cadillac Fairview is proposing to build an office tower at 555 West Cordova Street. They presented a revised proposal at an Urban Design Panel workshop in June and with feedback from the workshop, they are presenting a modified design and design...
Monday, November 30, 2015
North Vancouver, B.C. (November 26, 2015) - LandlordBC, the province’s largest landlord professional industry association, is pleased to announce the launch of the Certified Rental Building program in British Columbia. A quality assurance program...
Friday, November 27, 2015
Creating More Livable Communities Through Minimized Parking Requirements and Two-Way Carsharing By Sylvain Celaire, Business Development Manager at Modo (The Car Co-op) Share on LinkedIn Share on Facebook Share on Twittedddr Maximize land usage,...
Thursday, November 26, 2015
From the Ground Up: Current Construction Options for New Homes in B.C.  The 2012 BC Building Code has modernized home construction with changes in requirements for almost all of the major building systems. While past seminars looked into the details...
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
Is your company looking to build townhomes in the City of Richmond? You are invited to the City of Richmond Builders’ Breakfast:  Energy Efficiency Options and Incentives for New Townhouse Developments   Tuesday, December 8th / 7:30 - 10:00 am...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Bill 40 was introduced on October 8, and it includes proposed changes to the Strata Property Act, which could open up a whole new avenue of development opportunities: aging strata complexes. Previously, a strata corporation needed the unanimous consent...
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Owning a townhouse in London, Paris or New York is considered a luxury. In those cities, highly desirable neighborhoods are comprised entirely of this housing type. In Vancouver, we sometimes struggle to place townhomes in the dream-home category because...
Friday, November 20, 2015
Canada has committed to resettling 25,000 Syrian refugees and some 3,000 are expected to arrive to BC in the next several months.   If your company currently holds vacant units that could be used as temporary housing for large groups between...
Friday, November 13, 2015
By Tracy Sherlock, Vancouver Sun November 12, 2015  Prices just keep going up in Vancouver and its suburbs, making it increasingly difficult to afford a home, the UDI/Vancity Housing Affordability Index shows. The only window into affordable...
Thursday, November 5, 2015
Congratulations to this year's recipients of the UDI Development Industry Award at BCIT's Awards Ceremony on November 4, 2015: Name Program Tatyanna Monkman Jameson Cheong Phan Vu Marketing Management-Professional Real...