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    Policy

    The Institute encourages wise and efficient land use planning and progressive development practices

Publications

Vancouver Marpole Community Plan - UDI Submission
Click to view UDI's position on the City of Vancouver's Marpole Community Plan.
Coquitlam CAC Policy - UDI Submission
Click to view UDI's recent position on the City of Coquitlam's Draft CAC Policy.
Metro Vancouver Draft Apartment Parking Study - UDI Submission
   
UDI Annual Report 2011
Don Forsgren's Speech at the 2012 January Forecast Luncheon
Presentation Norm Letnick, MLA
Presentation from UDI Okanagan Luncheon - November 25, 2011
Presentation Ben Stewart MLA
Ben Stewart MLA - Presention from UDI Okanagan Luncheon - November 25 2011
Presentation - Hon.Steve Thomson, MLA
Hon. Steve Thomson, MLA - Presentation from UDI Okanagan Luncheon - November 25, 2011
Report on the Budget 2012 Consultations
Key Recommendation: Make HST transitional rules available to industry as soon as possible; remove the PST portion the HST immediately on all new homes, including second homes.
Economic Analysis: Property Transfer Tax
Independant analysis by expert economist Dr Ed Mansfield on the B.C Property Transfer Tax
UDI Annual Report 2004
A Message from the President It was three years ago that I became President of this great organization. I simply cannot believe how fast time passes, and the pace by which our economic environment, and landscape has changed.  On the day of my...
UDI Annual Report 2005
A Message from the President I’m pleased to report that this past year has been very rewarding for our industry on a number of fronts. We are enjoying a time of renewed consumer confidence in the BC economy. The BC housing market continues to show...
UDI Annual Report 2006
A Message from the President “These challenges mean we need to be creative, innovate and collaborative, and I have faith that we can, as an industry and an association, rise to the occasion.” It is a pleasure to begin this report by saying...
UDI Annual Report 2010
A Message from the President My one-year term as UDI President officially started in May 2009, and I had high hopes of making solid progress on several initiatives. Consumer confidence was on the rise and real estate seemed to be bouncing back after the...
UDI Annual Report 2007
A Message from the President   “Therefore, the current diversified strength in our economy along with low interest rates and continued consumer confidence and demand, points to these positive trends continuing for the next few years.”...
UDI Annual Report 2009
A Message from the President In May 2008, our members were enjoying almost perfect market conditions. Low interest rates, strong demand from users and investors, as well as a highly supportive financial markets generated significant levels of development...
UDI Annual Report 2008
A Message from the President It is an honour to begin this year’s report by stating that once again British Columbia’s economy has been extremely strong, with 2007 surpassing 2006 as one of the best years for the development community. The...
UDI Industry Forecast - January 2006
Urban Development Institute's 2006 Annual Development Industry Forecast Presentation Optimism was running high at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver on January 19th, 2006. That’s when some of the biggest names in Vancouver’s development...
UDI Industry Forecast - January 2007
Urban Development Institute's Annual Industry Forecast 2007 Avtar Bains, Colliers International: "The marketplace is certainly more sophisticated today than it was 25 years ago; however, it is the attitude that has changed the most during that...
UDI Industry Forecast - January 2009
The Urban Development Institute's Annual Industry Forecast 2009 What a difference a year makes – with the struggling economy and the difficulty in securing financing, what’s in store for the development industry? Three respected industry...