Recent Articles in ‘UDI’

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Help at last for the Metro Vancouver rental market

New programs encourage the construction of rental units and help tenants assess their quality

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UDI: Townhomes might be one solution to our affordability crisis

In Metro Vancouver, they are an attractive option for buyers priced out of single-family properties

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Making room for families

The market is hot for small, affordable homes, but Lower Mainland municipalities need to plan ahead to accommodate growing households

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Putting a new home within reach

Four ways developers can enhance housing affordability for home buyers

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heritage revitalization

Restoring our historic buildings turns them into a community asset

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Readers’ Choice Award Contest

We’re inviting readers to have their say on Development Design in Metro Vancouver

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Protecting an investment – The Depreciation Report

This report gives stratas the ability to plan ahead for maintenance and replacement costs

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Walkability appeal

Compact, convenient neighbourhoods close to amenities and transportation are creating jobs and attracting new homeowners

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Creative condos

Imaginative new developments are improving housing affordability and livability for Metro Vancouverites

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2013 In review

From density to transit, a look back and look ahead

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Managing growth

It pays to become engaged in a city’s planning process.

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Outlook: bright

A strong economy offers Metro Vancouver homebuyers a reason for optimism.

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Transit and Highrises – A NATURAL TWOSOME

Urban Development Institute believes that high-density development around transit is key to the city’s evolution.

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Giving to the community

The Hotel Georgia redevelopment and UniverCity Childcare Centre demonstrate ways in which developers contribute to our cities and our neighbourhoods.

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What developers do

Often misunderstood by the very community to which they contribute, developers build parks, daycares and social housing, upgrade roads, finance art and libraries – and much, much more.