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Burnaby Transportation Plan Update

The City of Burnaby has embarked on an update of the Burnaby Transportation Plan.  You may recall our 2017 September 7 letter introducing the Plan update, and providing information about the phasing and process.  There is less than one month left in the first phase of public consultation.  If you have not had the opportunity to participate, we would like to encourage you to learn more about the Burnaby Transportation Plan update by visiting the website at www.burnaby.ca\transportationplan.  You may provide input and comments on the draft Vision, Themes or Goals by completing an … Read More

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BC Housing Building Smart with BC Energy Step Code

BC Housing is offering a province-wide training series entitled Building Smart with BC Energy Step Code,  to support the BC Energy Step Code requirements coming into effect December 15, 2017 ( as per Section 5 of the Building Act). Building Smart seminars, workshops and webinars provide you with best practices, up-to-date research and building code information for the construction and design of homes in B.C. For a full list of upcoming seminars and workshops, please visit here.

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Wyse Soars as 16th Fastest-Growing Company in Canada

Canadian Business and PROFIT recently ranked Wyse Meter Solutions Inc. No. 16 on the 29th annual PROFIT 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Wyse’s five-year revenue growth of 3,919% has propelled it into the Top 20, rocketing up the rankings for the second year in a row. “At Wyse, our entire team is dedicated to providing customers with the most powerful submetering and utility expense management platform,” said Ian Stewart, Co-CEO of Wyse Meter Solutions Inc. “It is gratifying for the work at Wyse to have been recognized by PROFIT … Read More

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Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference

When: Wednesday, November 1, 2017 Where: Vancouver Convention Centre West Dive Deep into Vancouver’s Leasing Market Join hundreds of commercial leasing executives at this year’s Vancouver Real Estate Strategy & Leasing Conference. This annual event will take place on November 1, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre West, and will be chaired by Paul Tilbury, Chief Operating Officer, Dayhu Group of Companies. The topics at the conference are for executives who have a responsibility for their organization’s asset management strategies as well as all the individuals who play an integral … Read More

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CBRE’s Market Outlook Breakfast

ULI BC is pleased to share that CBRE is hosting a Canadian Market Outlook breakfast! Date: November 1st, 2017 Time: 7:30am to 9:00am Location: Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Place Topic: Stability & Opportunity In The Wake Of Disruption Speakers: David Frum, Paul Morassutti, Mark Renzoni                             RSVP: register here

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Real Estate Industry Charity Cycling Event

Join our Platinum Sponsor, Taylor Ryan, as they host the first Charity Cycling Event for the Real Estate Industry in Vancouver on September 14th! For more information, please contact Richard Costello (778.775.1047).

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VAHA seeks partners to build nearly 900 new rental homes throughout Vancouver

The Vancouver Affordable Housing Agency (VAHA) has released a Request for Proposal (RFP) to develop nearly 900 units of new affordable rental housing on seven City-owned sites, worth approximately $79 million. VAHA will lease the land to partners to build, fund and operate these new rental developments. More information can be found on the City’s website. How VAHA is providing affordable housing Since VAHA’s creation in June 2014, several innovative steps have been taken to address the housing affordability crisis, to add permanent affordable rental housing to the market, and to … Read More

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Soul and the City

Presented by City in Focus, Soul and the City is taking place on June 22nd. ULI BC members are invited to explore ways in which our urban landscape shapes and defines our spirit and relationships with one another. Vancouver has a reputation for being a lonely and a sometimes isolating city. Charles Montgomery will address these issues through the lens of urban design, architecture and behavioral economics. Our hope is that attendees will be challenged and inspired to reflect on ways in which they can create community and connectedness in their … Read More

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ULI is its Members

You deliver on our mission. You enhance our communities. You shape the future of our industry. We wanted to know how we could make an even greater impact and provide an even better experience for members. You told us how important ULI is to you and what could be improved. We have listened and we have made substantial changes. Fundamentally, this means more opportunities for more members. Watch the full video to see how we are improving the ULI experience. Our work is not finished. We are just getting started. … Read More

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Relive the 2017 ULI Spring Meeting

View presentations, videos, and photos from the 2017 Spring Meeting.   Featured Videos: ULI is its Members Emerging Technologies Transforming the Real Estate Industry in 2017 Real Estate Experts Share Their Forecasts for 2017 and Beyond Real Estate and Philanthropy Watch all Spring Meeting videos at spring.uli.org/videos. Speaker Presentations View slideshows from your favorite Spring Meeting sessions in Seattle. Urban Land Coverage Read articles highlighting the Pacific Northwest and Urban Land’s exclusive meeting coverage.

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