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Building Community, by Gordon Harris

Long time member and supporter of ULI BC, Gordon Harris has written “Building Community”. ULI BC is pleased to share Gordon’s background and information on his recent publication. We were delighted to have Gordon and his team lead us on a walking tour of UniverCity recently as well! Read more here… Global News reported earlier this year that Canada is leading the charge on decreasing green house gas emissions from the oil sector with regulations which, if adopted globally, could cut worldwide oil carbon imprints by 25%. However, residential power use still accounts for 19% … Read More

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What’s happening in Vancouver’s real estate market?

Each year, ULI and PwC collaborate on the Emerging Trends in Real Estate Report. ULI BC is delighted to host the 2019 event on January 15th, 2019 (event details available here). Our event Supporting Sponsor, PwC recently had one of its Leaders in their Vancouver office public an article about the real estate market in Vancouver.  Check out the article written by John Bunting, Real Estate Leader, BC Region, PwC, here.

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CBRE Market Outlook Breakfast – Western Canada

ULI BC members and guests are invited to CBRE’s Market Outlook Breakfast on November 1st. When: Thursday, November 1st Time: 7:30am – 9:00am Where: Convention Centre East Speakers: David Frum Paul Morassutti Mark Renzoni RSVP: http://cbreemail.com/rff/ff00defd053117c29cb80b5205489acaf3b68da7

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Two ULI BC Members Appointed to National Product Councils

ULI BC is thrilled to announce that two members of our Management Committee have recently been appointed to ULI Americas Product Councils as part of the 2018 draft. Katie Maslechko, Development Manager at Beedie Living, our ULI BC Young Leaders Group Co-Chair and Management Committee member, has been appointed to the Public-Private Partnerships Gold (PPPC-Gold) Council.   Bryce Tupper, VP, Planning & Development at British Pacific Properties, our ULI BC TAPS Chair and Management Committee member, has been appointed to the Travel Experience and Trends (TETC) Council.   Katie and Bryce join 9 other ULI BC Members previously appointed to … Read More

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Reinventing Cities Competition – Shortlist

Reinventing Cities is an unprecedented global competition organized by the C40 to drive carbon neutral and resilient urban regeneration. More than 230 Expressions of Interest received from 1,200 companies and organizations 82 teams invited to proceed to second round of competition Auckland, Chicago, Houston, Madrid, Milan, Montréal, Oslo, Paris, Reykjavik, Salvador, San Francisco & Vancouver announce the finalist teams that have been selected ULI BC wishes to congratulate the following Teams Representatives whom were shortlisted for the “Vancouver International Hub“: Ivanhoé Cambridge (Tommorrow Vancouver) Redman (Innovation Cityscape) Wall Financial Corporation … Read More

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Curious Imaginings – Vancouver Biennale Official Launch “Street Party”

When: Saturday, September 22nd Where: Patricia Hotel Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm ULI BC guests are invited to come celebrate the opening of Curious Imaginings exhibition at Vancouver Biennale’s Official Launch Street Party! Awesome beats by DJ Krista Live interactive video projection by trilliam gibson. Food and drinks available for purchase from local Food Trucks and your ticket includes a free access pass to the exhibition. 3 available ticket packages: CURIOUS STREET PARTY 7-10 PM (outside) $25.00 + service charge At check-in, you will receive your free ticket to come back and … Read More

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Small Housing Summit

When: November 17, 2018 Where: Sheraton Vancouver Wall Centre The Small Housing Summit is a one-day conference that blends dialogue and action around the topic of small housing. The Summit consists of two panels, one on design and the other on financing structures and small housing. There will be two case studies, or what we call, Small Housing Challenges, whereby selected participants will have an hour to share their project issues and get the ear of expert panelists and experienced practitioners in the room. Lastly, the conference will showcase the lessons … Read More

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Understanding Affordable Housing in Vancouver: Yimbyism as a Solution to Vancouver’s Affordable Housing Crisis

ULI BC members and non-members are invited to participate in this open discussion about affordable housing in Vancouver, hosted by Brightside Community Homes Foundation. When: October 9, 2018 Where: Vancouver Public Library (Alice McKay Room) Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm The Event In order to continue being a vibrant community, Vancouver needs to meet the needs of a diverse group of people. Residents of Vancouver must be included and participate in the efforts to solve the housing crisis. As a Vancouver-based affordable housing provider, we wish to host an event where … Read More

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episode #132 Hot Button Issues for Vancouver’s Election with Urban Land Institute’s Duncan Wlodarczak

On the August 16, 2018 episode of the Vancouver Real Estate Podcast, Duncan Wlodarczak, our ULI BC Vice Chair and Chief of Staff at Onni Group, sits down with hosts Adam & Matt Scalena to discuss our city’s most pressing issues, the role of ULI in local & global housing policy & where real estate thought leaders would like to see Vancouver in 2028. Check it out here!

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BC Clean Growth Strategy

B.C. is developing a strategy for clean growth, and is inviting British Columbians to share their thoughts and ideas on a clean growth future for B.C. The strategy will bring together our action on climate change and work underway on our energy roadmap to drive sustainable economic growth with cleaner energy and fewer emissions. It will also be integrated with the province’s Economic Development Strategy, #BCTech Strategy, and Emerging Economy Task Force. It will set out our vision for a clean growth future. Public consultation on the first elements of the strategy … Read More

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