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BCBEC and BC Housing Present 2019 Half-Day Workshop: Building Smart With High Performance Building Design 

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019 The Italian Cultural Centre Society 3075 Slocan Street Vancouver, BC 7:00 am –  8:00 am    Registration, Breakfast & Tradeshow 8:00 am – 12:00 pm  Workshop Presented by the British Columbia Building Envelope Council (BCBEC) and BC Housing. This workshop will focus on innovation and building design considerations required for multi-unit buildings. It will explore concepts and design rules of thumb to achieve higher standards for livability, high-performance sustainability with carbon neutrality, and durability of assemblies. Industry leaders will discuss a variety of topics, including: wall, roof and attic performance, prefab assemblies, tall mass timber buildings, lighting … Read More

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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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Bike Tour – Cycling in Hollywood North

Thursday, July 26th, 6pm  – BIKE TOUR: Cycling in Hollywood North See scenes from your favorite movies and TV shows while enjoying a casual urban bike ride! This tour will visit famous movie locations in downtown Vancouver as well as showcase how recent protected bike lanes and other infrastructure has made cycling a safe, comfortable, and normal option for many people. The tour is led by Mike Zipf, Senior Engineering Assistant at the City of Vancouver specializing in Active Transportation. Register here: https://urbanarium-biketour.eventbrite.ca Feel free to check out our other tours hosted … Read More

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ULI BC YLG – Inaugural Mentorship Evening

On the evening of November 22nd, 2017 at the offices of Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP in Vancouver, the ULI BC Young Leaders Group hosted its inaugural mentorship event to a sold-out audience of enthusiastic young professionals. Moderator Julie Taylorson (Partner, Taylor Ryan) began the evening with a testament to mentorship as “one of the best things you can do for your career,” and this was echoed by the five members of the expert panel who shared their own career paths with gratitude to the people who helped them along the … Read More

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Annual Real Estate Outlook – Post Event Summary

November 16, 2017 Terminal City Club Vancouver, BC Introduction The world is changing rapidly as the gulf between the urban and non-urban widens by the year, says ULI BC Chair Sergio Custodio (Partner, Fasken Martineau) in his welcome to the 2018 Outlook in Vancouver, BC. As an annual event, the ULI Emerging Trends in Real Estate provides a valuable opportunity to for the industry to assess the issues and opportunities for the coming year by analyzing the trends in the industry. Keynote Address ULI Global CEO Patrick Phillips – the … 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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Renewable Cities’ Global Learning Forum 2017

ULI BC is pleased to share SFU’s Renewable Cities upcoming event details, taking place May 17-19, 2017 in Vancouver, BC! Register for Global Learning Forum 2017 and join leaders and representatives from municipalities, the private sector, energy providers, the research community, First Nations, and more. From electricity, heating/cooling, and transportation: From policy to building political will, from finance to technology, learn about cross-cutting solutions towards 100% renewable energy in cities. A unique experience: Engage in 32 small group workshops, five inspiring plenary sessions, and four site visits to discuss urban … Read More

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How Car Sharing Can Change Urban Development

written by Wendy Waters, ULI BC Mission Advancement Chair, GWL Realty Advisors As part of ULI BC’s “Next Million Series”, ULI BC held a panel discussion on April 19th titled “Car Sharing and Changing Parking Requirements” Background: Sylvain Celaire from Modo (a car sharing co-operative) gave a background on car sharing in the Vancouver area. Two types of car sharing: One-way car share is like a self-driving taxi. Companies like Evo and Car2Go allow drivers to book and pick up a car nearby and drop it elsewhere in the city, … Read More

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Global Real Estate Investment: The Vancouver-China Nexus

ULI BC is happy to share information regarding a forum event co-hosted by the Centre for Urban Economics and Real Estate (CUERE) and the Centre for Chinese Research (CCR) of the University of British Columbia “Global Real Estate Investment: The Vancouver-China Nexus” Date: April 14, 2016 Time:5:00 – 6:00 pm Reception6:00 – 7:30 pm Presentations, Q&A(*Light food and drinks will be served at the reception.) Venue:   The Park Ballroom, Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver Panelists: Richard Koss Director, Global Housing Watch Initiative International Monetary Fund (IMF)Shao Long (Patrick) LiPresident of Modern International Holding … Read More

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False Creek Flats Bicycle Tour – March 4, 2016

Tour of the False Creek Flats: ULI BC Members Get An Inside Look at a Rapidly Changing Industrial Area in Vancouver (written by Pietra Basilij, Sustainable Community Development, Vancouver Economic Commission) Last Friday, ULI BC hosted a tour of a different flavor. Whereas our tours typically showcase innovative new developments and urban planning initiatives, including sustainable practices and projects, the False Creek Flats tour was a showcase of a work-in-progress—an area that is poised for big change in the coming decade but isn’t there yet. So, why take a tour … Read More

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