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Conference: State-City Collaboration on Clean Energy Transformations

Globally, cities are responsible for the majority of the world’s energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. To successfully enable the urban energy transition, local and senior levels of government cooperation is necessary. Join Renewable Cities from May 29–30, 2019 in Vancouver, B.C. to learn how leading jurisdictions are collaboratively advancing clean energy policy. Register now at renewablecities.ca/conference

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Women in Leadership in City Building and Real Estate Development

Glass ceilings began to shatter across the US on November 7, 2018 with the election of a record number of women to Congress. A significant diversity of women of all political stripes put their names on the ballot and were chosen to represent their country. This is a milestone for many reasons but in the simplest terms, when people around the table reflect the people they serve, we see better decisions for everyone. We saw this locally as well with the municipal election in BC last October 2018. In many … Read More

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Proudly supported by ULI BC, BUILDEX Vancouver is the nexus for the holistic building industry. Taking place Wednesday, February 13 and Thursday, February 14, over 14,000 Architecture & Design, Property Management and Construction professionals gather for two action packed days of networking and learning. Register now and enjoy 90+ tailored seminars and 600+ exhibits. Early Bird Registration ends Thursday, January 24, so don’t delay! SPECIAL OFFER FOR ULI MEMBERS As a special offer, ULI members can get a 25% DISCOUNT on the Closing Keynote “Economorphics”. To make use of this … Read More

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Make This Year Extraordinary with ULI

Save 10% on all ULI memberships, and create the opportunities you want this year! Join ULI and make connections with 42,000+ industry leaders. Attend local and regional events, meet with potential partners, and discover opportunities to be involved. As a ULI member, you will be a part of an organization that is leading the way in building thriving communities worldwide. Join us today using promo code SAVE10.

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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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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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