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Why Join UDI?

The Urban Development Institute serves as the voice of the real estate development industry in British Columbia. UDI fosters the effective exchange of information between industry stakeholders. Our members represent a diverse wealth of expertise across all aspects of land development and urban planning. Corporate members include:

  • Developers
  • Architects
  • Accounting Firms
  • Law Firms
  • Real Estate Appraisers
  • Project Marketing Agencies
  • Consultants
  • Financial Institutions
  • Engineers
  • Construction Companies
  • Property Management Firms
  • Educational Institutions
  • Non-Profits/Charities
  • Municipalities
  • Commercial Brokers

UDI Okanagan provides professional development opportunities and is committed to the highest standards of professionalism.

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The Benefit

An Industry Voice

Join the team of industry leaders and professional staff who are active in promoting the interests of the development industry. Express your ideas and business interests on issues that affect the bottom line. UDI has been instrumental in influencing key public policy decisions at all levels of government.

An Information Pipeline

UDI research proactively analyzes the policy issues which affect the development industry, particularly at the provincial and municipal levels. Members are kept informed of changes as they happen and have access to copies of event presentations, municipal liaison updates, research, contact resources, member rosters and more.

A Chance to Make a Difference

UDI remains actively involved in challenges that affect your community and its people. Our dedication to social housing, labour issues, environmentally responsible development and other programs gives us an opportunity to make a sizeable contribution to our communities. Members have the opportunity to sit on municipal liaison committees as well as numerous steering and ad hoc committees.

Professional Development Opportunities

UDI’s Professional Development programs keep members current on the policies, trends and future directions of the development industry. Members attend at a special member rate.

Government Liaison

UDI members have long held strong relationships with municipal and provincial governments. This is your opportunity to work with key decision makers in your community through our Municipal Liaison Committees and professional development programs.

Partnerships + Networking Opportunities

Work directly with professionals from other organizations and universities to assist with solutions to current challenges facing the industry, curriculum development and the delivery of real estate programs.

A Social Calendar

Annual golf tournament, annual Christmas reception, development tours, etc.

Under 40 (U40) Group

For those in your organizations under 40 years of age, optional membership in the U40 Group, including specific U40 social events, mentorship program and roundtable opportunities.

Featured Events

UDI Okanagan U40 Pub Crawl - Jan 19, 2023

January 19 @ 4:00 pm

Kick off 2023 with peers in the industry! Click the picture for event details and to purchase your tickets today!

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January 31, 2023 - UDI Okanagan Luncheon Featuring Andrew Ramlo - Register Now!

January 31 @ 11:30 am

One year after his 2021 "Change is Our Only Constant" presentation, UDI is happy to welcome Andrew Ramlo back to...

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