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Redevelopment of Infill Sites, Development of Brownfields and Vacant Land

September 10, 2007
by Canadian Architect

British Columbia is currently undergoing unparalleled development as the result of a population boom, prospering economy and the upcoming 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and the opportunities have never looked more promising. However, significant challenges must be addressed and overcome, including acquiring developable land at a reasonable price, navigating the approvals process, determining optimal sites for brownfield redevelopment and getting approval for re-zoning.

From December 4 to 5, 2007 at the Westin Grand in Vancouver, the Canadian Institute’s conference on BC Land Development will bring together industry experts from BC’s land use professionals to provide best practices, case studies, and new approaches to overcome the hurdles involved with land development. A stakeholder relations workshop will take place on December 5.

Hear from leading experts including Brent Toderian of the City of Vancouver, Bob Laurie of CB Richard Ellis Ltd., and Carol Frketich of Canada Mortgage and Housing on:

*navigating the approvals process with more ease
*exploring techniques for effective stakeholder communications
*discovering the opportunities and assess the risks for brownfield development
*determining how to best incorporate green initiatives into your development without compromising your bottom line

Register today by calling 1.877.927.7936, or you can also register online at

For over 20 years, The Canadian Institute conferences, summits and executive briefings have provided the business intelligence that Canadian decision-makers need to respond to challenges and opportunities both here at home, and around the world. The Canadian Institute operates as a think tank, monitoring trends and developments in all major industry sectors, in the law, and in public policy, with a view to providing information on the leading edge. Headquartered in Toronto, the Canadian Institute produces over 180 events a year, attended by thousands of senior and C-level delegates from across the country.

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