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This section provides UDI-ER members with 1-2 page briefs highlighting the salient points from various research documents relevant to the land development industry.

Fraser Institute - Who Bears the Burden of Property Taxes in Canada's Largest Metro Areas?

October 21, 2019

Fraser Institute - Who Bears the Burden of Property Taxes in Canada's Largest Metro Areas?

 

Source: Fraser Institute

 

This research brief summarizes a recent Fraser Institute study that compares property tax ratios for major residential and non-residential property classes in five of Canada’s largest metropolitan areas - including the Edmonton region.

Tech Disruption - Summary Booklet

September 19, 2019

Tech Disruption: An Examination of Emerging Technologies That May Impact the Edmonton Metro Land Development Industry is a qualitative research report produced by UDI-ER. This document provides Members with a very brief high-level overview of some of the major emerging technological disruptions that are likely to have an impact on the land development industry.

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Tech Disruption - Research Document

September 19, 2019

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CMHC - Mortgage and Consumer Credit Trends National Report – Q4 2018

May 28, 2019

CMHC - Mortgage and Consumer Credit Trends National Report – Q4 2018

 

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)

 

This brief highlights key points from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) recently released Mortgage and Consumer Credit Trends National Report – Q4 2018.

City Plan - Economic, Demographic, and Market Study

May 10, 2019

Watson & Associates Economists Ltd. in association with Nichols Applied Management Inc. have produced a report to help, “understand Edmonton’s current and anticipated future demographic, employment and market trends.” The report provides a City-wide population, housing and employment forecast for Edmonton to the year 2065.

This brief highlights aspects from the aforementioned report most relevant to the land development industry.

Literature Review: Use of Calcium Chloride as a De-Icing Agent

April 24, 2019

UDI-ER Members have expressed concerns regarding the long-term impacts and potential negative cost implications resulting from continued use of calcium chloride as a de-icing agent by the City.

As a result, UDI-ER have reviewed a substantial amount of the available literature on this topic. This research summary and literature review (including all references researched) is the result of the aforementioned request.

BILD Alberta - Alberta Housing Report (March 2019)

March 28, 2019

A new reporting series focusing on housing statistics throughout the province, courtesy of BILD Alberta.

Bank of Canada - Economic Progress Report

March 19, 2019

Economic Progress Report: Sensible Shifts in Household Spending

 

Source: Bank of Canada

 

The following brief summarizes comments from Lynn Patterson, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada. Speaking to the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce on March 7, 2019, Ms. Patterson provided an update on the Canadian economy (including the Bank of Canada’s decision to keep interest rates unchanged). Of significance, Ms. Patterson provided a number of relevant comments on the Canadian housing market.

Fraser Institute - Carbon Pricing in Alberta

March 05, 2019

Carbon Pricing in Alberta

Source: Fraser Institute

 

This report “provides a review of the theoretical and empirical evidence on the impact of carbon taxes on economic performance with the object of helping to inform policy development in Alberta on this critical issue.”

Calgary Chamber - 2019 Alberta Election Platform

February 01, 2019

2019 Alberta Election Platform: Businesses Drive Cities that Thrive

Source: Calgary Chamber of Commerce

In anticipation of the next provincial election, this report offers the next provincial government 9 recommendations for increasing investment and creating a more business-friendly environment in Alberta.

Government of Alberta - Edmonton Metro Major Projects

January 21, 2019

Source: Government of Alberta

The following document highlights the current inventory of both private and public sector projects in the Edmonton Metro Region valued at $5 million or greater.

RBC - 9 Big Inisghts for the Year Ahead

January 11, 2019

Navigating 2019: 9 Big Insights for the Year Ahead

Source: RBC Economics Research

This report, produced by RBC Economics Research, examines the 2019 economic trends that are likely to occur in Canada.

Government of Alberta - Quarterly Population Report (3rd Quarter)

January 03, 2019

​Government of Alberta's 2018 3rd Quarter Population Report

Source: Government of Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

This document contains population statistics for Alberta during 2018's 3rd quarter.

University of Calgary - Alberta’s Long-Term Fiscal Future

November 29, 2018

University of Calgary School of Public Policy Research Paper – Alberta’s Long-Term Fiscal Future

 

Source: University of Calgary School of Public Policy

This research paper analyzes Alberta's long-term revenue and spending outlook.

CMHC - Housing Market Outlook (Fall 2018)

November 06, 2018

CMHC Housing Market Outlook - Fall 2018 - Canada

CMHC Housing Market Outlook - Fall 2018 - Alberta

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Two documents detailing the housing market outlook for Canada and Alberta (including Edmonton CMA).

CMHC - Edmonton Housing Market Update (September 2018)

October 09, 2018

CMHC Edmonton Housing Market Update (September 2018)

Source: Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Statistics on the Edmonton Housing Market as of September, 2018.

Government of Alberta - Population Report (2nd Quarter)

September 27, 2018

Government of Alberta's 2018 2nd Quarter Population Report

Source: Government of Alberta Treasury Board and Finance

This document contains population statistics for Alberta during 2018's 2nd quarter.

ATB - August 2018 - Economic Outlook

August 28, 2018

August 2018: ATB Alberta Economic Outlook

Source: ATB Financial, Economics & Research

 

The Alberta Treasury Branch (ATB) Financial Alberta Economic Outlook summarizes research on Alberta’s most important sectors. It analyzes the province’s economic happenings and outlines what may occur in the next few months.

Queen's University - Still Suburban? Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2016

August 24, 2018

Still Suburban? Growth in Canadian Suburbs, 2006-2016

Source: School of Urban and Regional Planning - Queen's University

 

This document provides information regarding the proportion of the Canadian population living in the suburbs.

CHBA National – 2018 Recommendations on the Federal Role

August 02, 2018

CHBA National – 2018 Recommendations on the Federal Role

Source: Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) National

This document outlines the concerns Canadians have about housing and the middle class, and the role the government can play to fix the situation.

Mortgage Professionals Canada - Report on the Housing and Mortgage Market in Canada

July 31, 2018

July 2018 - Report on the Housing and Mortgage Market in Canada

Source: Mortgage Professionals Canada

This report examines the federal government's policies regarding the new mortgage rules and concludes that they are unduly suppressing housing activity and that this will ultimately impair the broader economy.

Government of Alberta – Long-Term Population Projections for Alberta: 2018-2046

July 03, 2018

Government of Alberta – Long-Term Population Projections for Alberta: 2018-2046
 

Source: Government of Alberta

This report details long-term population projections for the province.

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