The source for data driven real estate insight.

"Urban Analytics has become our 'in house' market research department, working hand in glove with us to ensure our product is well-targeted from inception to completion."

—C. Grant, Senior VP Sales & Marketing, Intracorp Projects

More data. More analysis. Less risk.

Urban Analytics is the trusted source of industry data for developers, planners and financial institutions in the Vancouver and Calgary real estate markets. We help our partners interpret the ever-changing vital statistics of our industry by providing innovative products and services that allow them to maximize the value of their real estate investment.

"They get it. They understand that research without interpretation, conclusions and recommendations has no value. It also helps that they're great to work with."

—H. Minhas, Director, Marketing and Marketing Intelligence, Western Canada at Colliers International

The de facto voice of industry trends.

Our quarterly reports provide high-level insight on price and buyer trends, anticipated project launches and inventory and sales data for multi-family homes in Metro Vancouver and Calgary. Learn about the latest trends below.

Download PDF   Metro Vancouver - UDI State of the Market Q1 2017

Download PDF   Metro Vancouver - UA Take for Q2 2017

Download PDF    Calgary - UA Take for Q2 2017

Download PDF    Edmonton - UA Take for Q2 2017

"We've worked with UA for years, relying on them to tell us what we need to know, even if it's not always what we want to hear. They provide analysis that no one else in the market can match."

—D. Porte, President, Porte Development Corp. & Porte Realty Ltd.

A wealth of real estate experience.

Michael Ferreira
Jon Bennest
Calum Miller
Kimberly Poffenroth
Jacqueline Garvin
Darcy Rai

Michael Ferreira

Managing Principal

For more than 20 years, Michael has provided market intelligence and insight to senior-level executives in the residential real estate industry. Having successfully navigated through multiple real estate cycles, Michael knows what to look for to accurately assess, predict and maximize value for current and future projects.

Jon Bennest


Jon brings over a decade of extensive real estate analytical experience to the UA team. Prior to UA Jon conducted market research and provided strategic recommendations for two of BC’s more prolific home builders, which helped him obtain a thorough knowledge of the market. Jon’s critical thinking abilities allow him to quickly identify the critical factors contributing to the potential success or failure of the developments he assesses.

Calum Miller

Calum Miller joined UA to pursue his keen interest in new home development and the real estate market in Metro Vancouver and Calgary. He was drawn to the industry by the innovation of today’s developers and its entrepreneurial spirit of always looking for the next best opportunity in development. Calum appreciates how his role as Market Analyst allows him stay current on the market and appreciate what it takes to develop a successful project.

Kimberly Poffenroth

Kimberly joined UA to pursue her passion in the real estate development industry. She is based in Calgary where she manages UA’s monitoring of the new multi-family home sectors of the residential markets in Calgary and Edmonton. In addition to the collection and analysis of data on active and proposed new condominium and townhome projects, and new purpose-built rental apartment developments, she identifies trends in each market to assist stakeholders make informed decisions. Kimberly is a graduate of the University of Calgary where she received a Bachelor of Arts in Urban Studies.

Jacqueline Garvin

Jacqueline joined UA as a market analyst to pursue her interest in the real estate industry. She was particularly drawn by the opportunity to tracking the ongoing evolution of Metro Vancouver’s urban development from conceptualization of projects to their execution. Her background in Life Sciences, which required intensive research and analytical thinking skills provided a unique ability to gather data and identify the ever-emerging trends in the new multi-family home sector of the region's real estate market and the various factors that impact a residential project's success or failure. Jacqueline is a graduate from the University of British Columbia, where she received her Bachelor of Science and her Masters in Business.

Darcy Rai

Darcy Rai joined the UA team to pursue his passion for analyzing residential real estate markets and identifying the opportunities in those markets. He has a strong interest in real estate design, and understanding the factors and trends that impact demand levels for various new home product forms. Darcy is able to apply his capacity for critical thinking and communication skills to obtain data and anecdotal information that provide UA clients and subscribers with invaluable project and market analysis. Darcy is fully appreciative of the urban planning process and is an avid observer of the change and growth of Metro Vancouver's communities and neighbourhoods.

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People are able to process and retain more information when they are comfortable. That’s why we developed a unique approach to initial client meetings called U-Lounge. It allows you to get a better idea of how we work and what we can do to add value to your next project.

We’re happy to meet wherever you and your team are comfortable— whether that’s your office, a local cafe, or dropping by for a friendly game of ping pong at our office.

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