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RESOLVE affordable housing initiative approaches successful conclusion What do I want, you ask so innocently. I want a HOME, as many of you have. These lines come from a poem written by 67-year-old Anne Cartledge. “I use all capital letters when I write the word ‘home,’ because that’s how important it is,” she said. Plagued […]

3/23/2018 7:00:59 AM

High hopes for high-speed hyperloop They might not see eye-to-eye on much, but Calgary and Edmonton are united by their interest in the latest effort to bring high-speed transportation to Alberta. The hyperloop concept consists of pressurized aluminum pods travelling in tubes. Using magnetic propulsion and levitation, the system can exceed speeds of 1,000 km/h. […]

3/23/2018 7:00:45 AM

Proposed Inglewood condo tower will stand tall, but hurdles remain A proposed 20-storey, mixed-use condo development for Inglewood would be the first of its kind in the neighbourhood, but has also raised concerns among some of the community’s residents. B&A Planning Group has been hired to consult on the project on behalf of a group […]

3/23/2018 7:00:36 AM

A short history of Calgary and the Canadian Pacific Railway When construction of the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) reached Calgary in 1883, the company built a train station on its land west of the Elbow River in present-day downtown. The only problem was that most Calgarians in the small community already lived on the east […]

3/23/2018 7:00:27 AM

New Green Line LRT stations are poised to bring transit-oriented development to several communities Proposed transit-oriented development (TOD) around first-stage Green Line stations is expected to turn city thoroughfares that currently lack curb appeal into new live, work, shop and play destination areas. Later this year, station area plans or area redevelopment plans will go […]

3/23/2018 7:00:21 AM

Sheila Darragh is searching for her next home, after a quick sale left her scrambling Sheila Darragh is a woman in transition. Her husband recently passed away, and, finding herself alone in a big home, she knew it was time for a change. She placed her single-family, bi-level home on the market and it quickly […]

3/23/2018 7:00:09 AM

Ramsay and Ogden are connected by rich railway history At first glance, the southeast communities of Ramsay and Ogden may seem as though they have nothing in common. Ramsay is an up-and-coming, inner-city, hipster hangout, while Ogden conjures images of a more family-centric, suburban lifestyle. However, these communities are threaded together by a common denominator […]

3/23/2018 7:00:00 AM

Northwest community is experiencing rapid growth, thanks to affordable homes and extensive amenities One of the fastest growing communities in the city, Evanston was designed with lifestyle in mind. Located on the city’s northern edge and bounded by two major arteries – Shaganappi Trail and Stoney Trail – the community features easy access to the […]

3/16/2018 7:00:56 AM

Study finds major Canadian cities have room to improve when it comes to densification Densification is a buzzword now in the real estate industry, and it’s certainly on the minds of many policy makers in cities across Canada, including Calgary. If you travel to cities around the world, you will see firsthand how the other […]

3/16/2018 7:00:20 AM

Minerva and Glenn Kraushar plunged head first into homeownership in family-friendly Evanston Eight years ago, Edmontonians Minerva and Glenn Kraushar tied the knot and then travelled south down the QEII to begin an exciting new adventure in Calgary. Glenn was beginning medical school at the University of Calgary and Minerva was finishing off her marketing […]

3/16/2018 7:00:11 AM