Stories Tagged - Cranston
July 25, 2018 | Barb Livingstone
The proposed new community of Ricardo Ranch is named after an area ranch owned by Calgary Stampede co-founder Senator Patrick Burns, and first established by William Crawley Ricardo.
Nov. 08, 2017 | Andrea Cox
Ben and Heather Cox fell in love with Calgary when they moved here from the southern United States for a work contract seven years ago. "We came right out of college and we thought we would only be here for three months," said Heather.
Oct. 12, 2017 | Kathleen Renne
Right now, it takes Michael John Suva 30 to 45 minutes on public transit to commute from his home in Shawnessy to his job as a nursing attendant at Calgary's South Health Campus (SHC), the city's newest hospital, located in the deep southeast.
"It's not close enough," said Suva.
Aug. 30, 2017 | Barb Livingstone
For active senior JoAnn Fetzner, who golfs three times a week and travels widely, one-level, bungalow living was an obvious choice for the rest of her life.
For empty-nester Patti Clarkson, 54, who is easing her way into retirement, her recently purchased bungalow villa will be the perfect "forever home."
For both women, finding a single-level home was a priority – part of their long-term planning for possible mobility issues down the road.
April 21, 2016 | Marty Hope
Calgary's residential development sector continues to move dirt, lay down infrastructure and create lots as it responds to current consumer interest and prepares for the inevitable economic turnaround.
Within the city limits are several active new-home communities that continue toward buildout or are adding phases.
"Despite Alberta's current economic challenges, there is still a demand for the homes we build in Calgary and Edmonton," said Jason Palacsko, vice-president of Calgary communities for Brookfield Residential. "We are confident in Calgary's future and are moving forward with major projects."
June 25, 2015 | CREBNow
Calgary's growing list of new communities is providing a haven for buyers looking for a little bit of everything.
According to last year's civic census, nine of the city's fastest-growing communities are located in new areas, led by Saddleridge in the northeast, which saw 2,373 residents move within its borders in 2014.
It was followed by Auburn Bay (2,242), Cranston (1,858), Skyview Ranch (1,759), Evanston (1,704) and Panorama Hills (1,384).
July 25, 2012 | Cody Stuart
Situated on Calgary's southern perimeter and named for the family that originally homesteaded the area, Cranston offers residents a lifestyle not easily equaled by many of the city's neighbourhoods. With Downtown Calgary and the Rocky Mountains both easily accessible via Deerfoot Trail or Highway 22X, and with a bevy of amenities in and around the community itself, Cranston residents can take full advantage of both the natural and manmade attractions in the area.