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Oct. 21, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Real estate challenges lie ahead for Calgary's new mayor and council

As the dust settles after Monday’s municipal election, Calgary’s new mayor and council have many pressing issues to address in the weeks, months and years ahead, particularly in the real estate and housing sector. 

Mayoral candidates Brad Field, Jyoti Gondek and Grace Yan at CREB®'s Mayoral Forum on Sept. 14. 
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Sept. 15, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Leading candidates share vision for housing at CREB® Mayoral Forum

The leading candidates to replace Mayor Naheed Nenshi shared their vision for the future of real estate and housing in Calgary earlier this week at CREB®'s Mayoral Forum.
Mayoral candidates Jan Damery, Jeff Davison and Jeromy Farkas at CREB®'s Mayoral Forum on Sept. 14.
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Sept. 14, 2021 | CREBNow

VIDEO: CREB®'s 2021 Mayoral Forum

On Sept. 14, CREB® welcomed Calgary mayoral candidates Jyoti Gondek, Jeromy Farkas, Jeff Davison, Jan Damery, Brad Field and Grace Yan for a rousing discussion of the most pressing real estate issues facing the city.

Sept. 08, 2021 | Tyler Difley

Register for CREB®'s Mayoral Forum

Calgary's local government is about to feature a lot of fresh faces, including a new mayor. With that in mind, it's time to meet some of the top contenders.

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Sept. 02, 2021 | Josh Skapin

Builders and developers have long wish list as landmark municipal election approaches

The Calgary residential construction industry's view on government policy at any level often hinges on housing affordability and choice, and these issues remain a point of emphasis for builders and developers as candidates for mayor and council hit the campaign trail.

5A Street S.W. in historic Cliff Bungalow is one of the streetscapes included in the City's Inventory of Evaluated Historic Resources.
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July 26, 2021 | Andrea Cox

Municipal Historic Resource program helps homeowners preserve Calgary's built heritage

Known for its can-do attitude, vibrancy and love of growth, Calgary is a city that's quick to embraces the latest thing. For the most part, that mindset has translated into new housing and development, but heritage conservation advocates are seeing growing support for a more balanced approach.

Repsol Sport Centre will be expanding its aquatic offerings thanks to a $45-million commitment from the City of Calgary.
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July 19, 2021 | Josh Skapin

Repsol Sport Centre expansion to buoy inner-city swimming options

Recreational swimmers left high and dry by closures of pools around Calgary's core may find a new home at the Repsol Sport Centre.

The Macleod Trail S.E. facility will undergo a major expansion following a decision by city council in June to commit $45 million toward new leisure aquatic facilities.

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June 01, 2021 | Geoff Geddes

Guide for Local Area Planning prepares Calgary communities for growth

Growing without a plan is like driving without a map: You may reach your destination, but don't count on it. As it charts a course for growth, the City of Calgary is counting on its Guide for Local Area Planning to help communities find their way forward.

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May 06, 2021 | Cody Stuart

Calgary's new downtown plan seeks to benefit current residents, and attract new ones

You can always go downtown. At least that's what the song says.

Much has been written about the current woes of Calgary's Downtown Commercial Core. Office vacancies are approaching 30 per cent and many businesses and commuters are conspicuous in their absence from the area.

However, there are a significant number of Calgarians who have no intention of going anywhere, even after the workaday crowd goes home.

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April 26, 2021 | Barb Livingstone

Repurposing of Calgary's heritage buildings aims to strike balance between preservation and development

When the shuttered King Edward School was transformed into cSPACE King Edward, an incubator for artists, non-profits and entrepreneurs, it proved an ambitious example of the economic, environmental and social benefits of preserving, rather than demolishing, Calgary's historic buildings.

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