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Courtesy Naheed Nenshi

March 05, 2021 | Mario Toneguzzi

Mayor one-on-one: Naheed Nenshi speaks with CREB®Now and reflects on the year

Mayor Naheed Nenshi is in his third term in office after winning the municipal election in October. Recently he spoke with CREB®Now about issues facing the city and what he sees moving forward in 2018. Here is an edited version of that conversation.

Cube, Strategic Group's office-to-residential conversion project in the Beltline, is one example of adaptive reuse in action.
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Feb. 22, 2021 | Natalie Noble

What's old is new again: adaptive reuse one solution to Calgary's downtown office vacancies

Ongoing economic challenges, shrinking population growth and a pandemic that won't go away add up to a downtown Calgary office market facing critical vacancy rates.

One solution is adaptive reuse: the conversion of vacant office space into residential projects. The University of Calgary's School of Public Policy recently published a research paper exploring the challenges and opportunities surrounding adaptive reuse and how it could make a major difference in the city's downtown core.
Central Memorial Park in the Beltline. 
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Aug. 18, 2020 | Cody Stuart

Historic heartbeat: the Beltline offers glimpses of Calgary's past, as well as its future

Located smack-dab in the middle of the city and packed with amenities, the Beltline could be considered both the literal and figurative heart of Calgary.

The Butters Residence  in Elbow Park is an example of a Calgary heritage property that is municipally designated and could qualify for the new incentives.
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July 17, 2020 | Tyler Difley

City considers new financial incentives for heritage home conservation

Owners of historic homes across Calgary could soon be eligible for additional grant money and a significant tax break if city council approves a new plan to boost financial incentives for heritage conservation.

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Feb. 28, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl

What you need to know about the City of Calgary's recent changes to short-term rental regulations

Regulations that took effect Feb. 1 require Calgary property owners who provide short-term rental accommodation to obtain a business licence and follow new rules.

The changes to the City of Calgary's Business Licence Bylaw cover owners using popular host platforms like Airbnb or VRBO, as well as any other method of renting out space in a residential dwelling for 30 days or less.

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Jan. 10, 2020 | Gerald Vander Pyl

The bottom line: How Calgary's 2020 budget will impact the average homeowner

In late November, city council approved the 2020 adjustments to the One Calgary Service Plans and Budgets, setting out the City's budget for the new year. So, what can homeowners expect from the 2020 budget?

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Dec. 11, 2019 | Natalie Noble

City prioritizes planning and community engagement in Midfield Mobile Home Park redevelopment

As Calgary's population expands, redevelopment of City-owned land in established areas holds potential for supporting growth. However, it takes planning and community engagement to get it right.

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Sept. 11, 2019 | Geoff Geddes

War and peace: How one fateful bridge divided Calgarians, then brought them back together

Its name may evoke calmness and serenity, but the story behind one of Calgary's leading landmarks is anything but peaceful. As it evolved from a lightning rod for dissension to a symbol of unity, the Peace Bridge was judged not only for mistakes made, but also conventions challenged and lessons learned. In the process, this iconic footbridge earned the respect of friends and foes alike, one step at a time.

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Aug. 14, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Industry and community stakeholders hope new arena will spark development in East Victoria Park

Calgary's new $550-million arena will be a catalyst for future private investment in East Victoria Park as part of the massive Rivers District master plan, according to the Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC).

That master plan, which underwent intensive community engagement, envisions four million square feet of mixed-use development and more than 8,000 new residents within 500 acres on the east side of Calgary's downtown.

Cody Stuart / CREB®Now

Feb. 13, 2019 | Mario Toneguzzi

Alberta politicians take aim at mortgage stress test

Alberta politicians at both the provincial and municipal level have recently spoken out against Canada's mortgage stress test.

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