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Stories Tagged - Scenic Acres

Courtesy Qualico Communities

Aug. 01, 2018 | Gerald Vander Pyl

The inexact science of naming Calgary communities

When it comes to the names of Calgary communities, some honour early pioneers, others are named after the surrounding landscape and some simply sound like a nice place to live.

Pleasant Heights, Scenic Acres and Sunalta (a mash up of sunny and Alberta) sound like they could have come out of a real estate subdivision name generator. But how do developers actually come up with the names for new communities?

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Oct. 23, 2013 | Cody Stuart

Silver Springs/Scenic Acres

In a recent survey, Alberta's homebuyers ranked as the most family focused in all of Canada.

The National Home Buyer Preferences Survey conducted by Pollara Strategic Insights, said 19 per cent of Alberta homebuyers placed family-oriented neighbourhood as the number community criteria, more than any other province.

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