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Prince's Island Park is a tranquil oasis where many downtown dwellers come to get away from it all.
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March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox

Peace and quiet: Springbank offers tranquil lifestyle and stunning views on Calgary's western outskirts

As the summer sun rises in the bold, blue Alberta sky, Lisa Neiles revels in the quiet, as she sips her coffee on the deck of her home on Calgary's western perimeter in Springbank Hill. She says that the peacefulness, along with the easy access to the city, attracted her and her husband to the area.

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March 05, 2021 | Andrea Cox

Evanston 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 downtown core and the mountains.

"Evanston's vision was wide-open spaces and a place for families to grow and flourish. It was achieved by creating parks, soccer fields, green spaces and amenities right in the community," said Laura Field, marketing co-ordinator for Qualico Communities, the developer behind Evanston.

Courtesy Qualico Communities

March 04, 2021 | Andrea Cox

Community Profile: Evanston

Shovels broke ground in Evanston in 2007, but the community has quickly become one of the fastest growing and most desirable places to live in Calgary's northwest quadrant.

After two decades of planning and construction, Cochrane's Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge is now open.
Courtesy of the Town of Cochrane

Nov. 03, 2020 | Andrea Cox

Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge reduces congestion, improves new-community accessibility in Cochrane

Cochrane's largest infrastructure project to date, the much-anticipated Jack Tennant Memorial Bridge, recently had its grand opening, which was marked by a low-key, physically distanced celebration and plenty of fireworks.
Courtesy Qualico Communities

March 20, 2020 | Barb Livingstone

Qualico Communities hopes to break ground on two new neighbourhood projects later this year

This spring promises to bring changes to both Calgary's natural and built landscapes, as two new developments from Qualico Communities sprout up in some of the most desirable areas of the city.

Together Ambleton in the northwest and Alpine Park (temporary name) in the southwest will see 6,500 to 7,200 new residents and are at various stages of planning and construction approvals, says Clark Piechotta, Qualico's associate director of development.

Courtesy Qualico Communities

March 13, 2020 | Andrea Cox

Precedence and Rivercrest add innovative new-build product to Cochrane's housing mix

Some would say the town of Cochrane offers the best of everything. Nestled into the foothills, this picturesque community of just under 30,000 people offers untouched nature, beautiful mountain views and small-town appeal, in addition to a full suite of amenities.

The town's friendly vibe is attracting young families and downsizers alike, and many new communities are stepping up to meet the demand with a variety of innovative home designs.

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Jan. 10, 2020 | Barb Livingstone

The road ahead: Industry experts predict what 2020 might hold for Calgary real estate

Alan Tennant - CREB® CEO


There is nothing to indicate a major shift in the current
trajectory. I see cautious optimism among the development sector – they are not overbuilding in any sector – and that is a healthy sign. It comes down to consumer confidence. We have two elections behind us, which could have been destabilizing but weren't.

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Dec. 18, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

What they said in 2019: Industry experts share their thoughts on the year that was in Calgary real estate

Alan Tennant - CREB® CEO


The reality of our current market is it's the new normal and there is no reason to sit and wait for it to change. It is not a terrible market, it does have its good aspects.

Courtesy Mattamy Homes

Dec. 11, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Northeast Calgary new-community roundup

Home to a broad selection of communities focused on nature and quality of life, the "new northeast" offers an accessible location, convenient amenities and plenty of green space. Here are a few new communities that are capturing attention in northeast Calgary.

Courtesy Mattamy Homes

Dec. 11, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Southwest Calgary new-community roundup

Large swaths of land in Calgary are being transforming into amenity-rich communities full of unique housing, opportunities to experience nature and easy access to established amenities. Here's a handful of new-community projects currently
underway in southwest Calgary.

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