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Safety plan targets developers

Calgary developers are facing a new legislative requirement as of June 19.

Brookfield building tallest Calgary office tower

Brookfield Office Properties says it will soon begin construction of Calgary’s tallest office tower, a 56-storey high-rise that will anchor a block-big, 2.8 million-square-foot downtown development.

Strathcona extends transit east to city

Growth potential in suburban Sherwood Park, just east of Edmonton in Strathcona County, got a boost in May when work started on a new $23 million transit terminal on Bethel Drive.

Industrial demand heats up in Alberta

Calgary, Edmonton and Fort McMurray are experiencing a surge in industrial real estate demand, with land prices hit eye-popping levels.

Industrial vacancy steady

While growth in the Edmonton region is evident in some of the latest numbers from the suburbs, the demand for industrial space remains steady. According to Colliers International, the Edmonton region's current industrial vacancy rate remains at 3.

Snowbirds could face tax jolt

International tax expert Roy Berg of Calgary says Canadians who own U.S. real estate should consider that tax traps could be coming as the U.S. Congress looks at allowing Canadians to stay south of the border for a longer period of time.

Skyscraper announced for Calgary

A joint venture involving Telus, Allied Properties Real Estate Investment Trust and Westbank will push another Calgary landmark tower into the sky in the city’s downtown core.

City resigned to suburb-focused growth in Calgary

Despite City Hall efforts to increase densities in many of its existing core neighbourhoods, Calgary will continue to have growth largely focused in its suburbs, says a new report from the City of Calgary.

Costco chooses St. Albert

Retail giant Costco will we setting up shop in the Edmonton suburb of St. Albert before the end of 2013, and there's more commercial development expected to follow.

Cochrane praised for finances

The Town of Cochrane, population 17,000, has received an award for excellence in government finance from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada.