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Alberta

Condo concerns force evacuation in Leduc

Unresolved problems with a new Leduc condo complex have thrown the lives of more than 100 Leduc residents into limbo.

Hat dream backed with $1.3M cash

Medicine Hat's dream of a large new regional event centre remains alive enough for the city to commit more cash to it. City council in the 'Hat recently voted to free up $1.

Edmonton growth tops 10 per cent

The economic slowdown that hit Alberta in 2008 and 2009 failed to slow growth in Edmonton. In fact, Edmonton grew by 11.2 per cent from 2006 to 2011, even faster than the 9.

No fears of rent controls

Alberta landlords appear confident that they will not be facing rent controls, despite what appears to be a sharp left turn by the province's Conservative government.

Province plugs in for power lines

Two major new power transmission lines will be built in Alberta, despite concerns raised by power customers, landowners and some power generators.

Advantage Airdrie

Fast flow Marsden understands the Highway 2 city's lure to larger industrial clients. Those clients have immediate access to Alberta's north-south highway backbone, not to mention the Trans-Canada Highway bypass around the north end of Calgary.

Albertans apparently also get more sex

It is not enough that Alberta is richer than other areas of Canada, it now appears the province is also getting more sex. It is all because of mobile, nubile young Canadians and immigrants.

Second oilsands city readies for take off

Alberta's Number 2 oilsands community is expecting a busier 2012 - especially for landlords.

Edmonton landlords eye banner year

Edmonton's multi-family housing market should enjoy a banner year in 2012, according to real estate giant Avison Young.

Calgary office space tightens

The fourth quarter of 2011 capped off a record year for absorption in the Calgary downtown office market, according to Colliers International.