Calgary-based developer plans 185-acre community for Rocky View County

The massive development will include a house & home district, hospitality & wellness district and office campus

Western Investor
March 12, 2019

The Omni project, proposed for a site in Rocky View County north of Calgary by Genesis Land Development Corp. | Rendering courtesy Genesis

A new, massive mixed-use development is coming soon near Calgary.

Genesis Land Development Corp. has received approval to develop a 185-acre site in Rocky View County, north of Calgary. The development group is finalizing plans for the project, titled The Omni by Genesis.

“The Omni is well positioned for a multiplicity of uses within this important family-oriented trade region,” reads the developer’s vision statement.

Genesis will “uniquely integrate seven key pillars of offerings:”

  • House & Home District
  • Convenience Retail District
  • The OMNI Outlet Centre
  • The Village & Showcase District
  • The Legacy District,
  • The Hospitality & Wellness District
  • The OMNI Work District

Preliminary plans for the site include: 600,000 square feet of showcase retail; a 325,000-square-foot outlet centre; 60,000 square feet of restaurant space; three hotels; 250 units of senior living; and a 500,000-square-foot office campus.

Genesis Land Development specializes in both land development and home construction across Western Canada, with more than $200 million in assets.

Tanya is Western Investor's web content and social media coordinator. She first joined the Western Investor team as a editorial assistant in 2016, after a summer spent freelancing at Glacier Media papers The Burnaby Now and New West Record. She is a graduate of Langara College's journalism program.
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