David Pellettier Real Estate Blog

As we are in the middle of the last month of the year, it's a good time to reflect on all that our city has accomplished this year. The City of Calgary finished an amazing 21 transportation projects in 2017, 7 of which benefitted southwest Calgary communities....

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Currently, the City of Calgary is working on amending the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP), due to a number of applications for the area of West Springs. Two applications in particular are asking for amendments to the ASP:

 
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There are some upcomig information sessions that Ward 6 residents, and all Calgarians may be interested in, regarding the Area Structure Plan amendments for WinSport. 

 

Last year, WinSport submitted an application to the City regarding amendments...

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Currently, the City of Calgary is working on amending the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP), due to a number of applications for the area of West Springs. Two applications in particular are asking for amendments to the ASP:
 
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If you pay attention to development and growth trends, you may have heard the term "urban densification" before, but what does it mean? Simply put, it is the densification of spaces, but done the right way it can provide many benefits. 

 

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The City of Calgary is developing a new Area Structure Plan (ASP) for the Springbank Hill area. This plan is going to retain existing policy direction for developed portions but also provide guidance for new development there, and offer solutions to landowners...

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The City of Calgary is currently in Phase 6 (reporting and competion) of the Crowchild Trail Study, and final input is being sought by Calgarians, online until December 19th. 


The Crowchild Trail Study is a transportation study identifying and re...

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When it comes to development of all kinds in cities, there are two buzzwords to be aware of: NIMBY and YIMBY. Before you decide which of these acronyms best suits you, let's understand what they each mean.

 

NIMBY

This stands for 'Not In My Backyard',...

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The communties of West Springs and Cougar Ridge are part of Ward 6 in Calgary's southwest, and the WSCR Community Association oversees the following communities: West Springs, Cougar Ridge, Springside, Wentworth and West Springs Ranch.

 

The history...

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The southeast corner of West Springs (9 Avenue SW to the north, Coach Ridge Road SW to the east, Bow Trail to the south, 77 Street SW to the west) has been the focus of a recent redevelopment/development project by the City of Calgary. The West Springs...

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Construction on the Crowchild Trail/Flanders Avenue Interchange began last month, and SW Calgary residents (and citywide commuterse) are looking forward to the project completion. 

 

The project was approved by City Council in November of last...

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This month, construction begins on 'The Odeon', a new lifestyle office complex that will bring lots of great new additions to the community of Marda Loop. The four-storey mixed-use complex (by Ronmor Developments) is 49,570 square feet, which will be across...

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The City of Calgary is reviewing a proposal to change redevelop the east side of the Currie Barracks, which would see a medium-density mix of retail, office space and residential space. The proposal, being brought forth by Canada Lands Company, includes...

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Calgarians who live near Canada Olympic Park are likely familiar with the Paskapoo Slopes, along the TransCanada Highway and near C.O.P. The land has been open to the public for years, and the City of Calgary is now reviewing a proposed development for...

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