David Pellettier Real Estate Blog
May 8, 2017
Upcoming WinSport ASP Info Sessions
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...
March 28, 2017
Get engaged with the West Springs Area Structure Plan (ASP)
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:
February 21, 2017
What is Urban Densification?
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.
January 23, 2017
Springbank Hill ASP Open Houses Coming Up
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...
December 12, 2016
Provide input online for Crowchild Trail Study
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...
September 7, 2016
NIMBY vs YIMBY
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.
This stands for 'Not In My Backyard',...
March 28, 2016
Looking Back & Forward: Cougar Ridge & West Springs
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.
October 26, 2015
Update on West Springs Southeast Area Structure Plan
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...
October 5, 2015
Update: Crowchild Trail/Flanders Interchange
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...
January 20, 2015
Marda Loop additions will add to fabric of community
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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...
August 25, 2014
Learn About the Currie Barracks Development Plan
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...
June 23, 2014
Proposed Development Near C.O.P.
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...