Surge of New Listings Eases Calgary’s Housing Market

August 28th, 2014

CALGARY — The Globe and Mail
August 28th, 2014

Julie blog.jpgCalgary’s tight housing inventory is starting to ease as more properties hit the market. But realtors say high prices for single-family homes continue to push more buyers into condos.

“Listings are going up so the market should be moving into more balanced conditions, and in particular we’re seeing fairly strong activity in the condo sectors versu ...

Plans for Towers in Calgary's West Downtown on the Way Up

August 26th, 2014

BY SHAWN LOGAN, CALGARY SUN
Tuesday, August 26, 2014 

West Village Towers.jpgThe future of downtown Calgary’s long stagnant west side is looking up — way up.

Thursday, a development permit for a three-tower residential complex — dubbed West Village Towers — will go before the Calgary Planning Commission for approval.

Boasting 584 residential units along with two stories of commercial space, including an urban superma ...

How East Village Aims to Revitalize Downtown Calgary's East End

August 25th, 2014

Cody Battershill - Huffington Post
August 25th, 2014

A new and exciting change in downtown Calgary is on the horizon, one that we all can look forward to! You may have heard about it or even been to one of its events already such as "Food Truck Frenzy" or "Flow by the Bow".

I'm talking about East Village of course; the newly revitalized neighbourhood that is now on the rise just east of the dow ...

Orchard on Twelfth Planned for City Core

August 23rd, 2014

“People will walk down the street and see the orchard between the two towers, which will garner some excitement and actually provide a food source.”

BY MYKE THOMAS, CALGARY SUN
FIRST POSTED: SATURDAY, AUGUST 23, 2014 02:01 AM MDT

orchard.jpgThe latest condominium project from Lamb Development Corp. is located in Calgary’s core, which is appropriate, because the feature amenity is truly unique.

The Orcha ...

Calgary Resale Condo Market Booming as Sales Soar

August 21st, 2014

Pace of MLS annual sales growth outstripping single-family homes

BY MARIO TONEGUZZI, CALGARY HERALD AUGUST 21, 2014

CALGARY - Calgary’s resale condo market is booming these days with the annual growth in transactions far outstripping the pace in the single-family sector.

That is also sparking what could be a record year for new construction in the multi-family segment of the housing market.

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Fuelled by Condo Towers, Music Centre and a New Hotel, Calgary's East Village is Booming

August 21st, 2014

BY JOSH SKAPIN, CALGARY HERALD
AUGUST 21, 2014

The skyline is dramatically changing over one of Calgary’s historic downtown districts. These days, a fleet of cranes towers above East Village.

They’re part of buzzing construction activity, including two major condo developments, as a new vision for the neighbourhood takes shape.

“It’s a huge step,” says Michael Brown, president and CEO of Calgar ...

Calgary's Most Expensive Condos - Aug. 2014

August 15th, 2014

Huffington Post Alberta
August 15th, 2014

Calgary's condo market is hot, hot, hot right now.

In July, the resale of condo apartments and townhomes grew 12 and 15 per cent, respectively, reports the Calgary Herald.

And those numbers appear to be tipping the national price scale Calgary's way.

According to a report released earlier this week by the Conference Board of Canada, Calgary will lead the ...