April 2017

Found 3 blog entries for April 2017.

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Green carts now have the green light for distribution across the city.  Blue carts are for recycling, black for garbage and green carts are for composting which includes kitchen scraps and yard waste.

The composting program was piloted in a few Calgary communities starting five years ago including Southwood, Brentwood, Cougar Ridge and Abbeydale.  Now that the pilot is over, it was found that the City of Calgary was able to reduce household garbage collection by half.  Therefore, the city has deemed the program feasible.

When Will You Get Your Green Cart?

Starting with that south west area of the city, green carts will be delivered beginning June 5.  The north west will get them in July, the north east will receive theirs in August and in

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It’s been several years since the luxury condo development in Eau Claire was announced by Concord Pacific, the Vancouver firm that is building The Concord.

The senior vice-president of sales for Concord Pacific says they have pre-sold a majority of homes in the building and just 33% of suites remain.  The developer says they are very encouraged since sales have passed the 50% mark.

This month, the P1 level of the underground parkade is being poured and with 9 to 13 foot ceilings on all four levels, even the garage is a luxury design as no one in North American has spent the time and money to include this extra headroom in a parkade.

One of the small delays in getting the ground broken on this building is the addition flood mitigation work

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If you’re looking for a home in a Calgary community that offers a true outdoor lifestyle, look no further than Cranston.

Cranston was founded 17 years ago in the deep southeast corner of Calgary, built on the former homestead of the Cranston family.  The community boasts 400 acres of fantastic green space and outdoor amenities which promotes an active lifestyle among residents.

When the community was first launched in 2000, it was a front runner in the Calgary real estate scene.  It featured innovative urban design in which connecting people to each other and to nature was high on a list of priorities.  It was an example of how community needed to be redefined and how people within the context of community needed to engage with each other.


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