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Parking Minimums Bylaw Changes in Edmonton

Edmonton Council voted on the bylaw change in June of 2020, making Edmonton the first major Canadian municipality to do away with parking minimums. The end goal has been to make Edmonton more compact, transit-oriented and walkable. It will also reduce the costs associated with redevelopments and new developments.

Wondering What is in Store for 2021?

Wondering what is in store for 2021? Avison Young has done a lot of research on the trends as they relate to the Canadian commercial real estate industry. Take a look. https://www.avisonyoung.com/thought-capital

Happy New Year!

Well that is a wrap 2020! Tonight we officially can drop kick you into last year. Thanks to all of our clients who stuck with us through 2020. We are wishing you and your family a healthy and much better 2021!

Edmonton Zoning

Want to figure out what a property is zoned in Edmonton? You can find out your zone by clicking the link found below. The existing zoning can be a deterrent for investors looking to purchase. Neighbours can object to properties being rezoned for higher density. And sometimes higher density rezoning requires investors to install a …

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RF-1 Edmonton Zoning

Looking to rezone a property? What is a RF-1 zone? This is a common question when looking to buy and develop a property in Edmonton. RF-1 zone areas predominantly are developed with attached row houses on small lots where no more than 2 dwelling units are permitted. In the RF-1 Zone, 2 dwelling units may …

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Permafrost Thaws

Predicting areas that are most sensitive to changes such as permafrost thaws is vital to planning sustainable infrastructure. The type and amount of ice has many implications on the types of developments.  

Excessive Groundwater Extraction

Excessive groundwater extraction can cause the land to sink (also known as subsidence). It is a growing problem in the developing world as cities increase in population and water use, without adequate pumping regulation and enforcement. One estimate has 80% of serious land subsidence problems associated with the excessive extraction of groundwater, making it a …

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