Calgary is home to a number of beautiful Communities, learn more about them here!
Auburn Bay is a new suburban residential neighborhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It is located at the south-eastern edge of the city, and is bounded by Seton Boulevard to the south, Deerfoot Trail to the west, 52 Street E to the east and Stoney Trail to the north. The South Health Campus and southeast Calgary hospital is located immediately to the south of the community. A proposed southeastern extension of the city’s C-Train system is planned to run along the community’s eastern boundary, parallel to 52nd Street.
It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 council.
Copperfield is a neighborhood in the southeast quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. The neighborhood is bounded by 52nd St. to the west, Stoney Trail to the south, and the neighborhood of New Brighton to the north. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 councilor. Copperfield had a population of 7,162 in 2011. The community of Copperfield was launched in 2002 by Hopewell Residential Communities. Since that time the Copperfield community has grown to include approximately 4000 homes, including 2800 single family homes upon completion in 2006 over a 4-year period.
Cranston is a master planned residential community in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. Cranston contains a wide range of single family and multifamily residential as well as commercial property. It has one public elementary school and one separate board K-9 school, as well as Century Hall – a private Cranston resident’s recreation facility. It is bounded by Stoney Trail to the north and Fish Creek Park and the Bow River to the west and south. Its eastern boundary is Deerfoot Trail and the community of Auburn Bay and the mixed use town center development of Seton and South Health Campus hospital. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 councilor.
Douglasdale is a residential neighborhood in the south-east quadrant of Calgary, Alberta. It’s bounded by 114 Avenue S to the north, 130 Avenue S to the south, Deerfoot Trail to the east and the Bow River to the west. The Fish Creek Provincial Park borders the neighborhood to the west. Douglasglen is located in the northern area, north of Deerfoot Trail.
The community was established in 1986. It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 councilor.
Heritage Pointe is one of Calgary’s most prestigious neighborhoods. It’s a master planned community located in the Hamlet of Heritage Pointe. This world class development not only offers residents access to 27 holes of pristine golf, nestled along the river valley, but also features an exclusive lakeside community.
Since opening in March 2012, the EV Sales and Experience Centre has been so much more than just a place to shop for a new home. It has become the place to share the stories – past, present and future – of East Village, a place to connect with the people who are building the neighborhood, and a central meeting place to celebrate life and movement along the banks of the Bow.
Mahogany is a new suburban residential neighborhood in Calgary, Albertathat was approved by that city’s council for development beginning in 2007. The community will be bordered by a future extension of 52nd St. S.E. to the west, along with the community of Auburn Bay, Stoney Trail to the north, the proposed East Freeway to the east, and an eastern extension of Seton Boulevard (dubbed 196 Ave. S.E. to the south.
Mahogany is being developed by Hopewell Residential Communities of Calgary. Jayman, Sabal, Stepper Custom Homes and Trico Homes, are the area’s chosen builders. Calbridge, Baywest and Morrison Homes started building in Mahogany at the end of 2010. The Mahogany Sales Centre and Show Home Parade officially opened on Saturday September 13, 2008.The area is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 councilor.
According to page 22 of the city’s Mahogany Community Plan, efforts are to be made to preserve an historic ranch located within the future community. A core commercial hub will about 52 Street on the west side, and a future southeast line of the city’s C-Train system is expected to run parallel 52nd Street, servicing Mahogany as well. The community will be constructed northeast of Seton, a commercial-residential-service hub that will include the city’s new South Health Campus.
McKenzie Lake is a suburban neighborhood in southeast Calgary,Alberta. The community was in development from the mid-1980s through to present. The area is bordered by Deerfoot Trail on the east, Stoney Trail on the south, Fish Creek Provincial Park on the west, and 130th Ave SE on the north. The community is most known for its private lake and island in the center of the community. Multi-million dollar homes can be seen alined both the ridge and the lake.
The original community of McKenzie was built in 1984 south of Stonegate. During the mid-1990s, when town of Midnapore was annexed into the city of Calgary proper, interest in city’s deep south began to peak. McKenzie Lake developed as an expansion of the former McKenzie community after an artificial lake was produced in response to the popularity of similar amenities in communities such as Lake Bonavista.
The community was expanded again in 1997 when Legacy Ridge was developed in a belt of agriculture land that separated McKenzie from McKenzie Lake, thus unifying the two areas.
McKenzie Towne is a master planned residential neighbourhood in the southeast of Calgary, Alberta being developed by Carma Developers LP(now Brookfield Residential Properties Inc.). The community is bordered on the west by Deerfoot Trail, on the south by Stoney Trail, on the east by 52 St. S.E., and to the north by the South Trail regional commercial centre along 130 Ave. S.E.
McKenzie Towne boasts many recreational features, including: the McKenzie Towne Hall managed and operated by the staff and Board of Directors of the McKenzie Towne Council (which is the community’s Residents’ Association). Within the Hall: a gymnasium, meeting and banquet facilities, and a private outdoor park area. The Council offers recreational programming for children, youth, families adults and seniors, as well as facility rentals for events. It also runs community events and looks after the landscaping and maintenance of green spaces and amenities. The community has a network of paved pathways, green spaces and parks; a fountain and splash park; an outdoor hockey rink and skate park (Summer only), and numerous ponds also complement McKenzie Towne. McKenzie Towne also contains one separate school board elementary school and a public elementary school.
New Brighton is a master planned residential neighborhood under development in the south-east of Calgary, Alberta. Located east of 52nd. Street SE and south of 130th. Ave and McIvor Boulevard to the south. The community contains a variety of single family and multi-family homes as well as a private resident’s association recreation facility called the New Brighton Club with a water park, hockey rink, tennis, banquet facilities and studio space with many programmed activities.
The community was designed by Carma Developers LP and maintains active online forums for residents and for neighborhood program activities i.e. there is an interactive community website.
It is represented in the Calgary City Council by the Ward 12 councilor.
Okotoks is nestled along the Sheep River Valley in the heart of the Alberta Foothills, the Town of Okotoks is a young, vibrant and friendly community of around 28,000 residents. Okotoks was the 10th fastest growing community in Canada from 2006-2011 with 42.9% population growth. Flanked by the front range of the Rocky Mountains to the west, and situated fifteen minutes south of Calgary’s city limits. Natural beauty, ideal location and a commitment to sustainability reinforce our enviable quality of life. 97% of our residents when asked rank quality of life in Okotoks to be very good.
Major economic activities in Okotoks and region include beef processing, home based business, manufacturing, construction, transportation & logistics, finance, government, education, retail/commercial trade, insurance, real estate, and professional services. The Town continues to experience unprecedented residential and non-residential development, with total construction values approaching $78.8 million in 2011.
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