Urban Format Retail Unfolds in East Village

Urban Format Retail Unfolds in East Village

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – master developer of East Village understands the importance of creating a vibrant retail environment in the community and now as East Village continues to welcome new residents, its largest retail centre is rising skyward and will provide residents with all the services they need without having to leave the community. 

Historic St. Louis Hotel Ready For Next Century of Gathering & Storytelling

Historic St. Louis Hotel Ready For Next Century of Gathering & Storytelling

Generations of Calgarians have fond memories of visiting the 103-year-old St. Louis Hotel to meet old friends, and today, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) initiated a Request for Proposal (RFP) process to identify a commercial operator who will inform the next century of storytelling for the historic site.

New Central Library Begins One-Year Countdown

New Central Library Begins One-Year Countdown

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – lead developer of Calgary’s New Central Library in the reimagined, re-emerging neighbourhood of East Village – is thrilled to announce that Calgary’s long-awaited, much-anticipated New Central Library is now just 12 months away from opening its doors!

New Central Library Is Now Weather-Tight

New Central Library Is Now Weather-Tight

CMLC is celebrating yet another significant step forward in the construction of the New Central Library. The building is now officially ‘weather-tight’, which means it is fully enclosed, its exterior shell is materially complete and the exciting final stage of construction is now underway.

CMLC Prepares To Begin Construction on 3rd Street SE Public Realm Program

CMLC Prepares To Begin Construction on 3rd Street SE Public Realm Program

Encompassing approximately five city blocks from 9th Avenue SE to Riverfront Avenue along the Bow River, the 3rd Street SE Streetscape Improvement Project will dramatically reshape a space currently dominated by vehicles and LRT lines into a pedestrian-oriented streetscape that connects the New Central Library with Jack & Jean Leslie RiverWalk™ and the Bow River.

Another Major Milestone Reached at New Central Library Site

Another Major Milestone Reached at New Central Library Site

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for redeveloping East Village and lead developer of the city’s New Central Library has reached another major milestone in the library construction program - the completion of Phase 2 – the skeletal framework of the building

New Hotel Breaks Ground in East Village

New Hotel Breaks Ground in East Village

CMLC CELEBRATES GROUNDBREAKING FOR ANOTHER NEW EAST VILLAGE HOTEL

Group Germain and Homes by Avi begin construction on $40 million co-developed hospitality project

St. Louis Hotel Renovated for the Next 100 Years

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St. Louis Hotel Renovated for the Next 100 Years

Trading one of Calgary’s historic landmarks for another, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for transforming East Village into one one of the city’s most sought-after neighbourhoods – has relocated its offices from the Hillier Building to the historic St. Louis Hotel right across the street.

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Another Residential Development Breaks Ground in East Village

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Another Residential Development Breaks Ground in East Village

Less than a decade after Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) accepted the challenge
of redeveloping and revitalizing East Village and the Rivers District, Calgary’s original neighbourhood is rising rapidly skyward as one of Calgary’s most sought-after inner-city neighbourhoods.

And as FRAM+Slokker breaks ground on another East Village condominium tower, the array of cranes and construction vehicles in full swing in downtown Calgary’s east end is set to grow once again.

The 288-unit tower, called Verve, is the first residential project along The Riff – the diagonal thoroughfare through East Village that connects residents from the southwest side near the new National Music Centre to the landing of St. Patrick’s Bridge on the opposite side of the neighbourhood. 

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Retail/Residential Groundbreaking

Retail/Residential Groundbreaking

$500 MILLION RETAIL/RESIDENTIAL PROJECT BREAKS GROUND IN EAST VILLAGE

In 2007, when Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) accepted the challenge of bringing Calgary’s oldest (and arguably most neglected) neighbourhood back to life, plenty of Calgarians scoffed with skepticism, many of them muttering “We’ve heard that one before.”

Less than a decade later, the new East Village is rising skyward as one of Calgary’s most sought-after inner-city neighbourhoods – and as a powerful testament to what vision, determination and strategic partnerships can achieve.

CMLC and Calgary Stampede create strategic alliance

CMLC and Calgary Stampede create strategic alliance

Calgary Municipal Land Corporation and Calgary Stampede have been neighbours, literally, since 2007 when the development company moved into East Village and began to deliver a master plan vision for the East Village neighbourhood. Like all good neighbours, the two organizations have had many occasions over the years to collaborate on the delivery of several infrastructure programs and community partnerships.

Today,  Calgary   Municipal  Land  Corporation  and  Calgary   Stampede  announced  they   have  signed  aMemorandum of Understanding to collaborate on the advancement of the master plan of Stampede Park.

East Village Outlook 2016

East Village Outlook 2016

CALGARY’S AILING ECONOMY HASN’T HALTED MOMENTUM OF EAST VILLAGE REDEVELOPMENT

With four major projects ready to break ground, East Village will be 2016’s silver lining

With oil prices plummeting and the Canadian dollar dangling at a 13-year low, you could reasonably expect Calgary developers to slow right down on construction spending and put the brakes on project starts.

“Instead, our developer partners in East Village are keeping the pedal to the metal on all their planned projects for 2016,” says Michael Brown, President & CEO of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for transforming East Village into Calgary's newest, oldest, coolest, warmest neighbourhood.

CMLC Conducting Environmental Evaluation of West Village

CMLC Conducting Environmental Evaluation of West Village

Since 2007, Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) has been advancing an ambitious redevelopment vision for what was once one of Calgary’s most downtrodden neighbourhoods – East Village. As the fully redeveloped and revitalized East Village now rises skyward, CMLC is assisting the City of Calgary by providing a comprehensive investigation and assessment of the extent of the environmental contamination of West Village in order to determine if the community can be transformed into a vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood.

Hilton Hotel is well underway in East Village

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Hilton Hotel is well underway in East Village

In April 2012, CMLC inked a major land deal with Widewaters Group, a USA-based commercial real estate development firm, to build a dual-branded Hilton hotel along 4th Street SE – the commercial node of East Village. The 320-room hotel, which combines the brands of Hilton Garden Inn and Homewood Suites under one roof, will have a south-facing rooftop terrace with pool and fitness facilities, convention services and two levels of underground parking.

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Vertical Construction of the New Central Library Now Under Way

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Vertical Construction of the New Central Library Now Under Way

Under the guidance of Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for the remarkable improvements underway in East Village and the lead developer of Calgary’s New Central Library – construction of the New Central Library reached a major milestone on September 30 when the final roofing panel of the LRT encapsulation structure was laid in place.

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St. Patrick's Island Celebrates Grand Opening

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St. Patrick's Island Celebrates Grand Opening

Following its official reopening on July 31, 2015, St. Patrick’s Island today was the site of a Grand Opening Ceremony to celebrate the park’s completion. Following several years of intensive construction and restoration by Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for the remarkable improvements underway in East Village and the Rivers District – this 31-acre treasure at the city’s centre reopened as an amenity-rich, family-friendly park space for all Calgarians to enjoy.Following its official reopening on July 31, 2015, St. Patrick’s Island today was the site of a Grand Opening Ceremony to celebrate the park’s completion. Following several years of intensive construction and restoration by Calgary Municipal Land Corporation (CMLC) – the organization responsible for the remarkable improvements underway in East Village and the Rivers District – this 31-acre treasure at the city’s centre reopened as an amenity-rich, family-friendly park space for all Calgarians to enjoy.

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