Despite headlines screaming about the highest vacancy rates this city has seen in decades, the cranes keep turning and the bulldozers keep moving dirt. We asked developers and the City what keeps buildings going up during a downturn.
In the debate between downtown and suburbia, both sides have their share of converts.
It has a golf simulator room and a "Gone With the Wind" inspired grand staircase. It's our property of the week.
It has red oak flooring, Caesarstone quartz counters and a sauna.
It has vaulted ceilings, oak floors and granite countertops.
It has a Forno pizza oven and a home theatre.
It has an open beam vaulted ceiling, two-storey brick fireplace and a wall of windows.
It was built by architects Jeremy Sturgess and Gary Andrishak.
It sits on a 50x109-foot lot with a large veranda and huge private backyard.
It's our property of the week and it is LEED certified with triple-paned windows, energy-efficient appliances and a mid-century-inspired design.
The building was originally a synagogue and later was transformed into townhomes.
They're $100 or less and in and around downtown Calgary.
It has a gourmet kitchen, basement bar and backs onto the water.
It's in Lower Mount Royal and it is our Property of the Week
The low maintenance backyard is also pretty nice.
It will cost you $7 million.
We featured this Arts and Crafts-style heritage home in Avenue in 2002.
It features mid-century furniture staged by Becca Black of Bex Vintage.