By Chris CoughlanA big part of why I moved to Calgary was a desire to explore more.
There were lots of opportunities for me to get my feet wet in Calgary, and I really enjoyed it.
The area around downtown, where I lived and worked in downtown Calgary for a few years, is a pretty unique urban development opportunity.
Calgary has a lot of potential, so I was excited to explore what was there and explore the opportunities.
The new industrial district, which is being built to house more than 400,000 people, is an area that I feel like Calgary needs to get involved with.
In my opinion, there’s a lot that could be improved with this area.
One of the areas that has been overlooked in the city is the industrial zone.
There are a lot more industrial spaces that are not really well developed and aren’t necessarily as well-planned, according to a recent report by Urban Growth Advisors.
The report, entitled “The Future of the Urban Industrial Zone in Calgary”, says the area is underserved and needs to be “better developed.”
“The industrial zone is a key component to the economic growth and development of the city,” said Urban Growth Advisor Dr. Paul Sneddon.
“It is an economic driver that has long-term implications for all of Calgary’s population and for the future of Calgary.”
While there are plenty of opportunities to work, live and invest in the new industrial area, the real issue is that there aren’t enough of them.
The City of Calgary has said it wants to see 10,000 new residential units, but only about 5,000 have been built in the industrial area.
That means the city’s industrial zone has only been open for about a year and a half.
Snedders report found that while there is a lot to like in the area, it’s also a very crowded area.
In the past, the area has been very popular with students and young professionals.
But it’s a much different environment today.
“The residential units in the proposed industrial zone are a mix of single family and townhouses,” said Snedden.
“So there’s no really cohesive community to live in or work in.
The whole area is pretty much just a mixture of single-family homes and townhomes.”
In addition to the density of the buildings and the lack of a cohesive community, Sneds report also found that the area needs a better plan.
“We do not have the infrastructure to manage these large residential units,” said a city spokesperson.
“If we were to build a mixed-use development in this area, we would need to develop a lot different types of infrastructure.”
There are plenty more options for a city that wants to build an industrial area around the city, including a development with retail, office and retail spaces, an outdoor mixed-used area, and a mix between retail and commercial space.
The plan also says that the industrial development area will be a hub for the city to connect to other parts of the urban core.
Sullens report also recommends that the city build a pedestrian and bike-friendly infrastructure.
“This is a highly desirable development area, as it is situated between downtown and the Calgary Convention Centre and offers a great connection to the rest of the downtown core,” said Coughlin.
“I am looking forward to seeing what the city does with the proposed residential and industrial development.”
What can you do to help?
If you’re a new resident, you might want to consider the following suggestions: Take advantage of the new transportation options available to you.
The city is working on a $5.6 million bike-share program that will connect to the new residential development area.
The program, which will begin in early 2020, will provide access to the existing bike-sharing network.