Calgary News, Events & Local Insights about Calgary - Blog Archive: March, 2017

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An award-winning community in Calgary’ deep southeast with not one but two lakes and a new community only it’s second-year of construction are commanding the city’s biggest demand for detached homes so far in 2017.

Mahogany at the south end of Calgary and Cornerstone way up past the airport are the two communities where the most permits for single-family homes have been dished out by the City so far this year.

Hopewell Residential is the developer of Mahogany which submitted the most applications in January and February with applications from Cornerstone’s Walton Group a close second.

Mahogany Leads the Charge

This is the third year running that Mahogany has led the pack for single-family home building permits in Calgary.  Hopewell…

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You don’t often think of doing lat pulls or sweating on an elliptical trainer at the local playground down the street.  But with the outdoor fitness equipment craze sweeping North American, you can indeed do that. 

There are actually 20 million square-metres of fitness spaces outdoors in China.  Ladders, balance bars, stations to do sit-ups.  In Spain, the hub of the outdoor fitness equipment/playground craze, the work out stations are painted in attractive primary colours. There is even an outdoor fitness centre in London’s famous Hyde Park and in an effort to get seniors moving it’s been nicknamed “Pensioner’s Playground.”

Spring is on its way and it will soon be time to get outdoors. The City of Calgary has 12 parks where adult-sized fitness…

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