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Placemaking Issue by CURB Magazine

Placemaking has become a popular term in policy circles for making a city, region or community more inviting for residents and investment, both existing and prospective. In growing economies such as Alberta, placemaking can help balance growth pressures with liveability, in addition to attracting new talent.

FOUNDATION SEEKS NEW PUBLIC BOARD MEMBER

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation is seeking a candidate to fill the position of Public Appointment (Special Skills). According to the Ministerial Regulations, the Foundation is seeking one person, who is not in the industry, who is appointed by the current members of the board then in office and who, in the opinion of those members, possesses special skills or experience to assist the board in carrying out the Foundation’s purposes.

Fall Funding from the Foundation

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation recently approved $159,300 in community investment projects at their recent meeting on September 27, 2013. Bringing our annual total to $622,300 for 21 projects.

After the Flood - A Resource for Landlords and Tenants

The Centre for Public Legal Education just put together this resource for landlords and tenants who have been devastated by the floods in Alberta. You can click the picture below to read the info sheet, and you can click here to listen to an audio Q & A version.

Alberta Real Estate Association’s Service Excellence Program

Alberta Real Estate Association (AREA)’s Service Excellence Program is a comprehensive professional development opportunity helping to align the services Alberta REALTORS® provide with what today’s consumers expect.

CRSC releases new issue of Curb Magazine – “Suburban Land Use: Strip Malls and Parking Lots”

Suburban land use poses unique challenges for planners, developers and residents; particularly in those communities that are well-established and have limited space upon which to draw. The sprawl, segregation and dependence on the private automobile that often characterizes the suburbs undermine broader pushes for community-building and sustainability.

Foundation Announces Spring 2013 Community Investment

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation recently approved $295,000 in community investment projects at their recent meeting on March 8, 2013. Click to see more about the 8 remarkable projects we are supporting.

Co-Gen Melcor YMCA Village

Situated in the core of Edmonton’s Boyle Street Community, the Melcor YMCA Village - Affordable Housing Facility will be home to more than 150 low-income families, couples, and individuals, including people with limited mobility.

Let's Talk Condos!

The Government of Alberta is taking steps to strengthen condominium legislation to address the current needs of condominium corporations, unit owners, and developers; and raise standards in Alberta's condominium industry.