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The Foundation Supports Energy Efficiency in Real Estate

The Foundation is currently supporting an energy efficiency pilot project for commercial buildings and industrial facilities. The project, EE Check, provides assistance to facilities to undertake an energy efficiency audit, develop a business case for upgrades and implement selected upgrades.

The Foundation Remembers Governor Sherry Belcourt-Darby

On December 18th, 2012 Sherry Belcourt-Darby passed away in Edmonton. Sherry was a tireless volunteer and served as a Governor on the Alberta Real Estate Foundation until earlier this year. Read more...

Century Homes Calgary receives the Governor General's History Award

Century Homes Calgary receives the Governor General's History Award for Excellence in Community Programming. Century Homes Calgary stood out because of its significant impact on the community, both in terms of the number of participants in the project, and the number of those benefitting from the legacy of the research in future years.

The Foundation Welcomes Charlie Ponde to our Board of Governors

In October of this year the Foundation welcomed its newest member to the board, Charlie Ponde. Charlie comes to us from the Alberta Real Estate Association and will stay on as a Governor for 3 years. Find out more about Charlie here.

Did you miss the AREF event with Todd Hirsch? Opportunity to view the presentation.

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation featured Todd Hirsch, Senior Economist at ATB Financial and co-author of The Boiling Frog Dilemma, as part of their Thought Leader Series. Over two hundred Real Estate professionals and representatives attended this event in Calgary and Edmonton. You can view the full presentation here!

Foundation Announces Fall 2012 Community Investment Recipients

The Board of Governors of the Alberta Real Estate Foundation recently approved $103,225 in community investment projects at their recent meeting on Oct 19th, 2012.

Todd Hirsch Speaking in Calgary and Edmonton

The Alberta Real Estate Foundation brings you Alberta's top economist to talk about the future of the Real Estate Industry in Alberta amidst a fast changing globalized world. To watch the trailer video and reserve your spot, read more.

Thirty-Five sites will get naked during Doors Open Calgary

Many of Calgary’s most culturally and historically significant buildings are going to bare it all during Doors Open YYC – DO YYC Naked on September 29 and 30, 2012.

Affordable homes is a dream come true for two Albertan families

Owning a home is so much than acquiring an appreciating asset. The Alberta Real Estate Foundation, together with the REALTORS® Community Foundation and Government of Alberta, supported the dreams of two families that received a Habitat for Humanity home.