Construction Begins at Blatchford

August 12, 2015 The City of Edmonton is breaking ground on one of the world’s largest sustainable communities. Starting on August 8, construction began on the first phase of residential development and a section of the central park. Once the site grading and excavation for the first stormwater pond is complete, the City will begin…

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Summer 2015 Newsletter

Ground-breaking, groundbreaking at Blatchford After years of planning and preparation, one of the world’s largest sustainable communities is officially under way. On August 8, 2015, construction began at Blatchford on the first phase of residential development and a section of the central park. Once site grading and excavation for the first stormwater pond is complete,…

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Blatchford Redefines Community Design

June 22, 2015 City Council has approved the first special area zones for the Blatchford community, making Blatchford one step closer to becoming one of the world’s largest sustainable communities. “Building a community that functions and feels different than a typical neighbourhood requires examining every choice right from the beginning,” says Mark Hall, Executive Director,…

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District Energy Site Testing at Blatchford Begins

April 14, 2015 Large drilling equipment will be at the Blatchford site this week as part of the City of Edmonton’s ongoing testing for building a district energy system in the community. “The district energy system has the potential to provide heating, cooling and domestic hot water to all buildings in Blatchford,” said Mark Hall,…

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