Spring 2016 Newsletter

Next steps for Blatchford On March 17, 2016, City Council directed the Blatchford office to further investigate the development of a renewable energy utility model to achieve Blatchford’s ambitious energy goals related to carbon neutrality and use of 100% renewable energy sources. Major construction at the site will likely be delayed for approximately one year…

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2015 – A year in review!

In 2015, significant work was done at Blatchford to prepare the site for the first stage of development. With several project milestones complete, we are now closer to transforming the site into one of the largest sustainable communities in the world. Here we take a look back at the year’s top project highlights: Environmental Remediation…

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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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