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The impact of construction on the economy and employment

The construction industry is important to our province, for a variety of reasons, not the least of which the building of homes for Albertans. But construction isn’t just important for individuals, the residential construction industry also has a huge impact on the economy in our province, as well as employment numbers. Did you know that 70…

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The Building Cycle

Does it ever seem to you like new communities seem to pop up seemingly out of nowhere? It might appear like the building process is a quick one, but the truth is planning for these communities takes years (sometimes decades) before shovels hit the dirt. Building communities in Alberta involves a lot of collaboration between…

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Development Terminology to Know

Designing and developing communities can be a complicated business, and that’s why sifting through the industry language can sometimes seem complicated too. To help you navigate the development industry, here’s some common terminology and buzzwords to know.

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Infrastructure: Who Pays for What?

When we talk about infrastructure, we are referring to those fundamental facilities and systems that serve our cities. Cities constantly need investment in new infrastructure, and the upkeep or replacement of aging infrastructure. Funding the growth and maintenance in infrastructure is a concept that should be understood by all.

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The impacts of residential construction on the economy

Today is Housing Day in Canada, a time to reflect on one of the biggest impacts on our everyday lives from financial freedom to quality of life. But housing isn’t just important for individuals, the residential construction industry also has a huge impact on the economy in our province.

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