2018 Trade Definitions Now Available

Trade Definitions provide clarity to all construction project stakeholders as to the allocation of work to be bid and performed.  This clarity in turn reduces confusion, error, disputes, and litigation.  The new 2018 edition is now available.
2018 Alberta Construction Trade Definitions

Upward economic trend forecast for Red Deer

2017 was a year of recovery for Red Deer’s economy, according to The Conference Board of Canada.
“With oil prices starting to come back we saw nice bounce back activity in Red Deer last year, growth just above four per cent so it’s quite a good news story for Red Deer last year,” said Alan Arcand, associate director for the Centre for Municipal Studies with the conference board.
Construction in advance of the 2019 Canada Winter Games has given a boost […]

Plan approved to turn 118 hecatres east of Penhold into Commercial, Industrial hotbed

Early plans have been drawn up to turn a 118 hectare site south of Red Deer from open fields to a major commercial/industrial development.
Located at the south east corner of Hwy 2 and 42, Red Deer County approved its southeast QEII/42 interchange local area structure plan.
An amendment to the structure plan was necessitated by Alberta Transportation before third reading could be completed. The amendment gave Alberta Transportation the authority to direct improvements to accesses and access roads related to […]

Capstone Land Development RFP Now Open

Developers are invited to submit a proposal for the Capstone at Riverlands Mixed Use Residential Development Project. Located in Red Deer, Alberta, Capstone at Riverlands offers an extraordinarily rare opportunity to develop prime riverfront land in a city’s downtown core.

The Capstone at Riverlands redevelopment project will create a unique and vibrant mixed-use urban district in Red Deer’s Greater Downtown core. Capstone will feature higher-density housing, complimentary commercial opportunities, beautiful riverfront gathering areas, pedestrian-friendly trail connections, public art and unique […]

RDCA 2018 Commercial Construction Award Recipients Announced

The Red Deer Construction Association is proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 Commercial Construction Awards.  The awards were presented at our Building Central Alberta – Annual General Meeting on February 28th and represent excellence in construction in our region.
RDCA 2018 Awards Announced

City sells former RCMP building and land to Province

Construction of a new courthouse in Red Deer is one step closer to reality after the Province purchased the former downtown RCMP building and adjacent land at 4811 49 Street from The City this week.
The Province has earmarked the land for a new Justice Centre with 12 courtrooms to serve Central Alberta. They will officially take possession of the property, which includes nine parcels of land, on February 1, 2018.

Westerner Park expansion gets MPC approval

Major expansion is on the way for Westerner Park.
The City’s Municipal Planning Commission gave its approval Wednesday morning to a new 75,000 square foot multi-use space joining the Stockemens Pavilion and Agricentre to serve as an exhibit and trade show hall.
“This is about 50,000 square feet of space that Agri-Trade can actually program in 2018. So for us, we’re extremely happy about that because that helps us to expand Agri-Trade,” said Ben Antifaiff, CEO and General Manager at Westerner […]

Commercial development coming across from Westerner

The first phase of a new commercial development on the City’s south end could look like this.Axiom Architecture

The first phase of a new commercial development across from Westerner Park has been given conditional approval.

On Wednesday, The City of Red Deer’s Municipal Planning Commission gave the thumbs up to a development permit application from Tricon Developments Inc. in the Sunnybrook south area.

Tricon is looking to develop a mostly empty 9.9 acre area at 4718 19 Street.  READ MORE

MPC approves plan for former Target location at Bower Place

Demolition work could soon be on the way for the former Target location at Bower Place in Red Deer.
This after the City’s Municipal Planning Commission approved a development permit Wednesday for a new two-story addition to be built on the east side of the mall where the now vacated store sits.
The application calls for the main floor of the addition to include lease units which vary in size and will connect to the existing mall. The second floor may […]