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Calgary Neighbourhood Profiles

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Shawnee Slopes / Shawnee Park Calgary

When Geo-Energy Enterprises announced their intent to transform the 130-acre Shawnee Slopes Golf Course into a subdivision, the proposal was met with mixed reviews.

The local residents didn't want to lose their recreation space and were concerned about the population growth and increased traffic in their quiet neighbourhood. I see where they're coming from. You'd think you're pretty safe from future development by purchasing a house that backs onto a golf course; then a few years later that sweeping fairway turns into a cul-de-sac. I understand their frustration.

In any event, the deal is going through; and now after purchasing the property from Geo-Energy, Cardel Homes will be the major developers. The project will be considerable - here are some

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luxury real estate in CalgaryThe 2013 City of Calgary property assessment update mailed out last week showed a record number of single-family homes valued at one million dollars or more (up 13% from 2012).

There were few surprises in the latest city assessment: the same seven southwest Calgary communities once again jockeyed on position for priciest above-million-dollar median assessed value. *Median assessed value means there are half as many properties assessed for more as there are for those priced less*

Alfred Balm's 16,000 square foot Pumphill mansion once again took top spot for highest appraised value, something its held since 2007. His single-family home in SW Calgary was appraised at just under $19,800,000. But Pumphill didn't break the list of million-dollar median

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Seeking all the amenities of a busy, downtown lifestyle but not sold on living in Calgary's core? Welcome to Seton, a 366-acre development in the city's southeast near Cranston and Auburn Bay. The community lies just off of Deerfoot Trail, and will also be accessible by 52 St. SE once the planned extension is completed. Seton will feature 1300 multi-family residences, but this "South Urban District" is about bringing business, office space, and entertainment to Calgary's southeast. Not falling trap to becoming a concrete jungle, Seton will boast tree-lined streets and a stunning 16-acre regional park, easily accessible from anywhere in the community.

SetonOver 2.5 million square feet will be devoted to office, hospitality, and retail space, including

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