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    Edmonton Real Estate Market

    With all this demand, why isn't the city encouraging density in the core by making the property tax more fair. Base it on density instead of unit value. Vancouver's rate is under 0.3%, but if you buy a DT condo in Edmonton you're penalized, and forced to pay over 3X this. It does not make sense...
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    Edmonton | The Clifton | 55m | 15s

    A big problem I see with expensive condos in Edmonton is the unfairly high tax burden that condo owners have compared to Vancouver. Due to Edmonton's outrageously high tax rate (because we subsidize suburbia), this place is taxed similarly to a $25 million home in Vancouver. This is something...
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    Parking, Parking, Parking

    You put it very politely! I'm looking forward to the park being built and the Farmers Market being as popular as ever after they lose their precious parking lot.
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    Edmonton | Tower 101 | 175m | 50s | Regency Developments | DER + Associates

    What is the opposition here to making this a market rate rental?
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    Edmonton Real Estate Market

    There has been demand for dense housing in this area though. Being NIMBY central, the pushback has been strong until the recent ZBR. I have to imagine that Glenora will see comparatively rapid densification compared to Belgravia because of the less regulation on land use. I'm not worried about...
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    Edmonton Real Estate Market

    Edmonton could really help it's future by encouraging family friendly amenities in the core. While I very much like my visits to Vancouver (DT), I understand that it seems to cater much more to myself than it does to kids. Even Edmonton's core is already pretty kid friendly, and I want it to...
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    Capital Line LRT

    I've never seen it suggested by anyone with the city, no. I'm just being speculative. I would prefer a cut and cover train underpass, but I don't see how the disruption of the current line would be possible. I think either a street underpass, or closing the road to vehicle traffic are the only...
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    Capital Line LRT

    Underpass. Probably exactly what will happen to University Ave.
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    Edmonton | Blatchford Development | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    I just had to Google Rosenthal. It should be $70k less being in such a horrible area.
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    Edmonton | Blatchford Development | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    The pricing on those Streetside homes is ridiculously competitive. They'll sell them very quickly if they can deliver a nice product at that price. I'm hoping the connection from the neighbourhood to the LRT station is made soon.
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    Edmonton | Valley Line LRT/ Valley Line West | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    There is already track on site for the area west of WEM.
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    Edmonton | Valley Line LRT/ Valley Line West | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    The Valley Line goes through single family home residential areas. It's the equivalent of building a road to a new subdivision. The ridership will come as density increases around the stops, and of course once a connection is made to WEM. Right now VLSE goes from nowhere to barely somewhere. It...
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    LRT Expansion Planning

    Fort Sask is most affordably served by a Capital Line Extension via the existing ROW that already cuts under the Henday/18 street when it was built. It would actually be a very affordable extension per KM because of the limited amount of grade separation needed. A park and ride & bus terminal...
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    General Infill Discussion

    I genuinely believe that the ZBR was a less than reasonable compromise. Glenora residents shouldn't be able to essentially buy their way out of gradually increasing density neighbourhood wide. Apartments, Brooklyn style town homes, CRUs would improve the neighbourhood. And frankly, it's now a...
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    General Infill Discussion

    I'm personally glad that Glenora isn't receiving special treatment. We all know that the most desirable and historic homes aren't going to be bought and torn down.
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    LRT Safety

    A stabbing today at Corona. Another example of EPS incompetence, they aren't even capable of being security guards for major public spaces like the subway stations. Fare gates shouldn't be studied, they should be implemented immediately before this gets worse. I'm very sick of mentally unwell...
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    Edmonton | Valley Line LRT/ Valley Line West | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    ALOT of people that work at WEM live in downtown Edmonton.
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    Edmonton | Metro Line LRT | ?m | ?s | City of Edmonton

    Yeah, split off at Lendrum through the University Farm.
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    Edmonton | The Mercury Block | 21.7m | 6s

    The area is already busy during the day. The amount of foot traffic that just OEX has drawn to the area is large. I don't think this will be an issue at all, especially with the bike lane right there.