So what you're saying is we should build even more new apartments around Stadium to bump up our numbers!I feel it's worth adding the map of what Statistics Canada considers Downtown for context
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Haha, let's get rid of the empty lots in the core first!So what you're saying is we should build even more new apartments around Stadium to bump up our numbers!
Math adds up, but we do have bigger projects, with much more units than 250/building proposed and/or under construction. I think 20ish buildings would likely get us there. 15ish is we consider that we have towers with a lot of vacancy right now (looking at you Stantec) and one that is under conversion, currently. That is still a lot of towers, nonetheless, but with the right incentives (both public realm and new businesses), might be achievable by the end of the decade.I know I've mentioned this before, but the idea of 20,000 people by 2020 was kicking around from the old Downtown Vibrancy Task Force. To achieve this, say 7000 people and 250 per building is 30ish buildings.
30 bids already apparently.Want to own an entire block in Alberta's capital? The province is taking offers. The 1.48 hectare (3.66 acre) site includes an old hospital, power house and a beautiful brick office building, all constructed almost 100 years ago.edmonton.ctvnews.ca