Calgary Industrial and Commercial Real Estate blog
Inland ports: 14 advantages
Importing businesses are shifting to the 'inland port' model to accommodate the increase of inbound goods at Canada's major ports. The advantages add up.Read more...
In our regular posts, we tackle topics for those interested in learning more about industrial and commercial real estate in Calgary.
Air shipments to YYC can land you savings
It may be surprising, but it’s cheaper to land goods in Calgary than Vancouver when shipping by air.
14 key advantages of inland ports to boost your supply chain
Importing businesses are shifting to the 'inland port' model to accommodate the increase of inbound goods at Canada's major ports. The advantages add up.
Calgary or Calgary Region? Which is better for your business?
This article takes a look at the Calgary Region, which includes Calgary and 13 surrounding municipalities, and how Calgary stacks up against smaller municipalities.
Calgary's cost advantage
Choosing a site for a new or expanding business is a critical decision. This is true for restaurants and shops, but also for businesses that rely on shipping and receiving goods. Transportation and storage costs have a direct impact on your bottom line.
Municipal industrial land development benefits all Calgarians
In the past 10 years, The City’s Industrial Land Program has serviced and sold over 700 acres, which has supported the development of over 6 million square feet of space with a 2018 assessed value of over $1 billion.
The Goods Movement Strategy: Making Calgary stronger for businesses
Calgary is well positioned as an inland port and is a goods-distribution hub for local, provincial, national, and international markets. The City created a Goods Movement Strategy in 2018 to strengthen that position and guide transportation investment decisions over the next 30 years.
A healthy supply of industrial land in Calgary
Nowhere is Calgary’s economic rebound more evident than in industrial development, and City planners think there’s a healthy supply of land to handle that activity.
What drives Calgary’s industrial land assessments?
For businesses planning a move to Calgary, selecting the right location is easier if you know the lay of the land. Or if you have insider information. Knowing the industrial land assessments of the different areas is key. Combine that knowledge with helpful advice from The City’s Real Estate & Development Services (RE&DS) and you’re ready to make an informed decision.