Downtown Calgary Real Estate
Downtown Calgary is at the center and heart of Calgary itself—it delivers in diversity by providing some of the best dining, exquisite restaurants, distinctive shopping experiences and lovely parks. It is made up of three different communities which include the West End, Commercial Core and East Village.
Downtown Homes and Condos For Sale
The West End and East Village areas, in particular, are the most popular downtown neighborhoods. The other communities on Downtown Calgary’s outskirts include the neighborhoods of Eau Claire, Chinatown and the Beltline.
The public transportation provided hits the four major areas of this wonderful city in a way that is beneficial to all of its residents. This is due to Downtown Calgary bordering the east where the Elbow River resides, 14th Street guiding the west, Eau Claire that points to the north and the CPR tracks that lay to the south. Because of this convenience, the residents of Downtown Calgary have the tendency to leave their cars sitting in front of their homes and travel on the local LRT.
With access to the infamous 17th avenue, high end stores that include Holt Renfrew and visible construction projects that bring the hope of more ingenuity to Downtown Calgary, there is no wonder why it is a prime area to live in.
In downtown Calgary condos for sale generally means Calgary apartments for sale. If you want to live downtown and don’t want to rent an apartment, there is a good selection of apartments for sale at any given time. As much as 80 percent of Calgarians work in the downtown area. So if you don’t want to have to deal with half hour to one hour commutes every morning and evening in rush hour traffic, buying downtown is a great idea. There are a lot of downtown apartments for rent as well. But since there are so many people that work in this area, it can be very difficult to find an apartment on a rental basis when you need one.
Buying one of the condos for sale in Calgary downtown is easier than renting, most of the time. Since rental apartments in downtown Calgary are so much in demand, if you buy a condo and get tired of living there, you wouldn’t have any trouble renting your apartment.
Another benefit of living in the heart of downtown Calgary is you are close to the river and Prince’s Island park. If you like the idea of music and art shows in a beautiful park setting, you’ll love living there in the summer. In the winter you'll have outdoor skating with music and many cultural and artistic events as well.
In addition to the well maintained park area downtown, there are several movie theatres and performing arts facilities within walking distance. The city sponsors some sort of events in the downtown area throughout the year.
Buying condos for sale in Calgary, especially in the downtown area allows you to enjoy a great lifestyle all within walking distance... and the walking can all be in a warm environment if you use the Plus15 corridor system which connects most of downtown. You can completely avoid the hustle and bustle life of driving from place to place to enjoy the many city amenities.
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Listing information last updated on March 21st, 2018 at 2:30pm CDT.