This is Downtown Calgary, a neighbourhood in the city of Calgary with 39 High-Rise buildings with condos for sale. There were 226 High-Rise condo units sold in Downtown Calgary in 2020 when the average sale price for High-Rise condos in Downtown Calgary was $488,858. In 2020 High-Rise condo units for sale in Downtown Calgary had an average of 67 days on market. Avenue had the highest Dork Rating, 13, for a High-Rise condo building in Downtown Calgary in 2020.
A symbol of modern living, the High-Rise building has actually been used throughout history. There is evidence that High-Rise buildings were present 2000 years ago in ancient Rome, though made of mud and sticks and not particularly safe. They were also seen in circular structures in China 700 years ago. Some buildings used 500 years ago in Yemen can still be seen today. At the turn of the last century, High-Rise buildings began to solidify their place in urban centres, as you can see with the development of High-Rise condos for sale in Calgary. Especially in the downtown core. The industrial revolution created the need to bring more workers closer to work and elevators and concrete made them functional. Public housing then pushed the volume of High-Rise condos for sale in and around cities all over the globe. The original reinforced concrete and steel buildings of the mid-century are slowly being replaced by glass condo towers in city centres and megacities. Units are shrinking but public and shared use spaces are increasing by way of amenities like community meeting space, party rooms, fitness centres and even theatres. This, along with the more thoughtful use of the areas that surround these buildings is meant to create livable communities. These living communities will have access to daily needs and services and connected to the larger communities that surround them. Today's best High-Rise condos for sale offer choices for unit style and design, extra amenities to increase community involvement, green space that is cared for by maintenance fees and ground-floor businesses. High-Rise life is best enjoyed in walkable communities with plenty of business and services that connect to the larger city.
Downtown Calgary's most active High-Rise condo building last year was Waterfront with 43 units sold. The High-Rise condo building in Downtown Calgary with the highest average price per sqft last year was Princeton Grand at $908 per sqft.
High-Rise condos for sale today can be designed as soft lofts, have multiple floors and have the opportunity for a luxury of options when purchased in the development or preconstruction phase. Building to building, units have a huge range for layout, upgrades, amenities, ceiling heights and storage space. A buyer or renter will need to know what's on their priority list or they risk being overwhelmed by the choices. One commonality will probably be floor to ceiling windows. Growing in popularity is also an open plan for the main living area, something easily found in high-rises today. Anything over eight stories, or a height that firefighters would have difficulty reaching, qualifies as High-Rise. New High-Rise condos for sale in some cities will follow neighbourhood design and sightlines, with some areas upholding height guidelines. Other cities are in a race for the sky and 50 floors wouldn't be out of the ordinary. This is especially true for the glass towers that have so much more flexibility. The record holders and breakers are pushing high rise living ever further with 100+ floor residential towers. Some aiming to push past a full kilometre into the sky.
You can find the neighbourhoods of Eau Claire and Beltline nearby which have High-Rise condo buildings. Downtown Calgary is Very Walkable with a walk score of 87. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 89. Excellent Transit is available in Downtown Calgary.
Located in Calgary, Downtown Calgary is home to some of the city's coolest condos. This neighbourhood has attracted all kinds of developments, 70 condo buildings to be exact, to its exciting streets. Condo development in this neighbourhood has been booming with 39 High-Rise, 15 Pre-Construction, 23 Mid-Rise, 7 Luxury, 11 Low-Rise and 2 Loft in Downtown Calgary. With so many buildings to choose from in Calgary, there are unsurprisingly many condos for sale in Downtown Calgary. Condos for sale in Downtown Calgary are on the market for an average of 63 days. There were 348 condos sold in Downtown Calgary in 2020. Downtown Calgary saw an increase in the number of condos sold by 262% compared to the year before. Condos for sale in Downtown Calgary had an average sale price of $$507,012 last year, an decrease of -4% from the prior year. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 87. Excellent Transit is available in Downtown Calgary. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 89. Eau Claire and Beltline are nearby neighbourhoods.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries BAKED Doughnuts and il caffe. If you are looking for coffee Rosso Coffee Roasters - Stephen Ave and Deville Coffee offer great options in Downtown Calgary. There is cuisine from all over the world available at The Grape Wine & Spirits and Torxen. Whether you are looking for brunch, a quick snack or a quality dinner Downtown Calgary has plenty of options like Q Haute Cuisine and Hotel Fairmont Palliser. Do you love to be outside? Chevron Learning Pathway is a great park in Downtown Calgary. Downtown Calgary Downtown Drug Mart and Centre Pharmacy are a short walk away as well. Yahoonext is a shopping center in Downtown Calgary that has something for everyone. Foot hills Hospital is the closest hospital to Downtown Calgary. There are a number of museums and art galleries in Calgary including Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art and Dean Miller Fine Arts Gallery. Be sure to check out Benjamin Thornton - Functional Training Specialist and Paul Anthony - Calgary Personal Trainer if your condo building does not have a gym- some great local fitness centers! Take your pets to Animal Clinic. The school in Downtown Calgary is Khalsa. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Medical Reception College is located within it. The closest light rail station is WB 4 Street SW CTrain Station. For those who love to travel Calgary (City/Bow River) Heliport is nearby to catch a flight.