News

  • November 08,2018
    Landmark Cinemas, subsidiary of Kinepolis Group NV, announces the grand opening of its new luxury recliner seating movie-going experience in Fort McMurray, at The Commons at Eagle Ridge, on November 9, 2018. The brand new eight-screen cinema replaces the existing six-screen Landmark cinema downtown. All eight of the new theatre’s auditoriums feature Landmark’s new luxury recliner power seating (880 seats in total) in a full-stadium configuration...
  • July 17,2018
          Centron — an Alberta leader in commercial real estate development & construction launched a new generation office concept at Fountain Court in southeast Calgary. Based on an international workplace study conducted by Steelcase, Centron, in collaboration with ideas from Shearer, RGO and Colliers International have developed a demonstration office that captures new thinking in workplace productivity and organizational effectiveness....
  • April 11,2018
    Centron Cares is proud to announce its partnership with Foothills Academy in support of their Mountains and Marathons fundraiser. Centron has been involved with Foothills Academy for over 25 years, when we were initially engaged to build their school. Today, we continue to provide meaningful support to students and families affected with the daily struggle of learning disabilities. As a symbol of the 289 students currently enrolled at Foothills...
  • December 15,2017
    PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE Recently Inn from the Cold acquired a second Journey House building located in the community of Bridgeland for the purposes of providing supportive housing to families. With Centron Cares help, as well as their valuable trades, suppliers and consultants, the interior of the building was renovated and by the end of November this year, the once tired old building evolved into10 fresh new three bedroom suites deserving of...
  • November 15,2017
    Fall Funtasia A Message from Simon Williams  Last Friday evening, I announced the launch of a fundraising campaign called Mountains and Marathon that is being done in partnership with Centron Construction Group's President Wayne Benz. Together, we will bike and run 289 miles - one mile for every student who attends Foothills Academy - in one day. We will overcome the challenge of mountains and marathons to reflect the challenges that students...
  • June 05,2017
    During these lean times, smart business leaders have worked hard at diversifying their operations. Cole Harris, president and CEO of Centron Group, has been able to keep his Calgary staff busy - and growing - to accommodate projects inside and outside the city. Biggest of these is the development of Phase 1 of Centron's 250,000-square-foot retail centre The Commons at Eagle Ridge in Fort McMurray. The Commons is the final phase of a 10-year, 2,...
  • February 09,2017
    Hull Services is pleased to announce that Centron— a renowned builder and developer of prime real estate in Western Canada—has teamed up with Hull to become the presenting sponsor of the Hull in One Golf Classic which will take place at The Hamptons Golf Club in Calgary on Monday, August 14, 2017. “What this means is Hull in One—through Centron’s support—is now an even more prestigious event, poised to raise even more funds for children facing...
  • September 20,2016
    Real Estate Developer Bob Harris of Centron Group of Companies, saw a gap in Calgary’s housing – the lack of homes that are both accessible and affordable for people with limited mobility. Harris enlisted the support of three friends – Bill Kujat of Safeway Holdings, Charlie Guille of Cougar Contractors Ltd.  and Ross Glen of RGO Office Products – and, together with their families, they made an incredible combined gift of $5.6 million to...
  • June 13,2016
    Centron's corporate offices have moved into one of their top and very own Suburban office parks in Calgary - Blackfoot Point. Centron's new location offers excellent visibility off Blackfoot Trail with river valley views. Parking is abundant for employees and guests with 400 parking stalls, of which 200 are secure, heated underground stalls. Custom improvements were built by Centron's construction team and mirror Centron’s brand of solid...
  • September 30,2015
    Under the leadership of Brookfield Residential president Alan Norris, chairman of the RESOLVE Calgarians Committed to Change Cabinet, a group of his peers in the housing and development industry agreed to contribute $11.2 million toward the construction of affordable housing in the city.  Among the first to step up was Bob Harris, chief executive of Centron Group of Companies. Norris and cabinet member Jay Westman, chairman and CEO of Jayman...