The Calgary Accessible Housing project “Inclusio” is awarded a Gold Standard for Accessibility by the Rick Hansen Foundation and is the only multi-unit residential building (MURB) in Alberta be so recognized.
Additionally, it is the first GOLD multi-unit residential building in all of Canada!
On November 30th, Minister for Seniors and Housing, Josephine Pon, along with Calgary Mayor, Jyoti Gondek, and the VP of Access and Inclusion at Rick...
Centron is excited to reveal its plan to begin construction on the second residential high-rise tower in downtown Calgary. Construction on the 35-storey building will begin August 1st and is set to include 459 one- and two-bedroom units, two floors of retail amenity, and a third-floor terrace to bridge the gap between the East and West towers. We could not be more pleased with the development’s progress thus far and are eager to see the final...
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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...