September 26, 2019

The new MGA and City Charters have enabled municipalities sweeping new levy powers, which could mean that new developments pay for more City infrastructure and facilities in the future. NAIOP and our industry partners are working hard with the City of Edmonton on this important initiative.

Off-site levies are charges imposed at the time of subdivision (or development...

June 7, 2019

"Edmonton developer [and NAIOP Advocacy Committee member] Brad Hoffman got an email the other weekend that seemed like a minor miracle"

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NAIOP is supporting this initiative through the Urban Form Business Transformation Initiative. Check out thier latest updates here:

  • Subdivision Process Improvement: Submit your Endorsement Packages Online ...

June 15, 2018

NAIOP and 7 other business organizations have banded together to express our concern that commercial property taxes requisitioned by the City of Edmonton, and paid by businesses, have more than doubled in the last ten years. This has affected Edmonton’s competitiveness, small businesses confidence, attractiveness in national site selection, and overall employment....

May 3, 2018

Read the full article from our Cannabis Luncheon with Brad White: http://edmontonjournal.com/business/local-business/edmonton-area-could-became-canadian-centre-for-marijuana-industry-executive-says 

In April, NAIOP Edmonton asked the City of Edmonton not to include separation distances between alcohol and cannabis sales. The City will now have no separation distance r...

February 20, 2018

In 2017 NAIOP Edmonton met several times with TELUS on ways to successfully deliver TELUS PureFibre™ communications services to new commercial developments. NAIOP’s advocacy committee recently held a meeting with TELUS to review 2017, and we provided the team with candid feedback on servicing issues that we view to be of critical importance to our members. 

As valued...

January 25, 2018

Read the full article from our Market Expert Broker Panel: http://edmontonjournal.com/business/commercial-real-estate/edmonton-faces-tough-new-condo-market-panelist-tells-real-estate-meeting

November 15, 2017

At NAIOP's Luncheon yesterday, Simon O’Byrne called for major updates to zoning to unleash pent up infill development at our luncheon on Wednesday. Read the Journal Article here: http://edmontonjournal.com/business/real-estate/edmonton-must-change-rules-to-allow-needed-redevelopment-of-mature-neighbourhoods-planner

November 10, 2017

City officials are proposing a 3.6 per cent tax increase for 2018 in a budget that also sees a continued freeze on management wages. 

http://edmontonjournal.com/news/local-news/business-owners-watch-closely-as-edmonton-projects-2018-tax-increase 

October 5, 2017

Read: http://edmontonjournal.com/business/local-business/property-tax-rate-in-spotlight-for-city-council-election-candidates

[I]n a survey Leger Marketing released Wednesday. Thirty-four per cent of the 500 voters contacted picked “reducing the tax burden” as a key focus for the next term.

Anand Pye, executive director of the commercial and industrial developers’ assoc...

June 27, 2017

Industry came out strongly against the establishment of a Municipal Development Corporation in Edmonton last year, fearing it would lead to an uneven playing field and wasted tax dollars. Last week NAIOP was happy to support administration’s latest recommendation to cease work on the establishment of a Municipal Development Corporation.

Read: NAIOP's Letter to...