May 23, 2020

Rules around temporary patios, sidewalk cafes and outdoor retail expansions are relaxed so that tenants can create more space for customers.

Businesses now have the option to expand patio or retail space by following a set of guidelines and signing a declaration form.

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May 21, 2020

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and keep Edmontonians, contractors and City inspectors safe, the City is pleased to announce that it is now offering virtual safety code (building, HVAC, plumbing, gas and electrical) inspection options for certain construction projects.

May 1, 2020

We've been hearing from a lot of building owners that the federal rent relief program is too complicated, and might not help enough small businesses.

As written, the landlord would be required to:

- Forgive at least 25% of rent (while still paying 100% of commercial mortgages, utilities, and taxes)

- Sign a non-eviction clause

- Have a traditional commercial mortgage

- Vo...

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 ...