Looks like Southeast Calgary is poised to become the shopping mecca for the city thanks to the massive retail development planned for the Seton area.
In a Calgary Herald article, Warren Paulsen, the vice-president of commercial for Brookield Residential - the area developer - said some 8 hectares of land will become close to 200,000 sq. ft. of shopping space. To that end, Brookfield Residential has begun its pre-leasing phase to attract tenants.
The plan is to get earth moving and break ground next spring (May 2015), with the goal being to have the retail development in Seton completed by summer 2017. In terms of shopping, the new open-concept shopping centre will feature some 20 stores ranging in size from 1,500-32,000 sq.ft.
The Seton urban…