Blatchford, Edmonton Real Estate Listings

Located in the heart of Edmonton, Alberta, Blatchford is a ground-breaking and innovative community designed to provide a sustainable and vibrant urban living experience. Once the site of the City Centre Airport, this 536-acre redevelopment project has transformed the area into a modern, eco-friendly, and walkable neighborhood. With an emphasis on green living, efficient transportation, and accessibility, Blatchford has become a model for sustainable development in Canada and beyond.

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One of the defining characteristics of Blatchford is its focus on sustainability. The community incorporates a range of eco-friendly features that promote green living, including energy-efficient buildings, renewable energy sources, and a variety of sustainable transportation options. These features not only benefit the environment but also help to create a healthier and more enjoyable living experience for residents.

Blatchford's homes and buildings are designed to meet high standards of energy efficiency, with features like triple-pane windows, superior insulation, and energy-efficient appliances. The community also utilizes a District Energy Sharing System (DESS) that captures and redistributes waste heat among the buildings, significantly reducing energy consumption.

The community is powered by renewable energy sources, such as solar panels and wind turbines. A central solar farm, along with rooftop solar panels on many of the buildings, generates a significant portion of the electricity used by Blatchford residents.

Blatchford encourages its residents to adopt sustainable transportation methods by providing extensive biking and walking infrastructure, such as dedicated bike lanes and pedestrian-friendly streets. Additionally, the community is well-connected to Edmonton's public transit system, including the LRT (Light Rail Transit) and bus routes, allowing residents to easily access the city's amenities and attractions.

Blatchford is committed to creating a connection between its residents and nature by incorporating ample green spaces throughout the community. Parks, urban forests, and community gardens are strategically placed to encourage outdoor activities and foster a sense of community. Urban agriculture initiatives, such as the Blatchford Edible Landscape Project, provide residents with opportunities to grow their own food and engage in sustainable practices.

Blatchford offers its residents a wide range of amenities, including schools, community centers, retail spaces, and recreational facilities. The neighborhood boasts a diverse mix of housing options, from single-family homes and townhouses to apartments and condos, catering to various budgets and lifestyles. With a focus on inclusivity and accessibility, the community has been designed to meet the needs of residents at all stages of life, making it an ideal place to call home.

Blatchford is a shining example of sustainable urban development, offering a unique and environmentally-conscious living experience in the heart of Edmonton. As the community continues to grow and evolve, it serves as a model for future developments, showcasing the potential for a greener, more inclusive, and vibrant urban lifestyle.

Surrounding Communities: Inglewood, Prince Rupert, Westwood

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Data was last updated February 25, 2024 at 2:15 AM MST