As an act of good ancestry*, we've gone all in on future-forward development to help community-minded projects gain traction and accelerate opportunities to house all humans properly.
You can spot our handiwork in more than 30 finished developments and multiple buildings in-progress all across Canada's prairie provinces and into the Columbia Basin.
*The jury is out with Generation Beta still in the prenatal abyss, but we’ll wager their approval of these completed projects.
The YWCA Saskatoon expansion of its Crisis Shelter & Residence will address an urgent need for safe and supportive housing in the community.
Silver Sage Housing Corporation’s Home Fire complex in North Regina is a transitional place for people in need of immediate supportive housing, empowering them to move toward independence.
The CUMFI Community Homes project offers affordable rental housing with supports for large families in Saskatoon's Pleasant Hill neighbourhood — an option desperately needed in a tight rentals market.
Big Block’s first project in the city of Regina, Plainsview Townhomes are purpose-built rentals in the new Rosewood Park neighbourhood of Regina, located within walking distance from two new schools in the neighbourhood — Plainsview Elementary School and St. Nicholas School.
The Round Prairie Elders Lodge solves a housing need that the Central Urban Métis Federation Inc. (CUMFI) identified years ago: To create culturally appropriate, affordable housing for Métis Elders in Saskatoon. This three-storey, multi-unit residential building offers independent living for Elders with support, putting residents’ health, safety, and well-being at the forefront.
Willowview Heights in the Willowgrove neighbourhood of Saskatoon features the province’s first Net Zero multi-unit residential building. One of only seven such projects nationally, the building will be studied to provide direction to the National Building Code of Canada.
Located west of the river in Saskatoon, steps away from the commercial conveniences of Blairmore, is Hartford Heights – Canada’s first purpose-built multi-family rental community to meet the high-efficiency ENERGY STAR® standard for new homes.
In Saskatoon’s South Kensington neighbourhood, located steps away from the commercial conveniences of Kensington Plaza, is Kensington Flats – the award-winning building named Best Apartment Style Project of 2017 by the Saskatoon & Region Home Builder’s Association.
When Warkentin Residential decided to invest in building a portfolio of rental property for recurring revenue, they found modular construction offered the quick turnaround, modern design, and high quality demanded by the rental market in Swift Current, SK.
When modest income families had trouble affording their first home in Saskatoon, this prime plot of land in a family-friendly neighbourhood offered a unique opportunity to build a solution by partnering with the City of Saskatoon, the National Affordable Housing Corporation, and the Mike Holmes Group.
The design objective at Urban Flats was to create condos that provided modern amenities, uncompromising style, and superior quality in an affordable, entry-level home. Incorporating lessons learned from previous projects, we designed a more efficient layout, simplified the building process, and completed the project in under 12 months.