July 2019

There are 4 blog entries for July 2019.

Prime Edmonton Real Estate - YES! This episode talks about a recent proposal from your favorite sports owner and mine, Darryl Katz, to construct Phase II of Ice District to the North of Rogers Place. As you are well aware of, Mr. Katz is the current owner of the Edmonton Oilers, as well as Katz Group Real Estate, who has spearheaded both Stantec Tower and Legends Residence/JW Marriott buildings, as well as some of the surrounding areas. His plans are, as always, ambitious - 12 Towers, ranging in size between 10 to 40 storeys would bring in an estimated 4000 new units into the area.

I speak about some of the issues involved with this proposal, as well as share some early feedback that I received on social media. To say the least, the response thus far

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Prime Edmonton Real Estate - This episode talks about serial entrepreneur, scientific genius(madman?), and technological wizard Elon Musk - and the thing that is happening in Beaumont may make him love the little city on the rise.

Beaumont, for those of you who don't know, is a small city of 19000 just outside Edmonton city limits South on 50 Street. It has recently trialed a project that has seen its main drag (50 Street) partially converted into an ELA lane. Now ELA stands for 'Electric Automous' vehicle, which can hold up to 12 people and is driverless. Passengers can be picked up and dropped off anywhere on the route, and you can also book it to pick you up at a  certain time.

Of course, Elon Musk is the founder of Tesla, amongst other things,

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Edmonton Hidden Gem RestaurantsPrime Edmonton Real Estate - YES! I am very excited to share my latest podcast with you. I know that Edmonton has been spoken of very highly over the last 10 years ago or so for an excellent place for Foodies. There are such a HUGE variety of restaurants to try - in fact, I remember hearing a statistic a few years saying that Edmonton has the highest restaurants to population ratio in North America! Now, I don't know if that still holds true, but I can tell you that I have gone out to many places to eat over the years.

Now I love upscale dining as much as the next person, but I wanted to take a step back from those on my latest Prime Edmonton Podcast and instead focus on the hidden gems - the places that you would drive by and never notice on first

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YES! Festival season is upon us in Edmonton - Jerad chats about which ones he has recently gone to and how to find great ones around town. Each year it is so tough to choose between all of the great events that Edmonton has - but there is a way to find one that is right for you!

After a great recent conversation on Twitter (@primeyegre) about local celebrity meetings and how you dealt with it, Jerad shares his 1st - and worst - Edmonton celebrity meeting.

Have an Edmonton 'social media celebrity' that you think is interesting? Let Jerad know and he may interview him/her in a future podcast!

 

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