Calgary’s suburban south includes the areas in the southern part of Calgary’s downtown, bordering the city’s downtown west end and downtown east. The suburban south covers the area just south of the CP Rail tracks running along the downtown’s 9 Ave, north to 17 Ave, east to Olympic Way SE and west to 14 Street SW.
Suburban Commercial Office Space
This widespread area of Calgary’s downtown core has a variety of views and amenities, from the Stampede Grounds and Calgary Tower in the east, to bustling 17 Ave and 14 Street to the west. This area is also home to the Calgary Beltline, one of the most densely populated neighbourhoods in the city as well as the most urban, featuring many apartments, condominiums and offices.
The types of commercial and office spaces in this area vary greatly. On its eastern edge is where the city’s historic Downtown East Village is located. This neighbourhood, along with nearby Victoria Park, has seen a lot of urban planning and rejuvenation in recent years with a mix of commercial services and high density condominium and apartment towers, such as the 42 and 34-story residential Arriva project, the tallest condominium development west of Toronto, and Keynote Tower 1, with commercial and office buildings as well as condominiums in its adjoining Tower 2.
As you move westward, you will find a mixture of development, mainly conventional brick and sandstone buildings, with a high number of amenities such as a restaurants, bars, galleries and even shopping. The far west end of suburban south is older and more industrialized, with the busy 17 Avenue and 14 Street areas full of entertainment and restaurants.
Below are some of the major amenities in this area:
Major bus routes run through the suburban south. Visit the Calgary Transit website for more details on public transportation in this area.
There is a wide variety of street parking and lot parking in this region. For an interactive map and details on parking in this area, visit https://parking.downtowncalgary.com/