Bucci Developments is preparing to submit a rezoning application and an Area Redevelopment Plan amendment for 1018 McDougall Road NE.
The purpose of this website is to provide information on the potential rezoning, a timeline of milestones, and seek community feedback on the project. Updates will be provided as new information becomes available.
In December of 2017, Bucci Developments was selected as the preferred bidder for 1018 McDougall Road NE. This is a parcel of land identical to and directly south of Bucci’s existing Radius (www.bucci.com/radius) project.
Bucci’s intent was to replicate Radius, but the company is also exploring alternative architecture. Specifically, a new form of development is being proposed which includes:
- Landmark design, signaling an arrival to the Bridges community.
- Retail and restaurants along 9th Street NE.
- An activated lobby, mimicking a ‘wework’ collaboration space as a public / private amenity.
- Live / work spaces along McDougall Road NE.
Initial concept drawings can be downloaded here.
Low definition version of the package can be downloaded here.
While no change in density is being proposed, the above represents a significant increase in overall building height and a rezoning would be required to accommodate.
The Bridges is an award-winning master planned community created in 1999 and Bucci has been privileged to participate with their Bella Lusso, Bella Citta, and Radius projects.
Information on the Bridges can be found, here: http://www.calgary.ca/CS/realestate/Pages/Developments/The-Bridges/The-Bridges.aspx?redirect=/thebridges
Bucci’s proposed rezoning of 1018 McDougall Road NE is an opportunity to update the Architectural Guidelines and Area Redevelopment Plan to a more modern, mixed-use community.
The first community open house to solicit preliminary feedback was held on February 28th, 2018. The design team is updating their concept based on feedback received and anticipates holding a second open house in late March or early April.
Bucci intends to submit an application to the City in early March. To accommodate the proposed height, both an amendment to the Area Redevelopment Plan and a rezoning are required. Updates to the schedule will be made available on this website as they become available.
Community members are encouraged to submit their comments on this project using the form below. Copies of all comments received on this website are delivered to the City for consideration.
Once the Planning Department has assigned a file manager, this website will be updated to include the relevant contact information.
Finally, community members will have an opportunity to provide their commentary in person during Council meetings considering the rezoning.
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