News

  • December 15,2017
    PEOPLE HELPING PEOPLE Recently Inn from the Cold acquired a second Journey House building located in the community of Bridgeland for the purposes of providing supportive housing to families. With Centron Cares help, as well as their valuable trades, suppliers and consultants, the interior of the building was renovated and by the end of November this year, the once tired old building evolved into10 fresh new three bedroom suites deserving of...
  • November 15,2017
    Fall Funtasia A Message from Simon Williams  Last Friday evening, I announced the launch of a fundraising campaign called Mountains and Marathon that is being done in partnership with Centron Construction Group's President Wayne Benz. Together, we will bike and run 289 miles - one mile for every student who attends Foothills Academy - in one day. We will overcome the challenge of mountains and marathons to reflect the challenges that students...
  • June 05,2017
    During these lean times, smart business leaders have worked hard at diversifying their operations. Cole Harris, president and CEO of Centron Group, has been able to keep his Calgary staff busy - and growing - to accommodate projects inside and outside the city. Biggest of these is the development of Phase 1 of Centron's 250,000-square-foot retail centre The Commons at Eagle Ridge in Fort McMurray. The Commons is the final phase of a 10-year, 2,...
  • February 09,2017
    Hull Services is pleased to announce that Centron— a renowned builder and developer of prime real estate in Western Canada—has teamed up with Hull to become the presenting sponsor of the Hull in One Golf Classic which will take place at The Hamptons Golf Club in Calgary on Monday, August 14, 2017. “What this means is Hull in One—through Centron’s support—is now an even more prestigious event, poised to raise even more funds for children facing...
  • September 20,2016
    Real Estate Developer Bob Harris of Centron Group of Companies, saw a gap in Calgary’s housing – the lack of homes that are both accessible and affordable for people with limited mobility. Harris enlisted the support of three friends – Bill Kujat of Safeway Holdings, Charlie Guille of Cougar Contractors Ltd.  and Ross Glen of RGO Office Products – and, together with their families, they made an incredible combined gift of $5.6 million to...
  • June 13,2016
    Centron's corporate offices have moved into one of their top and very own Suburban office parks in Calgary - Blackfoot Point. Centron's new location offers excellent visibility off Blackfoot Trail with river valley views. Parking is abundant for employees and guests with 400 parking stalls, of which 200 are secure, heated underground stalls. Custom improvements were built by Centron's construction team and mirror Centron’s brand of solid...
  • September 30,2015
    Under the leadership of Brookfield Residential president Alan Norris, chairman of the RESOLVE Calgarians Committed to Change Cabinet, a group of his peers in the housing and development industry agreed to contribute $11.2 million toward the construction of affordable housing in the city.  Among the first to step up was Bob Harris, chief executive of Centron Group of Companies. Norris and cabinet member Jay Westman, chairman and CEO of Jayman...
  • July 21,2015
    Centron’s 14 Story, two tower Place 10 project is targeting Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) silver under the Canada Green Building Council. LEED Provides the guidelines to ensure that buildings not only add great value to their community, but leave a positive environmental legacy – something Centron is proud to support.   “Going Green” in the next phases of this project will provide a necessary and exciting challenge....
  • July 07,2015
    Our very own 355,000 sq. ft. Centre 10 office building took home the Buildings Award at the 2015 Awards of Excellence in Concrete this June.   Never one to shy away from a challenge, our tenacious team at Centron rose to the occasion with this project, using cast-in-place concrete for the major building structure. The excellent use of concrete set the foundation for a building now utilized and enjoyed by numerous tenants, including the National...
  • May 13,2015
    Centron is pleased to announce our newest tenant to Blackfoot Point Business Park, TECTERRA Inc. TECTERRA contributes to economic growth in Alberta and across Canada by investing in and supporting the development and commercialization of geomatics technology for integrated resource management and other geospatial applications.     Set to move in July 2015, TECTERRA will occupy a suite on the Main Floor of Building 2, joining neighbors SCM...