Past Success Stories

Industrial Projects

Cominco Lands | Calgary AB

The 350 acres Cominco Lands was acquired from Tech Cominco in 1997. It is located between Blackfoot Trail and the Bow River, running south from Heritage Trail in Calgary Alberta. The site’s severe contamination required specialized risk management and remediation strategies to meet Alberta Environmental standards. The site was planned for development into a multi-use industrial park including such commercial uses as big box retail and entertainment developments, offices and light industrial lands previous to its recent sale.

Residential Projects

Koret Lofts | 55 E Cordova Street, Vancouver BC

Vancouver’s largest intact heritage warehouse conversion of the historic 1907 McClellan and McFeely hardware storage warehouse into 118 commercial live/work lofts. Heritage features such as brick walls, heavy timber posts and beams were restored and juxtaposed against ultra modern avant garde interiors. Overheight ceilings, walkthrough showers, concrete floors, and modular kitchens are such design elements of the units. A newly constructed 6th floor was added window wall and metal frame construction. Spiral staircases wind up to individual private roof top decks for penthouse units. Koret clothing company was the last long-term tenants whose name was identified with the building.

The New Cambridge | 10024 Jasper Avenue, Edmonton AB

The New Cambridge was a conversion of the former 19 storey Cambridge office tower directly over Churchill LRT station in the heart of downtown Edmonton. A total of 218 condominiums were designed in a highly efficient compact layout made ideal for entry-level buyers, young professionals, students, and savvy investors keen on affordability, convenience, and prime location. Composed primarily of one-bedroom and two bedroom compact unit along with a single deluxe three-bedroom penthouse suite, all units have the original commercial sized windows and over height ceilings which emphasize the sensational views of the River Valley and city skyline. On the main and lower floors coffee shops, convenience stores and eateries provide useful amenities while the direct link to the city’s indoor pedway system and the Churchill LRT station provide the utmost convenience in transportation throughout Edmonton. Affordable, convenient, and urban – the New Cambridge captured the epitome of smart living.

The Ten | Edmonton AB

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, the Ten was a retrofit of a 10 storey office building into 70 condominiums all with the perfect combination of traditional design with trendy loft style. Each suite, ranging from 990 to 1700 sqft, offered large picturesque windows, over height ceilings and open concept design in a variety of two bedroom layouts. The building’s location in the heart of downtown unsurpassed convenience of shopping and entertainment just around the corner.

Cobogo Lofts | Edmonton AB

The Cobogo building, once a warehouse for various rubber manufacturing companies, is Worthington’s third heritage warehouse restoration and conversion into residential lofts. The entire building has been renovated into a total of 20 spacious units including underground parking. All units include striking heritage features, such as exposed brick walls, heavy wood post and beams, and original hardwood floors. Elements of modern living such as gas appliances, in-suite laundry, claw tubs, and high-speed internet lines juxtaposed against the heritage nature of the building makes the Cobogo Lofts a true contemporary downtown living experience in Edmonton’s trendy up and coming Arts district.

Phillips Lofts | Edmonton AB

The Phillips building is Worthington’s second heritage commercial building rescued from slated demolition. In a joint venture with Chandos Construction Ltd ., a company with proven expertise in heritage restoration, the property has been converted into 29 New York style lofts and 3 commercial units. Each unit’s open concept plan, minimalist decor with heritage features offers an urban style that allows for maximum flexibility and personalization for the buyer. The renovation of the building involves the restoration of its forgotten heritage identity in every detail including the reconstruction of demolished cornices and the replacement of sand stone blocks. Located in the up and coming trendy Arts district, the Phillips Lofts will be a major component in the revival of downtown.

Executive Lofts | Edmonton AB

The Executive is progressive living in the city’s foremost icon of 1960’s modernist architecture. The exterior restored to its purest form – a boldly retro capsule of pristine white columns contrasted against the subtle shadow of wrap around tinted windows. A sleek base clad in polished black slate sweeps you into the lobby where ambient lighting stirs the mood for style and comfort. A new style standard is being set by the city. Standing at the gateway to downtown, the Executive is a fitting tribute to Edmonton’s emerging epic enter of urban style. Open concept floor plans designed for free-form functionalism in a backdrop of modern simplicity – expansive windows and gallery white walls. This is the ultimate fusion of architectural design and pragmatic space planning.

A. Macdonald Lofts | Edmonton AB

Century old heritage brick warehouse converted into Edmonton’s first federally funded social housing units. Worthington Properties maintains management of all 91 rental units.

Westminster | Edmonton AB

Since its beginnings, the Westminster has been a building entrenched in comfort, style and history. It is nestled in the heart of downtown Edmonton, just minutes away from the River Valley and Jasper Avenue. The exterior is a testament to retro style and craftsmanship with its classic red brick wall sand wooden grand entrance where classic lighting stirs the mood and makes the Westminster a perfect place for relaxation and comfort. The Westminster is an icon of Edmonton’s past. This heritage landmark has open floor plans with a mixture of classic fixtures fused with new concepts and materials. All this and it’s charm and style make the Westminster one of the hippest places to live in Edmonton‘s busy core, truly a hidden treasure in the downtown area.

Commercial Projects

Revillon Boardwalk | Edmonton AB

Located in the heart of downtown Edmonton, the Revillon/Boardwalk complex has evolved into one of Edmonton’s most successful commercial development and heritage landmarks, hosting an array of dining and entertainment venues. The Boardwalk was erected in 1908 and the Revillon in 1912. Both buildings were extensively renovated in 1986, including a vaulted galleria atrium joining the two buildings to provide a bright, spacious, central courtyard and entrance. Situated in Edmonton’s prime urban location, this landmark property occupies the entire city block from 103rd to 104th Street along 102nd Avenue. Features:

  • Class A heritage landmark buildings
  • 40ft high glass atrium
  • 16ft high ceilings
  • Incredible exposure

First on Jasper (Bank of Montreal Building) | Edmonton AB

The Bank of Montreal Building, now referred to as “Jasper One” is a 10 story office building located on Edmonton’s most prominent and recognizable intersections at 101 Street and Jasper Ave. Constructed in 1962, this property is made of concrete and contains approximately 96,342 sqft of residential and commercial space. Located in the heart of the city, Jasper One is surrounded by Edmonton’s major hotels and office towers, making it a prime and convenient location for your home or business.

Metals Building | Edmonton AB

Originally a warehouse for metal hardware and black smith supplies built in 1914, the Metals Building is a Class A heritage structure located in downtown Edmonton’s up and coming trendy warehouse district. The building’s corner location and inviting corner entrance on 104th Street and 102nd Avenue makes the Metals building one of downtown’s most notable commercial locations in the city. The building is only two blocks west of the City Centre and the financial district as well as being situated amongst a rapidly growing number of residential lofts and condominiums. Features:

  • Exposed brick walls
  • Substantial timber posts and beams
  • Oversized street front windows
  • 12‘ high ceilings
  • Freight elevator with loading bay

Maxim Building | Calgary AB

Retrofit of concrete heritage building in downtown Calgary for retail and office use.

Petrochemical Building | Calgary AB

Retrofit of nine-storey office building totaling 100,000 sf into industrial loft offices. Property tenanted and sold.

Centre 555 Building | Calgary AB

Retrofit of 21,000 square feet shopping centre. Property tenanted and sold.

214 Place Building

Retrofit of 11,800 square feet four-storey office building. Property tenanted and sold.