Kathy Kerr

Kathy Kerr

Kathy Kerr is an Alberta journalist with four decades of experience as a writer and editor. She covered general news and provincial politics as a reporter for the Calgary Herald in the 1980s and worked at the Edmonton Journal from the 1990s to 2016 in several editor roles, including business editor, city editor, features editor, editorial page editor and finally deputy editor of the Postmedia Edmonton newsroom. Kathy is now a freelance writer and commentator.

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Image of Cameron Developments' 3.2 million square foot South Edmonton Common. BIZ Cameron Developments the ‘100-year-hold’ company

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-06-12
South Edmonton Common, the project that put Edmonton’s Cameron Developments on the map, opened the doors of its first retail...

Eric Watson is the president of Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels, which is expanding the Microtel brand across Canada at a rapid pace. BIZ MasterBUILT Hotels rapidly expands Microtel brand

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-04-24
Calgary-based MasterBUILT Hotels is setting a blistering pace as it expands the Microtel Inn and Suites brand across Canada. “In...

A rendering of the Brighton Block in Edmonton, which is being redeveloped by Sparrow Capital. BIZ Sparrow Capital seeks to combine culture, economic impact

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-04-19
Edmonton’s Sparrow Capital is a real estate investment firm with a mission. The firm seeks operators (tenants) for its projects...

Logos for CBi2 Capital and Industrial Lifestyle Properties REIT. BIZ Industrial Lifestyle Properties REIT to specialize in cannabis

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-04-05
A Calgary investment firm is launching one of Canada’s first cannabis real estate investment trusts. CBi2 Capital announced this week...

An artist's rendering of the Edmonton West Block development. BIZ West Block developer urges Edmonton to keep word on LRT

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-01-18
A developer with a $100-million project on the line urged Edmonton city council this week to stick with its commitment...

The Raymond Block is a mixed-use development in Edmonton's Strathcona district, being built by Wexford Developments. BIZ Calgary builder returns to roots at Edmonton’s Raymond Block

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-01-16
From his office in Calgary Kendal Harazny can watch a live time-lapse web feed of construction on his firm’s six-floor...
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