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: Artist's rendering of the U Store It facility being constructed outside Edmonton, in St. Albert, Alta. (Courtesy U Store It) BIZ U Store It Canada a pioneer in self-storage industry

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-10-11
A 140,000-square-foot five-storey building is rising right beside the busy central corridor through St. Albert, a well-to-do suburban community north...

Image: The Edmonton CN Tower is the city's oldest skyscraper -- and a success story once again. BIZ Canada’s other CN Tower stands tall in Edmonton

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-08-14
When it opened in 1966, Edmonton’s CN Tower was the city’s first skyscraper and Western Canada’s tallest office building. The...

Reg Joseph is CEO of Edmonton's Health City. (Image courtesy Health City) BIZ Health tech sector faces real estate challenges

Kathy Kerr | Commercial | 2018-06-26
Edmonton’s commercial real estate sector must become more flexible to help burgeoning health technology businesses scale up, those involved in...

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...
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