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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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...

Pine Creek Manor in Edmonton is a joint venture between RMS Group and the Capital Region Housing Corp. BIZ RMS, Edmonton agency put new spin on ‘social’ housing

Kathy Kerr | Property Biz Canada | 2017-11-14
What will be easy to see at Edmonton’s Pine Creek Manor is that the apartments are designed for the middle-income...

The Mayfair BIZ Edmonton apartment market riding out the storm

Kathy Kerr | Property Biz Canada | 2017-10-25
The numbers for Edmonton’s apartment market looked relatively grim entering 2017: vacancy rate at a 20-year high and slumping rental...
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