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Press Release

May 1, 2023

University District Announces New Condominium Project with Launch Event

A total of 162 new condominium units will be available for purchase on May 6 at Autumn by Homes by Avi in University District

University District and Homes by Avi are pleased to announce a new residential offering in University District, called Autumn. Located at University Avenue and McCaig Street NW, the six-storey condominium project will offer 162 residential units including studio, one- and two-bedroom units set atop the Retail Main Street, footsteps away from a diverse array of options including Cineplex VIP Cinemas, The Canadian Brewhouse, The Banquet, Borough Bar + Grill, Staples, Orangetheory Fitness, Village Ice Cream and the 3-acre, four-seasons park – Central Commons Park. This marks the third major residential project by Homes by Avi in University District with their first project, August, and second project, Argyle, now completely sold out.
The project will officially launch on Saturday, May 6 between noon and 5 p.m. with a public event taking place at the University District Discovery Centre, located at 4410 University Avenue, NW. This unique celebration will include live music from Earl Stevenson, a former Canadian Idol finalist, light refreshments from Kindling Food Co., a hands-on leather keychain stamping activation with Lethrbar, self-serve coffee from Monogram Coffee, a chance to win an Apple Watch and the reveal of their new show suite.

Autumn will offer buyers a combination of comfort, convenience and urban condo living in the centre of University District. In addition to 18 different floor plan options, the building will offer amenities such as a sixth-floor owners’ terrace featuring outdoor BBQs, fire tables and community garden, an indoor amenity room, storage units on every floor, heated underground parking with bike storage, A/C in every unit, a bike washing station, co-work/entertainment lounge, visitor parking and more.

Rendering of the new Autumn launching May 6 in University District. Provided by Homes by Avi.

Says Charron Ungar, CEO, Homes by Avi, “We are so pleased to launch another unique residential offering in the award-winning community of University District. The initial feedback we have received is outstanding, and Autumn will provide incredible condominium living as well as access to amenities that allow residents to work, live and play in University District.”

University District is a nationally acclaimed award-winning community recognized as Canada’s Best Growing Community in 2022 from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National Housing Excellence Awards.

Says Maureen Henderson, Vice President of Community Experience, University of Calgary Properties Group, the developer of University District, “We applaud Homes by Avi for designing another incredible residential building in the community, and we are pleased to have additional residential inventory on offer to discerning buyers. Last year, U/D’s residential sales were more than 120 per cent of our projections, signalling a significant demand from buyers who are eager to call University District home.”

Interior rendering of the shared amenity space in Autumn. Provided by Homes by Avi.

About Homes by Avi
Homes by Avi, a renowned home builder and community developer with over 45 years of experience, has made it their mission to go beyond building homes – they build communities. With a strong focus on quality and customer satisfaction, Homes by Avi has built over 20,000 homes in 140 exceptional communities across Calgary, Edmonton, and Austin, Texas. Founder Avi Amir set high standards to ensure the company went above-and-beyond, with a commitment to customer satisfaction. Best known for their quality and affordable single-family homes, Homes by Avi recognized a demand for innovative multi-family developments, and launched their multi-family division alongside Avi Construction, in 2000. The company has earned multiple Multi-Family Builder of the Year awards, adding to their single-family accolades. Homes by Avi offers a range of communities, including modern live/work, inner-city developments, street-oriented row housing, and master-planned front drive, laned, townhome, duplex, and apartment communities. In 2018, the company added Blue Jean Management, delivering top condo and property management services. Throughout Homes by Avi’s successful growth, they remain true to their founder’s commitment to customer satisfaction, building homes and communities that are “built for you, built for life” – providing better value by design.

About University District
To the west of the University of Calgary and overlooking the Bow River and Rocky Mountains, University District is a comprehensive 200-acre community with a bold new vision for urban life in Calgary. Through a collaborative, people-first design process, the Master Plan and thorough engagement program forged strong respect between local stakeholders and UCPG. The neighbourhood applies the best ideas in city design and incorporates the wants and needs of surrounding legacy communities – weaving current aesthetic, technology, and lifestyle options into the strong social fabric of the city. University District is the 2022 national winner of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) Award for Best Growing Community.
For more information about University District, visit its Discovery Centre at 4410 University Ave. N.W., Calgary (just north of the Alberta Children’s Hospital) or go online: and visit Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook, #UDLife.

Media Relations Contacts:
Maureen Henderson
VP, Community Experience
University of Calgary Properties Group
(403) 992-8388

Paula Worthington
Worthington PR & Story
(403) 585-2429