FIRST impressions resonate in East Village

CALGARY — The FIRST highrise condo project in East Village officially got off the ground Thursday with a ground-breaking ceremony for the 18-storey, 196-unit residential development by builder FRAM+Slokker.

“We’re kicking off the new year with a bang,” said Fred Serrafero, vice-president of development with the FRAM Building Group. “Calgary is a unique market. We have enjoyed a great response to our initial product offering and now with permitting in place, we are starting construction immediately. It’s a great day for our buyers and for the redevelopment of this master planned urban village.”

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