City approves sale of westside land to Calgary developer

A decision by city council today will be pivotal for the fulfillment of the long-term vision for west Lethbridge, according to the city.

Development of a core service area for west Lethbridge, first envisioned more than 45 years ago, will go ahead as a result of council’s approval of the sale of 66.5-acres of land in Crossings to a commercial development firm. Calgary-based Royop (Crossings) Development Ltd. has agreed to purchase the land from The City of Lethbridge for $33.85 million, and will now lead development of a core service area featuring retail, office commercial and multi-family residential properties.

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