Bridgeland, Calgary AB

A small-town community feel in the big city.

Bridgeland is a vibrant and lively community located northeast of downtown Calgary. It is surrounded by the Bow River, Deerfoot Trail, Edmonton Trail, and the Renfrew community. 

Bridgeland is a highly sought-after neighbourhood for many reasons. There’s a mix of parkside condominiums and single-family houses available, so you have options that suit different lifestyles and budgets. According to data from bode.ca1, a website that allows homeowners to sell their properties without a REALTOR®, the average price for detached homes is around $1,063,000, and they tend to stay on the market for an average of 49 days2. If you’re looking for something semi-detached, the average price is around $791,000 with an average of 40 days on the market2. Row/Townhouses have an average price of $557,000 and typically sell within 47 days2. And if you’re interested in apartments, you can find them at an average price of $375,000, with an average of 64 days on the market2.

The culinary scene in Bridgeland is absolutely amazing. There’s something for everyone’s taste buds. If you’re into Japanese cuisine, you’ve got to check out IKUSA Izakaya & Tokyo Market3. They serve up authentic sushi, yakitori, ramen, and more. Plus, you can even grab imported Japanese groceries, snacks, and gifts. La Brezza Ristorante4 is the place to be for a cozy and elegant Italian dining experience. They specialize in homemade pasta, seafood, veal, and chicken dishes. And if you have a sweet tooth like us, you can’t miss Village Ice Cream5. They make small-batch ice cream using natural ingredients, and their flavours change seasonally. Trust us, it’s a treat for your taste buds. Oh, and we can’t forget about Lukes Drug Mart6. It’s been around since 1951 and is a local gem. It’s not just a pharmacy; they’ve got groceries, coffee, vinyl records, and even soft-serve ice cream. Lastly, Baya Rica Café7 is a coffee shop that roasts its own beans from their family farm in Costa Rica. They serve up delicious coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and salads.

Bridgeland has some excellent options for schools for the little ones. Riverside School8 offers both regular and alternative programs for students in grades 7 to 9. They have a strong focus on values like respect, responsibility, and resilience. If you’re looking for a private option, Shannanigans9 is a fantastic child care and after-school program that offers a safe and stimulating environment for kids from kindergarten to grade 6. They provide homework assistance, field trips, and lots of fun activities. 

There are some exciting new developments happening in Bridgeland, like The Bridges, which transformed the former Calgary General Hospital site into a mixed-use community with residential, commercial, and recreational spaces. Then there’s General Block, a historic building that has been renovated into a modern complex with retail shops, restaurants, offices, and apartments. And don’t miss out on Radius, a contemporary condominium project offering spacious units, high-end finishes, amenities like a rooftop terrace and fitness center, and incredible views of downtown Calgary and the Bow River.

Bridgeland is an incredible neighbourhood that truly has something for everyone. Whether you’re looking for a place to live, work, or have some fun, Bridgeland has got you covered. It’s a neighbourhood that celebrates its history, culture, and community, and we have a feeling you’re going to love it there. 

(1) Bōde Canada | Buy or Sell your home with a realtor.

(2) Market Data | Understand the real estate market | Bode Canada.

(3) IKUSA Izakaya & Tokyo Market.

(4) La Brezza Ristorante.
(5) Village Ice Cream | Bridgeland.

(6) Lukes Drug Mart.

(7) Baya Rica Café
(8) Riverside School | Calgary Board of Education.
(9) Shannanigans.