Eighth Avenue Place
Eighth Avenue Place
Eighth Avenue Place

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About Eighth Avenue Place

Eighth Avenue Place is co-owned by three prominent investors - Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real estate investment arm of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and one of the 10 largest real estate companies in the world; AIMCo (Alberta Investment Management), one of Canada's largest and most diversified institutional investment fund managers; and MATCo Investments, a private investment firm specializing in restructuring distressed companies.

Hines was chosen by the project's co-owners as the development manager for this premier twin-tower office complex in downtown Calgary. Completed in early 2011, Eighth Avenue Place - East Tower consists of a 49-story, 1.1 million-square-foot tower, with a 1,143-space underground garage, and an atrium garden. The office space in Eighth Avenue Place - East Tower is 92 percent leased. 

Eighth Avenue Place - West Tower was completed in mid-2014 and consists of a 40-story, 840,000-square-foot tower. The office space in Eighth Avenue Place - West Tower is fully leased.

The design concept for Eighth Avenue Place makes a metaphorical reference to the peaked and faceted Rocky Mountains that provide a compelling backdrop to Calgary. The slightly angled, sloped wall and roof surfaces create a constantly shifting palette of light, reflection and experience. The three-story lobby clad in natural stones, stainless steel and glass, is one of a kind in the city. The project features landscaped terraces and plazas facing 9th Avenue, and vibrant retail frontage along 8th Avenue.

Eighth Avenue Place features landscaped terraces and plazas, a 30,000-square-foot green roof, and an atrium winter garden. Each office floor features 23,500-square-foot column-free floor plates with six corner offices, breathtaking mountain views, and abundant natural light.

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  • 525 8th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada


  • Calgary, Alberta, Canada


  • Pickard Chilton

Building Details

  • 1,940,000 square feet
  • 49 floors

Contact Info

  • Patricia Mah, General Manager, 403-592-2853

Major Tenants

  • Alberta Treasury Branches
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Burnet
  • Crescent Point Energy Corp.
  • Duckworth & Palmer LLP
  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation
  • Precision Drilling Corporation
  • Whitecap Resources Inc.