Actively building the city we want to live in

Actively building the city we want to live in

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We do more than build buildings — we build communities. We're developing spaces, launching events, and fostering a collaborative, diverse community in Riversdale, one of the most exciting neighbourhoods in Saskatoon.


Current Projects

Residential and commercial Development in our urban village

Element Urban Village

518—528 17th Street West
Saskatoon, SK

Our most ambitious project to date: 17 modern townhomes on 17th Street and Avenue F, mere steps from the South Saskatchewan River and Victoria Park. Phase II breaks ground Fall 2017.

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341 + 343 20th st

341 + 343 20th Street West
Saskatoon, SK

On the corner of 20th and Avenue D, we're building attractive streetfront space for small to medium commercial uses: retail, restaurants, studios, or offices. Space available for lease.

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A good city is like a good party: people stay longer than really necessary, because they are enjoying themselves.

- Jan Gehl


our ventures


The Two Twenty

220 + 226 20th St. West
Saskatoon, SK

Flexible short- and long-term office space, coworking, and events in the heart of Riversdale.

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The Two Twenty Parking Patio

Our parking patio (or parklet, à la Park(ing) Day), which acts as an extension of the outdoor space at the Two Twenty and Collective Coffee, demonstrates the kind of human-scaled urban intervention that excites us as city-builders.

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Park(ing) Day is a worldwide phenomenon that seeks to reimagine streets as places and create a whimsical, fun-first event in a strangely familiar place: on-street parking stalls.

Shift Development was instrumental in launching back-to-back Saskatoon Park(ing) Day events right here on 20th Street in Riversdale.

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New ideas require old buildings.

- Jane Jacobs


Events & Happenings

Ongoing Events

Friday Beers
Last Friday of the month | The Two Twenty Common
Join us for casual drinks and discussion, hosted by a different community member each month.
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Special Events

International Coworking Week
August 8−11, 2017 | The Two Twenty
Celebrate all things coworking with events, treats, and surprises at The Two Twenty.
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Opinion & IDEAS

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