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

540 Avenue F South
Saskatoon, SK

Our most ambitious project to date: 17 modern townhomes on 17th & F, mere steps from the river and Victoria Park. Phase II underway. Presale offers on now. 30% already sold!

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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, 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

Community-building | BUSINESS | Advocacy & EXPERIMENTATION

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 (but is completely open to the public) demonstrates the kind of human-scaled urban intervention that excites us as city-builders.

And it got a 98% approval rating.

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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  |  4−6pm  |  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

Friday Beers hosted by Slade Desrochers
November 17  |  4−6pm  |  The Two Twenty Common
Join community member Slade from Realty Executives Saskatoon along with a few real estate industry professionals that he works with for a short panel discussion regarding what's happening in the local real estate market.
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#ShiftPresents: Andy Shauf Live at the Roxy
November 17  |  7pm  |  The Roxy Theatre
#ShiftPresents award-winning songwriter, producer and multi-instrumentalist Andy Shauf at The Roxy Theatre. The inaugral concert with The Roxy Theatre's new lighting and sound, this show will be unforgettable! Andy's new album "The Party" has been earning international attention and we're excited to have him back in his home province. Don't miss it!

Including a brief welcome reception hosted by Shift at the Two Twenty Common at 6:30!
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Saskatchewan Professional Planners Institute: Infill Development Talks on Tap
November 24  |  7−10pm  |  The Two Twenty Common
CEO Curtis Olson joins a panel of speakers, including City Councillor Cynthia Block, to discuss ongoing challenges and issues with infill development in Saskatoon. Members of SPPI can earn professional learning units; the rest of us can enjoy networking and beer from 9 Mile Legacy!
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