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Community impact | Case study

Building a place of abundance, happiness and positivity

The Avison Young Project Management team and YWCA Edmonton came together to create a well-designed, hybrid workspace and instead built something so much more, a community.

Originally operating as a housing service for independent women arriving by train, YWCA Edmonton’s ‘Cushing House,’ now provides numerous advocacy and counselling services for women and girls. Being an organization focused on gender equity, CEO Katherine O’Neil wanted to lean into hybrid work principles when searching for their new workspace.

From big dreams and non-negotiable budgets, to minimizing financial and material waste – Scott Varga and the Avison Young team brought creativity and resourcefulness to the table to build more than a workspace.

This article is part of our 2022 Impact Report

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