Bow Valley Square, Calgary

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Bow Valley Square
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Bow Valley Square
General information
Location Calgary, Canada
Coordinates 51°02′53″N 114°03′59″W / 51.04806°N 114.06639°W / 51.04806; -114.06639Coordinates: 51°02′53″N 114°03′59″W / 51.04806°N 114.06639°W / 51.04806; -114.06639
Construction started 1972
Completed 1981
Owner OMERS/ Oxford Properties (50%)
AIMCo (50%)[1]
Management Oxford Properties
Roof 143 m (469 ft) (Tower 2)
Technical details
Floor count 39 (Tower 2)
Design and construction
Architect WZMH Architects
Main contractor CANA

Bow Valley Square is an office tower complex in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The building is owned and operated by global real estate investor, developer and owner Oxford Properties Group.

The buildings were designed by WZMH Architects and built by CANA Construction Company Limited. Located in downtown Calgary, the buildings are directly connected by the Plus 15 skywalk system to Fifth Avenue Place to the north and Suncor Energy Centre to the east. A shopping gallery is located at the +15 level as well as ground level and contains retail, recreation, services and financial services. Construction started in 1972 and ended in 1981 with the fourth tower.[2] The complex itself is made of towers; 205-5TH Avenue SW, 255-5TH Ave SW, 202-6TH Ave SW, and 250-6TH Ave SW.


The highest skyscraper in the complex is Bow Valley Square 2, with 39 floors and reaching 143 m (469 ft).[3] It was the tallest building in western Canada when it was built, in 1975.

Tower Floors Height Built Direction
1 17 1972 SE
2 39 143 m (469 ft) 1975 NE
3 32 116 m (381 ft) 1979 NW
4 37 134 m (440 ft) 1981 SW

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "AIMCo Real Estate investments". AIMCo. 
  2. ^ Emporis. "Bow Valley Square". Retrieved 2007-06-16. 
  3. ^ Emporis. "Bow Valley Square 2". Retrieved 2007-06-16.