commercial opportunities

University Innovation Quarter (UIQ) is a destination that will be revitalized to support the future of innovation. This new development in Calgary contains an existing ecosystem that provides resources and spaces for both University of Calgary affiliated and independent innovation-related businesses, firms, individuals, start-ups, founders and more.


University Innovation Quarter is uniquely positioned in proximity to the University of Calgary, Brentwood LRT Station, Alberta Children’s Hospital, the Foothills Medical Centre, the second largest cancer centre in North America, established surrounding communities and access to a multitude of resources like funding opportunities, community support, mentorship, services, and space for rent.

The existing ecosystem and proposed Master Plan for this new development in Calgary opens a gateway for co-innovation. UIQ’s revitalization will blaze a path for the future of innovation, altering the way people interact, ideas flow, and creativity flourishes.

access to amenities

The established communities, amenities and transit system around UIQ add to the destination’s appeal. UIQ is a short distance away from University District – an award-winning thriving community offering retail amenities including restaurants, bars, grocers, and entertainment options.

The Brentwood LRT transit system also provides convenient access to existing hubs in downtown Calgary and across the city.


UIQ’s connection with the University of Calgary, a top 5 research university, provides access to a multitude of resources including funding, community support, mentorship, and services. It also offers access to office spaces for lease and lab spaces for rent in Calgary.

Let’s Connect

Make the move and be a part of UIQ. If you are an established company, entrepreneur, retail business, Calgary start-up or other looking to lease spaces and be part of this revolutionary destination, let’s connect!

Director of Property Management and Leasing

University of Calgary Properties Group

Shona Waddell